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30 June 2020

FCO Updates – 30 June 2020

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

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29 June 2020

FCO - Updates 29 June 2020

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

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29 June 2020

Mara Conservancy - Protecting the Mara Triangle

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The effect of Covid-19 is having a worldwide impact on conservation, and in Kenya, the Mara Triangle is facing the gravest crisis in its 72-year history as a protected area.

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26 June 2020

FCO Updates - 26 June 2020

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

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26 June 2020

Ghana launches US$9 million Tourism SMEs support scheme

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Ghana’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has, launched a $9 million tourism support programme aimed at  financially assisting Small and Medium Enterprises(SMEs), within the tourism, hospitality, arts and culture sectors.

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25 June 2020

FCO Updates - 25 June 2020

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

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25 June 2020

Sardine Fever takes over KwaZulu-Natal

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The Sardine Run, also known as the ‘Greatest Shoal on Earth’, is a natural phenomenon that sees massive sardine shoals move along South Africa’s east coast toward KwaZulu-Natal. With them, comes all sorts of predators: gannets, dolphins, sharks, whales and more.

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24 June 2020

FCO Updates - 24 June 2020

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

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24 June 2020

Ramaphosa opens infrastructure symposium, laying path for SA beyond Covid-19

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President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also African Union chairperson, presented the opening keynote address at the inaugural Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium of South Africa (SIDSSA) on Tuesday, 23 June. The conference aims to spur infrastructure investment in SA and inspire similar efforts across Africa.

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23 June 2020

FCO Updates 23 June 2020

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

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23 June 2020

School of Wildlife Conservation launches Research Department

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The founding goal of the African Leadership University’s School of Wildlife Conservation (SoWC) is to ensure that one of Africa’s greatest assets – her wildlife – directly benefits her people.

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23 June 2020

We Are Victoria Falls Communications Initiative

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“We Are Victoria Falls” is an independent, public-private initiative representing the tourism community of Victoria Falls.

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22 June 2020

FCO Updates- 22 June 2020

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

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22 June 2020

Northern Cape gets four new nature reserves

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The arid Karoo is a treasure trove of unique plant species and the ‘inselbergs’ (rock protrusions, literally translated to ‘island mountains’) in the area are home to several rare succulents. These flora have long been under threat from mining and plant poachers, according to World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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19 June 2020

FCO Updates - 19 June 2020

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

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19 June 2020

Queen to honour Ghana's fundraising WW2 veteran Pte Joseph Hammond

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A 95-year-old Ghanaian World War Two veteran is to be honored by Queen Elizabeth for his fundraising efforts. Private Joseph Hammond walked two miles (3.2km) a day for a week in May, raising $35,000 (£28,000) for frontline health workers and veterans in Africa.

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18 June 2020

Rwanda Guidelines for Re-Opening Tourism Activities during COVID-19

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The principles and considerations outlined in these guidelines were compiled through reference materials including from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), Global Association for Attractions Industry, World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Rwanda Ministry of Health (MoH) guidelines on COVID-19 prevention.

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18 June 2020

Rwanda Re-opens for Tourism!

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Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is pleased to announce the reopening of tourism activities as well as the resumption of international travel for charter flights, effective 17 June 2020. The well-being of all travelers is our top priority and we have therefore put robust health and safety guidelines in place.

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18 June 2020

FCO Updates - 18 June 2020

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

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17 June 2020

Migaloo the white humpback whale spotted

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Migaloo, the elusive white humpback whale has been spotted once again off the South Coast of New South Wales in Australia, presumably on his annual migration to Queensland from Antarctica.

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17 June 2020

FCO - Updates 17 June 2020

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

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17 June 2020

Application for Membership - Kili Villa

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Kili Villa has applied to join ATTA®. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10-day period. (See objection procedure below).

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16 June 2020

Photos For Food: Wildlife photos to feed people in South Africa

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In an effort to help alleviate hunger in and across the local South African communities, a group of friends and nature guides have collaborated to bring you an amazing collection of wildlife photographs, through Photos For Food initiative.

