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KNP names new head rangerPerson

14 Apr 2021

Cathy Dreyer appointed new head ranger for Kruger National Park
Cathy Dreyer appointed new head ranger for Kruger National ParkArticle

Cathy Dreyer has been appointed the first-ever female head ranger at the Kruger National Park (KNP). She starts her new position on 1 May 2021...

14 Apr 2021

TikTok launches #TikTokWildlifeDay campaign
TikTok launches #TikTokWildlifeDay campaignArticle

In support of World Wildlife Day, TikTok is offering its global communities a fresh, immersive and edu-taining 24-hour wildlife safari sightings experience via TikTok Live, allowing users to express their creativity while increasing knowledge on wildlife protection...

4 Mar 2021

New targets to protect biodiversity must include farmers and agriculture
New targets to protect biodiversity must include farmers and agricultureArticle

Evidence shows that farms that share landscapes with wild nature, such as remnant forests and trees, benefit from the ecosystem services provided...

Anja Gassner, Philip Dobie and Terry Sunderland 4 Feb 2021

Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in Africa
Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in AfricaArticle

In the last several months, Covid-19 has taken up nearly every news headline in nearly every country in the world. The health impact, testing, confinement, and trying to curb the pandemic have rightly been at the forefront...

Mimi Alemayehou 6 Jul 2020

TiAuto and SAPS seize counterfeit Black Rhino wheels in cross-country raids
TiAuto and SAPS seize counterfeit Black Rhino wheels in cross-country raidsArticle

Treads Unlimited, the authorised South African distributor of the Black Rhino range of 4x4 wheels, is in the midst of a massive crackdown on sellers of counterfeit and dangerous knock-offs of the Black Rhino brand...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 20 Dec 2019

Cathy Dreyer
Addo appoints first female head of conservationArticle

Affectionately known as the "Rhino Whisperer", Dreyer says that she is looking forward to supporting the Park's terrestrial and marine conservation efforts and feel incredibly privileged to be a part of such a passionate, dedicated and committed team of rangers...

25 Oct 2019

Addo Elephant Park appoints first female head of conservation
Addo Elephant Park appoints first female head of conservationArticle

A former conservation student at Addo Elephant National Park, Cathy Dreyer has been appointed the Eastern Cape park's conservation manager...

25 Oct 2019

Rhino poaching numbers decrease
Rhino poaching numbers decreaseArticle

Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy says efforts to save the rhino are paying off as poaching numbers decrease...

23 Sep 2019

Ai African Infrastructure Investment Awards shortlist released
Ai African Infrastructure Investment Awards shortlist releasedArticle

Africa investor (Ai) has announced the shortlisted candidates for the 2019 Ai Infrastructure Investment Awards. The awards will be presented during the African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Leaders' Summit on 3 September in Cape Town...

6 Aug 2019

WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project completes 12th black rhino move
WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project completes 12th black rhino moveArticle

Now in its 16th year, the WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project (BRREP) has just completed its 12th successful black rhino move, including translocating its 200th rhino...

6 Aug 2019

Zambia halts construction plans for hydropower dam on Luangwa River
Zambia halts construction plans for hydropower dam on Luangwa RiverArticle

The Zambian government has halted plans to construct a mega hydropower dam across the Luangwa Valley River - one of the longest free flowing rivers in southern Africa...

27 Jun 2019

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Tourism revenue will preserve nature's magic and majestyArticle

Conservation is expensive and crucial. Capital, drawn by South Africa's wild mysteries and magic, can fund it, as well as socioeconomic development, writes Joe Cloete...

Joe Cloete 12 Jun 2019

Burger King brings new kids campaign to life with augmented reality
Burger King brings new kids campaign to life with augmented realityArticle

Burger King launches new BK Gone Wild collectable cards brought to life through AR...

Issued by Burger King 6 Jun 2019

Black rhino carcasses found in Zakouma National Park
Black rhino carcasses found in Zakouma National ParkArticle

The rhino were among a group of six black rhino translocated to Chad from South Africa earlier this year...

22 Oct 2018

A gigantic trek: what it takes to move 200 elephants 1,500km
A gigantic trek: what it takes to move 200 elephants 1,500kmArticle

The translocation of wild animals is becoming an increasingly important conservation strategy...

