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Gallery: More than the sun in North West

You may think North West's only attraction is Sun City, our first casino resort. But the province, tucked under Botswana in the north of...

A little hope goes a long way

sarah---thumbA small NGO called Nourish helps communities around the upmarket game reserves of Hoedspruit benefit from a range of interventions, such as a library, skills development, a food garden and a moringa plantation.

When on an African safari, lock your doors

While visiting South Africa, the Sutherland family had a one-of-a-kind experience with an inquisitive lioness. The bold big cat ambled up to their car, and unexpectedly opened the door.

Lions under threat

The king of the jungle is not yet critically endangered, but if conservations efforts are not reinforced, lions may become just a memory. Several organisations work to save the big cats, which are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.
Giving wildlife a sporting chance

Vultures need our help

Vultures are crucial to the ecological cycle; they dispose of carcasses and minimise the spread of diseases. They are also an indicator of the overall health of the ecosystem, but they are threatened by power lines and wind farms, among other signs of modern life.
Tusker research goes social

The king returns to Cradock

Wild lions have been released in the Mountain Zebra National Park after they were hunted to extinction in the area more than a century ago. The zebra population is now a healthy 800, along with several large antelope species, enough to support the lions.
Addo’s elephant fence comes down

'Poisoned' rhino horns to beat poachers

‘Poisoned’ rhino horns to beat poachers

The latest attempt to counter the thriving crime of rhino poaching comes in the form of a poisonous substance with which South African private game reserve Sabi Sand Wildtuin is now treating its rhinos' horns.
German firm enters SA solar market

German firm enters SA solar market

German-based Concentrix Solar has inaugurated its first facility in South Africa, commissioning a 60-kilowatt solar power plant at Aquila Private Game Reserve in Touwsrivier in the Western Cape.

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