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Eastern Africa

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  • Zebras return to Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Zebras return to Disney's Animal Kingdom
    Zebras are being reintroduced slowly to Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, where they will be the new finale of the Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction that carries guests through an Africa-inspired savanna. Fifteen Plains zebras have been adjusting to their...
  • Saving lives one step at a time

    Saving lives one step at a time
    For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne. As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger. Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
  • Tyler Armstrong: 8 Year Old Mountain Climber

    Local 8 Year Old to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro! Eight-year-old Tyler Armstrong’s goal is to become the second youngest person ever to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tyler, of Yorba Linda, Calif., is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds to...
  • Local 8-year-old Boy Climbs Kilimanjaro for Charity

    Local 8-year-old Boy Climbs Kilimanjaro for Charity
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Tyler Armstrong, an 8-year-old boy from Yorba Linda, has achieved his goal of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Tyler's family says he reached the top of the mountain at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, which was mid-morning in Africa. He's believed...
  • Go find your mountain

    Go find your mountain
    By the time you read this, I hope to have completed something as absurd as it is ambitious: climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. I have invested considerable time and expense to accomplish this goal, which will involve flying for almost a full day from my nearly...
  • Widow of London Underground bomber sought for alleged Kenya plot

     
    Widow of London Underground suicide bomber suspected of alleged terror plans in Kenya: Kenyan police suspect Samantha Lewthwaite, 28, the British widow of Jermaine Linday, one of the 2005 London Underground suicide bombers,of involvement in a terror...
  • Scots aren't the only ones considering independence

     
    Scotland, independence, sovereignty, Tibet, Basques, Quebec, Puerto Rico: Scotland could take steps toward seceding from Britain, Henry Chu reports. It isn’t the only place in the world with an independence movement. Click on our photo gallery to...
  • 64-year-old Stetson professor to climb Kilimanjaro

     
    What a great way to bring in the New Year. Rick Copeland, a business professor at Stetson University in DeLand, will fly to Africa this weekend to begin a 19,000-foot climb up Mount Kilimanjaro. The group he's climbing with expects to start their trek...
  • U.S. helicopter raid frees two aid workers from Somali pirates

     
    U.S. Navy Seals in dramatic hostage rescue in Somalia: In a dramatic overnight rescue, U.S. military helicopters with Navy Seals swooped into Somalia and safely rescued two Western aid workers....
  • DJIBOUTI: Reform demands spread to tiny East African nation

     
    Testifying to the infectious fever of calling for democratic change, protests spread Friday to the tiny East African nation of Djibouti, where thousands rallied in demand that the president resign. President Ismail Omar Guelleh has incurred the wrath of...
  • Martina Navratilova begins Mt. Kilimanjaro climb

     
    Tennis legend Martina Navratilova embarked Monday on her attempt to summit Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise funds for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, a charity helping disadvantaged youth worldwide through sports-based projects. The...
  • Martina Navratilova's Mt. Kilimanjaro climb reaches toughest going yet

     
    Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has reached Day 4 of her attempt to summit Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro and is finding the ascent, and the weather, more challenging thus far than she imagined it would be. Here's an excerpt from Navratilova's most......