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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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Through dedication and determination, four impressive individuals have transformed the healthcare received by thousands of Ghanaians: 1) Francis Amedahe, Ph.D., a university professor and businessman;...