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Jeroen Beekwilder - 19 Apr 2017

The elephant has been an icon of African wildlife for many years. To see one in the wild is often a primary reason for people to do an African safari. But will it be around for many more years?

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Erik Joosten - 11 Apr 2017

Sabi Sands Game Reserve is located in Mpumalanga, a province situated to the west of Kruger National Park. Sabi Sands is the oldest private park in the country, and it has an excellent reputation for outstanding lodges and safaris…

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Sue Watt - 10 Aug 2016

In Zimbabwe, Sue Watt meets the local people of Hwange, Cecil’s beautiful former home, and discovers how safari operators are helping them to improve their lives…

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Wouter Vergeer - 06 Jul 2016

The Tanzanian government has thrown the safari industry into a state of confusion by introducing a value-added tax (VAT) of 18% to many tourist services previously exempt from VAT. The changes became applicable as at 1 July 2016…

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Stuart Butler - 21 Apr 2016

A month ago Asilia Africa invited a person of great intellect to come and sit in on their wildlife safari guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. Now, please don’t tell Asilia this, but that person…

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Stuart Butler - 14 Apr 2016

For the past three weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘mosquito/testse fly on the wall’ at an Asilia Africa safari guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. For the first week I learnt all about the birds that…

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Stuart Butler - 07 Apr 2016

For the past two weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘fly on the wall’ (a really annoying, biting, buzzy one at that) at an Asilia Africa Safari Guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park…

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Stuart Butler - 27 Mar 2016

“Stupid bird likes to pull every Helens hair” said Pietro with a grin, “Remember this and it will help you with identification”. We were in Tarangire National Park, which forms the southern piece in a jigsaw of stunning national parks in northern Tanzania…

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Stuart Butler - 21 Mar 2016

Stuart Butler will be joining the acclaimed safari guide and conservation group, Asilia Africa as a ‘fly on the wall’ at one of their wildlife guide training camps in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park…

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Jarred Manasse - 23 Feb 2016

Kenya is one of the world’s most iconic safari destinations. Every year, thousands of tourists from all corners of the globe flock to East Africa to experience what an authentic African safari is like…

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