01/28/2014 3:54amA Kenyan court on Tuesday sentenced a Chinese man to seven years for ivory smuggling in the first case since the country passed a stringent new law to deter illegal trading in wildlife products.
01/28/2014 7:59amPolice in Togo say they have arrested three men after discovering nearly two tons of ivory in a container marked for shipping to Vietnam.
01/28/2014 8:28amA Kenyan court on Tuesday ordered a Chinese man to pay $230,000 in fines or be jailed seven years for ivory smuggling in the first of what will likely be many cases as authorities implement a stringent new law to deter illegal trading in wildlife products.
01/28/2014 9:13amA grenade blast in a northern Rwandan town wounded at least six people, two of them critically, police said, blaming the attack on rebel forces believed to have bases in eastern Congo.
01/28/2014 11:08amPolice in Togo have arrested three men accused of conspiring to ship to Vietnam nearly two tons of ivory, representing scores of dead elephants, in part of a broader crackdown on the illicit trade that has plagued the West African nation for decades.
01/28/2014 11:11amThousands of jubilant residents took to the streets of Central African Republic's capital to celebrate Tuesday as peacekeepers escorted dozens of rebels from downtown military bases, in the latest sign the fighters are losing their grip on the country following nearly a year of abuses.