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Oil drilling to spoil Africa’s biggest treasure trove

IT was one of those news reports that hits you in the guts like a sucker punch, leaving you feeling tired and sick, writes Tony Weaver in his latest Man

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No drips at winning South Coast school

Water Explorer, a fun, online educational programme, has drawn diverse entries from far afield and the winner is…

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Tsavo rhino relocation deaths are a disgrace

The death, in quick succession, of eleven black rhinos in a relocation that went wrong, deserves further analysis, writes Tony Weaver in his latest Man Friday column.

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Judge in a quandary over coal mine

A  court is weighing the options in a legal challenge to stop operations at a Zululand mine. Thabiso Goba reports

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Conservation doyen Hughes makes case for ethical hunting

The legal sale of rhino horn, and ethical hunting are essential conservation tools, argues Dr George Hughes.

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A short guided tour of this shithole called Africa

US President, Donald Trump, evidently called Haiti and some African countries “shitholes” not worthy of providing immigrants to America. Safarious deputy editor, Tony Weaver is proudly Shitholian, and in his

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Court bid to close coal mine

AN environmental advocacy group is seeking a court interdict to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine near the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal. Thabiso Goba reports

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Elephant in the room: how film-makers pricked a rookie reporter’s conscience

Devarshini Munsami walked away inspired from her first assigment as a journalist – covering a recent wildlife filmmakers congress in Durban.

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Lion bone trade in spotlight

Lawmakers will be giving lion breeding a lookover, writes Fred Kockott.

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Canned lions make Nicola’s blood boil

A deep love for Africa inspires Nicola Gerrard’s activism. Izze Siemann and Fred Kockott report