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Africa Live: Zimbabweans ‘pay to see president’, soldiers killed in DRC attack

Getty ImagesLord Hain made the accusation in the UK’s House of Lords Another London-based company has been dragged into South Africa’s sprawling corruption scandal. The international law firm Hogan Lovells has been accused of helping to hide state corruption. Hogan Lovells was hired to investigate alleged corruption at South Africa’s …

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Travel writer to lecture on African wildlife – GreenwichTime

Caption Close GREENWICH — Les de Villiers, an author, travel consultant and conservationist from New Canaan, spent weeks in the forests of Rwanda tracking gorillas and studying their behavior. De Villiers will share his experiences with the big primates at a lecture Jan. 24 sponsored by the Retired Men’s Association …

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Travel writer to lecture on African wildlife

Caption Close GREENWICH — Les de Villiers, an author, travel consultant and conservationist from New Canaan, spent weeks in the forests of Rwanda tracking gorillas and studying their behavior. De Villiers will share his experiences with the big primates at a lecture Jan. 24 sponsored by the Retired Men’s Association …

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Visiting SA to get a ‘fix’ then go on Safari? | The Home Of Great …

SA’s medical tourism an untapped treasure-trove 15 January 2018 – Medical tourism is an avenue that is often overlooked when considering tourism in South Africa, even though it is set to grow globally at an estimated 15% annually. Research by SA Tourism indicates that foreign spending on medical care in South …

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American trophy hunters condemn South African Lion Hunting

Is major SA hotel group continuing lion walks despite promises? The Dallas Safari Club, one of the largest trophy hunting organizations has come out strongly against captive-bred lion hunting, otherwise known as ‘canned’ lion hunting as unethical and not contributing to the conservation of wild lions. Captive-bred lion hunting is …

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Watch out for the cows crossing Jozini Dam

FIVE gutsy open-water swimmers will attempt the first ever crossing of the Jozini Dam gorge on Sunday, 21 January, to raise funds and awareness for CHOC (Childhood Cancer Foundation). The 8km swim up the gorge, which separates the Lebombo and Ubombo mountain ranges, will start at the entrance to the …

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Visiting SA to get a ‘fix’ then go on Safari?

SA’s medical tourism an untapped treasure-trove 15 January 2018 – Medical tourism is an avenue that is often overlooked when considering tourism in South Africa, even though it is set to grow globally at an estimated 15% annually. Research by SA Tourism indicates that foreign spending on medical care in South …

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Travel: Out of Africa

Having frequently taken a morning stroll up Table Mountain – a 1,086-meter cliff top commanding Cape Town, its shoreline, and the ocean view beyond it – former South African prime minister Jan Smuts climbed it one morning with a companion who, though half his 76 years, arrived at the summit …

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What an African safari teaches us about need vs greed

On a scorching day this New Year’s Eve, I found myself crammed into a small bus with a large number of my family and friends. We were making our way through a valley between the Langeberg and the Outeniqua Mountains in South Africa to see the big five animals of …

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Get ready for a big splash, Lifestyle News & Top Stories – The Straits …

Home-grown bespoke travel company Country Holidays is going places this year, with its acquisition by international luxury travel agency Scott Dunn. The deal, finalised on Jan 3, creates more choices for Singaporean travellers as Scott Dunn is among the world’s 10 biggest brands in luxury travel and has built a …

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