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- South Africa: Botswana National in Dock After Allegedly Trying to Sell Live Cheetah, Lion Bones on 08/12/2019 at 12:27
[News24Wire] A Botswana national is expected in the dock of the Kuruman Magistrate's Court in the Northern Cape on Monday after he allegedly attempted to sell a live cheetah, as well as lion bones.
- Malawi: 3 Testify in High Profile Malawi Wildlife Crime Case Involving Chinese National on 07/12/2019 at 07:49
[Nyasa Times] The hearing of Malawi's most wanted suspected wildlife trafficker and notorious king pin, Chinese national Lin Yun Hua's case has started at Lilongwe Magistrates court.
- South Africa: CapeNature Explains Why It Euthanised Lion Cub Found in Cape Town Home on 05/12/2019 at 14:27
[News24Wire] Faced with one of the "hardest decisions", CapeNature has explained why it euthanised a lion cub which was found in possession of three men in Athlone, after coming in for criticism for the decision.
- Kenya: Emerging Hurdles in the Fight to Conserve Wildlife on 05/12/2019 at 12:59
[East African] In the complex world of carnivore conservation, the annual two-day carnivore conference held at the Kenya Wildlife Service in Nairobi at the end of October brought together scientists and researchers from east, southern Africa and India.
- Tanzania: Hopes High As Giraffe Salvation Bid Kicks Off on 05/12/2019 at 11:40
[Daily News] Arusha -Wildlife researchers are now embarking on a new five-year Giraffe strategic plan to save mysterious, silent giants from extinction.
- South Africa: No Place for Trophy Hunting in the Sixth Extinction on 04/12/2019 at 09:34
[Daily Maverick] For a Western hunter to pay to kill an African animal and expatriate its parts is a form of objectification, dehumanising and therefore morally reprehensible. It may entrench a Western narrative of supremacy underpinned by chauvinistic, colonialist and crudely utilitarian anthropocentric attitudes.
- South Africa: Land Claims Bedevil Kruger Park's Best-Kept Secret on 03/12/2019 at 08:12
[Daily Maverick] Mpumalanga's Manyeleti Game Reserve is one of the great ironies of the SA tourism industry. Reserved for black people during apartheid, it's now a premium wildlife location, part of the Greater Kruger Park. Four private concessions operate in 'the Manyeleti', but with a disputed land claim award and big-city lawyers involved, the elephants are trampling the grass and residents are a little nervous...
- Nigeria: The Lion in a Lagos Residence on 29/11/2019 at 06:06
[This Day] Lions are better off in the wild
- East Africa: Hawks Catch Three Rhino Horn Suspects on 28/11/2019 at 14:54
[SAnews.gov.za] The Hawks have arrested three suspects for being in possession of firearms, rhino horns and tiger carcasses.
- South Africa: Suspects Arrested for Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunition, 100 Rhino Horns Seized on 28/11/2019 at 14:16
[SAPS] In an endeavour to turn the tide against illicit mining, an intelligence driven operation conducted on Tuesday, 26 November 2019, by Organised Crime and the Illicit Mining Team led to the arrest of three suspects, estimated to be in their forties for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.
- South Africa: Cops Recover 100 Rhino Horns, Four Tiger Carcasses, Guns and Ammunition During Raids on 28/11/2019 at 08:58
[News24Wire] North West police have recovered 100 rhino horns, four tiger carcasses, a tiger skin, weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition during a raid on two farms in the province.
- Malawi: Vwaza Game Reserve Gets Aircraft for Patrols With German Support on 27/11/2019 at 14:33
[Nyasa Times] Vwaza Game Reserve in Rumphi has become the first protected area in the country to get an aircraft for law enforcement and patrol exercises.
- Zimbabwe: Govt Declares 'Nothing Wrong With Selling Elephants to China' on 27/11/2019 at 10:47
[263Chat] Environment Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu Monday told CNN News that the shipping of the baby elephants to Chinese zoos was a better move than culling as the country is faced with a massive challenge of overstocking of the species.
- Namibia: Man Arraigned for Possession of Pangolins on 27/11/2019 at 07:26
[New Era] Ongwediva -A 46-year-old man was arrested last week Thursday and charged with dealing with protected game after attempting to smuggle two pangolins into Namibia through the Oshikango border.
