News from ATTA

29 May 2020

Join the Kgalagadi birthday celebrations

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Safaris, camping, and sightseeing are not on the cards for South Africans just yet. Level 3 regulations stipulate that national parks and game reserves will remain closed.

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29 May 2020

FCO Updates – 29 May 2020 

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

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28 May 2020

FCO Updates – 28 May 2020 

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

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28 May 2020

Game reserve welcomes first wild dog pups in a decade

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Londolozi Private Game Reserve has had no wild dog births since 2010. Recently a healthy litter of 10 beautiful pups was born and the new arrivals are reason to celebrate, as painted wolves are listed as endangered on the IUCN’s Red List.

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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

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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13 May 2020

Western Cape initiative supports local tour guides

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The Western Cape Government, Wesgro the Western Cape’s Official Tourism, and Film Agency have launched a new ‘One Day in the Western Cape’ campaign to support the tourism industry.

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13 May 2020

Crane takes on elephant in Kenya

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Cranes are generally very territorial birds and can make quite a scene, especially when they feel their eggs or young are under threat. An incredible sighting of a crowned crane taking on an Ellie who came a little too close for comfort was shared with LatestSightings.com by WildEearth’s SafariLive show.

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12 May 2020

FCO Updates – 12 May 2020

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

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12 May 2020

South Africa’s bountiful waterfalls

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South Africa is a melting pot of diversity. From a multitude of cultures to a natural world laden with endemic animals and plant life.

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12 May 2020

Live reptile show to stream online

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For those who are at their wits’ end for what to do with the kids over the weekends, this may be the solution to your problems.

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11 May 2020

FCO Updates - 11 May

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

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11 May 2020

Jabu and Morula swim in the Okavango flood plains

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The Living with Elephants Foundation is an NPO based in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. The foundation rescues African elephants and gives them a second chance at life. Currently there are two elephants in their care: Jabu and Morula.

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11 May 2020

Adopt an Acre - Ideas to raise revenue to support conservation during the pandemic

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With the closing down of safari tourism for the immediate future as a result of the global Coronavirus Pandemic there is growing concern about the welfare of those Maasai communities who depend on the income from tourism in the conservancies.

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10 May 2020

FCO Updates – 10 May 2020

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

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10 May 2020

Motherhood in the animal kingdom

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Motherhood is a different tale for each and every being on this planet. To celebrate the upcoming Mother’s Day, we want to showcase what motherhood looks like in the animal kingdom.

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06 May 2020

FCO Updates - 06 May 2020

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

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05 May 2020

FCO Updates - 05 May 2020

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

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05 May 2020

Leopard visits Skukuza Golf Club

With lockdown, animals all around the world have been sighted in areas uncommon to their usual territory.

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05 May 2020

KZN hippo holidays in Mozambique

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While none of us can go on holiday just yet, the animal kingdom seems to take great pleasure in rubbing salt in our wounds.

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04 May 2020

Kenya Airways Notice to Agents 002F and 005C

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In line with the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority notice in order to mitigate the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Kenya Airways have therefore temporarily suspended their services as follows: International & Domestic flights suspended till 20th May 2020.

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04 May 2020

MKTE 2020 Cancelled

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Due to the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) would like to inform you that the Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE), which was to be held from 7 - 9 October 2020, has been cancelled. An alternative date will be communicated.

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04 May 2020

FCO Updates - 04 May 2020

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

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01 May 2020

FCO Updates - 01 May 2020

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

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