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Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continues
Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continuesArticle

The magazine category offered no surprises in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's (ABC) first quarter (Q1) of 2019, with declining circulations of the past few years continuing...

Danette Breitenbach 9 May 2019

2019 Eco-Logic Awards finalists announced
2019 Eco-Logic Awards finalists announcedArticle

The finalists in the eighth annual Eco-Logic Awards, presented by The Enviropaedia, have been announced with the awards to be presented on 5 June, World Environment Day...

9 May 2019

High-profile poaching arrest made in Kruger National Park
High-profile poaching arrest made in Kruger National ParkArticle

In an intelligence-driven anti-poaching operation on 1 May, a former SANParks employee was arrested on poaching charges...

3 May 2019

KNP adjusts gate quotas for 2019 Easter holidays
KNP adjusts gate quotas for 2019 Easter holidaysArticle

The Kruger National Park management is urging visitors to be aware of gate quotas that will be in effect this coming Easter long weekend...

17 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: A wrap on three days of tourism business success
#WTMA19: A wrap on three days of tourism business successArticle

With new connection, continent-building deals and a sense of excitement about where African travel and tourism is headed, the final day of World Travel Market Africa 2019 ended its three days of travel trade on a high note...

15 Apr 2019

#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!
#Prisms2019: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

The 22nd Prism Awards, celebrating excellence in the public relations and communication industry were held at The Capital on The Park in Sandton, Johannesburg on 14 April...

14 Apr 2019

Map of Africa unveiled, set to boost local SA tourism economy
Map of Africa unveiled, set to boost local SA tourism economyArticle

The symbolism of the map pays homage to the African continent and boasts a circumference of 30 metres...

28 Mar 2019

Karoo lion finally on his way back to park after almost month-long escape
Karoo lion finally on his way back to park after almost month-long escapeArticle

The young lion that escaped the boundaries of the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West almost a month ago has finally been found...

14 Mar 2019

High levels of E.coli confirmed around the Knysna estuary
High levels of E.coli confirmed around the Knysna estuaryArticle

SANParks manager for Knysna Megan Taplin has confirmed that unacceptably high levels of E.coli have been found in the vicinity of the Ashmead Channel...

13 Mar 2019

Lion's Head visitors urged to stay clear of demarcated areas
Lion's Head visitors urged to stay clear of demarcated areasArticle

SANParks has requested that public visiting the Table Mountain National Park adhere to signage informing them of areas not open on parts of Lion Head. These sections, which include newly installed staples and chains are still being assessed...

6 Mar 2019

New survey raises concerns about elephant poaching in Botswana
New survey raises concerns about elephant poaching in BotswanaArticle

Botswana has an elephant poaching problem. The numbers far exceed previous years according to a new survey...

Ross Harvey 4 Mar 2019

Four suspected poachers, staff arrested
Four suspected poachers, staff arrestedArticle

The South African National Parks (SANParks) on Friday, 15 February, announced the arrest of four suspected poachers including a staff member in an intelligence driven operation...

18 Feb 2019

Magazines ABC Q4 2018: Magazine freefall continues
Magazines ABC Q4 2018: Magazine freefall continuesArticle

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's Total Magazine circulation was disappointing for both the quarter and year as percentage decline for both are higher than the other quarters in 2018...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Feb 2019

Female elephant spotted roaming Knysna forest
Female elephant spotted roaming Knysna forestArticle

SANPark scientists have confirmed that a female elephant, the same subspecies as all the other elephant populations in South Africa, is roaming the Knysna forest...

7 Feb 2019

3 KNP field rangers arrested
3 KNP field rangers arrestedArticle

Three field rangers have been arrested on suspicion of poaching in the Kruger National Park...

17 Jan 2019

Toyota increases support for anti-rhino poaching
Toyota increases support for anti-rhino poachingArticle

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has continued its support in the fight against rhino poaching by refurbishing six vehicles belonging to SANParks..

4 Dec 2018

2018 SANParks Kudu Awards winners announced
2018 SANParks Kudu Awards winners announcedArticle

SANParks recently held its 14th Kudu Awards ceremony celebrating its employees, as well as multiple stakeholders who play a pivotal role in strengthening conservation in SA...

22 Nov 2018

Discover Table Mountain's magnificent floral kingdom with a bespoke fynbos tour
Discover Table Mountain's magnificent floral kingdom with a bespoke fynbos tourArticle

The Cape Grace Hotel Fynbos Tour offers in-house guests the unique opportunity to experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and its fascinating floral kingdom while sipping on a delightful range of wines...

Issued by Cape Grace 15 Nov 2018

SANParks and Welgevonden Game Reserve enter partnership agreement
SANParks and Welgevonden Game Reserve enter partnership agreementArticle

SANParks and Welgevonden Game Reserve have signed a partnership agreement, which "comes at an opportune time to effectively enhance security, address socio-economic challenges and bolster development opportunities..."

12 Nov 2018

Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3
Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3Article

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's Total Magazine circulation decline continued in Quarter 4 by 1% on the previous quarter, and by 13.7% on the prior year. However, this decline is less than Q2's decline of 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 2 Nov 2018

SANParks buys Foxbat light aircraft to combat rhino poaching in KNP
SANParks buys Foxbat light aircraft to combat rhino poaching in KNPArticle

A whopping R2,940,000 was raised over the past year for the MyPlanet Rhino Fund thanks to 34,000 supporters...

2 Nov 2018

Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018
Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018Article

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) has named the finalists for the 2018 President's Awards...

