Tag: Ivory

Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting
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Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation, and Tourism announced the ban overturn on Elephant Hunting in a Facebook statement ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?
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Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

mm Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the sea ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk
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Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines
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Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking
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Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors ... Read More

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched
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First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa
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Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group to double its French-speaking Africa portfolio by 2022
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Radisson Hotel Group to double its French-speaking Africa portfolio by 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Radisson Hotel Group is at the forefront of hotel growth in French-speaking Africa, announcing during FIHA (Forum de l’Investissement Hôtelier ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket
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Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that ... Read More

Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program
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Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech start-ups that will take ... Read More

Tanzania withdraws CITES application to sell ivory
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Tanzania withdraws CITES application to sell ivory

editor editor- December 26, 2012

(eTN) - In what can only be described as a surprise move news is breaking that Tanzania’s government has withdrawn ... Read More

WTM World Responsible Tourism Day shines spotlight on tragedy
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WTM World Responsible Tourism Day shines spotlight on tragedy

editor editor- September 6, 2012

African elephant and rhinoceros, mercilessly and illegally being poached to near extinction, are the focus of this year’s WTM World ... Read More

Kenya adopts no-tolerance policy against poaching
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Kenya adopts no-tolerance policy against poaching

editor editor- May 24, 2010

Kenya has started a no tolerance policy against poaching and is cracking down hard in order to protect its lucrative ... Read More

Tanzania and Zambia application to sell ivory rejected
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Tanzania and Zambia application to sell ivory rejected

editor editor- March 24, 2010

It was confirmed overnight from Doha that the biannual CITES meeting has indeed rejected the sale application for ivory from ... Read More

Tanzanian minister says only part of ivory sale proceeds will go to conservation
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Tanzanian minister says only part of ivory sale proceeds will go to conservation

editor editor- March 19, 2010

Opponents of the proposed sale of ivory by Zambia and Tanzania took fresh hope and made snipe remarks over comments ... Read More

No ivory trade concessions says Kenya
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No ivory trade concessions says Kenya

editor editor- January 7, 2010

The Kenyan government has already given clear indication that they will not budge from their policy of a complete prohibition ... Read More

More ivory nabbed, suspects arrested in Eastern Africa
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More ivory nabbed, suspects arrested in Eastern Africa

editor editor- December 7, 2009

Information received indicates that in recent weeks over one and a half tons of ivory has been confiscated and recovered ... Read More