Tourism and Hospitality

9 Oct 2020

Private sector to bolster conservation in Rwanda

04 October 2020 – In a significant move the Rwandan government has approved a draft for a new law that will enable private companies to venture into wildlife conservation for […]
29 Sep 2020

Tourism could kickstart Liberia’s economy

29 September 2020 – Nestled in nicely between Sierra Leone and Côte d’Ivoire on the lush west coast of Africa, Liberia should be a top tourism destination in Africa. In […]
27 Sep 2020

The business of SDGs

Nyon, Switzerland, Sept. 23, 2020 – Just 10 years are left to achieve the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and as one of the few sectors with links […]
21 Sep 2020

When in Nigeria, ask for the South African in Abuja

21 September 2020 – When in Nigeria, ask for the South African in Abuja. Not many South Africans have travelled to Nigeria. Less than a handful have  started up their […]
17 Sep 2020

Conserving lions in the heart of Namibia

By Gail Thomson With input from Lise Hanssen, director of Kwando Carnivore Project. 17 September 2020 – The Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi) is a small strip of land that […]
8 Sep 2020

Hope for Pepperbark

08 September 2020 – As social and environmental issues become more important, there is increased pressure on extractive industries to preserve and conserve biodiversity and ecosystems. Sappi, the largest forestry […]
6 Sep 2020

Concerns over Chinese coal mining in Hwange National Park

By Tawanda Karombo First published by Africa Sustainable Conservation News 6 September 2020 – Zimbabwe is risking the environment and wildlife in its biggest game park after the government, already battling […]
29 Aug 2020

SA trophy hunting worth R1,98-billion

29 August 2020 – Trophy hunting is worth exceedingly more to the South African economy than thought before. A new study headed by Prof Peet van der Merwe of the […]
19 Aug 2020

Five countries join forces to fight poaching

Fight against cross-border poaching 18 August 2020 – The five partner countries of the Kavango Zambezi (Kaza) Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA), including Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, are committed […]
12 Aug 2020

Mosquito odour fights malaria

In Africa, malaria is a curse for local communities, travellers and for those working in Africa. The good news is that scientists have identified male mosquito-specific pheromones that influence mating […]
3 Aug 2020

Gold mine invests in conservation

Canadian gold miner B2Gold has launched a great initiative in support of conservation in Namibia. The company, that operates the Otjikoto mine in north central Namibia, introduced the Namibian Rhino […]
29 Jul 2020

Human-wildlife conflict on the rise in Tsavo

Covid-19 has placed enormous pressure on conservation and national parks around Africa and has resulted in increased tension and conflict between wildlife and communities surrounding national parks. According to an […]
24 Jul 2020

Nobu Hospitality expands into Morocco

Global lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality, founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, has announced its continuing global expansion into Marrakech, Morocco. Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Marrakech is […]
19 Jul 2020

CAR signs agreement to conserve Chinko

In April this year, non-profit organisation African Parks, signed a significant 25-year public-private partnership agreement with the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) to conserve the entire Chinko basin, […]
4 Jul 2020

A boost for conservation in West Africa

The protection of one of West Africa’s most important ecosystems and potential tourist attractions was secured recently with a ground-breaking agreement between the government of Benin and non-profit organisation African […]
27 Jun 2020

Why Africa?

Africa, like the rest of the world, will be hard hit by the after- effects of Covid-19. However, in the long-term, many countries in Africa will provide great opportunities for […]