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

[] 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

[] 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

[] 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)

South Africa: Sanparks Postpones 2018 Bookings Over Strike Fears

[News24Wire] SANParks will postpone bookings for 2018 for at least one week in case employees continue their strike, a spokesperson said on Monday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Sanparks - No Formal Notice to Strike

[] Pretoria -The South African National Parks (SANParks) says it has not received a formal notice that its employees affiliated to the Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (HOSPERSA) intend to go on strike. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: State Orders Confiscation of Poaching Weapons

[Daily News] Natural Resources and Tourism Minister, Professor Jumanne Maghembe, yesterday ordered special operation to confiscate all poaching weapons to keep the country's wildlife safe. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: 100 People Charged Over Poaching Since 2014

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has taken 100 people to court and fined them a total of Sh1.1 billion for poaching between 2014 and 2017. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Serengeti - Singita Boosts Monitoring Project With Vehicle

[Daily News] Serengeti -Singita Grumeti has donated a vehicle and dedicated it to Serengeti Ecological Monitoring Project, which aims to ensure that there is sustainable conservation of Serengeti National Park (SENAPA). (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Ngorongoro - a Sparkling Tourism Jewel

[Daily News] Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa ordered early this year that a fresh human population census and a cattle count be carried out in Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA). (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Villages Near National Parks, Game Reserves to Be Surveyed

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The National Land Use Planning Commission (NLUPC) will survey land in villages that surround national parks and game reserves to address land disputes. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Tales About Animals of African Savannah

[Daily News] History shows that before the coming of colonialists in Kilimanjaro, the Chagga were well organised under small chiefdoms ruled by local ruler called Mangi or Wamangi. These chiefs ruled their subject using forces which were blessed by history, culture and traditional believes whereby the African leopard was regarded as spiritual symbol of the ruling class. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Selous Animal Rescue Plan Launched

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Implementation of the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) in the Selous Game Reserve aimed at removing the animal kingdom from the list of endangered game reserves has started. The government is working with conservation stakeholders in the implementation of the plan also dubbed Selous Ecosystem and Development (Secad). (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Noose Tightens On Wildlife Poachers

[Daily News] The National Task Force on Anti-Poaching under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, has expressed its commitment to make landmark progress in reducing decimation of wildlife. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Ngorongoro Set to Conduct Census On Residents, Livestock

[Citizen] Arusha -A census on residents and livestock within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is expected to be conducted starting next week, being the implementation of the directive by the Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa. (AllAfrica)

Uganda: Court Boosts Fight Against Ivory Smugglers

[Observer] The fight against illegal possession of ivory had one of its major breakthroughs recently when court convicted a racket of smugglers in what is being defined as the most prominent victory for wildlife conservationists, writes JEFF MBANGA. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Merging Wildlife Sectors Laudable, to Increase Efficiency

[Daily News] This paper carried a lead story yesterday about progress in the plan to bring all wildlife conservation bodies under one roof. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Time Up for Conservation of Wildlife Innovation

[Daily News] Arusha -POACHING is a deadly crime against wildlife. It entails an illegal catch or killing an animal, bird, or fish on someone else's property. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Wildlife in New Lease of Life - Maghembe

[Daily News] Matambwe -A COMMITEE of six led by the Rector of the College of African Wildlife Management Mweka, Prof. Jafari Kidegesho, is currently working on how best to merge the variety of institutions charged with wildlife conservation into a single entity in order to trim down operational costs and enhance efficiency. (AllAfrica)

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