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3 Reasons to saddle up on safari in Botswana

A horseback safari is an exhilirating way of journeying across the contrasting landscapes of Botswana and encountering up-close the wildlife that inhabit one of Africa’s most iconic destinations.

Baboon kidnaps lion cub

A baboon kidnapped a tiny lion cub in the Kruger National Park, and was seen grooming the dying cub in a large tree

Greater Kruger

The ‘Greater Kruger’ refers to 344,000 hectares (860,000 acres) of protected land to the west of Kruger National Park that provides a larger area for wildlife to roam freely. This additional land is owned by private and local community property owners.

The Ngorongoro Crater: Tanzania’s ‘Garden of Eden’

Standing proudly in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania is the Ngorongoro Crater. This highly visited African attraction is the largest unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world. Read on to find out more about this fantastic wildlife wonderland!

Lions in Gorongosa show population increase

Lions in Gorongosa National Park (Mozambique) are benefitting from better conservation measures, and show a population increase to 146, the nature reserve announced on Wednesday.

Tanzania’s terrific Tarangire

Perhaps one of Tanzania’s lesser-known national parks, Tarangire is an incredible East African safari destination with diverse wildlife and landscapes.

Emerald Season boating in the South Luangwa

The upcoming summer rains in Zambia will soon usher in the country’s magical Emerald Season, where certain parts of the South Luangwa National Park transform into a verdant, watery oasis.

Crunch time as Zambia’s Lower Zambezi NP comes under mining threat

Will Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia be mined? The courts will decide soon whether to allow the proposed controversial open-cast copper mine inside the park. The decision on whether it will go ahead will be handed down on 14 October by the High Court of Zambia in Lusaka.