| Nov 7, 2009
South African wildlife photographers and authors Dereck and Beverly Joubert have worked in some of Africa's most remote areas for more than 25 years, recording the life cycles and decline of some of the continent's most iconic animals, in the process...
| Nov 18, 2009
The villages of Botswana are full of music. Gospel music. Choral music. The singsong repetitive music of rote classroom learning.
But not opera, until now.
As a small girl in the village of Ramotswa, Tshenolo Segokgo learned to sing in a church choir....
| Apr 15, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Here we are with a promised recap of Sunday's marvelous Trib Nation Author Talks program with Alexander McCall Smith at Elmhurst College.
My colleagues Elizabeth Taylor, the Tribune's literary editor, and Joycelyn Winnecke, associate editor, were left to...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
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| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 1:38 PM
The Last Lions
From the lush wetlands of Botswana's Okavango Delta comes the suspense-filled tale of a determined lioness ready to try anything- and willing to risk everything- to keep her family alive.
Filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert follow the...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:31 AM
The Aberdeen father and son team of Jeff and Jake Stohr experienced a thrill of a lifetime.
After stalking huge beasts for days through extremely thick Botswana brush in high temperatures and humidity, the pair brought down a trophy bull elephant on the...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:57 PM
The International Conservation Center near Fairhope has three female elephants that were rescued from South Africa.
In 1992 Uttum and Dinkey Corea, Botswana, heard about three young female elephants that were orphaned during a government authorized...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:12 PM
Sure, you can board a boat or a plane to get around the world, but where's the challenge?
In History's "Around the World in 80 Ways," airing Sundays, Robert "Boston Rob" Mariano ("Survivor," "The Amazing Race") and Dennis Anderson, a monster truck...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:14 PM
1. The 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, was chosen as the top story of the year by the Daily American news staff.
The Flight 93 National Memorial was dedicated on Sept. 10. Vice President Joe Biden and former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:05 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama, her mother and daughters will travel to Africa on an official visit this month, she announced Friday.
The first lady, her mother, Marian Robinson, and daughters Malia and Sasha will visit South Africa and Botswana during the...