SOUTH AFRICA

U.S. bans travel from South Africa due to COVID-19 variant

Omicron variant (World Health Org.)WASHINGTON  – Beginning Monday, the United States will ban travel from South Africa and 7 other African nations by non-US citizens following the discovery of a COVID-19 variant. Officials have named the variant “omicron.” A World Health Organization panel has classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern. The variant’s discovery in southern Africa sent…

Motherly Instincts Overpower the Instinct to Kill

Conservation officials say while this is a rare thing to happen, they don't know how long it will last

Motherly Instincts Motherly Instincts Motherly Instincts JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — It’s a rare thing in the wild to see, but in a Tanzanian Wildlife Conservation, being a mother is all that matters. In the wild, lions and leopards are mortal enemies and lions will kill their competition within seconds of meeting one another. But this lioness, who has taken pity…