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- Zimbabwe: Man Claims Hunger Drove Him Into Poaching on 20/11/2019 at 10:09
[New Zimbabwe] A Jambezi man who was arrested for setting 23 wire snares in the Hwange National Park has told the court that he was driven by hunger to commit the offence as his family is starving.
- Africa: The Unusual Social Habits of East Africa's Vulturine Guineafowl on 20/11/2019 at 07:18
[The Conversation Africa] Multilevel societies - ones in which strong and consistent bonds are established within and between groups - have only been known to exist among large-brained mammals including humans, other primates, elephants, giraffes and dolphins.
- Rwanda: Government Issues 'Last Warning' Over Domestication of Grey Cranes on 19/11/2019 at 06:21
[New Times] Anyone in Rwanda who has domesticated a grey crane has until December to return the iconic bird to the wild or face legal action.
- Kenya: When Baboons Sent University Students Scampering for Safety on 19/11/2019 at 06:20
[Nairobi News] A video clip has emerged showing some students of Multimedia University scampering for safety after a troop of baboons disrupted their game of basketball.
- Uganda: Embrace Technology to Combat Wildlife Trafficking - Us Envoy on 18/11/2019 at 19:04
[Monitor] The United States (US) ambassador to Uganda, Ms Deborah Malac, has said modern technology will help combat wildlife trafficking in the country and the region at large.
- Nigeria: Lion Used As Security Guard in Victoria Island, Lagos on 18/11/2019 at 09:44
[Vanguard] A two-year-old lion used as security guard was discovered in a residential building in the Victoria Island area of Lagos State on Sunday.
- Kenya: Rare Cheetah With 7 Cubs Steals the Show At the Mara on 18/11/2019 at 09:30
[Nation] The Maasai Mara is in the headlines again after a cheetah gave birth to seven cubs.
- Namibia: New Infrastructure for Tsau //Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park on 18/11/2019 at 08:22
[Namibian] NEW infrastructure built at a cost of N$80 million in the Tsau //Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park is aimed at improving access to the park in south-western Namibia and to assist in the management of the park.
- South Africa: Tragedy As 'Surprise' Endangered Pangolin Pup Doesn't Survive Second Night on 15/11/2019 at 14:56
[News24Wire] A pleasant surprise has turned into tragedy following the death of a pangolin pup barely 24 hours it was born.
- South Africa: Why Game Farms Are a Problem on 15/11/2019 at 07:37
[The Conversation Africa] Over the past few decades, South Africa has seen a dramatic conversion from livestock or crop farming to wildlife ranching - known locally as game farming. The result has been a rapid rise in areas enclosed by game fences and a high demand for wildlife. Animals are increasingly being traded privately and at wildlife auctions.
- Botswana: Okavango Delta Is Created By a Delicate Balance, but for How Much Longer? on 15/11/2019 at 07:31
[The Conversation Africa] The Okavango Delta in northern Botswana is a mosaic of water paths, floodplains and arid islands. The delta sits in the Okavango river basin, which spans three African countries: Angola, Namibia and Botswana.
- Gabon: Wildlife-Loving Minister Seeks to Stamp Out Illegal Logging on 15/11/2019 at 04:46
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Johannesburg -Gabon's new environment minister, Lee White, a British-born conservationist, has vowed to fight illegal logging by strengthening governance of forests after a national scandal in which about 350 containers of rare kevazingo wood went missing.
- Nigeria: FCT Bee Farmers Receive 300 Hives on 14/11/2019 at 10:07
[Daily Trust] The Grassroots Beekeepers Association of Nigeria in the FCT has distributed over 300 hives to farmers through the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) loan scheme for smallholder farmers.
- Cameroon: 'Maalle' - Wanted for Elephant Poaching! on 14/11/2019 at 08:01
[Cameroon Tribune] The educative film by Ashu Egbe focuses on societal ills and their impact on the community.
- Zimbabwe: Woman Arrested For Illegal Possession of U.S.$176 000 Ivory on 13/11/2019 at 09:35
[The Herald] A Murehwa woman was recently arrested for illegally possessing 1 040 kilogrammes of ivory valued at US$176 000.
- Namibia: Ikaba Residents Resist Proposed Conservancy on 13/11/2019 at 08:35
[New Era] Katima Mulilo -Community members of Ikaba in Kabbe South constituency have different opinions regarding the formation of a conservancy in the eastern flood-prone area. This comes after plans to establish a conservancy in the area are reportedly at an advanced stage.
