Africa Wins Again

News Roundup From Africa:

…and one lucky escapee from the African fate:

Read the full stories by all means, but if yer pressed for time, the headlines will suffice.


  1. I read somewhere that the rhino poachers were probably killed by game wardens, then left for the lions to consume. I have no problem with that.

    1. In Africa, if one is using the “shoot, shovel and shut up” approach to getting rid of vermin, the second part can be safely ignored.

      1. Since the Chinese now have a major presence in Africa, and they’re the ones using the rhino horns as aphrodisiacs, I would not be surprised if they’re backing the poachers in a fairly direct fashion. I’ve read that the poachers are using military grade arms now.

        1. Read some of the late Peter Capstick’s safari books (written in the 70s and 80s), and that was a thing then.

          All of them are on Amazon.

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