Zoos Called It a ‘Rescue.’ But Are the Elephants Really Better Off?
Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why they needed to leave home.
Review: In ‘Liyana,’ Swaziland Orphans Turn Hardship Into a Folk Tale
The film follows a group of orphans as they take part in a storytelling workshop.
Swaziland’s King Wants His Country to Be Called eSwatini
It means “land of the Swazis” in the local language. The name Swaziland dates to the period of British colonial rule, which ended in 1968.
Clinics for World’s Vulnerable Brace for Trump’s Anti-Abortion Cuts
Health workers say President Trump’s ban on abortion counseling will hurt even those health services that do not involve abortions.
L.P.G.A. Is Finally in View for Player From Swaziland
Nobuhle Dlamini will be competing in a qualifying tournament that could bring her full or partial membership on the premier women’s circuit.
18 Elephants on a Plane: Move From Swaziland to U.S. Is Criticized
Three zoos formed a partnership to house the elephants, which were said to be threatened by habitat destruction and drought, but conservationists said the move imperiled the animals.
Perfect Timing on the Right Side of the Tracks
A photographer who went to document New York City’s bridges and elevated train tracks discovered worlds of activity underneath them.
Getty Grants for Personal Photo Projects
This year’s winners have tackled themes from South Africa’s post-apartheid generation to the lives of Arab women.
Grandmas Grow Gold in Swaziland
Many of the marijuana-farming grandmothers of Swaziland, who supply South Africa’s drug market, started growing to support the offspring their children left behind when they died.
Outside a King’s Plush Halls, Streets Rise in Anger
The people of Swaziland say they do not mind having a king, but they want greater democracy and a bigger piece of the nation’s wealth.
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