Issue 29 (Aut/Win 04/05)
Autumn/Winter 2004

Special Feature - Zambia Country Overview · Situation Critical: the Northern White Rhino · People of the Sahara · South Africa's Townships · Jonathan Scott · Essential Ethiopia



Africa's New balancing act
Parts of Africa are in the grip of a technological revolution. There's been a huge increase in the number of homes connected to telephone lines, and the use of mobile phones and the internet is soaring. Hamilton Wende in Johannesburg.
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Africa's New balancing act
Parts of Africa are in the grip of a technological revolution. There's been a huge increase in the number of homes connected to telephone lines, and the use of mobile phones and the internet is soaring. Hamilton Wende in Johannesburg.
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Issue 29 Discovering Zambia: Modern Discoveries
ImageContributors:
Stephanie Debere

Doctor David Livingstone's connections with Zambia run deep. It was here, in 1855, that the missionary-explorer first set eyes on Mosi-oa-Tunya and was inspired to give the mighty spectacle the name by which it's now better known: Victoria Falls. In doing so, he made history - no European had seen the Falls before. And it was in Zambia, 18 years later, that the rigorous physical demands of his quest for the source of the Nile finally overcame him, and he lost his life.
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A tale of two townships
When township tours were launched in the early years of South African democracy, they caused an immediate stir.
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All action Africa
So you've adopted Don't just sit there! as your motto. You may even have the tattoo to prove it. Africa's deserts, mountains, forests, beaches and oceans are ready to offer you the ultimate challenge. Judy van der Walt and Emma Gregg have tracked dow
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At home with Jonathan Scott
Jonathan Scott - artist, photographer, writer, zoologist and television presenter and a whole lot more - will be back on British TV screens this winter for a new series of Big Cat Diary. His professional schedule is hectic, but he's a man who's exact
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Issue 29 - Discovering Zambia: In Livingstone's Footsteps
ImageContributors:
Julie Davidson
Emma Gregg

The little brick building is locked. But so few vehicles find their way to this dirt road near Kasanka National Park that the sound of our engine brings a helpful nurse from her house. Here, at Chipundu's health centre, visitors to the Livingstone Memorial are invited to register their names in a dusty book. It is the beginning of May - almost 131 years to the day since David Livingstone's doomed quest for the source of the Nile ended in the village of Chitambo, in what is now central Zambia. 
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Meet the family
Fancy getting on first name terms with the elephants of Samburu? The reserve's resident zoologists would be more than happy to make the introductions. Geoffrey Dean reports on a safari with a difference.
When the big bull elephant named Hekkim w
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Situation Critical
The future of the northern white rhino is hanging in the balance. Without urgent intervention, the tiny surviving population of this impressive animal is likely to disappear from central Africa altogether - in a matter of months. Mike Unwin reports.
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Portfolio: People of the Sahara
Dutch photographer Frans Lemmens has an intimate relationship with the Sahara desert. Rich in sensuous colours and textures, the images in his new book, Sahara - Land Beyond Imagination, paint a fascinating portrait of this harsh environment and the
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Discovering Zambia: Modern discoveries
Doctor David Livingstone's connections with Zambia run deep. It was here, in 1855, that the missionary-explorer first set eyes on Mosi-oa-Tunya and was inspired to give the mighty spectacle the name by which it's now better known: Victoria Falls. In
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