Sudan’s Pro-Democracy Revolution Faces Its Next Challenge

Sudan’s Pro-Democracy Revolution Faces Its Next Challenge

By Indykids Staff After about four months of continued protests, the Sudanese people managed to oust President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, whose brutal 30-year rule was marred by corruption, war and famine in the East African nation. This is the longest-running protest...

Meet Nagi from Sudan

By RIDA ALI, age 11 Name: Nagi Age: Nine Lives In: Al-Ubayyid, capital of the state of North Kurdufan in Sudan Siblings: Three brothers and four sisters Languages Spoken: Arabic Favorite Food: Shaya (fried meat). He also loves cakes and cookies. Hobbies: Soccer and...

African Elephants Get the Point

By KATIE SCHLECHTER, IndyKids Staff PHOTO: Aussie Active Researchers working in southern Africa have proven that African elephants can understand basic human gestures like pointing. While this skill is common among many domesticated animals like dogs, cats, goats and...

Elephant Poaching on the Rise in Africa

By TANYA PORCARI, age 10 An elephant calf and its mother. PHOTO: Sabi Sabi The World Wildlife Fund recently reported that poachers killed 89 elephants in one night near the town of Ganba, Chad. It is not the first time it has happened and it is likely to happen again...