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  • Discovering the source of the Nile was the great 19th-century geographical quest that consumed such as David Livingstone, Richard Burton and John Speke, and many others.

    Peter Guber: African Water Rights in DeNile

  • Of his love and admiration for David Livingstone, too, there can be no gainsaying.

    To the Source

  • David Livingstone at Chatham House, the U.K. foreign-policy think tank, says that given the U.S. faces its own budget cuts and is likely to turn more to security alliances and threats in the Pacific, it would be folly to assume it will be ready to step in for Europe 10 or 20 years from now.

    NATO Strikes Show Europe Defense Dilemma

  • He hasn't wasted any time getting back out there – last year he embarked on an expedition of the Zambezi, following in the footsteps of explorer David Livingstone.

    A room of my own: James Cracknell

  • David Livingstone has had his successors and Europe has given Africa something of value in the beginning of education and industry.


  • This last leads her into a digression of more than 50 pages in which the story of Salme is completely ignored while that of David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley is explored at length.

    Book review of "The Sultan's Shadow," about a 19th-century Arab princess.

  • Despite my desire to escape touristAfrica, I do enjoy sitting in this ritzy caféfor a change, feeling like David Livingstone.

    In the Forest of the Snake People (Part 1)

  • David Livingstone was in what is modern-day Malawi, where it is hot and dry or hot and humid, except in the freezing night-time highlands.

    Kew Gardens: 'Plants are not just beautiful. They help us to survive'

  • They can arrive so suddenly, the jolt of viewing them is not totally unlike that, I would imagine, felt by David Livingstone when he first spotted Victoria Falls powering over their vast sill.

    Country diary: Uldale Force

  • The missionary explorer David Livingstone died on his knees, while praying to find the Nile.

    Mystery On The Nile: Just Whose River Is It?


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