African Hunting Gazette

Apr 1st

2021

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

On safari with… Drikus Swanepoel

When and where were you born? 10 March 1985 in Windhoek, Namibia How did you get into hunting – what was it that influenced you? I was raised on a cattle ranch in central Namibia where hunting was part of growing up. With whom did you train, apprentice and learn from? When I was in […]

Mar 12th

2021

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

Rhino horn trade continues at an alarming rate in SA, despite COVID-19

South Africa’s Minister for Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, announced at the beginning of February 2021 that rhino poaching during 2020 had declined by 33% compared to the year before. A total of 394 rhino were poached in 2020 compared to 594 killed in 2019. She also said this marked the sixth year that […]

Feb 24th

2021

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

Sitatunga

This antelope has a relatively long-haired and shaggy coat; both sexes have white chevron between eyes. The bushy tail is brown above and white below, and have longer hooves than any other antelope (to 1 cm/7.0″). The extremely long hooves, capable of splaying widely, are an adaptation to assist walking on mats of floating vegetation […]

Feb 6th

2021

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Gorongoza in Mozambique – Rising and Rising

The story of Gorongoza National Park in Mozambique is a remarkable epic of hope and of restoration after destruction. It is the story of the resilience of nature and its wild creatures, given the human commitment to nurture and conserve wild places and wild animals. This commitment is the fundamental key to success. Protected areas […]

Jan 30th

2021

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Qorokwe: From Hunting to Prime Photographic Area

The Okavango Delta in Botswana is the 1000th World Heritage Site. In the southeastern corner of this gem, you find Qorokwe, a 5-star photographic lodge, in a community concession. Johan Calitz Safaris has been working with the local community in this area since 1998. The Qorokwe Zone was used for hunting up until the hunting […]

Jan 18th

2021

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The Gerenuk

The most bizarre looking of the gazelles, the gerenuk gives a first impression of being of an impala with very long legs and neck. Which is why it is sometimes called the giraffe-necked antelope. The ears are quite large, as are the eyes, and the muzzle has a “pinched” appearance. The upperparts are rufous-fawn, with […]

Jan 9th

2021

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

On safari with Thierry Labat

Both my parents immigrated to then Rhodesia from Mauritius. My father was only 20 years old in 1964 when he left Mauritius to come and work in the sugar industry in a place called Hippo Valley, in south-eastern Rhodesia. He started as an assistant section manager, then manager, until he was able to buy his […]

Jan 3rd

2021

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

Namibia Running Out of Patience with CITES

At the Eighteenth Conference of the Parties (CoP18) to CITES held last year, five southern African countries, Namibia, Angola, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia proposed that the ban ontrade be lifted. These countries constitute the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA-TFCA) which holds two-thirds of the continent’s approximately 400,000 African elephants. The Conference rejected this proposal, which […]

Dec 15th

2020

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

On Safari in Africa with… Russ Lovemore

Q: When and where were you born? A: I was born in Port Elizabeth in 1967. Grew up on a farm in the nearby Paterson area. Q: How did you get into hunting – what was it that influenced you? A: My father was not a hunter, however both my grandfathers were and their stories […]

Dec 1st

2020

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

Namibia’s Khomas Hochland

In the early eighties, the history of the Khomas Hochland Conservancy began. The Conservancy was founded to get neighboring farmers together and to reintroduce game species into the area. It was an important step to get the farmers together to combine the interests of game and cattle farmers. The Khomas Hochland Conservancy is situated about […]

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