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16 June 2020

FCO Updates - 16 June 2020

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

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15 June 2020

Kruger National Park’s best bush sounds

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SANParks are open and wildlife enthusiasts lucky enough to live in the surroundings of game reserves have been enjoying the sights and sounds of the bushveld again.

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15 June 2020

FCO Updates - 15th of 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 June 2020

Application for Membership - One Horizon Africa

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One Horizon Africa has applied to join ATTA®. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10-day period. (See objection procedure below).

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12 June 2020

Scenes from snowy South Africa

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Winter has settled in across parts of South Africa. Along with the cooler temperatures, parts of the country have received some early winter snow. The major cities are in for a chilly few days and areas like Sutherland and the Drakensberg are in for a few sub-zero mornings.

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12 June 2020

FCO Updates - 12 June 2020

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

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11 June 2020

Pilanesberg National Park reopens tomorrow Friday 12 June

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The North West Parks Board has confirmed that Pilanesberg will open tomorrow [Friday, 12 June]. Under Level 3 restrictions, only day visitors are allowed.

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11 June 2020

FCO Updates - 11 June 2020

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

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10 June 2020

Waterberg wild dog pack relocated to Lapalala Wilderness Reserve

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In a joint effort by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), Lapalala Wilderness Reserve and Tintswalo Lapalala, a free-roaming pack of 10 wild dogs was successfully captured and relocated to Lapalala Wilderness Reserve in the Waterberg (Limpopo).

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10 June 2020

FCO Updates - 10 June 2020

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

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10 June 2020

Application for Membership - Andreas Fox Safaris

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Andreas Fox Safaris has applied to join ATTA®. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10-day period. (See objection procedure below).

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09 June 2020

FCO Updates 9th of June 2020

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

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09 June 2020

Sightings from first day back in Kruger

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South African safari-goers have a passionate love affair with the Kruger National Park and the joy was palpable as eager game spotters visited the Park yesterday for the first time in months.

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09 June 2020

Application for Membership - How Many Elephants

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How Many Elephants has applied to join ATTA®. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10-day period. (See objection procedure below).

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08 June 2020

A message for World Oceans Day

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There can be no environmental justice without social justice. A very short sentence, with millions of lives and stories behind it. The story of Fatou Samba and hundreds of courageous women fish processors, fighting against the plundering of the oceans by international industrial vessels sent to suck up the fish populations they rely on to survive.

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08 June 2020

FCO Updates - 8th June

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

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08 June 2020

Application for Membership - OpentourAfrica

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OpentourAfrica has applied to join ATTA®. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10 day period. (See objection procedure below).

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05 June 2020

Drive-in cinemas make a comeback in SA

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A drive-in cinema is a classic form of entertainment and one which is making a comeback. In a post-lockdown world, we are all going to be hyper-conscious of the places we go and the hygiene measures taken to ensure their cleanliness.

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05 June 2020

FCO Updates - 5th June

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

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04 June 2020

FCO Updates - 4th of June

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

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04 June 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Tourism Sector Lobbies for Earlier Phased Safe Reopening of International Inbound Tourism to South Africa

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Tourism Sector Lobbies for Earlier Phased Safe Reopening of International Inbound Tourism to South Africa

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03 June 2020

Southern right whales headed to SA and you can adopt one

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Winter means whale season and it’s an exciting one for marine enthusiasts. The Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis, is a baleen whale species only found in the Southern Hemisphere and a winter visitor to South Africa.

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03 June 2020

FCO Updates - 3rd June 2020

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

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03 June 2020

Application for Membership - Talking Stick Global

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Talking Stick Global has applied to join Atta. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10 day period. (See objection procedure below).

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02 June 2020

FCO Updates - 2nd June 2020

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

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02 June 2020

Three leopard cubs spotted in rare occurrence

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The Cape Leopard Trust recently shared an image of a female leopard with three leopard cubs that were taken on a camera traps at an undisclosed location.

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01 June 2020

Abandoned baby caracals rescued by Owl Rescue Centre

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Two adorable baby caracals were recently rescued by the Owl Rescue Centre after being found abandoned in the North West province.

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01 June 2020

FCO Updates - 1st of June 2020

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

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01 June 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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