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Lions in Kenya Threatened with Extinction

Lions in Kenya Threatened with Extinction

For generations, the Lion has been used as a symbol of power, courage, nobility, and pride by different cultures, traditions, and religions who view it as majestic, regal, protector, king, warrior, and leader. With their stereotypical ferocious appearance yet a pride-driven spirit, sporting teams, countries and community centers alike use ...

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Pobjoy Mint Issues ‘Big Five’ Lion 2 oz Silver Coin

Pobjoy Mint Issues 'Big Five' Lion 2 oz Silver Coin

Introducing the Lion – King of the African Savannah Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release the second coin in a series of five featuring the “Big Five” African animals. The first coin featuring the Elephant proved to be extremely popular and the next coin, featuring the lion, we ...

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Egypt Will Egyptian, African filmmakers inch toward co-productions? – Al

Egypt Will Egyptian, African filmmakers inch toward co-productions? - Al

CAIRO — Egypt assuming the presidency of the African Union (AU) in 2019 aims to boost the cooperation between Cairo and African capitals from politics to infrastructure, from the TV industry to soccer. Filmmakers, artists and organizers hope that the cooperation will extend to the cinema industry, with more African films screened in Egyptian film theaters and ...

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Sabbaticals Help Fight Employee Burnout

Sabbaticals Help Fight Employee Burnout

PwC’s Beata Zagona on sabbatical in South Africa alongside a rhinoceros. When executive recruiter Beata Zagona, a self-described city girl, decided to take a fully paid sabbatical from her job, her choice of destination came as a surprise to some. Last summer, she spent a month scooping rhinoceros poop, among ...

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Safari tip: Don’t expect it to be a zoo

Safari tip: Don't expect it to be a zoo

On a recent five-day safari in Tanzania,I witnessed the Great Migration — when 1.5 million wildebeest travel across Tanzania’s grasslands to give birth — as well as countless lions, elephants, and giraffes. I was incredibly lucky on my safari, as few people see as many animals as I did. My ...

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How well do you know Disney theme park lingo?

How well do you know Disney theme park lingo?

“I’m just getting to DAK. I moved my FP for FoTLK to 3 p.m. Want to meet there, then head to Poly after and watch HEA tonight?” Translation: “I’m just getting to Animal Kingdom. I moved my FastPass for Festival of the Lion King to 3 p.m. Want to meet there, then head to the Polynesian after and ...

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