Latest News for: Malawi wildlife


Muli bwanji Malawi! Airlink to launch new Lilongwe and Blantyre routes

TravelDailyNews 01 Jun 2023
Malawi becomes the 16th country to be included in Airlink’s comprehensive route network ... Sustainable wildlife and tourism are vital to Malawi’s economy ... Tourist attractions include Lake Malawi (Africa’s third-largest, which is more like an inland sea), wildlife, adventure and its rich cultural heritage.

Hippo Capsizes Canoe in Malawi, Leaving 1 Person Dead, More Than 20 Missing

Voa News 15 May 2023
A one-year-old boy is dead and more than 20 people are missing in southern Malawi after a canoe carrying 37 people flipped when it was hit by a charging hippopotamus ... Brighton Kumchedwa, director of the Department of Parks and Wildlife in Malawi, told VOA that his department is aware of the problem facing people in Nsanje.

Malawi eyes 'greater opportunities' with PH ties

The Manila Times 07 Apr 2023
MALAWI President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera has expressed hope that his country and the Philippines would create "greater opportunities for cooperation." ... Malawi is a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, known for its diverse wildlife, scenic landscapes, and beautiful lakes, including Lake Malawi, the third largest lake in Africa.

Pachyderm perfume: How African elephants use odor to communicate

Phys Dot Org 03 Apr 2023
Professor Louw Hoffman from UQ's Queensland Alliance of Agriculture and Food Innovation co-led a study of elephants in wildlife parks in Malawi, which found that smell was used to distinguish characteristics including age, health, reproductive status and family relationships between elephants. The research was published in Scientific Reports ... M ... DOI.

South Africa is in the midst of crisis. So why did its government want to ...

CNN 08 Feb 2023
The controversial sponsorship deal, which has been conditionally approved but not yet finalized, is reported to be around $58 million (R1 billion) ... Meanwhile Malawi’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Wildlife signed an agreement last month with Spanish Segunda Division side Club Deportivo Leganes to become one of its rotating main sponsors ... .

Zinc Media Launches Atomic TV

Videoage 18 Jan 2023
Unknown Amazon With Pedro Andrade for Vice Media Group; Malawi Wildlife Rescue for Blue Ant Media; Mysteries of the Deep for Science Channel; and the Secrets of the Mega for Channel 5 ... Networks ... ....

National park in Malawi, southern Africa, sets benchmark for reducing human-animal conflict and restoring habitat ...

South China Morning Post 07 Jan 2023
Wildlife populations are growing in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park after new managers engaged with local villagers to improve their lives and reduce poaching and illegal fishing ... .

How rehoming wildlife from rhinos to bison can revive threatened species

The Observer 29 Dec 2022
In July 2022, African Parks completed the ambitious move of 263 elephants, 80 buffalo, 128 impala, 33 sable, 81 warthog and 109 waterbuck from Malawi’s Liwonde national park to the country’s Kasungu national park ... Wild dogs are safely released after translocation from South Africa and Mozambique to Majete wildlife reserve in Malawi.

Malawi Waives Visa Fees for Key Tourism Source Countries

Beijing News 17 Dec 2022
Simon Mbvundula, spokesperson for the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife in Malawi, said the action is based on research that found the country was losing tourist business to other African countries because of its high visa fees ... Malawi instituted visa fees in 2015 to all the countries that required Malawians to pay visa fees.

Travel to Africa: Top 20 holiday destinations that have eased COVID-19 curbs

Gulf News 18 Oct 2022
The Okavango Delta, the Chobe National Park, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and the Moremi Wildlife Reserve offer wildlife spotting opportunities ... The country offers a combination of rainforest, wildlife, bustling African markets, beaches and culture ... Malawi. MALAWI ... Wildlife parks Liwonde and Majete are accessible for safaris.

Wildlife charity headed by Prince Harry is blasted after three men were killed by elephants ...

The Daily Mail 04 Oct 2022
Prince Harry's wildlife charity has come under fire after three people were trampled by elephants amid a large translocation operation in Malawi ... Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) in July to move more than 260 elephants from the Liwonde national park to Kasungu.

Prince Harry wildlife NGO under fire after elephants kill three in Malawi

The Observer 02 Oct 2022
Two wildlife organisations, including one headed by Prince Harry, have been accused of caring about animals more than people after three men died following an elephant translocation in Malawi ... “Human-wildlife conflict in a country like Malawi is very real and the impact on local ...

Zimbabwe starts de-horning its rhino population to deter poachers

Independent online (SA) 20 Sep 2022
... Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, according to its spokesperson Tinashe Farawo, citing a Bloomberg report ... In Malawi, being found in possession of a rhino horn or any other protected wildlife specimen is an offence that contravenes Section 113 of the Wildlife life Act.

Mission to safeguard 30 million hectares of Africa’s protected areas

Independent online (SA) 02 Sep 2022
African Parks currently manages 20 parks in 11 countries across Africa, including Kafue (Zambia), Akagera (Rwanda) and Liwonde (Malawi) National Parks, in partnership with governments for the benefit of local communities and wildlife ‒ the largest and most ecologically diverse ...

Giants of the Animal Kingdom: Cheetah prowling in the morning sun and thoughtful mountain gorilla ...

The Daily Mail 28 Aug 2022
A fundraiser launched today that means people can buy a magnificent wildlife print with 100 percent of profits going towards the conservation of African Parks. More than 100 photographers have come together to sell the Prints for Wildlife to benefit the non-profit parks ... Marion Payr, the co-founder of Prints for Wildlife, said.

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