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SADC, CITES & The Animal Rightists. The way forward

2019-07-12T13:17:47+02:00July 12th, 2019|

The next meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES 2019), is just around the corner.  This is the 19th Meeting of the Parties (CoP19) since 1975 and Africa is no further forward (than we were in 1975) in getting the convention to “work with African countries” to create legal markets for our wildlife and wildlife products.  Indeed, we have regressed.  And, lest we forget, the  purpose of  CITES is to REGULATE the wildlife trade on behalf of its 183 sovereign state members - NOT to PROHIBIT trade; and to make sure that whatever trade is permitted is [...]

China Hunting Show Shanghai – 20 to 23rd June 2019

2019-07-05T12:08:05+02:00July 5th, 2019|

Report back from China A first time show in the Asia Pacific, the China Hunting Show as expected received mixed results from exhibitors and safari outfits. As a new and potential market that can possibly expand on South Africa’s wildlife success story. The Chinese International Hunting Tourists will require more effort and long-term nurturing than other traditionally hunting based cultures, such as those found in Europe and America. Regardless, what the feeling was on the floor, the China Hunting Show certainly gave many an eye opener to a disciplined, organised and courteous Chinese people who welcomed all who visited. The China [...]

Freelance PH available for Northern Cape and Limpopo

2019-06-24T13:43:56+02:00June 24th, 2019|

  I am Rudolph Jooné, a true Kalahari hunter who believes strongly in respect for nature and the animals we hunt. Resides in Kathu but prepared to travel. Licensed for Northern Cape and Limpopo. Rifle safety is critical to me. To make my customers/hunters happy during every hunt, gives me great sense of satisfaction. Love to work with people and learn from their experiences. Work hard to find the animal the client wants. Have a fully equipped 4x4 hunting vehicle. I prefer walk & stalk type of hunts. This brings you closer to nature. Plenty of experience in plains [...]


2019-05-28T13:09:31+02:00May 28th, 2019|

The Botswana government has made the decision to lift its ban on hunting. In an emailed statement released on Wednesday, the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism said that the country would ensure that the “reinstatement of hunting is done in an orderly and ethical manner”. According to the government, the growing conflict between humans and wildlife (notably human-elephant conflict) and the negative impact of the hunting suspension on people’s livelihoods is one of the findings that led to the decision. Read full article....


2019-05-28T13:08:02+02:00May 28th, 2019|

Update from South African Air: they will now charge a firearm handling fee at check-in. Within South Africa USD 30 Within Africa USD 60 International USD 100 See the full details on their website https://www.flysaa.com/manage-fly/baggage/checked-baggage/special-baggage

Professional Hunter Hennie Minnaar is available

2019-05-10T12:38:01+02:00May 10th, 2019|

I have a positive outlook on life and enjoy working with people. I am emotionally mature and can strive above any difficult situation to reach my goals. I am dedicated to achieve the best results as a PH and Farm Manager AGE: 45 CONTACT: 083 610 1014 henniem322@gmail.com PH PERMIT: ZA/LP/94918 – 05/03/2022 NRCS SHOOTING RANGE – AZC2006/009 DRIVER LICENCE: PDP – 15/03/2021 CERTIFICATE: LEVEL 2 TRACKS & SIGNS PFTC ACREDETATION NO – T1507001 EXPERIENCE: FARM MANAGER – FARMING WITH EXOTIC ANIMALS PH – SINCE 2017

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Phone: +27 12 667 2048 / +27 82 887 9404

Fax: +27 12 667 2049

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