The Ivory Wars: how poaching in Central Africa fuels the LRA and janjaweed - By Keith Somerville

From African Arguments Mon Jan 14 2013, 06:21:25

There are no final or totally verifiable figures for the numbers of elephants slaughtered for their ivory in 2012. However, reports from Cameroon, DR Congo, South Sudan and the Central African Republic suggest a massive and continuing rise in killings

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