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27 May 2020

Miriam Makeba: 9 passports, no pass

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An article about Miriam Makeba's life written by Lindokuhle Nkosi.

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27 May 2020

FCO Updates – 27 May 2020 

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries.

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26 May 2020

FCO Updates – 26 May 2020 

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries.

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21 May 2020

New pygmy seahorse discovered, first of its kind in Africa

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IN ROUGH, BOULDER-STREWN waters off eastern South Africa, researchers have found a new species: a pygmy seahorse about the size of a grain of rice.

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21 May 2020

FCO Updates – 21 May 2020 

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries.

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20 May 2020

Honey bees: Why these pollinators are so important

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World Bee Day is celebrated annually to commemorate the birth date of Anton Jansa, who is considered to be the pioneer of beekeeping. The environmental day was established by the United Nations General Assembly for the key role that bees play regarding sustainable development.

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20 May 2020

FCO Updates – 20 May 2020 

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries.

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19 May 2020

Local award winning documentary wins at WTM Africa 2020

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The Blood Lions campaign in conjunction with Love Africa Marketing has won Most Compelling Digital Story in the inaugural African Travel Week Travel & Tourism Awards.

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19 May 2020

FCO Updates – 19 May 2020

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries.

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19 May 2020

Tanzania re-opens to tourism

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Following meetings held on 11 and 12 May the United Republic of Tanzania has announced that thanks to the decrease in COVID-19 cases tourism will restart in Tanzania from 18 May 2020

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18 May 2020

FCO Updates

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries.

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18 May 2020

Fears of Surge in Elephant Poaching, as Corona Virus Halts Tourism

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Lockdown cripples the ecotourism industry, which is central to conservation efforts. This in turn leads to new challenges in protecting the vulnerable African elephant.

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15 May 2020

FCO Updates – 15 May 2020

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries.

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15 May 2020

African Habitat Conservancy takes on Babanango Game Reserve project in northern KZN

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In conjunction with conservationists, private investors, and the Emcakwini Community, African Habitat Conservancy (AHC) has undertaken its first project, the Babanango Game Reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

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15 May 2020

An African Literary Festival for the Age of Coronavirus

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Book events worldwide are on hold, but Afrolit Sans Frontieres uses social media to host frank discussions around writing, creativity, sex, and violence.

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14 May 2020

FCO Updates – 14 May 2020

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries.

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14 May 2020

UNWTO Releases a COVID-19 Technical Assistance package for Tourism Recovery

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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a Tourism Recovery Technical Assistance Package to offer guidance to Member States in response to COVID-19. The package is structured around three main pillars: economic recovery, marketing and promotion and institutional strengthening and resilience building.

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14 May 2020

Comedy Wildlife Photography shares best entries

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The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2020 competition is now in its 6th year and runs until 30 June. It was founded by two professional photographers who wanted to create a competition platform focusing on the lighter side of wildlife.

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13 May 2020

WTTC - New measures unveiled to re-establish confidence in Travel & Tourism

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The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector has unveiled a range of new worldwide measures to restart the sector.

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13 May 2020

FCO Updates – 13 May 2020

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In the last 24 hours, the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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