Lion Hunting

MPs seek end of captive lion trophy hunting in SA

Campaigns to ban the importation of captive-bred lion trophies have gathered steam in Australia, France, The Netherlands and the US in recent years

Rhino, elephant, lion fates to be decided at Cites

The most important conservation meeting in a generation will see debates on the future of more than 500 species.

Zim won’t take Zuma’s Cecil jibe lying down

President Jacob Zuma's "undiplomatic" reaction to the death of Cecil the Lion at US hunter Walter Palmer's hand fails to amuse in Zimbabwe.

Canned lion hunting ‘no longer tenable’

Public opinion is against lion hunting, says the president of SA's Hunters' Association, and changes must be made for a more acceptable policy.

Conservation’s biggest con job

South Africa’s lion hunting industry has little to do with conservation and everything to do with profit but it seems only foreign governments care.

Botswana minister in lion-trade scandal

In his latest lion deal, agriculture minister Christian de Graaff exported a huge shipment of lions to a canned hunting outfit in South Africa.

US hunter criticised over picture with dead lion in SA

A petition has been set up to bar US TV presenter Melissa Bachman from returning to South Africa after participating in a legal hunt.

Lions bred like lambs for slaughter

Despite efforts to ban the burgeoning business, canned lion hunting is bringing in big money from trophy - and bone - hunters.

Hunting industry earns SA R6.2-billion

In her budget vote, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has said that the industry shows the value of SA's biodiversity and would be supported.

Lion bones come back to haunt Number One

Nine months ago the Airports Company of SA embarrassed itself. Now, thanks to accidental timing, the embarrassment turns towards a mid-Guptagate Zuma.

YouTube video draws focus to trophy hunting in SA

A new video of a canned lion hunt has been making waves on the internet, bringing renewed attention to trophy hunting in South Africa.

NGO to take Acsa to court for ‘censoring’ advert featuring Zuma

Avaaz.org on Sunday announced that they were taking Airports Company SA (Acsa) to court for removing posters about lion hunting from OR Tambo Airport.

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SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories