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- Zimbabwe: Zimparks Sues Army Company U.S.$142,000 Over Unpaid Use Chaletsby New Zimbabwe on 16/06/2021 at 10:57
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) has taken to court a company operated by the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), Rusununguko Nkululeko demanding US$142 530 for chalets leased to the latter in 2018.
- Zimbabwe: Charcoal Production Risks Future of Native Forestsby IPS on 16/06/2021 at 09:37
[IPS] Bulawayo, Zimbabwe -- Once a week a tonnage of fresh charcoal is dropped off at Sibangani Tshobe's rugged, pit-stop stall by a hired, battered old Bedford lorry. Small, makeshift trolleys - nicknamed Scania's - quickly cart off small loads and disappear into Old Pumula, the oldest suburb in the country's second-largest city of Bulawayo.
- Mozambique: Community Development Reduce Poaching in Conservation Areasby AIM on 16/06/2021 at 07:44
[AIM] Maputo -- The wide variety of initiatives crafted by the South Africa-based Peace Parks Foundation has not only contributed to reducing poaching in several Mozambican conservation areas, but has also boosted the livelihoods of thousands of people living in the surrounding areas.
- Kenya: Balala Launches Tembo Naming Festivalby Nairobi News on 15/06/2021 at 12:27
[Nairobi News] Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has launched an annual elephant naming festival at the Amboseli National Park.
- Kenya: Scarface, Maasai Mara's Most Iconic Lion, Diesby Nation on 14/06/2021 at 08:00
[Nation] Scarface, one of the most iconic and celebrated lions in Maasai Mara Game Reserve has died.
- Tanzania: Scarface, Maasai Mara's Most Iconic Lion, Diesby Citizen on 14/06/2021 at 07:57
[Citizen] Scarface, one of the most iconic and celebrated lion in Maasai Mara Game Reserve has died.
- Zimbabwe: Zimparks Raises Concern Over Increased Wildlife Attacksby The Herald on 14/06/2021 at 07:34
[The Herald] Overpopulation of elephants and other surges in wildlife numbers is increasing the chances of human-animal contact and raises the chances that more people will be killed or injured by the animals, warns the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks).
- Uganda: Government Reopens Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary After 50 Daysby Monitor on 14/06/2021 at 07:02
[Monitor] The government on Thursday reopened Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary after 50 days of closure. The government through Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on April 20, 2021, closed the sanctuary located in Nakitoma Sub-county, Nakasongola District, over unending fights between two parties managing the facility.
- Kenya: KWS Seek to Evict Residents Within Tsavo Conservancyby Nation on 14/06/2021 at 05:44
[Nation] Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wants a private sanctuary to evict more than 3,500 residents who it says have allegedly declined to allow the construction of an electric fence in Mwatate, Taita Taveta County.
- Tanzania: Elephant, Buffalo Populations On the Rise in Serengeti National Parkby Daily News on 12/06/2021 at 07:44
[Daily News] Elephant populations in Serengeti National Park has increased from 6,000 in 2014 to more than 7,000 in 2020, according to the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI).
- Kenya: 'Stop Killing the Elephants!' Worry As Rampant Poaching Threatens Wildlifeby Nation on 11/06/2021 at 14:07
[Nation] The killing of two elephants in Kalacha this week has once again shone the spotlight on rampant poaching in Marsabit County, which is threatening to wipe out wildlife in the region.
- Africa: To Stem Nature Loss, Start By Ending Harmful Subsidies, Economists Sayby Thomson Reuters Foundation on 11/06/2021 at 13:21
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Raising hundreds of billions of dollars in new "nature" finance will achieve little unless current incentives for environmental destruction are removed, analysts say
- Tanzania: Awf Received 30,000 Vaccine Doses to Protect Livestock From Ppr Manyara Ranchby Citizen on 11/06/2021 at 08:56
[Citizen] Monduli -- African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) Received 30,000 Vaccine doses to protect it's livestock from peste des petits Ruminants (PPR) also known as sheep and goat plague Manyara Ranch.
- Kenya: Kenya Looks to Maintain Zero Rhino Poaching Recordby VOA on 11/06/2021 at 05:12
[VOA] Nairobi -- Kenya's Wildlife Service says that for the first time in 21 years, not a single rhinoceros was poached in the country's national parks in 2020. To maintain the progress, it is conducting the first ever wildlife census and placing mobile container housing in parks for rangers.
- Africa: Climate Change - World's Lakes Are in Hot Water - Threatening Rare Wildlifeby The Conversation Africa on 09/06/2021 at 15:47
[The Conversation Africa] The Earth's surface is splotched with 117 million lakes. Some are scarcely more than ponds, while others are so big they can be seen from space. At 395 miles long, 49 miles wide and just over 1 mile deep, Lake Baikal in Siberia is one of the world's largest and it's home to 2,500 species, including the Baikal seal - Earth's only species of freshwater seal.