Matt Hayward 7 Aug 2018

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Rhino poacher sentenced to 5 years' imprisonmentArticle

Arrested last year inside the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West while allegedly attempting to poach rhino...

28 Jun 2018

2018 African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards shortlist announced
2018 African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards shortlist announcedArticle

Africa investor (Ai) recently announced the shortlisted candidates for its 2018 African Infrastructure Projects Developer Awards...

24 Apr 2018

Spotted: first calf of WWF's 11th black rhino population
Spotted: first calf of WWF's 11th black rhino populationArticle

The first rhino calf of WWF's black rhino project's 11th population has been spotted with its mother just months after the group's relocation from KwaZulu-Natal...

4 Apr 2018

Rhino poaching in South Africa has dipped but corruption hinders progress
Rhino poaching in South Africa has dipped but corruption hinders progressArticle

The number of rhinos poached in South Africa in 2017 was lower than 2016's, according to South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa...

Keith Somerville 12 Feb 2018

New Tiger Wheel & Tyre store gets unprecedented welcome in Soweto
New Tiger Wheel & Tyre store gets unprecedented welcome in SowetoArticle

A long-awaited Tiger Wheel & Tyre store has opened in Soweto, at 10894 Klipspruit Valley Road, Orlando West...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 19 Dec 2017

Legalising rhino horn trade: don't charge in blind
Legalising rhino horn trade: don't charge in blindArticle

Between 2008 and 2016, poachers killed more than 7100 rhinos in Africa...

Harriet Davies-Mostert 18 Dec 2017

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Smart Park: A game changer in fight against rhino poachingArticle

Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal have seen a significant escalation in rhino poaching over the past few months...

28 Nov 2017

Natural Selection to open new safari camp in remote Namibia in 2018
Natural Selection to open new safari camp in remote Namibia in 2018Article

In a joint venture between Natural Selection, local communities and Dr Julian Fennessy, Africa's foremost giraffe expert, the safari tourism business will open a new camp in the remote and wild Kaokoland...

16 Nov 2017

WWF project sees crash of black rhinos moved to new location to help bolster numbers
WWF project sees crash of black rhinos moved to new location to help bolster numbersArticle

WWF's Black Rhino Range Expansion Project (BRREP) recently managed the capture of 14 rhinos in KwaZulu-Natal parks, and their subsequent release onto a new reserve at an undisclosed location in the north of the country where it is hoped the animals will breed quickly and bolster their numbers...

27 Oct 2017

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Chad extends key conservation area in national parkArticle

Chad is to boost protection for a key haven for endangered wildlife in the south of the country under an agreement with a conservation group...

12 Oct 2017

Black rhino to return to Chad after South Africa deal
Black rhino to return to Chad after South Africa dealArticle

South Africa and Chad on Sunday, 8 October, signed an agreement that will see the re-introduction next year of critically endangered black rhino to the central African country...

9 Oct 2017

MZNP celebrates 80 years of protecting the Cape mountain zebra
MZNP celebrates 80 years of protecting the Cape mountain zebraArticle

As World Ranger Day was celebrated around the globe, SANParks celebrated the 80th birthday of Mountain Zebra National Park which was established for the purpose of protecting the Cape mountain zebra...

1 Aug 2017

#CSIMonth: Samara Game Reserve celebrates 20 years of rehabilitation
#CSIMonth: Samara Game Reserve celebrates 20 years of rehabilitationArticle

This coming November Samara Luxury Private Game Reserve in the Great Karoo celebrates its 20th anniversary. We got in touch owner Sarah Tompkins to get the behind the scenes info on this unique reserve as well as their conservation efforts and upcoming developments.

Ruth Cooper 27 Jul 2017

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Tanzania to speed up hydropower project on UNESCO siteArticle

Tanzania's President John Magufuli plans to speed up the building of a hydroelectric dam in one of Africa's largest game reserves, despite criticism from environmentalists and UNESCO...

29 Jun 2017

Ngorongoro: A sparkling tourism jewel
Ngorongoro: A sparkling tourism jewelArticle

Ngorongoro forms part of the Serengeti ecosystem and is home to about 2.5 million wild animals. The area is one of the most favoured tourist spots in Tanzania...

