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Kissing the Cape Flats with a Band Aid strip

Sending in the army is like kissing the Cape Flats better with a Band Aid strip, writes Tony Weaver

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New film puts the focus on Pangolin poaching

Tony Weaver ponders the future of a rare scaly creature, now the subject of a compelling new documentary.

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Cape wildlife gets a lethal dose of urban poison

In his latest Man Friday column, Tony Weaver, reflects on why he is removing poison rat traps from his house.

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Hot news: how charcoal fuels terror

Tony Weaver reports on an unlikely source of terror funding and the harm it’s doing to Africa’s forests.

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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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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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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