Delta drifter ... hippos rule the rivers.

The rivers run wild

Lance Richardson discovers the waterways of Namibia, Zambia and Botswana are themselves characters in the continent's story.

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The Great Rift, by rail

Alison Stewart boards the luxurious Pride of Africa for an epic train journey from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town.

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Beauty and beasts ... animal numbers in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, are declining.

Botswana's delta blues

'Unexpected' results show the catastrophic effect of drought and poachers on Africa's wildlife, writes David Smith.

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