As 2016 dawns on the Tanzanian coastline, so will the first day of the Ngalawa Cup – a sailing race around the Zanzibar archipelago in the favoured fishing boat of the local Swahili fishermen.
It’s International Volunteers Day on 5 December and here are ten reasons why we all should volunteer.
It is time to agree to a global plan to combat climate change at the 21st annual Conference of the Parties meeting taking place in Paris.
Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, celebrates the remarkable work of three of Africa’s pioneering conservationists at the third annual Tusk Conservation Awards.
The first African Circus Arts Festival will be taking place in Addis Ababa at the end of November to unite eight circuses from seven African countries, with the goal of stimulating an interest in modern circus.
Daniel Mabasa bids a fond farewell to Kruger National Park after patrolling the area for 25 years on a bicycle.
The documentary Blood Lions is to premiere in the United Kingdom in an effort to create global awareness about the realities behind the unethical canned hunting industry in South Africa.
If you’re in Port Elizabeth this Thursday, don’t miss out on the fundraising dinner for the One Land Love It expedition with guest speakers, Braam Malherbe and Vasti Geldenhuys. All proceeds will be distributed to the SANParks Honorary Rangers and Care for Wild AFRICA.
How to protect your pet from fireworks this silly season.
Africa Geographic’s Art Safari in the Kariega Game Reserve is explained by tour leader and artist, Alison Nicholls.
Attend a presentation on Chad in Hong Kong.
WWF launches a new community-based initiative to save rhinos.
The Cape of Good Hope SPCA has launched their Wild for Wildlife campaign to help raise funds for the caring of wildlife in the Cape.
Thanks to a huge number of sponsors and 132 golf players, US$30,000 was raised for the operational costs of the Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit.
Attend the SANCCOB benefit auction in Cape Town to raise money for the endangered African penguin!
13 choirs competed at the 6th annual Manda Wilderness Choir Festival held at Lake Malawi.
The band GoodLuck answers some questions on what they are looking forward to at the Vic Falls Carnival, why they love Africa and what it means to be African.
The Global March for Elephant and Rhino took place in over 130 cities around the world over the weekend – read what went down in Cape Town and Nairobi.
Everyone is welcome to join the festivities at the Muizenberg Festival!
Head to the annual penguin festival at Boulders Beach on the 17th October to celebrate African Penguin Awareness Day, and read on to learn about 7 different ways that you can help to conserve this endangered species.
The incredible spectacle of the great wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara didn’t fail to live up to expectations this year!
Inspired by Mandela’s words of wisdom, a group of young people from Johannesburg hope to emulate their 1976 peers to protest against injustice. But this time they will be protesting against the injustices surrounding canned lion hunting, and elephant and rhino poaching.
A month of planning + a BeetleCam + a supermoon eclipse + a lion cub = the perfect shot to last another 18 years.
A walk from Limpopo to Cape Town to raise awareness for the plight of the rhino.
The first ever rhino fun walk in Madikwe Game Reserve raised awareness about the plight of rhinos as well as R64,000 for anti-poaching initiatives.
Be part of the global movement to promote local and global awareness about the elephant and rhino crises. Call for governments to take immediate action to end poaching in range nations and demand an end to the ivory and rhino horn trade at all levels!
iSimangaliso Wetland Park celebrated World Rhino Day at an event attended by the Deputy Minister of Department of Environmental Affairs and the partner organisations who have been involved in the “My Rhino, Our Future” campaign.
A tea party is a success with kids showing their support for rhinos and education!
WWF launches new community based initiative, RISE, on World Rhino Day.
Blood Lions documentary to air on American Television on the 7th of October!
Visit one of the 10 South African national botanical gardens this Heritage Day!
Lobbyists who are both for and against the legalisation of the trade in rhino horn join forces to present their joint plan to save the rhino.
World Youth and Student Travel Conference delegates asked hosts to include a screening of the documentary Blood Lions in their programme, but involved parties were not able to agree.
Watch the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Twankey Bar in Cape Town and indulge in their match day menu special!
Looking at our natural heritage this Heritage Day – do you know what our national representatives are?
The St Cyprian’s girls are pulling out their paint brushes for Rhinos Without Borders in the light of World Rhino Day.
From 29th September to 2nd October 2015, Jaci’s Lodges will be holding their first photographic workshop and safari for children aged between 10 and 13 years old.
A fundraising tea party in order to raise money for a illustrated children’s book about rhinos.
Two students are traveling across Malawi with a bicycle powered projector to highlight the importance of wildlife in local communities. What you doing this Christmas?
The discovery of a new species of human relative announced at South Africa’s cradle of humankind.
South African residents get ready to make the most of being granted free access to almost all of South Africa’s national parks from the 14th to 18th September.
Members of the public are being invited to take part in an immense search for new fossil material in Kenya’s arid Turkana basin.
Participants in this month’s “Rhino Walk” will walk over 220km across the length of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park going from school to school to educate young people about rhino conservation.
Thousands of people gathered in a town just outside of the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda to name 24 young gorillas in a ceremony that highlights their need for protection.
The annual Cape Leopard Trust luncheon was yet another success and raised ZAR450,000 towards the research and conservation of predators in the Cape.
Blood Lions – the new conservation film about canned hunting that is having a profound influence on the controversial industry of lion breeding.