Sosthenes Paulo Mwita 26 Jun 2017

RwandAir launches flights to London
RwandAir launches flights to LondonArticle

RwandAir will today, 26 May 2017, take off for the first direct commercial flight to Gatwick International Airport in London...

Peterson Tumwebaze 26 May 2017

Top three private safari destinations in South Africa
Top three private safari destinations in South AfricaArticle

With its magnificent natural landscapes, diverse and unique wildlife and unforgettable scenic beauty, South Africa prides itself as a premiere African safari destination.

Jarred Manasse 20 Apr 2017

Five safari destinations for first-time travellers
Five safari destinations for first-time travellersArticle

Safaris promise unique cultural encounters, captivating wildlife adventure, and spectacular scenery. Here are five of the best safari destinations for first-time travellers:

Jarred Manasse 14 Mar 2017

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Why millions chose Africa as their safari destinationArticle

Tourists select the continent as a destination for wildlife viewing and to enjoy the sunny skies. Africa is the world's number one destination for safaris which range from the exotic to the very simple...

Marco Scholtz 3 Feb 2017

Navigating Royal Malewane
Navigating Royal MalewaneArticle

Until you've been seen by a wild animal you haven't really been seen.

Brian Berkman 30 Jan 2017

Legal trade in rhino horn proposed
Legal trade in rhino horn proposedArticle

A new research report in an international conservation journal has called for conservative harvesting of rhino horn to break the grip of poaching that is squeezing the life out of South Africa's rhinos...

Guy Rogers 30 Dec 2016

SA rhinos champ wins Tusk Award
SA rhinos champ wins Tusk AwardArticle

Cathy Dreyer, a local champion for black rhino, was awarded the Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa...

2 Dec 2016

IoT in Africa - Signaling traffic burning up mobile radio resources
IoT in Africa - Signaling traffic burning up mobile radio resourcesArticle

IoT is already deeply embedded in Africa's industrial and commercial infrastructure. Because Africa doesn't have the same extensive legacy applications...

Ofer Gottfried 8 Nov 2016

Asha Ahmed Mwilu and Rashid Idi named CNN Multichoice African Journalists 2016.
African Journalists of the YearArticle

Asha Ahmed Mwilu and Rashid Idi named CNN Multichoice African Journalists 2016...

17 Oct 2016

The ban on rhino horn sales leaves open the question of conservation funding
The ban on rhino horn sales leaves open the question of conservation fundingArticle

Swaziland's proposal to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to be able to trade in rhino horn has been decisively defeated...

Keith Somerville 6 Oct 2016

Rhino horn and conservation: to trade or not to trade, that is the question
Rhino horn and conservation: to trade or not to trade, that is the questionArticle

Africa's rhinos are seriously threatened by poaching, which feeds the demand for rhino horn in Vietnam and China...

Keith Somerville 15 Sep 2016

Dehorning rhinos: why there may be a case for doing it
Dehorning rhinos: why there may be a case for doing itArticle

The large bull rhino was about a hundred metres away. The jeep carrying the darting team moved closer, there was a popping sound and the bull twitched and moved off with a dart clearly visible in his upper leg...

Keith Somerville 6 Sep 2016

Pick n Pay's Super Animals app hits 200,000 downloads
Pick n Pay's Super Animals app hits 200,000 downloadsArticle

The Pick n Pay's Super Animals app, which has been on the Top 10 download list since the launch of the Super Animals campaign in mid-July, has reached the 200,000 download mark within six weeks...

31 Aug 2016

10 reasons to visit the Phinda Private Game Reserve
10 reasons to visit the Phinda Private Game ReserveArticle

Home to Africa's Big Five and an abundance of other flora and fauna, the Phinda Private Game Reserve situated in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province is the ideal destination for...

Jarred Manasse 30 Aug 2016

Tiger Wheel & Tyre sets up shop in Bulawayo
Tiger Wheel & Tyre sets up shop in BulawayoArticle

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has announced the opening of a new store in Bulawayo, the third store opening after entering the Zimbabwean market...

11 Aug 2016

Eliska the Rhino
DHL delivers black rhino Eliska to AfricaArticle

DHL provided a dedicated Boeing 757-200 freighter to transport a female eastern black rhino named Eliska, from the Czech Republic to a Tanzanian sanctuary...

30 Jun 2016

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