Latest News for: Malawi wildlife


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.

African wild dogs return to southern Malawi for the first time in 20 years

Mongabay 30 Jul 2021
These animals are just a few of the 14 African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus), also known as painted wolves, recently released in Liwonde National Park and Majete Wildlife Reserve in southern Malawi, where the endangered species hasn’t been seen in about 20 years ... In Malawi, as in ...

Minister Usi Opens Art Exhibition in Lilongwe, Says Malawi Yet to Realise Best From Creative Industry

All Africa 12 Jul 2021
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife, Michael Usi said Malawi is yet to realise the best from its creative industry despite showing some bright spots as a sector that can significantly contribute to the county's economic growth ....

Minister Usi Says U.S. Malawi's True Partner

All Africa 05 Jul 2021
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife, Michael Usi has said Malawi cherishes its partnership with the United States (US), which has existed for many years ....

World News Quick Take

Taipei Times 30 Jun 2021
The sightings of the cat, weighing about 9kg to 16kg, inside Virachey National Park were part of a three-month research project on wildlife aimed at better managing conservation work, the ministry said on Tuesday. MALAWI ... Former Reserve Bank of Malawi governor Dalitso Kabambe and ...

New project breathes fresh life into Malawi’s Kasungu National Park

Independent online (SA) 10 May 2021
Chief of Party for Malawi- Zambia Landscape Project, a joint project by the two countries to combat wildlife crime, Patricio Ndadzela, said Kasungu National Park used to host 1 500 elephants 20 years ago but in 2015 the population had dwindled to 40.

Irish citizen killed in Burkina Faso was in ‘awe’ of wildlife and natural world

The Irish Times 28 Apr 2021
The Zambian-born Irish citizen who was killed by terrorists in Burkina Faso dedicated his life to wildlife protection in areas of conflict. Conservationist Rory Young was co-founder and president of anti-poaching organisation Chengeta Wildlife. He was raised in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Malawi: Malawi Achieves 91% Conviction of Wildlife Crimes

All Africa 17 Apr 2021
Malawi achieved 91% conviction rate of 251 wildlife crime cases, says an overview of wildlife prosecutions prepared by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) ....

Pining for wildlife? Build your own menagerie with a symbolic adoption

Stars and Stripes 28 Jan 2021
Sheltering in place has significantly shrunk our wildlife-viewing opportunities ... "Symbolically adopting animals allows these projects to continue to protect wildlife without placing volunteers, staff or animals at risk," said Meredith Whitney, an animal rescue program officer with the International Fund for Animal Welfare ... Malawi.

Malawi: Tourism Booming in Lake Malawi National Park

All Africa 07 Dec 2020
More than 8 000 local people have visited Lake Malawi National Park since last year, the figure which the Department of Parks and Wildlife has said is the highest in a decade ....

UK Military’s Overseas Base Network Involves 145 Sites in 42 Countries. Encircling China? Global Military Presence

GlobalResearch 26 Nov 2020
It is the first time the true size of this network has been revealed ... The current Defence Secretary, Ben Wallace, has gone further ... A more overt British presence is maintained in Malawi, where British soldiers are assigned to counter-poaching missions in Liwonde National Park and the Nkhotakota and Majete Wildlife Reserves ... Mathew Talbot in Malawi ... * ... .

Folk singer Ann Jangle cycles from South Africa to Kenya

Independent online (SA) 06 Nov 2020
Folk musician and composer, Ann Jangle, cycled from South Africa, through Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, to Kenya, in an effort to raise awareness for endangered wildlife while, at the same time, uplifting communities through music.

Stop The Illegal Wildlife Trade: The detection dogs sniffing out wildlife crime

The Independent 19 Oct 2020
Until an illegal wildlife trade report was published in May 2015, Malawi’s role in one of the world’s largest transnational organised crimes was largely unknown ... Danna, one of five dogs in Malawi’s first Wildlife Detection Dog Unit, passes luggage at Kamuzu International Airport.

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