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TOP STORY: U.S. Dentist Wanted for Killing Cecil

The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force (ZCTF) say the man who paid $50,000 to kill the country's most famous lion, Cecil, is American dentist Walter Palmer. It's believed he lured the lion out of the national park into an adjacent hunting concession area before shooting him with a bow and arrow. Palmer insists he thought the hunt was legal. MORE...

 

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My Name Is Saliou Diao Barry. I am from Conakry, Guinea and am a social entrepreneur and a 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow. I would like to tell you what it means to me being an entrepreneur and a 2015...