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Across the African continent the populations of both species of African elephants – forest and savanna – have been declining due to habitat loss, poaching and human-wildlife conflict. Maybe a key to their salvation lies in their dung?
Lamu soared to fame after Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, and his then-wife Jerry Hall, visited in the 1970s. Yet this Kenyan island has been continuously inhabited since the 13th century and offers more than just an idyllic getaway.
On the morning of 5 September 2017, the inhabitants of Saint-Louis, a regional capital on Senegal’s northwest coast, woke to a strange scene. The statue of Louis Faidherbe that had formed the focal point of the Square Faidherbe since 1887 had fallen.
Conservation and Community Program Manager at Singita’s lodges in Rwanda, Claudine Tuyishime, shares where to walk, rest and grab a bite in the capital.
African Wild Dogs are misunderstood, persecuted and now critically endangered — acclaimed photographer Margot Raggett sheds light on this unique species.
While a rainforest once spanned the continent, Africa is now home to just 8% of the world’s ancient woodlands.
Cousin to cultured Zanzibar, Mafia Island is Tanzania's smaller and lesser-known island destination. Lying some 160km to the south, it’s also the domain of ocean giants.
From aardvark to mozzies to Zululand, we have you covered.
Boasting a long list of accolades, Takudzwa Mutezo tells us about the best museums, bars and markets to visit in her guide to Harare.