- Africa: Groundbreaking Publication From African People & Wildlife and National Geographic Advances Community Engagement in Conservation on 12/11/2019 at 11:47
[PR Newswire] Arusha, Tanzania -The support and active engagement of local communities is a critical component of securing a healthy future for our planet--including all beings, human and wild. Community, Conservation, and Collaboration: A Framework for Success--created by African People & Wildlife in partnership with the National Geographic Society--provides lessons, strategies, and best practices to anyone working to engage and empower communities in the process of enhanced conservation and natural resource management. Developed fr
- South Africa: Sanparks Tight-Lipped On Suspension of Senior Kruger National Park Ranger on 12/11/2019 at 08:02
[News24Wire] SANParks is remaining tight-lipped about the suspension of one of the Kruger National Park's most senior and respected game rangers, Don English.
- Africa: Continent Must Take the Lead On Animal Rights on 12/11/2019 at 07:56
[The Herald] One of the United States' most outspoken ivory experts has suggested a new approach for Africa to topple Western animal rights groups from their harmful global leadership positions in wildlife management.
- Zimbabwe: Zimparks Moves 600 Elephants, 2 000 Impalas on 12/11/2019 at 07:40
[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) has issued permits for the translocation of 600 elephants from Save Valley Conservancy to three national parks at a cost of US$3 million. The translocation will decongest the conservancy whose wildlife population has exceeded its sustainability levels.
- South Africa: Baboon Roaming Northern Joburg Captured At Sandton Hotel on 12/11/2019 at 07:23
[News24Wire] The male baboon who had been roaming the streets of northern Johannesburg was safely captured at a Sandton hotel on Monday afternoon.
- South Africa: Baboon Looking for New Home As It Treks Through Joburg's Northern Suburbs on 11/11/2019 at 15:24
[News24Wire] A male baboon is roaming the streets and suburbs of northern Johannesburg and has so far been spotted in Bryanston, Fourways and, more recently, Sandton.
- Namibia: Elephants Continue to Cause Destruction on 11/11/2019 at 14:46
[New Era] Nkurenkuru -Human-wildlife conflict remains a serious problem in Kavango West, where elephants continue to cause destruction. The marauding jumbos recently made their presence felt yet again; this time around, they ransacked a homestead at Maha village of Tondoro Constituency last weekend, causing extensive damage. It was the fourth time since 2017 that the elephants damaged the homestead belonging to Reino Katewa and his family. The elephants struck down three traditional huts, including a makeshift storage room.
- Southern Africa: Jumbo-Sized Blow for SADC Ivory Trade Push on 11/11/2019 at 10:02
[The Herald] A worldwide offensive by SADC countries to push for ivory trade hit a brick wall after UK antique dealers failed in an attempt to overturn a total ban on ivory trading in a case heard in a High Court there recently.
- Namibia: Australian Tourist Killed By Elephant on 08/11/2019 at 13:13
[Namibian] A 59-year-old Australian national who was on tour in Namibia was killed by an elephant near the Haub River in the Kunene region this morning.
- Zimbabwe: Supplementary Feeding Saves Mana Pools Wildlife on 08/11/2019 at 09:20
[The Herald] The Mana (four) Pools are now a pale shadow of their normal selves, turning into mere mud ruts. Even the adjoining mighty Zambezi River itself has lost its glamour and grandeur and has shrivelled to an unprecedented low, leaving it like a mere a serpent of little water, sandwiched by sand.
- Africa: A Question of Scales - How to Protect the African Pangolin on 08/11/2019 at 07:07
[Daily Maverick] A policy document has been released that assesses gaps in the strategies and policies used to protect the most trafficked mammal in the world -- the pangolin.
- Africa: Helping Countries With Biodiversity Conservation Targets on 07/11/2019 at 09:10
[UNEP] Much of the work of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is not headline-grabbing and involves things like gap analysis, assessments, strategic action plans and capacity-building--training governments in the use of certain databases, for instance.
- Zimbabwe: Former Victoria Falls Mayor Acquitted of Poaching on 07/11/2019 at 08:58
[New Zimbabwe] A Hwange magistrate has accused police and ZimParks rangers of setting a trap on former Victoria Falls Mayor Sifiso Mpofu and his two co-accused to emerge with false allegations of poaching.
- Zimbabwe: Human and Wildlife Conflict Escalates in Bulilima District on 04/11/2019 at 07:56
[Kubatana.net] Villagers in Bulilima Ward 8, Huwana area were left shell shocked after a marauding herd of elephants trampled a fellow community member to death on Sunday last week. The deceased's remains were discovered the following morning.
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