Poachers just shot one of the world’s largest elephants, Satao, then hacked his 100 pound tusks out of his face with a machete. At the current rate of killing, elephants may be extinct in 15 years, but this week if we act now we have an amazing chance to crack down on the illegal trade that fuels the slaughter. Each day, up to 50 elephants are butchered just to make dinky ivory trinkets! The main culprit for this carnage is Thailand - the fastest growing market for unregulated ivory…

Poachers just shot one of the world’s largest elephants, Satao, then hacked his 100 pound tusks out of his face with a machete. At the current rate of killing, elephants may be extinct in 15 years, but this week if we act now we have an amazing chance to crack down on the illegal trade that fuels the slaughter. Each day, up to 50 elephants are butchered just to make dinky ivory trinkets! The main culprit for this carnage is Thailand - the fastest growing market for unregulated ivory…

Last 15 rhinos in Mozambique park betrayed by rangers, killed by poachers...

Last 15 rhinos in Mozambique park betrayed by rangers, killed by poachers...

According to Obama, the US is apparently ready to take on a leadership role in the international fight to combat the Ebola outbreak.

Obama: U.S. ready to take the lead in Ebola fight - CNN.com

According to Obama, the US is apparently ready to take on a leadership role in the international fight to combat the Ebola outbreak.

Post-1994 South Africa - just as obsessed with race as "apartheid era" South Africa

Post-1994 South Africa - just as obsessed with race as "apartheid era" South Africa

So, it's just been another week in Africa then...

People dropping dead from Ebola on the streets of Liberia

Post-1994 South Africa is the third most miserable country in the world, according to the 2015 edition of the Bloomberg Misery Index.

Post-1994 South Africa is the third most miserable country in the world, according to the 2015 edition of the Bloomberg Misery Index.

Robert 'Mad Bob' Mugabe - notorious dictator, human rights abuser and anti-white racist.

Robert 'Mad Bob' Mugabe - notorious dictator, human rights abuser and anti-white racist.

Mugabe’s wife awarded PhD, two months after enrollment! Yup, only in Africa...

Mugabe’s wife awarded PhD, two months after enrollment! Yup, only in Africa...

Meanwhile, in South Africa...

Meanwhile, in South Africa...

Rhino poaching in South Africa at record levels following 18% rise in killings

Rhino poaching in South Africa at record levels following 18% rise in killings

In the first four months of 393 rhinos were killed, with most taken in the Kruger national park, says environment minister

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