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Africa's elusive forest elephants are disappearing.

The clock is ticking to save Central Africa's forest elephants. Populations of the elusive elephants have plunged by around 80 percent inside one of the region's most important nature preserves. Within Gabon's Minkébé National Park, poachers likely killed about 25,000 forest elephants for their ivory tusks between 2004 ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Poachers kill 80 percent of elephants in single sanctuary park.

Poachers in central Africa have killed 80 percent of elephants in a single sanctuary park, according to a study out this week. The rampant illegal ivory trade in the area caused the death of more than 25,000 African forest elephants in Gabon's Minkebe National Park, one of the largest elephant sanct...

- The Raw Story - US

Africa's elusive forest elephants are disappearing.

The clock is ticking to save Central Africa's forest elephants. Populations of the elusive elephants have plunged by around 80 percent inside one of the region's most important nature preserves. Within Gabon's Minkébé National Park, poachers likely killed about 25,000 forest elephants for their ivory tusks between 2004 ...

- Mashable! - US

Poaching drives 80 percent decline in elephants in key preserve.

Forest elephant populations in one of Central Africa's largest sanctuaries have declined between 78% and 81% because of poaching, a new study finds. More than 25,000 elephants in Gabon's Minkébé National Park may have been killed for their ivory between 2004 and 2014. With nearly half of Central Africa's forest elephants ...

- ScienceDaily - US

Gabon's elephants are being decimated by poachers.

Brooks HaysFeb. 20 -- Between 78 and 81 percent of forest elephants in one of Central Africa's largest preserves have been lost to poachers, according to a new study.

- UPI - US

Cameroon ivory poachers are emptying Gabon's key nature reserve of elephants.

Forest elephant populations have crashed by 80% in one of Central Africa's most important nature reserves.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Central African countries spur disaster risk reduction.

Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Country: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe The ECCAS secretariat, its 11 member states and partners have together set out a disaster risk ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

We can't build a culture on poor soccer grounds.

The just-ended Afcon in Gabon showed the world that Uganda is a gritty football team capable of stretching Africa's best side

- Daily Monitor - UG

What next after Gabon.

And how do managers and administrators make the mental shift from the camaraderie of shared meals and tactical sessions to the grind of home life?

- Daily Monitor - UG

The story of the Africa Cup of Nations 2017.

BBC Africa looks back at the tournament in Gabon, which finished with Cameroon as winners for the fifth time.

- BBC - UK

Was Amina Mohammed 'betrayed' by her sub- region?.

On the transformation into AU in 2002, the Gabonese minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Jean Ping, became the first Chairperson of the African Union Commission, another franco-phone

- Daily Monitor - UG

Foresight Africa 2017: Election spotlight on Kenya

General overview Recent peaceful post-election regime changes in Sub-Saharan Africa augur well for the deepening and institutionalization of democracy in the continent. However, that has not been true everywhere: For example, Gabon's 2016 closely fought presidential election in which the opposition candidate lost by only ...

- Brookings - US

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