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African Rhino Poacher Trampled by Elephant, Then Eaten by Lion

Conservation officers in South Africa found the body of a suspected poacher that they now think was killed by an elephant who trampled him. But, to add another layer to the man’s death, his body was also partially eaten by a lion.

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State Media Gloats: South Africa Appoints First Chinese Police Chief

Sun Yaoheng became the first Chinese police chief of the South African municipality of Johannesburg and is currently in charge of a staff of over 7,600 people, a testament to the growing presence of people from China, Africa’s largest trading partner, the state-run People’s Daily newspaper reported Monday.

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Tim Tebow And Friends Ready to Shine Once Again

Things are going pretty well for Tim Tebow. Not only has the former NFL quarterback/turned baseball player been invited to the New York Mets Major League spring training, but the Florida Gators great is also engaged to be married.

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China Gives South Africa $25 Billion in Stimulus Loans

The government of South Africa announced on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa secured another $10 billion in Chinese loans during his trip to Beijing last week, bring South Africa’s total economic stimulus and infrastructure financing from China up to $25 billion.

Cyril Ramaphosa (Lintao Zhang / Getty)

AfriForum: ‘Whites Stole the Land’ Narrative False, Farm Grabs Pushed by ‘Marxist-Leninists Drunk on Hatred’

Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of the AfriForum civil rights group, denounced South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) and the black nationalist Economic Free Fighters (EFF) in a parliamentary hearing, branding the people behind the proposed seizure of white-owned land corrupt, racist, and hypocritical, and dismissing the “whites stole the land” narrative as “the single biggest historical fallacy of our time”.

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Deep State Strikes Again: Leaked Diplomatic Cable ‘Rebukes’ Trump on South Africa

Foreign Policy, a left-leaning publication on international affairs, obtained and published the contents of an internal diplomatic cable from the U.S. embassy in South Africa back to the State Department in Washington, DC, which “rebukes” the president for his tweet last week about land reform and farm murders in South Africa.

State Department (Joe Raedle / Getty)

Some South Africans, Black and White, Welcome Trump’s Tweet

Media reactions in South Africa to President Donald Trump’s tweet last week about land reform and farm murders were overwhelmingly negative. However, some columnists are beginning to conclude that Trump did the country a favor.

Donald Trump masks South Africa (Rodger Bosch / AFP / Getty)

Wikipedia: President Trump Advocate of ‘Neo-Nazi Conspiracy Theory’

Editors on Wikipedia added President Trump to a list of advocates for the “white genocide conspiracy theory” due to his recent tweets about South Africa farm attacks and government land expropriation. Other prominent conservatives were also on the list such as Donald Trump Jr., Tucker Carlson, and Ann Coulter.

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Blue State Blues: Donald Trump Is (Mostly) Right About South Africa

President Donald Trump’s comments on South Africa on Wednesday evening burst the bubble of political correctness that has long shielded that country’s leaders from responsibility for self-destructive policies that have hurt black and white South Africans alike.

South Africa EFF land reform (Wikus de Wet / AFP / Getty)

Liberal South African Think Tank: Trump Is Right About Land Reform

The South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR), a liberal think tank, endorsed President Donald Trump’s criticism of that country’s new land reform policy on Thursday, saying that the U.S. president had exposed the “damage” the policy was doing.

South Africa no farmers no future (David Harrison / AFP / Getty)