Samara Private Game Reserve introduces an authentic new safari experience.

Having returned to stay at Samara Private Game Reserve in April 2019, with an article due to be published that recounts my stay later this month, I was excited to learn about the addition of fly camping to its array of safari activities – providing even more reason to return. This adventurous experience has guests exploring the diverse 70,000-acre wilderness on foot before spending the night in an intimate mobile camp. The practice takes its name from the safari days of yore when explorers set up camp in big game…

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Jessie T. Usher Wants to Portray Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe

EBONY June 2019 cover star Usher–along with Richard Roundtree, Samuel L. Jackson and Regina Hall–says in this March 2019 exclusive he admires and wants to portray tennis great Arthur Ashe. We’re revisiting that article In celebration of Ashe’s men’s final victory at the first U.S. Open on Sept. 9, 1968, source: https://www.ebony.com/news/race-culture/jessie-t-usher-portray-tennis-legend-arthur-ashe/

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Sacramento agrees to pay $2.4m to sons of Stephon Clark who was fatally shot 7 times by police

The city of Sacramento has agreed to pay $2.4 million in a civil rights lawsuit settlement to the two sons of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man who was fatally shot 20 times by the police in his grandparents’ backyard in March last year. According to The Sacramento Bee, Clark’s children, aged 5 and 2, will be entitled to the tax-free funds, which will be placed in a trust account and paid in three instalments between the ages of 22 and 25. The payment also covers the legal fees for…

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Rwanda: Kagame Thanks Citizens on Conservation Efforts

President Paul Kagame on Friday applauded citizens of Musanze District and neighbouring areas for their role in conservation and encouraged them to continue the good work towards conservation of the environment, gorillas and other species. He was officiating at the Kwita Izina ceremony, the annual gorilla naming tradition, which took place in Kinigi, Musanze District of the Northern Province – home to the Volcanoes National Park. “Thank you to all the residents of Musanze for preserving our environment. Even though it is clear that we all stand to win from…

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