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Sharing the Cape with baboons African wildlife
Written on Jan 22, 2015

Although feeding baboons may seem like a fun tourist activity, it is in fact extremely dangerous for baboons (and an illegal activity in South Africa). Being accustomed to the human environment and artificial feeding, baboons will start demanding more. And this is where things get out of hand. By...

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South Africa's new travel regulations for children Planning your safari
Written on Jul 20, 2014

As of 1 October, 2014, South Africa is introducing new traveling rules for families or individuals traveling with children to and from the country. The new rules will enforce families or individuals traveling with children to produce complete and unaltered birth certificates for all children unde...

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Court rules in favor of Serengeti protection Environmental
Written on Jun 20, 2014

After an extensive review, the East African Court of Justice finally ruled: constructing a bitumen road across the Serengeti is considered unlawful. The wildlife migration will continue; human transport on a super highway will not.

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Executive Safaris for business-minded people On safari
Written on Jul 08, 2014

It is surprising how the business environment relates to nature and wildlife, within ecological interactions we find hidden secrets that can be applied to our daily business challenges. The Mind Power Safari Team aims to show you a new way of business thinking, while out on a safari game drive.

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Okavango mokoro expeditions On safari
Written on Jun 04, 2014

A mokoro expedition is your opportunity to touch and feel the Okavango Delta, mingle with the local culture, and return home with Delta memories. Mokoro expeditions are usually guided, and a couple of mokoros usually travel together.

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Five of Africa’s best flying safaris On safari
Written on May 23, 2014

Flying safaris are among the continent’s hidden surprises, as many of these safaris offer great luxury and a fair degree of exclusiveness. Imagine experiencing nature’s closeness from a low flying aircraft, or from a floating hot air balloon!

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Transforming Africa’s tourism industry Travel destinations
Written on May 08, 2014

African Airline Association (AFRAA) recently released a statement urging African countries to curb African travel price increases. he association’s statement comes at a time when Africa’s overall economic growth is positive and growing – and bringing positive returns for the continent's tourism s...

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Conservation challenges in the DRC Conservation projects
Written on Apr 25, 2014

Besides mountain gorillas, DR Congo is home to many other unique and rare species. Records show a total of 218 mammal species and over 700 bird species. The biodiversity is astonishing, showing just how critical the conservation in the DRC is. But conservation efforts are severely hampered by th...

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The march against canned lion hunting African wildlife
Written on Mar 25, 2017

On 15th March 2014, the first-ever global march against canned hunting took place. 62 cities across the world participated. "The global feedback was unbelievable. In simple terms, this global march exceeded our wildest expectations,” says Chris Mercer, founder of CACH.

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Precision Air adds flights to Tanzania Travel destinations
Written on Mar 20, 2014

Precision Air is increasing its flights to three popular destinations in Tanzania: Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Mtwara. In addition to these key routes, Air Precision also offer daily flights to Arusha, Mbeya, Mwanza, Bukoba, as well as Nairobi, Kenya.

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