Build a wall across the Sahara? That’s crazy but someone still did it

Since Morocco invaded Western Sahara it has built a 1,700-mile desert barrier keeping Sahrawis out of the resource-rich west Donald Trump was build a wall across the Sahara desert. According to Spains foreign minister, Josep Borell, the US president told him: The Sahara border cant be bigger than our border…

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Two Of The Most Biodiverse Wildlife Parks On Earth Are Now Open To Oil Drilling

Virunga National Park and Salonga National Park – the home of mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, African forest elephants, and other rare species – could soon be welcoming some new visitors: oil companies. The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has confirmed that parts of the Virunga and Salonga National Parks, two…

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The Best and Worst Airlines and Airports of 2018

Last summer, on a bucket list trip through Southern Africa, I took a total of six flights with South African Airways. On the first one, a 15-hour trip from New York’s JFK Airport to Johannesburg, my air vent and seat-back screens were both broken. On my next five flights, the…

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