South Africa http://www.kunc.org en For Elephants And Rhinos, Poaching Trends Point In Wrong Direction http://www.kunc.org/post/elephants-and-rhinos-poaching-trends-point-wrong-direction South Africa has a stable government that makes wildlife protection a high priority. But even in that country, there's been a dramatic surge in poaching, particularly for rhinos.<p>A decade ago, fewer than 100 rhinos were killed in a year. Last year, it was more than 1,000, says Dan Ashe, director of the U.S. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:44:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 54014 at http://www.kunc.org For Elephants And Rhinos, Poaching Trends Point In Wrong Direction South Africa Honors Mandela, An 'Incomparable Force Of Leadership' http://www.kunc.org/post/live-blog-nelson-mandelas-memorial-service-south-africa <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WBoWoRZ20w</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 52689 at http://www.kunc.org South Africa Honors Mandela, An 'Incomparable Force Of Leadership' A Mix Of Joy, Sadness: South Africans Mourn, Celebrate Mandela http://www.kunc.org/post/mix-joy-sadness-south-africans-mourn-celebrate-mandela <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cW7cs_8bno</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:25:00 +0000 52619 at http://www.kunc.org A Mix Of Joy, Sadness: South Africans Mourn, Celebrate Mandela Mandela: A Rare Success As Liberation Leader And President http://www.kunc.org/post/mandela-rare-success-liberation-leader-and-president There are many examples of triumphant liberation leaders and successful political leaders, but it's rare to find someone who has managed the transition from one to the other.<p>George Washington did it in the 18th century. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk of Turkey did it after World War I. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 23:07:00 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 52602 at http://www.kunc.org Mandela: A Rare Success As Liberation Leader And President Nelson Mandela, Inspiration To World, Dies At 95 http://www.kunc.org/post/nelson-mandela-inspiration-world-dies-95 Nelson Mandela, who was born in a country that viewed him as a second-class citizen, died Thursday as one of the most respected statesmen in the world. He was 95.<p>President Jacob Zuma announced the death in a televised speech.<p>From his childhood as a herd boy, Mandela went on to lead the African National Congress' struggle against the racially oppressive, apartheid regime of South Africa. For his efforts, he spent 27 years behind bars as a political prisoner. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:51:32 +0000 Jason Beaubien 52601 at http://www.kunc.org Nelson Mandela, Inspiration To World, Dies At 95