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Oral histories are only as good as their sources. So the amateur actors researching the systematic extermination of the Herero tribe of Namibia by German colonial occupiers in and around 1907 have a crippling problem. These well-meaning thespians,...
Ministry of GossipAngelina Jolie and Brad Pitt donated $2 million to an African wildlife sanctuary after a Christmas stay there with the kids. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt donated the money through the Jolie-Pitt Foundation in the name of daughter Shiloh, born in Namibia.....
L.A. UnleashedThe Naankuse Lodge and Wildlife Sanctuary in Namibia is a few million dollars richer after a visit from Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their children over the holidays. Pitt and Jolie announced over the weekend that they were donating $2......
The Spokesman-ReviewWith midnight approaching, three weary travelers shuffle down the ramp past airport security to the baggage claim. The 5-year-old girl grips her mother's hand and tries to hide behind her as a Middle Eastern woman greets them -- their only link to their...
Tags: Chemistry, Politics, Rentals, College Baseball, Africa
The Wisconsin State JournalDavid K. Reinke says he's committed to saving the endangered black rhinoceros. So the Madison businessman traveled to Namibia, where he contributed about $200,000 to a trust fund there -- and shot and killed a black rhino. Reinke said killing the...
Tags: Politics, Environmental Issues, Africa, Elections, Conservation
Special to the Los Angeles TimesReporting from Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia Griddle-hot deserts, time-forsaken ghost towns, prismatic canyons and endless ribbons of lonely highway: There's nothing quite like a road trip across the Southwest to get the gasoline pumping in an...
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
Times Staff WriterThe fireweed began each spring as tufts of hairy growth and spread across the seafloor fast enough to cover a football field in an hour. When fishermen touched it, their skin broke out in searing welts. Their lips blistered and peeled. Their eyes...
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The Midwest is often accused of parochialism — and Chicago theater assumed to be preoccupied with dysfunctional American families. But there has been the distinct flavor of Africa in the air these last few weeks. Chicago theaters have offered a...
If fiftysomething basketball players can spend thousands of dollars on fantasy camps with the likes of Coach K and MJ, if golfers make similar pilgrimages to the sport's birthplace in Scotland, why shouldn't hunters do the same at exotic venues in Africa?...
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
What a difference a week can make. From an earthquake to a hurricane to an extra two days of summer vacation, school is finally in session! A First-Day Celebration at Cedarmere Elementary happened on the third day, but parents and teachers alike were just...
Tags: Dyslexia, PTA, Colleges and Universities, Education
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