As of 26 June 2013, the western black rhino has been declared extinct. According to Inhabitat, based on a report from International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the rhino species has officially disappeared from the face of the earth.
I'm a wordsmith from the tiny dorpie of Queenstown. I spend most of my time reading and inventing new words. I travel a lot, I think, well in my mind I do. The stuff I’ve read so far has taken me to places beyond imagination. Now it’s time to do the real thing. Join me in my journey to Xanadu.
Ever wondered what your favourite holiday destination looked like from the sky? From Mount Everest in the Himalayas to the Garden Route in South Africa, we look at 20 of the best aerial views in Africa and beyond.
Convicted rhino poacher Wawito Mawala was sentenced to 21 years in jail for the murder of his accomplice Erasmo Mazivele, even though it was a wildlife ranger that shot and killed him. Ingwavuma Regional Court magistrate, MA Khumalo sentenced Mawala to 15 years for the murder of his hunting companion, and a further nine years for unlawfully hunting rhino and a year for trespassing in an area where game was likely.
Two years ago, Kiem Lam quit his job and set out to discover the world. 17 countries, 343 days and 6237 photographs later, he created this video titled Time is Nothing // Around the world.
A team of scientists with the Smithonsian Institute have discovered a new fish species at a deep reef off Curaçao in the Caribbean.
British-owned low cost airline fastjet’s plans to launch its South African operations in the first week of July have hit another obstacle: but it’s not all bad news.
Lion’s Rock Big Cat Sanctuary in the Free State welcomed four lions and two tigers to it’s premises yesterday. International animal welfare charity Four Paws rescued the felines from Onesti Zoo in Bacau Country, Romania, before moving them to Lion’s Rock.
Sailing has become restricted to experts and honeymooners. This shouldn’t be the case. So, to help you get back to the water, we have put a list of top 10 sailing spots in Southern Africa.
A collection of this week’s funniest signs from across the globe.
If your dad is the active and adventurous type then it’s time to think out of the box this Father’s Day. Here are 10 things to do that are a little more manly than your average pair of socks. Go on, he’ll appreciate it …