• Loggers begin to see light in Congo Basin forests IN THE RAINFOREST OF SOUTHEASTERN CAMEROON, Feb 2005 (Reuters) – Standing in a clearing by a pile of recently felled tree trunks, Edmond Fouda says life as a woodcutter has changed in recent years. “Before, we went much faster,” he said, clutching a bottle of water in the searing heat. “It was really wild compared […] 5 min read
  • Dinner in Geneva led to Rumble in the Jungle KINSHASA, October 2004 – When a guest at a plush dinner in Geneva asked where Kinshasa was, she set off a chain of events that led to one of the world’s great sporting showdowns. Zaire’s President Mobutu Sese Seko was furious his fellow diner was ignorant of the country’s capital. When he had calmed down, […] 3 min read