- Namibia: Tourism Ministry Commits to the Protection of Feral Horses on 26/11/2019 at 14:45
[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has released their Wild Horse Management Plan, which provides objectives and guidelines for the management of the wild horses living in the Namib Naukluft Park and the Tsau //Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park.
- Angola: Inadec Warns About Game Meat Consumption on 26/11/2019 at 13:34
[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Institute for Consumer Protection (Inadec) has warned the general population to avoid the consumption of game meat sold in the informal market or restaurants, taking into account that they show signs of poor conservation, thus deemed improper for human consumption.
- Zimbabwe: Prosecutor General Concerned Anti-Poaching Activities Have Only Netted Small Fish on 26/11/2019 at 11:49
[New Zimbabwe] The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is working on establishing a wildlife and environmental crime directorate whose mandate would be to ensure use of financial intelligence in the arrest and prosecution of wildlife related crimes.
- Zimbabwe: Birds Draw Tourists to Malipati on 26/11/2019 at 10:09
[CAJ News] Malipati -BIRD-WATCHING enthusiasts are flocking to Malipati, south of Chiredzi, 650km southeast of Harare, CAJ News Africa can reveal.
- Namibia: French Tourists Found Guilty of Possession of Elephant Tusks on 25/11/2019 at 11:39
[Namibian] TWO French tourists who were arrested in Tsumkwe for the possession of pieces of elephant tusk about two weeks ago were on Thursday found guilty in the Grootfontein Magistrate's Court.
- Zimbabwe: Smart Tech Combats Poaching At Gona Rezhou on 25/11/2019 at 09:58
[CAJ News] Chiredzi -SECURITY at Gonarezhou National Park has been boosted by the use of new and innovative Spartial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) technology.
- Liberia: Fda's Stakeholder Increases Support to Conservation Program on 25/11/2019 at 08:59
[Observer] FDA stakeholders, including Counselor Kasper, Mr. Doyern and Ali Kais Confiscation Manager at the presentation ceremony.
- Liberia: 'Conservation of Sharks and Ray Is Cardinal' on 25/11/2019 at 08:59
[Observer] "The conservation of sharks and ray is cardinal to Liberia and the world at large," says.
- Egypt: Egypt Displays Rare Cache of Animal Mummies on 24/11/2019 at 07:16
[Deutsche Welle] Cats were considered sacred by the ancient Egyptians so it was unsurprising that the discovery of mummies included so many felines. Lion cubs, however, are a much rarer find.
- South Africa: Manhunt Launched After Five Lions Killed On Northam Farm on 23/11/2019 at 06:36
[News24Wire] Limpopo police have launched a manhunt after five lions were killed on a farm in the Northam area.
- Tanzania: Tanapa to Introduce 3 National Parks on 22/11/2019 at 17:19
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Tanzania National Parks Authority(Tanapa) said yesterday that it was in final stages of establishing three national parks that will cover a total of 47,000 square meters.
- Tanzania: Tanapa Revenue Status Impressive on 22/11/2019 at 13:49
[Daily News] THE Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has recorded a remarkable increase in revenue collection of over 556bn/-, equivalent to 60 per cent over the past three years.
- Seychelles: Nighttime Surveillance Is Boosted On Beaches As Turtle Nesting Season Begins in Seychelles on 21/11/2019 at 15:28
[Seychelles News Agency] The turtle poachers hunt at night, so conservation officers in Seychelles are increasing their nighttime patrols.
- Namibia: Wild Horse Population Up on 21/11/2019 at 12:41
[Namibian] The population of horses in the Namib-Naukluft Park and the Tsau //Khaeb Sperrgebiet) National Park is steadily increasing due to a management plan that was launched at Lüderitz on Friday by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, its partners and stakeholders.
- Tanzania: Tanzania Rallies to Protect World's Largest Population of Lions on 21/11/2019 at 10:24
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania is home to 40 per cent of the world's remaining wild lions, however, the lion's survival is threatened by a number of factors because 60 per cent of them live outside of protected areas, where they are vulnerable to habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict and the bushmeat trade.
- Africa: Climate Change and Loss of Species - Our Greatest Challenges on 21/11/2019 at 04:22
[IPS] Rome -Mottled and reddish, the Lake Oku puddle frog has made its tragic debut on the Red List, a rapidly expanding roll call of threatened species. It was once abundant in the Kilum-Ijim rainforest of Cameroon but has not been seen since 2010 and is now listed as critically endangered and possibly extinct.
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