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Five lions are starving at a zoo in Sudan because staff are reportedly unable to get them enough food and medical care.

Horrifying images of starving lions in a Sudan zoo have prompted a worldwide campaign to save them

Staff at the zoo have reportedly resorted to using their own money to try and feed the lions and provide medical care.
Traveling solo isn't all that it's cracked up to be.

This woman traveled alone and said it was one of the worst decisions of her life

After quitting her job to travel the world for a year, Jamie Bradley returned home after six weeks. Solo travel was simply too lonely.
The route the TAZARA train took from Zambia to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania was very winding, with lots of curves.

I took a $20, 4-day train ride between Zambia and Tanzania, and even though it was delayed by an entire day, I’d do it again

The Tazara is said to be among the world's most scenic train rides — and a unique way to have an inexpensive African safari.
The Starline on the way to Walvis Bay on Christmas morning.

I woke up on a train in the Namibian desert alone on Christmas Day — and it was one of the best things I have ever done

Vast, sandy deserts, signs in German, incredibly friendly locals — a trip to the southern African nation of Namibia is unlike almost anywhere else.
An unusual airplane-shaped house is located in Abuja, Nigeria.

A man in Nigeria built his wife a house that looks like a giant plane because she ‘loves to travel’

It's on a complex that also includes a guest house, mosque, swimming pool, garden, and covered car port.
Akon.

Singer Akon has finalized plans to build a 2,000-acre city in Senegal that’s powered by his cryptocurrency, Akoin

Akon, whose cryptocurrency is called "Akoin," has said he thinks the system could be the key to growth in Africa.

‘Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated’: US Army general says he’s still alive after terrorist attack in Kenya

"This is yet another example of the lies, propaganda and fake news," US Army Gen. Stephen Townsend said in a statement.
US Air Force airmen watch a C-130J Super Hercules taxi at Nigerien Air Base 201 in Agadez, Niger, August 3, 2019.

The Pentagon is thinking about closing a $110 million drone base it just opened to focus on Russia and China

The base in West Africa opened in November to conduct intelligence gathering and surveillance. But it may not last much longer.

The CEO of Twitter and Square says he’s moving to Africa for at least 3 months next year because the continent will ‘define the futureR...

After spending a month meeting with the tech community across four African countries, Jack Dorsey is already planning his return to the continent.
Savuti (Chobe National Park), Botswana.

An awkwardly timed photo of an adorable lion cub is the funniest animal photo of 2019

A lion cub swiping at something humans prefer wiping has gotten the last laugh as the year's funniest animal photo.