'A global conservation disaster': Fury as Botswana sells 60 elephant shoot permits to trophy-hunters

‘The species will be more prone to disease and the risk of extinction is greater,’ says wildlife activist Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/botswana-elephant-kill-auction-trophy-hunt-shoot-extinct-africa-a9325041.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jane Dalton

Senegal: Emerging from conflict, now fighting climate

Photojournalist Paddy Dowling travelled to Senegal, a country torn apart by conflict, and discovered a new generation of empowered women living in a rapidly changing sub-Saharan climate Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/africa-climate-change-senegal-conflict-empower-women-a9298141.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Paddy Dowling

'It's our biggest employer': How a lucrative war in Yemen fuels conflict in Darfur 2,000km away

Sudanese soldiers who fought in Yemen tell Bel Trew about the ‘unimaginable’ riches driving thousands to fight, while raising tensions at home Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/darfur-yemen-civil-war-sudan-soldiers-conflict-employment-a9256046.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Bel Trew

Gabon becomes 70th country to make gay sex illegal

Those found guilty face a fine and up to six months in prison, as activists warn global stance on issue is being ‘polarised’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/gabon-gay-sex-illegal-seventieth-country-central-africa-a9246071.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Rachel Savage

Sudan repeals law that allowed police to flog or execute women caught dancing or wearing trousers

Selling goods on the streets and mixing with men who are not husbands or relatives was also banned Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/sudan-repeal-law-women-trousers-abdalla-hamdok-execution-a9229276.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Maya Oppenheim

'Isis will be small fry': Sudanese PM warns country will implode unless US sanctions are lifted

Ahead of his trip to Washington, PM Abdalla Hamdok tells Bel Trew in Khartoum that the Trump administration should de-list Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/sudan-crisis-sanctions-us-abdalla-hamdok-isis-terror-a9227331.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Bel Trew

More than 200 elephants die in Zimbabwe's largest national park amid drought

‘Almost every animal is being affected,’ says park spokesperson Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/elephants-dead-zimbabwe-drought-water-hwange-national-park-a9200391.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Chiara Giordano