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Africa has it all – from big-game photographic safaris to untouched beaches and everything in between. Read more › The post 12 African safari and beach holiday experiences to stir your wanderlust appeared first on [...]

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Orphaned baby warthogs find a home at Rhino River Lodge

Two adorable orphaned baby warthogs are given a little assistance from the staff at Rhino River Lodge. Read more › The post Orphaned baby warthogs find a home at Rhino [...]

Video: a mommy and baby rat reunite thanks to EcoTraining

When a baby acacia rat falls from its nest, the guides at EcoTraining play a hand in reuniting it with its mother. Read more › The post Video: a mommy [...]

A few words with pangolin protectress Lisa Hywood

Lisa Hywood is an important voice. Founder of the Tikki Hywood Trust, Lisa is an advocate for nature, the environment and more specifically pangolins. Read more › The post A [...]

Video: What to pack for your summer safari holiday

Packing for a safari, particularly if it is your first trip to the African wilderness, can be a daunting experience. Read more › The post Video: What to pack for [...]

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Uganda: There is no money for sanitary pads

At a political rally of November 2015, the then Presidential Yoweri Museveni of Uganda promised to provide free sanitary pads to schoolgirls if elected. He argued that girls should not [...]

What is STEM and Why African Parents Should Care in 2017

When Education Minister, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh expressed concerns over the low grades students had in science and math in Ghana this raised increased awareness for African parents that their [...]

Back to Basics: Matering & Exposure Compensation

Okay, so there is one more pretty technical piece that we need to cover in the Back to Basics series before moving on to the more exciting stuff. That is exposure [...]

15 things to do in Paternoster on the West Coast

By Roxanne Reid. For the locals, life in Paternoster still revolves around the sea. Fishing is the historical lifeblood of the village and fishermen still go out almost every day [...]

Zebra Tries to Kill Foal While Mother Fights Back


Zebra tries to kill foal while mother fights back

“This video, filmed by Daniel Tjärnén, shows a male zebra’s intent on trying to kill a rival’s zebra foal in Etosha National Park, Namibia.” More info in the video description. [...]

Frizzy manes: Lion Update from Ngamo

The lions of Hwange continue to keep us enthralled with their movements. Mike and Marian report back on their recent visit… [...]

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Meet Rob and Ingrid Baas, GMs of Bisate Lodge

Kate Collins chats to Rob and Ingrid Baas, incoming General Managers for our newest lodge Bisate in Rwanda. Our Zambian and Namibian guests might recall meeting them in the Kafue [...]

Dreaming Big: The Case for An Entrepreneurial African Culture

While surfing the web the other day, I came across an interesting story. Two young, hopeful, college-aged Africans entered into an entrepreneurial contest and went on to win some money [...]

Endangered African penguins stuck in ecological trap due to overfishing

New research indicates that juvenile African penguins are continuously foraging in areas of low food availability due to climate change and overfishing. The research conducted by an international group of [...]

Elgin and Hermanus: road trip into the Cape Overberg

​By Roxanne Reid. When last did you go online to book a little getaway? And which accommodation aggregator did you use? I’ve just used Accommodation Direct for the first time [...]