Is Religious Violence In Nigeria The Whole Story?

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Poaching is rife in Tanzania game reserves. This elephant was killed, and its tusks taken, at the Lake Chala Safari Camp, a small, private reserve near Mount Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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In A Tanzanian Village, Elephant Poachers Thrive

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Sudanese demonstrators hold banners and chant anti-Israeli slogans during a protest in Khartoum on Wednesday, following a missile strike that hit a factory. Sudan blames Israel for the attack. Israel has not commented on the charge. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israel Operates Inside Sudan, Israeli Official Says

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Alf Kumalo, a celebrated South African photographer, died Sunday of prostate cancer in Soweto. He was 82. Here, he is seen in April outside the Magistrate Court in Johannesburg, while pursuing a hate speech case against a white man he accused of attacking him with a racial slur. Themba Hadebe/AP hide caption

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Tanzania has been identified as the leading exporter of illegal ivory in recent years. An estimated 10,000 elephants are being slaughtered in the country annually. Here, elephants walk in the Serengeti National Reserve in northern Tanzania in 2010. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Poachers Decimate Tanzania's Elephant Herds

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Somalis chat at a beach-side restaurant earlier this month. After two decades of civil war, Somali's capital, Mogadishu, is beginning to recover. Feisal Omar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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As Somalia's War Ebbs, Mogadishu Dares To Rebuild

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Breeder Pape Dieng massages the head of his ram, Salmane, as judges decide the results of the national final of the televised sheep reality competition Khar Bii, in Dakar, Senegal, on Saturday. Salmane finished third. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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Sheep Thrills: Senegal's 'Idol'-Style Pageant For Rams

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Is Rwanda Ready For The U.N. Security Council?

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Nighttime shoppers pause to look at a display at Cairo's Ataba market in May 2011. The government says shops must close earlier in order to save scarce electricity, but many Cairo residents are complaining. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Will The '24-Hour City' Of Cairo Call It A Night?

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Benghazi Narratives Continue To Unfold, Contradict

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Looking To Rebuild, Egypt Leans On New Constitution

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Hillary Clinton Offers Mea Culpa In Libya Attack

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Sahya Idriss, a service provider at the health clinic in Minjibir, carries a vial of the polio vaccine. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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At Polio's Epicenter, Vaccinators Battle Chaos And Indifference

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