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‘Fussy’ dung beetles refusing to eat shit any more

why can't everyone just get a bong?‘My mum keeps on how there’s so many different kinds of shit,’ said an Onthophagus gazella in Kenya’s Masai Mara. ‘Lion shit, zebra shit, elephant shit, rhino shit … well I don’t care, it’s all basically shit.

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Posted: May 13th, 2012
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Oxfam commends Nigerian princes for their generosity

Oxfam has publicly given thanks to generous Nigerian princes who share vast sums of wealth via online transactions with European professionals.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2011
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Aid agencies blast the West as ‘awareness’ levels plummet

In an unprecedented press release today, a spokesperson representing the African Union and a conglomeration of aid agencies criticised the West’s ‘myopic focus on food and medical supplies, to the detriment of raising awareness and painting murals’.

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Posted: May 29th, 2011
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Guinea, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea-Bissau no longer sure which is which

Residents and tourists in the three small African states bearing the word ‘Guinea’ in their name report being increasingly confused about whether or not they are in the correct country.

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Posted: Jan 17th, 2011
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Aid agencies slam TV news report of happy Africans

Aid agencies have damned a Channel 4 news report that depicted Africans as contented, happy human beings, going cheerfully about their daily lives

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2009
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