Poachers have killed more than 90 percent of Zambia's elephants since the 1950s. In response, villagers banded together to protect those in North Luangwa National Park last year.
In a rare move, Britain is considering returning the remains of the Rhodesian Man, the earliest human fossil found in Africa, to its home country.
This landlocked country in Sub-Saharan Africa isn't a failed state in the traditional sense: There's no dictator, no child soldiers. But most of its 14 million people live on less than $1 per day. How did things get this way, and can they ever get better?