- Tanzania: More Than 33,380 Poachers Arrested in Past 5 Yearsby Daily News on 09/06/2021 at 12:39
[Daily News] A TOTAL of 33,386 poachers have been arrested in the past five years, thanks to the intensified anti-poaching campaign initiated by the National Anti-Poaching Task Force (NTAP).
- Namibia: Police, Military Officers Arrested Over Wildlife Crimeby Namibian on 09/06/2021 at 07:23
[Namibian] A NAMIBIAN Police officer and a Namibian Defence Force (NDF) soldier are among 13 suspects who were nabbed in the last week in connection with wildlife-related crimes.
- South Africa: Penguin 'Podcasts' Expose Threats to Breeding Coloniesby RFI on 09/06/2021 at 05:59
[RFI] Scientists studying endangered penguins in South Africa have devised a new way of assessing threats to their breeding colonies -- recording and analysing sound files of their daily chatter.
- Kenya: How Elephants Crops Raids in Masai Mara Has Changed. Why It Mattersby The Conversation Africa on 09/06/2021 at 05:02
[The Conversation Africa] The Masai Mara ecosystem, in south-western Kenya, is home to an important elephant population of about 2,500 individuals.
- Namibia: Cop, Soldier Nabbed With Rhino Hornsby New Era on 08/06/2021 at 13:11
[New Era] Four men, including a police officer and a soldier, are due to appear in the Ohangwena Magistrate's Court this morning after they were arrested for being in possession of eight rhino horns.
- Nigeria: Bird Strikes - FAAN Deploys Wildlife Control Equipment At Airportsby Daily Trust on 08/06/2021 at 12:45
[Daily Trust] Determined to end the incidents of bird strikes in Nigeria's airspace, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has deployed birds/wildlife control equipment at the airports.
- Namibia: Oil Driller Announces Petroleum System At Second Wellby Namibian on 08/06/2021 at 12:39
[Namibian] RECONNAISSANCE Energy Africa (ReconAfrica) announced the finding of a working petroleum system at its second drill well (6-1), which it says again confirms a working petroleum system in the Kavango Sedimentary Basin.
- Mozambique: Forests Being Lost to Produce Wood Fuelby AIM on 07/06/2021 at 15:00
[AIM] Maputo -- The southern Mozambican province of Inhambane is losing about a thousand hectares of forest a year, mostly for the production of wood fuel, reports Monday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais".
- Africa: Solar-Powered Motorbikes - Climate-Friendly Tool to Fight Poachingby RFI on 07/06/2021 at 07:17
[RFI] Tracking ivory poachers in Africa takes skill, courage and lots of climate-unfriendly fuel, right? Perhaps not for much longer -- a Swedish company has developed solar-powered motorbikes to tackle illegal wildlife crime and lessen the climate burden.
- South Africa: Plan to Protect Sharks Needs an Urgent Updateby The Conversation Africa on 06/06/2021 at 15:54
[The Conversation Africa] When great white sharks disappeared from two well-known congregation areas on South Africa's coast recently, the possible reasons were hotly debated. The appearance of a pair of shark-eating killer whales in the area was one. Another was the decline in numbers of smaller shark species that great whites prey on.
- Africa: New Study Reveals the Origin of African Jackalsby UCT on 04/06/2021 at 17:56
[UCT] Dr Alberto Valenciano, a former researcher from the University of Cape Town (UCT), is the lead author on new research that has found the origin of some of the most emblematic groups of African carnivorous mammals: jackals.
- Kenya: Alarm as Rare Sitatungas on the Verge of Extinctionby Nation on 04/06/2021 at 06:06
[Nation] The widely held belief that sitatunga meat cures ulcers and gout has now returned to sound the death knell for the rare swamp-dwelling antelopes.
- Kenya: Anger As Hippos From Lake Olbolosat Attack Residentsby Nation on 03/06/2021 at 15:56
[Nation] In Mairo-inya village, Peter Kairu's grave is slowly being swallowed up by the earth as relatives wait for compensation from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) over three years since the 33-year-old trader was killed by a hippo. Mr Kairu was in the company of his friend Wambugu Mwangi when tragedy struck.
- Kenya: School Alters Learning Programme to Avoid Conflict With Wildlifeby Nation on 03/06/2021 at 14:16
[Nation] Rampant human-wildlife conflict has adversely affected learning at Irkilunyeti Primary School in Merrueshi, Kajiado East sub-county.
- Namibia: Namibia Marks International Action Day for Biodiversityby Namibian on 03/06/2021 at 11:40
[Namibian] THE executive director in the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Teofilus Nghitila, says Namibia is developing a vibrant biodiversity economy from ecosystems and their services to equitably benefit citizens, through the sustainable use of aquatic and terrestrial resources.
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