Monday , July 26 2021

Africa

South Africa to clamp down on captive lion breeding

In the nearly 600-page report, the panel appointed by the ministry in 2019 recommended that South Africa end the breeding and keeping of captive lions for economic gain, including hunting them and tourist interactions such as cub petting. The panel also recommended an immediate moratorium on the trade of lion …

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Germany’s Benin Bronzes will be returned to Nigeria

Written by Kieron Monks, CNN Precious artifacts that were looted during the colonial era will finally be returned to Nigeria, the German government has announced. The first returns are planned for 2022. In a joint declaration published Thursday, Germany’s Ministry of Culture, state ministers and museum directors committed to “substantive …

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