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South Africa:Two Die in Kruger National Park Accident

[SAnews.gov.za] Police at the Kruger National Park are investigating circumstances around a vehicle accident that led to the death of two visitors on Thursday. (AllAfrica)


Chad:Black Rhino Making a Comeback in Chad Thanks to Relocation From SA

[News24Wire] The black rhino may be making a comeback in Chad after nearly 50 years, thanks to a relocation programme involving South African rhino. (AllAfrica)


Zimbabwe:Zimparks Begins Jumbo Translocations

[The Herald] The relocation of 100 elephants from the Save Valley Conservancy to Rifa Safari area in Hurungwe has begun with eight of the wild animals being released in the Zambezi Valley, recently. (AllAfrica)


South Africa:Kruger Park Guard Arrested On Suspicion of Poaching

[News24Wire] A guard who works at Kruger National Park was arrested for poaching, the SA National Parks said on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)


Kenya:KWS On the Spot, Again, Over Killing of Hippo At Lake Naivasha

[Nation] The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is, once again, on the spot after its officers shot and killed a hippo that killed a tourist from Taiwan at Lake Naivasha last weekend. (AllAfrica)


Kenya:Hippo Shot Dead Hours After Attacking Tourist

[Nairobi News] The Kenya Wildlife Service on Monday shot and killed the hippo that mauled a Taiwanese tourist at the Lake Naivasha. (AllAfrica)


Kenya:Taiwanese Tourist Dies After Hippo Attack in Nakuru

[Nation] A Taiwanese tourist was on Saturday evening attacked and killed by hippo on the shores of Lake Naivasha in Nakuru County. (AllAfrica)


Kenya:Botched Tsavo Translocation Claims Eleventh Rhino

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The last surviving black rhino of the 11 translocated to the Tsavo East National Park in June has died, conservationists confirmed Monday. (AllAfrica)


Kenya:Last Black Rhino Moved to Tsavo Park Dies

[Nation] The last of the 11 black rhinos translocated to a newly established sanctuary at the Tsavo National Park has died. It is believed to have died from injuries after it was attacked by a lion about a fortnight ago. (AllAfrica)


Kenya:I'll Not Resign Over Rhino Deaths, Najib Balala Tells His Critics

[Nation] "I will not resign and those calling for my resignation can go to hell!" (AllAfrica)


Egypt:A Case of Donkeys Earning Their Stripes? - Photos of 'Fake Zebras' Go Viral

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Cairo's International Garden municipal park has faced criticism after photographs of one of its zebra exhibits went viral, Snopes reports. Egyptian student Mahmoud Sarhan shared the images on social media, claiming that the zoo was trying to pass off donkeys painted with stripes as zebras. (AllAfrica)


South Africa:Two Suspected Poachers Killed in Loskop Nature Reserve Shootout

[News24Wire] Two suspected poachers have been killed and a policeman wounded at the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga at the weekend. (AllAfrica)


South Africa:Driving Nails Into the Coffin of Safari Club International

[Daily Maverick] Trophy hunting is not about science, rights or traditions, or about personal choices. It is about right and wrong, good and evil. The self-evident truth is that killing for pleasure and profit is morally wrong. (AllAfrica)


South Africa:Outrage After Kruger Lion Baited and Shot By Trophy Hunter in Neighbouring Reserve

[Daily Maverick] An American is believed to have paid R1-million to bring down a Kruger Park lion from a pride beloved of tourists. (AllAfrica)


Congo-Kinshasa:Murders, Kidnappings Close Africa's Oldest National Park

[VOA] Murders and kidnappings are forcing Africa's oldest national park to close to visitors for a year. Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is home to endangered mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, elephants and other wildlife. (AllAfrica)


South Africa:Sanparks to Showcase 'Big 5' in Northern Region Parks

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African National Parks' Northern Region will be showcasing the rich culture, fauna and flora and beautiful landscapes this festive season in two of its national parks, located in the Limpopo Province. (AllAfrica)


South Africa:Ritsako Lodge Launches As Haven for Big 5

[CAJ News] NESTLED strategically in the area bordering Gauteng and Limpopo Provinces, the multimillion-Rand Ritsako Game Lodge has been officially opened amid pomp, fanfare and a major boost to tourists currently travelling vast distances mostly to see the Big Five. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: R18.1 Million to Develop Dawid Kruiper Rest Camp

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African National Parks (SANParks) has made available R18.1 million for the development of the Dawid Kruiper Rest Camp within the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, says Environmental Affairs Minister Dr Edna Molewa. (AllAfrica)


Zimbabwe: Lucky Rhino Mum Survives Attack in Zimbabwe - Conservation Groups

[News24Wire] A rhino mum is recovering after an attack by armed poachers in southern Zimbabwe, conservationists announced on World Rhino Day on Friday. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe - National Parks Week Launch

[Govt of SA] Keynote address by Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ms Elizabeth Thabethe on behalf of the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, at the launch of National Parks Week, Golden Gate Highland National Park, Free State (AllAfrica)


South Africa: Free Entry At National Parks

[SAnews.gov.za] Tourism Month is in full swing, with the South African National Park (SANParks) once again opening its doors for free from Monday, 18 September until Friday, 22 September. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: Lion Loose in Gauteng for the Past Six Weeks - Wildlife Organisation

[News24Wire] Wildlife experts said on Thursday evening they aim to capture within the next 24 hours an adult male lion that has been on the loose in the Fochville area, Gauteng, for the past six weeks. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: Joburg Zoo Reinstated as African Association of Zoos and Aquaria Member

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Zoo has been reinstated as a member of the African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (Paazab), the City of Johannesburg said on Thursday. (AllAfrica)


Seychelles: Young Seychellois Snorkellers Learn About Marine Conservation

[Seychelles News Agency] A programme to encourage children to understand the need for marine conservation through snorkelling organised by the Seychelles National Parks Authority started earlier this week. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: Mpumalanga Wildlife Operators Could Face String of Sentences After Latest Arrest

[News24Wire] Two Mpumalanga wildlife operators could face a string of sentences if convicted on game-theft and illegal medicines possession charges. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: Call to Legalise Rhino Horn Sales After Latest Killing in Jeffreys Bay

[News24Wire] A private game farm owner has called for the legalising of rhino horn sales in South Africa as the only way to curb the rampant rhino poaching taking place, after two of his rhino were killed. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: MEC Sakhumzi Somyo - 80th Anniversary of the Mountain Zebra National Park, Eastern Cape

[Govt of SA] Speech delivered by the MEC for the Department of Finance, Economic Development and Environmental Affairs and Tourism in the Eastern Cape, Mr Sakhumzi Somyo at the 80th Anniversary of the Mountain Zebra National Park, Eastern Cape (AllAfrica)


South Africa: Minister Edna Molewa Celebrates Game Rangers On World Ranger Day

[Govt of SA] As South Africa celebrates World Ranger Day today, the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has paid tribute to game rangers who dedicate their lives to the protection of South Africa's rich biodiversity. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: New Move to Support Game Rangers At Risk

[News24Wire] Vusi Kubeka was killed by a lion in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park. Thembisile Mchunu was crushed and killed by an elephant in the same park a few months later. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: Suprise Move by KwaZulu-Natal Govt to Streamline Conservation Efforts

[News24Wire] The KwaZulu-Natal government is planning to weld together two different organisations: one that was set up to protect animals from people, the other to protect people from animals. (AllAfrica)


South Africa: SANParks Strike Continues

[News24Wire] SANParks staff will continue their strike after rejecting the employer's wage increase offer, a trade union official said on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)


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