Some 350 feet below the bridge we were driving over, a mighty river coiled and cursed through a dark basalt gorge. I could see two rapids interrupting the otherwise peaceful stretch. They were pieces of effervescence, feather-white, inviting.
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The World Bank cannot afford to waste public resources on approaches that have failed in the past, and campaign groups will be closely watching the IDA negotiations that begin in Paris this week.
If you're a contrarian, you won't be surprised to hear that I traveled to Zambia recently and never once bothered to visit Victoria Falls.
Although the tour operator has insisted that over 150,000 people safely jumped off Victoria Falls bridge without any accidents akin to Erin Langworthy...
A New Year's Eve thrill-seeker had the shock of her life last week during a bungee jump at Victoria Falls bridge.
22-year-old Erin Langworthy leapt...
Nearly one million people die from malaria each year, mostly children younger than 5 years old. How many more will die before we stop this treatable disease?
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