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An African lion cub frolics at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

G20 must ban wildlife trade to protect animals

World Animal Protection (WAP) is calling on leaders of G-20 made up of 19 countries and the European Union to ban wildlife trade to...
Bosiela Saudu (R), Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) Plant Manager shows Ghana's President John Dramani some of the meat processed at the Francistown abattoir (slaughterhouse), about 430 kilometers northeast of Gaborone, capital of Botswana,March 10, 2015. John Dramani who is in Botswana for a three-day official visit toured the slaughterhouse on Tuesday, and promised to persuade the West African nations to import beef from Botswana. (Xinhua/Shingirai Madondo)

Veterinary professionals advised to intensify inspection of animals and products

The Veterinary Council of Ghana (VCG) and the Ghana Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA), have advised veterinary professionals to intensify the inspection of animals and...
Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission Starts Counting Mole Park Animals

The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission has begun an exercise to count all animals in the Mole National Park as part of efforts...
veterinary officers

Veterinary Services Promote Safe Handling Of Meat

Veterinary Services Department (VSD) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has taken steps to promote safe handling of meat at the various...
National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)

NCCE preaches attitudinal change towards the environment

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called for everybody to care and show responsibility for the environment. Mr. Samuel Otchere, the Asante-Akim South...

UNIFSA returns stolen cattle to rightful owners

In its continuing efforts to support peace and security in the Abyei area, the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) recovered and...

Bishop ask Christians to be guardians of the environment

The Most Reverend Joseph Osei-Bonsu, the immediate past President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference, in his Easter message has asked Ghanaians to take...

GSPCA: Animals deserves to be loved

Many farm animals are intensively confined in crates, cages, or pens so small they can barely move, while others are overcrowded in filthy, barren...
Eastern Arc Mountains

Tanzania gets US$3.1 million grant for conservation of Eastern Arc Mountains

An agreement for the grant was signed in the east African nation's commercial capital Dar es Salaam between the Deputy Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania,...
students and Mr David Nyaogbe, Co-Founder of the Ghana Society for the Protection and Care of Animals during the education session at Agbogba

Rights Campaigners Starts Civilized Teaching for Animals

The education followed concerns raised by the animal rights body that poor treatment of domestic beasts including dogs, cats, goats, sheep and donkeys force...

Tanzania announces fresh clean-up of encroachers in sanctuaries

Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan directed all regional and district leaders to ensure that until June 30, all wildlife sanctuaries were free from encroachers. ...
The zoo offers close-up entertainment, but hundreds of animals have disappeared

Egypt’s zoo museum showcases mummified animals over centuries

At one of the sides of the Giza Zoo in Egypt, the Zoological Museum appears as a medium-sized short white building. The front does...

Guangxi police seize wild animal smugglers within border towns

Fangchenggang City police told Xinhua on Saturday that they had intercepted a sedan, in which they found 90 infant crab-eating macaques. It is alleged...

UNEP cautions public over disease spread from animals to human

UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner said with the poorest people mostly worst-affected by the failure to ensure a clean environment for all, the...
Sacrificial animals are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Farmers meet to regulate movement of animals

Mr Abdul-Rahman Mohammed, National President of PFAG, speaking during the meeting said the dialogue would come out with a road map to commence a...

Civilisation relies on tenet of law

One of the things that distinguish human beings from animals is the sense of law and order. Apart from our ability to create an ordered...

Namibia to prosecute farmers for failure to vaccinate animals

Agriculture acting permanent secretary Abraham Nehemia said Wednesday that the Animal Health Act of 2011 makes it mandatory for farmers to have their animals...
Sorghum crop

Farmers get new high-yielding sorghum crop variety

With a maturity period of between 90 and 110 days, the high-yielding new sorghum crop variety is said to be of the specification of...

Mikumi loses 360 wild animals annually

A tour guide from the Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA), Mr Ibrahim Kassim, told reporters in Morogoro that a research has indicated that an animal...

Evict fulani herdsmen now – Farmers demand

Farmers in the Asante-Akim North District are demanding the eviction of Fulani herdsmen in the Agogo-Afram Plains area as ordered by a Kumasi High...

Zoo animals missing in Georgia flood

The hippopotamus was tranquilised, but some animals have been killed The missing animals include tigers, lions, bears and wolves. Three of the dead people were...

Dog thieves punished for long 9 hours in China

Wuff justice: One of the dog thieves is seen tied to a tree in the Chinese village with the body of one of the...

Zebras take protests to the streets of Brussels

Zebras crossing? Brussels on Friday The group trotted through the streets after escaping from a local ranch, but were soon captured following an unlikely police...
remote-controlled rats

Remote-controlled rats created to paralyze animals

Remote-controlled rats have been created by scientists who took over the walking ability of paralysed animals using electrical implants. The research could lead to rehabilitative...
Dzaasetse and Acting Mantse of Weija, Nii Ogbedada Nii Boafo Danyina-Nse I

Weija Unsafe: Animals Die From Drinking Black Water

Domestic animals in and around Weija are reported dead after the drunk what many residents described as a black water emanating from a rock...
Kofi (in suit) standing behind the animals

Thief arrested by Nsawam Police.

Patrick Kofi, a 38-year old notorious criminal who was convicted at Begro for stealing goats, about three months ago, has been arrested by theNsawam...
Lithuanian Parliament

Lithuanian Parliament Approve Ritual Slaughter Of Animals

The Lithuanian Parliament on Tuesday approved a measure to allow the ritual slaughter of animals according to Jewish and Muslim customs starting in 2015. Animals...

Pastor Lesego Climbs On Top Of His Members During Service

Pastor Lesego Daniel of the Rabboni Centre Ministries, South Africa made headlines early this year when he made his church members eat grass, claiming...

Look more into the spread of MERS virus

Camels in particular are suspected in spreading the MERS virus. Photo: World Bank/Curt Carnemark 23 May 2014 ? Health experts and veterinarians called for...

Police arrest goat thieves

The Amasaman Municipal Police Command has impounded a car  loaded with eight goats and sheep suspected to have been stolen by a syndicate operating...