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It’s true what they say, no one person can be defined by a single talent or interest. This applies to so many people we meet and Joshua is one such person. Guide by day, he’s [...]

Disease prevention and management in Africa – Top killers are preventable

No continent has been harder hit than Africa when it comes to disease outbreak. Just this year alone, there has been cholera in Kenya and Zambia, the Marburg virus in [...]

Expedition survives Somalia in another world-first

Kingsley Holgate expedition team successfully reached the most easterly point of the African continent.

The Pursuit of a Passion

The unfortunate reality of the fast-paced world in which we live, is that we often lose sight of what we are passionate about in life. Few people are able to [...]

Guided by Goodman: Savuti’s Stellar Storyteller

To find a person with intimate knowledge, endless respect and profound love for our environment is quite unique. I had the privilege of meeting such a fella last week…

Southern African Wildlife College Learner Certification Ceremony

Lisa Witherden attended this year’s Learner Certification Ceremony in Hoedspruit where Children in the Wilderness students were awarded for their course work at the Southern African Wildlife College.

Sharing is caring. “We bring travellers together on safari”.

In today’s Q&A session, it’s a privilege to welcome Elisa Droll, CEO of a fabulous new venture called Safarisharing. Jambo Elisa, habari gani? It’s lovely to connect. 🙂 Before getting [...]

A tribute to our co-founder John Parkin, a gifted teacher and pioneer in community-based conservation

The African Conservation Foundation lost a dear friend and colleague recently as our co-founder John Parkin sadly suddenly passed away, aged 72. John Parkin was a gifted teacher and after [...]

African court’s landmark ruling gives hope to rural people across the continent

The still new African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has issued a landmark judgement for marginalised communities across Africa. It ruled that the Kenyan government violated the rights of [...]

What next for Africa’s biofuel industries?

The sentencing of a supposed US biofuel entrepreneur on fraud charges earlier this year drew something of a line under a distinctly unsavoury saga, but it only told one small [...]

3 agents of change who prove South Africans care

South Africa is often viewed by outsiders as a writhing mess of politics and violence, splashed across the international news networks for its infamous growing pains since its democracy was [...]

Art with a magical touch in the heart of the African bush

In today’s interview it’s a real pleasure to introduce you to Raphaelle Gasse, Marketing Manager at Tribal Textiles. Muli bwanji Raphaelle, thanks for your time! 🙂 In a few words [...]

Feel good about life insurance – They’re “Different”

The brilliant hues of an African sunrise streak across the plains and wake the feathered heralds from sleepy wonder. Another day unfolds and all of Africa is illuminated, the good [...]

The need for an increased Internet space for Tanzanian tourism – Part Two

Looking for Part One? — Today Tabora School is reported to be one of the oldest schools in Tanzania, and its publicity is partly because the founding father of Tanzania [...]

6 reasons why private safari villas make the perfect family getaway

Relaxing on the drive back to Singita Castleton, your private villa and home-away-from-home, everyone is reveling in the magic of having had an epic game drive. The kids are in [...]

This Super “Hippo” is improving access to water – 90 litres at a time

In today’s interview we have the pleasure to welcome Grant Gibbs, Executive Director of the Hippo Water Roller Project. Mr Gibbs, thanks for your time. First things first. Tell us [...]

Here’s how I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years

Hi, I’m Dan. A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what [...]

How Tanzania chose me as an ambassador

Many ask me how, as a travel agent, I chose to specialize in Africa. My first trip was in late 2005. Since then I have opened my own agency and specialize [...]

How Mavuno is empowering villagers to thrive

As an English teacher in South Korea, I regularly met interesting and inspiring people from all around the world. One of these inspiring folks was Daniel Myatt, a member of [...]

The man who cycled across Africa – Part Two

Looking for Part 1? — The man who cycled across Africa (continued)… Do you provide bicycles for clients, or do they have to bring their own? Also, how does one [...]



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