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A new born giraffe is surrounded by its family. The photograph was taken at Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa, just 45 minutes after the mother gave birth

Pictures of the day: 6 August 2013

My favorite animal: Giraffes. A new born giraffe is surrounded by its family. The photograph was taken at Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa, just 45 minutes after the mother gave birth Picture: BRENDON JENNINGS / CATERS NEWS

RIP Nelson Mandela, pictured at his South African home in 2010, 'triumphed as a symbol of national reconciliation between South Africa's races'

Nelson Mandela dead: A symbol of resistance

A descendant of kings who became the most famous black man in history: Life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, the secular saint who refused to give in to hate. Pictured at his South African home in 'triumphed as a symbol of national reconciliation betwe

Blyde River Canyon in Mpumalanga, South Africa.  It is a 26 km long, 2500 deep canyon covered with vegetation, making it the largest green canyon in the world.

Blyde River Canyon is Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is a 26 km long, 2500 deep canyon covered with vegetation, making it the largest green canyon in the world. Read more: AfricVilla: Today's photo: Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

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How to Avoid Tricky Grammar Mistakes: Confusing Plurals

African Voodoo dolls - like those found in the Lake Ponchartrain cabin of my novel's character, Widow Paris.

Vodun: African Voodoo exhibition - picture preview

Nago and Fon vodun sculptures. Collection Anne and Jacques Kerchache Photo © Yuji Ono Courtesy of the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

McChrystal's firing: How Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano played a role

McChrystal's firing: How Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano played a role

Icelands volcano set to erupt again so say the scientists, dwarfing last years devastation. Who is to blame for all these weather changes around the world, Mother Nature or Man?

The Mursi are a nomadic tribe of herdsmen living in the lower Omo Valley, situated in Africa¿s Great Rift Valley in south-west Ethiopia, Photographer Jimmy Nelson

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture the people who are in danger of disappearing forever

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture… The Mursi are a nomadic tribe of herdsmen living in the lower Omo Valley, situated in Africa’s Great Rift Valley in south-west Ethiopia, not far from the Kenyan border.

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The World’s Best Outdoor Bathtubs: Baines' Camp in Botswana features "star baths" on private wooden decks looking out on the Okavango Delta. Photo: Courtesy of Sanctuary Retreats.

Tail between his legs: This lion was lucky to escape with his life after he…

Hunter becomes the hunted as not-so-fierce lion is forced to flee with his tail between his legs by an angry herd of buffalo

Tail Between His Legs, This Lion was Lucky to Escape with His Life After he Misjudged his Attack on a Herd of Cape Buffalo in The Kruger National Park, South Africa, and They Came Sprinting After Him with Deadly Force

Benin: Benin's Mysterious Voodoo Religion Is Celebrated In Its Annual Festival A Egungun spirit stands during the ceremony. Ouidah is Benin's voodoo heartland, and thought to be the spiritual birthplace of voodoo or vodun as it known in Benin. Ouidah, a former slave port on the Atlantic Ocean, about 25 miles from Cotonou, Benin's capital city, is known by many as the birthplace of voodoo Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Benin voodoo festival - in pictures

Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images A Egungun spirit stands during the ceremony. Ouidah is Benin's voodoo heartland, and thought to be the spir.

My dreams are crushed. A moment of silence,but what was the wizarding school in South Africa called?

I mean they did have two other schools from different countries so I think it was safe to assume that Hogwarts was only for Great Britain and Ireland.

Wales | Welsh Rugby Union | Official Website : Live Blog

November 29 2014 Wales 12 - South Africa First victory in 15 years against the Bokkes and I was there!

Bonding: The adorable lioness and her cub couldn't look more content as they rested in the Tanzania heat

Pride and seek! Magical moment a lion cub peers out from between his mother’s legs while playing

Bonding: The adorable lioness and her cub couldn't look more content as they rested in the Tanzania heat Source: Daily Mail

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12 Things Not to Miss In Zanzibar

What to see in Zanzibar, Africa. Zanzibar is a quiet beautiful country, and here is a post about what not to miss.