Cecil the Lion cubs

Cecil the Lion’s cubs are in danger. Cecil, who was poached and beheaded by an American dentist last month, helped protect his cubs along with his brother Jericho and the pride’s lioness. But one of the cubs was killed by another lion in a Zimbabwe national park, the NY Post reports.

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Walter James Palmer

Walter James Palmer, the wealthy American dentist who illegally poached Africa’s most beloved lion, is in fear for his life.

Palmer, of Minnesota, has gone into hiding and hired a PR firm to contain the damage after he was identified as the heartless big-game hunter who killed Zimbabwe’s Cecil the lion.

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T.I. goes to Africa

Rap tycoon T.I. Harris flew to Tanzania to perform a concert in the Motherland on Friday. Sources tell gossip tabloid TMZ.com that T.I. was not afraid of contracting the deadly Ebola virus because he is as far away from the hot zones as possible.

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Alicia Keys and husband, producer-rapper Swizz Beatz hold a protest outside the Nigerian Consulate

Singer Alicia Keys and her music producer husband Swizz Beatz are not satisfied with Nigeria’s response to the plight of 200-plus school girls who were abducted by Boko Haram rebels in April. Alicia and Swizz held a protest outside the Nigerian Consulate to demand the return of the girls.

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American doctor sick with Ebola

An American doctor is sick with the deadly Ebola virus which has killed 670 people so far in Africa. Two American aid workers also fell ill with the disease. One died.

According to published reports, the National Guard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta are quietly preparing for an Ebola outbreak in America.

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Justine Sacco AIDS tweet

Justine Sacco AIDS tweet

A communications director for a large digital holding company will probably be out of a job when her flight lands in Africa. Of course, her excuse will be that her Twitter account was hacked.

Update: Justine Sacco finally landed in Johannesburg, and deleted her Twitter account.

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