25 Oct 2018

8 suspected poachers nabbed in Kruger National Park
8 suspected poachers nabbed in Kruger National ParkArticle

SANParks earlier this week welcomed the arrest of eight suspected rhino poachers during counter poaching operations inside the Kruger National Park...

25 Oct 2018

Total South Africa accelerates its SANParks service stations' solarisation project
Total South Africa accelerates its SANParks service stations' solarisation projectArticle

Total South Africa reveals a model of their solar service stations at Skukuza Camp and celebrates 60 years of partnership with SANParks in the Kruger National Park...

Issued by Total 23 Oct 2018

Toyota donates Hilux to assist anti-poaching activities
Toyota donates Hilux to assist anti-poaching activitiesArticle

Toyota South Africa Motors has donated a brand new Toyota Hilux to the South African National Parks in an effort to curb rhino poaching in South Africa...

23 Oct 2018

Black rhino carcasses found in Zakouma National Park
Black rhino carcasses found in Zakouma National ParkArticle

The rhino were among a group of six black rhino translocated to Chad from South Africa earlier this year...

22 Oct 2018

Communities urged to help fight rhino poaching
Communities urged to help fight rhino poachingArticle

The call follows the recent arrest of six suspected rhino poachers at a guesthouse in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal...

22 Oct 2018

Bursary to increase careers in conservation
Bursary to increase careers in conservationArticle

The Schalk Willem Theron Trust has entered into a partnership with SANParks and Nelson Mandela University to create a bursary programme aimed at assisting students studying nature conservation...

8 Oct 2018

Garden Route National Park adds an extra day to SANParks Week
Garden Route National Park adds an extra day to SANParks WeekArticle

The Garden Route National Park has added one more day, Saturday, 15 September 2018 to the South African National Parks Week campaign...

14 Sep 2018

Here's to entering the West Coast way of living
Here's to entering the West Coast way of livingArticle

I recently got to experience the blooming Spring season on a road trip to the West Coast, which is just about an hour and a half's from Cape Town; and although the flower season is nearing its end, it sure does make for an amazing sight...

Robin Fredericks 14 Sep 2018

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Why there's resistance to coal mining at a world heritage site in South AfricaArticle

There are fears that new mining operations in the north east of South Africa could threaten communities, tourism and the environment...

Llewellyn Leonard 13 Sep 2018

#TourismMonth: NMBT, Ofentse Boloko team up to explore Addo Elephant National Park with 14 Khayalethu youth
#TourismMonth: NMBT, Ofentse Boloko team up to explore Addo Elephant National Park with 14 Khayalethu youthArticle

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism in collaboration with Mr PE UberMann, took 14 youths from the Khayalethu Youth Centre to Addo Elephant National Park to explore various tourism activities...

13 Sep 2018

#LiveYourWild during South African National Parks Week 2018
#LiveYourWild during South African National Parks Week 2018Article

From Monday, 10 September until Friday, 14 September 2018, South Africans are invited to visit the 19 South African National Parks (SANParks) across the country for free, to experience what the parks have to offer...

4 Sep 2018

West Coast, Table Mountain National Parks to get new gate access technology
West Coast, Table Mountain National Parks to get new gate access technologyArticle

South African National Parks is introducing new gate access technology at Table Mountain and West Coast National Parks on November 1st 2018; the new gate technology is expected to streamline ticket purchase and quick access for visitors to these parks...

29 Aug 2018

Rhino poachers sentenced
Rhino poachers sentencedArticle

Over 360 suspected rhino poachers have, in the past six, months been handed ranging sentences as authorities continue to combat the scourge...

20 Aug 2018

Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continues
Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continuesArticle

The decline in magazine circulation continued unabated. Total Magazine circulation declined by 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2018

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Communities urged to fight against wildlife crimeArticle

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has encouraged community members to work with the South African National Parks (SANParks) and government to preserve South Africa's heritage...

31 Jul 2018

Former SANParks head receives 2018 WWF Living Planet Award
Former SANParks head receives 2018 WWF Living Planet AwardArticle

Mavuso Msimang, former SANParks head, has received the 2018 WWF Living Planet Award for his significant contribution to the environmental sector...

25 Jul 2018

SANParks announces countrywide free access week dates
SANParks announces countrywide free access week datesArticle

"The week in partnership with Total South Africa and FNB is meant to cultivate a sense of pride in South Africa's natural, cultural and historical heritage, protected by the national parks system."

2 Jul 2018

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Rhino poacher sentenced to 5 years' imprisonmentArticle

Arrested last year inside the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West while allegedly attempting to poach rhino...

28 Jun 2018

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SANPark's 2018 Kudu Awards now open for entriesArticle

The South African National Parks' 2018 Kudu Awards winners will be announced in Gauteng in October...

21 Jun 2018

Field rangers arrested for suspected rhino poaching
Field rangers arrested for suspected rhino poachingArticle

Two field rangers, suspected of being involved in rhino poaching, were arrested on Monday morning, 18 June...

19 Jun 2018

Total South Africa celebrates a 60-year partnership with SANParks
Total South Africa celebrates a 60-year partnership with SANParksArticle

Total South Africa and South African National Parks entered a partnership in 1958, for Total South Africa to provide fuel services to all national parks around the country...

Issued by Total 19 Jun 2018

SA policeman, former army general among those arrested for alleged rhino poaching
SA policeman, former army general among those arrested for alleged rhino poachingArticle

Four fresh rhino horn and five heavy calibre weapons were seized...

24 Apr 2018

#WTMA18: An inside look at the Google Trekker Project
#WTMA18: An inside look at the Google Trekker ProjectArticle

This was more than just putting South Africa on the map, it was a nation-building project with a common cause...

Robin Fredericks 23 Apr 2018

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