Latest News for: Malawi wildlife


NI expats: ‘Meeting my daughter when she was nine months old motivated me to move to Malawi’

Belfast Telegraph 14 May 2022
Thomasena, originally from Holywood, lives and works in Malawi with her now 15-year-old daughter and five cats ... “At the time of first coming to Malawi, I was deputy president of the students’ association at university ... “From our friends, who are like family, to the amazing wildlife populations, Malawi is a beautiful country,” Thomasena says.

Malawi: Malawi Moves to Reduce Rise in Pangolin Trafficking

All Africa 07 Mar 2022
Wildlife authorities say pangolin-related arrests in Malawi more than tripled between ...

Malawi Moves to Reduce Rise in Pangolin Trafficking

Voa News 06 Mar 2022
Trafficking in pangolins continues to rise in Malawi as the country registers a drop in ordinary wildlife crime, such as trafficking in elephant tusks and rhino horns. Wildlife authorities say pangolin-related arrests in Malawi more than tripled between 2019 and 2020.

Here’s What’s New on Paramount+ in February 2022

The Wrap 04 Feb 2022
An all-new original film, new “Star Trek,” and all the “Jackass” you could possibly want are all coming to Paramount Plus in February. Below we’ve assembled a complete list of everything new on Paramount+ this month, including the premiere of “Star Trek. DiscoverySeason 4 on Feb. 10. On Feb ... Originals, Exclusives and Events. Feb ... Malawi Wildlife Rescue.

Imperial College London’s Cancel Campaign Against Its Own Founders

Quillette 21 Jan 2022
Imperial College London was founded in 1907 ... Two individuals were central to its foundation ... His single largest donation created the Beit Trust to support projects in Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Malawi. The trust continues to provide resources for schools, hospitals, wildlife conservation, and postgraduate scholarships for study in South Africa and the UK ... .

SADC: A victim of its own success

The Voice Botswana 16 Nov 2021
Minister Kereng reiterated Botswana’s unwavering commitment to the AWCF, at a forum that included wildlife authorities from Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, European Commission and the United States of America.

Chinese Wildlife Trafficker Challenges Malawi Court Sentence

Beijing News 30 Oct 2021
BLANTYRE, MALAWI - A Chinese national has filed a challenge at the Malawi High Court against a 14-year jail sentence, which a lower court gave him last month after he was convicted of three wildlife crimes ... Brighton Kumchedwa, director of Malawi's Department of National Parks & Wildlife, said the government was ready to face Lin again in court.

A taste for pangolin meat and the fall of an African wildlife cartel

Indian Express 19 Oct 2021
Investigators say Lin, a 48-year-old Chinese citizen, played a central role in turning Malawi into a wildlife crime hot spot ... The severity of the prosecutions of Lin and his colleagues sends a strong message to other criminals that Malawi now takes wildlife trafficking very seriously, Rice said.

Prince Harry calls for moratorium on oil and gas development in southern Africa after branding ...

The Daily Mail 15 Oct 2021
... to Botswana's wildlife ... Prince Harry on October 28, 2016 while he worked in Malawi with African Parks as part of an initiative involving moving 500 elephants over 350 kilometers across Malawi from Liwonde National Park and Majete Wildlife Reserve to Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve.

Malawi: UK Injects K460 Million in Malawi's Wildlife Crime Fight

All Africa 02 Oct 2021
United Kingdom (UK) has injected over £460,000 (K460m) into the fight against illegal wildlife trade in Malawi ....

Malawi court sentences Chinese wildlife trafficking kingpin to 14 years in jail

Mongabay 30 Sep 2021
Malawi’s illegal wildlife trade crackdown has earned a Chinese national 14 years in jail ... found.” Acting on a tip about his whereabouts, the Malawi police, in conjunction with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, arrested Lin in the capital, Lilongwe, in August 2019.

Malawi Court Hands Lengthy Prison Term to Chinese Wildlife Trafficker

Voa News 29 Sep 2021
A Malawi Magistrate’s Court in the capital, Lilongwe, has sentenced a Chinese national, described by some as one of the biggest African wildlife trafficking kingpins, to 32 years in prison after convicting him on three wildlife crimes ... out of Malawi for at least a decade.

China illegally trafficking wildlife from Africa

Beijing News 18 Aug 2021
In July 2020, a court in Malawi sentenced nine members of the continent's most notorious Chinese wildlife smuggling gang led by a husband-wife duo 'Lin-Zhang' to prison for trafficking rhinoceros' horn, ivory, hippopotamus teeth and scales from pangolins in Africa ... wildlife trade.

Return of the pack: African wild dogs’ epic journey to a new home in Malawi

The Observer 30 Jul 2021
“The feeling is absolutely surreal and so emotional,” says Cole du Plessis, coordinator of the Wild Dog Range Expansion Project, who this week oversaw the successful translocation of the 14 African wild dogs from South Africa and Mozambique to Malawi’s Liwonde national park and Majete wildlife reserve.

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