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Rafting to End at Victoria Falls with Construction of New Dam

In the early 90s, while at the University of Zimbabwe, I wrote my thesis on the positive and negative environmental …

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Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve to be Flooded by New Dam

According to a story in Quartz Africa Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli, has confirmed his government’s intentions to press on with plans …

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Packing for your Safari – Kenya bans Plastic Bags

Kenya joins over 40 countries, including Rwanda, that have made plastic bags illegal in a positive effort to reduce the impact …

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African Safaris and Drone Photography – What to Know

Sandy Mallinson from Southern Africa Travel put together the following write up regarding the use of drones for capturing photos / video on safari. …

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Tanzania Lion Nurses Leopard Cub

Tourist Joop Van Der Linde, a guest at Ndutu Safari Lodge in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area on the border of …

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Wilderness Safaris Special – 6 Nights for Price of 5!

Between now and March 31, 2018 stay 5 nights at the following Wilderness Safaris lodges and camps in Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe and …

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Tswalu Tarkuni Special – South Africa’s Largest Private Game Reserve

Want to visit somewhere really special? Space has opened up at South Africa’s largest privately owned game reserve – Tswalu! Owned by the Oppenheimer Family …

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Uganda Gorilla Permits Remain US $600 For 2018 / 2019

The East African country of Uganda, one of the few places on earth to view the rare mountain gorilla has …

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Wilderness Safaris Buys Air Botswana – or Not!

Over the last several months we have been following Wilderness Safaris’ bid to purchase Air Botswana and this past Friday …

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Gorilla Permit Increase in Rwanda

Rwanda has increased the cost of a gorilla viewing permit from US $750 per person per permit to US $1,500 …

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