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Destinations, Travel & Lifestyle, Travel diaries

Mthimkhulu Game Reserve – a dream deferred

Mthimkhulu Game Reserve is 8000ha of prime land in the Greater Kruger, 50km north of Phalaborwa. It’s an area with a desperately sad past and a hopeful future. We went to have a look.

Opinion Editorial

CEO note: Okavango oil scam | Luangwa Valley | Rebranding wild dogs

CEO note: Okavango oil scam | Luangwa Valley | Rebranding wild dogs

Mining, News

Oil in the Okavango Basin – an investment scam?

Okavango oil exploration by ReconAfrica called a scam by Independent financial research organisation Viceroy Research – new report

Natural history

The science behind rebranding wild dogs

Rebranding wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) – new research suggests that “painted dog” triggers the most positive reaction from humans

Destinations, Natural history, Travel & Lifestyle

Luangwa Valley – vast Zambian wilderness

The Luangwa Valley is a vast Zambian wilderness and playground for tourists seeking an authentic safari experience

CEO note
Opinion Editorial

CEO note: Elephants & oranges – Greater Kruger context

CEO note: Elephants & oranges – Greater Kruger context

Casketts
Opinion Editorial

Casketts citrus farm and Greater Kruger are now bedfellows

The Casketts citrus farm on the Greater Kruger border is here to stay. We consider the context and settle a few rumours and untruths

Opinion Editorial

Casketts citrus farm debate

Casketts citrus farm on Greater Kruger border – conservationist Trevor Jordan provides some context in this opinion post

Destinations, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Natural history

Lake Malawi – freshwater beach & island paradise

Lake Malawi is one of Africa’s best-kept travel secrets – a freshwater lake surrounded by gorgeous beaches, islands and biodiversity with endless opportunities for fun and relaxation.

CEO note
Opinion Editorial

CEO note: Safari tips + Kili ice & otters

CEO note: Safari tips + Kili ice & otters

Decoding science, Destinations, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

How the Kilimanjaro glaciers left truth in the cold

Kilimanjaro’s disappearing glaciers have been a symbol of climate change for more than than 15 years. Science says it is much more complicated.

Natural history

Otters of Africa – four adorable mustelids

There are four species of otter in Africa – all of them intelligent, playful, fascinating predators.