Mining in Mana Pools? Zimbabwean government announces application by Shalom Mining to explore one of Africa’s greatest wilderness areas
Investigation reveals Botswana is exporting both live lions and lion parts to South Africa – possible links to canned hunting
Okavango Delta under threat as oil drilling and fracking loom on the horizon after Canadian company tests massive prospecting concessions
Captive-bred lion hunting “not representative of responsible, sustainable, fair chase hunting … damaging the reputation of hunters” …
Xanda, the 6-year-old son of Cecil the Lion, has been shot and killed by a client of Zimbabwean professional hunter Richard Cooke, a Victoria Falls resident. Xanda, in his prime years and the father of several young cubs, was killed just outside Hwange National Park, as was his famous father. Although the hunt was reportedly …
The Elephant Ignite Expedition travelled to 10 different countries, to visit projects that work tirelessly to save elephants
Drought & poaching have reduced estimated white rhino numbers in South Africa’s Kruger National Park by 18% during the past year
The Tikki Hywood Trust is doing great things to protect the remaining wild populations of pangolins – the most trafficked animal in the world
Sibiloi National Park in northern Kenya is vast, arid and remote – miles from other wildlife areas that the country is famous for
An emotional account of what it’s like to be behind the scenes at an elephant relocation as a conservation exercise
Eight elephants find a new home in an area that hasn’t seen elephants for over 100 years.
Joining a traditional cultural ceremony with the Sufis in Sudan.
Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe’s recommendation for the adoption of a Decision-Making Mechanism for a future trade in ivory is roundly rejected by parties at CITES CoP17.
Learn all about the Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Region – a small area of South Africa with so much to offer.
Culling wildlife in Kruger during times of drought can negatively affect ecosystems – decision-makers should not rush into culling
Wüstenquell in Namibia’s abundant rock formations make it one of most spectacular locations for any landscape photographer.
Every now and then a book comes along that breaks through the wallpaper of life and delivers its message intravenously. Elephant Dawn by Sharon Pincott does that – it is an intense read, inspiring and moving.
Meet a clan of hyenas and their absolutely adorable cubs at Balule Private Nature Reserve!
The towns of Robertson, McGregor, Montagu, Ashton and Bonnievale combine to make up the Robertson Wine Valley – an area that features stunning scenery with awesome opportunities to wine and dine, all led by the most friendly wine-makers, chefs and farm owners.
White water rafting the murky waters of Kenya’s Tana River.
14 more vultures have been found in KwaZulu-Natal that are thought to have been poisoned by an unknown chemical.
Orphaned baby elephants changing lives at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
There is nothing in Africa quite as emblematic of the colour scarlet as the flaming coral tree. Find out more about this family of colourful fauna.
WWF releases camera trap images by Will Burrard-Lucas of some of Namibia’s elusive animals – some of which have never been photographed in high definition before.
A meeting with Peter Beard, author of the End of the Game – a provocative tale of the harsh reality of starvation, poaching and hunting in Kenya.
Five things you should know before you summit Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak and a popular challenge for adventurers
Interesting facts and uses for seaweed – the treasured garden under the waves.
The lovely yellow Lachenalia mathewsii, like so many plants in the Cape Floral Kingdom, is at risk of going extinct.
Penguins are in trouble. A 1930’s video clip with Cherry Kearton gives an insight into the extent of the endangered African penguin population decline.
Open letter to SA Express CEO, Inati Ntshanga.
Meet Rick and Shon, the dogs who helped rescue two African grey parrots, a crocodile and turtles on a canine mission in the Congo.
Grahamstown researchers discover a new species of redfin minnow
The Bangweulu Wetlands Project’s latest member, Seymour, the little chick who survived.
Gail Potgieter talks about making your footprint count for conservation when touring Africa.
A meerkat story worthy of a ‘Meerkat Manor’ episode and an award for bravery.
Meet Barkie, a rescued aardvark baby at the N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary in Namibia.
Jeremy sets out birding in Arabuko Sokoke forest, a fragile green jewel of Kenya’s coastline.
A baby black zebra is been seen in the northwestern area of the Okavango Delta – a very rare sighting, that has tourists keen to have a look
A quarter of the world’s sharks, rays and chimaeras are threatened with extinction according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Top 10 things to do in Greyton – the ultimate guide to this cute rural village that is so popular for weekends from Cape Town
Shiwa ngandu is an enchanting English estate and manor house in the middle of Zambia with a fascinating history and stories to tell