Latest News for: Malawi wildlife


Villagers In Central Malawi Face Attacks from Elephants

Beijing News 23 Sep 2023
Blantyre, Malawi - Residents in areas surrounding Malawi's Kasungu National Park are criticizing two wildlife organizations for allegedly enabling deadly elephant incursions ... Patricio Ndadzela, the representative of IFAW in Malawi and Zambia, said work is in progress to fence the remaining part of the park.

Has William stolen Harry's eco-crown? How the warring princes are both battling to be the ...

The Daily Mail 17 Sep 2023
The announcement came six years after Prince William founded the charity United for Wildlife, in partnership with the Royal Foundation. Its aim was to protect species endangered by the illegal wildlife trade ... Prince Harry is seen marking an elephant while taking part in a wildlife project in Malawi in 2016.

Airlink touches down in Malawi with Lilongwe and Blantyre routes

TravelDailyNews 07 Sep 2023
Last year, Malawi featured in Lonely Planet’s top 10 Best in Travel countries. Tourist attractions include Lake Malawi (Africa’s third-largest and the ninth biggest in the world, which is more like an inland sea), wildlife, adventure and its rich cultural heritage.

Giraffes range across diverse African habitats − we’re using GPS, satellites and statistics to track ...

Caledonian Record 30 Aug 2023
Michael Brown, CC BY-NC ... Michael Brown, CC BY-ND ... In October 2021, conservation scientists and local wildlife officials translocated 10 South African giraffes over 1,600 miles (2,600 kilometers) from South Africa to Malawi. There they joined 13 giraffes already in Majete Wildlife Reserve, helping to expand the group into a sustainable population ... ....

Fourteen giraffes find new home in Angola

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 Jul 2023
Together, we are building a future where both people and wildlife thrive,” said Abias Huongo, of the Angolan environment ministry ... In 2021, South African giraffes made the trip from South Africa to Malawi, where they joined the 13 giraffes that had been successfully introduced to Majete Wildlife Reserve in 2018.

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 ... .

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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.

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