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Level 3 – Subsistence hunting allowed

2020-06-09T08:30:12+02:00June 9th, 2020|

LEVEL 3 - SUBSISTENCE HUNTING ALLOWED - The latest Courtesy of Game & Hunt Daily The definition HUNTING FOR THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE HUNTER ACQUIRING GAME MEAT FOR FOOD SECURITY was included in the 05 June Biodiversity Directions published in the Government Gazette (No. 43409, Note 660) by the Department Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, and signed by Minister Barbara Creecy. The directions published on Friday, if read with the guidelines as confirmed via email by the national Department of Environmental Affairs on Thursday 04 June to WILDLIFE RANCHING SOUTH AFRICA, in short means the following is allowed: Hunting for the primary [...]


2020-06-05T08:38:56+02:00June 5th, 2020|

PRESS RELEASE TOURISM SECTOR LOBBIES FOR EARLIER  PHASED SAFE REOPENING OF INTERNATIONAL INBOUND TOURISM TO SOUTH AFRICA JOHANNESBURG, 4  June 2020 – South Africa’s tourism private-sector, under the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), have been engaging on the Tourism Recovery Strategy currently being developed by South African Tourism. TBCSA is advocating unequivocally for the earlier phased reopening of international tourism to South Africa this year to as soon as September 2020. This data-driven recovery strategy has been presented to relevant government authorities and is guided by government’s risk-adjustment strategy as well as the preparation that the tourism industry has [...]

Breaking News: Hunting open over Provincial borders

2020-06-04T13:13:39+02:00June 4th, 2020|

Wildlife Forum: Declaration of the invalidity and unconstitutionality of the Regulations published 28 May 2020 The declaration of the invalidity and unconstitutionality of the Regulations that were published on 28 May 2020 for Alert Level 3, is suspended for a period of 14 business days from date of the judgment. This means that the regulations remain in place for the mentioned period. Your interpretation is correct, as we have received clarity from the relevant approval structures that hunting may be done in the following manner while the Alert Level 3 Regulations remain in place: Hunting may be done for subsistence purposes; [...]

Hunters for Hunger Project

2020-05-22T08:37:08+02:00May 22nd, 2020|

PHASA FOUNDATION wants to remind you about the HUNTERS CARE for HUNGER project. Hunting came to an abrupt halt in Africa. This was all due to the Covid-19 virus and up to now, we could not figure a way to put food on needy peoples’ tables. Now we need more than ever to show that hunters care! Most probably you and I reading this letter today, woke up and had something to eat and drink for breakfast. We also know that yet again, there will be food on the table for a 2nd or maybe even a 3rd meal before we [...]

Travel Tip: Corona Virus

2020-03-06T14:20:38+02:00March 6th, 2020|

TRAVEL TIP: PHASA remains vigilant on developments regarding the movements and behaviour of the Corona-virus (Covid-19 virus) infection across the world and continue to engage with the international health and tourism fraternity to keep our clients updated on this issue. The World Health Organisation reported that there was zero risk impact on travellers visiting South Africa and that no travel or trade advisories or restrictions were issued. The Tourist Business Council of South Africa issued the attached link to keep us updated on the situation worldwide.

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