We are a community newspaper based in Hoedspruit, South Africa, that has its bias towards wildlife and conservation. We aim to have local, original, and relevant content that is both thought provoking and educational. We also strive to maintain a high standard of journalism.
The town of Hoedspruit is renowned as one of the safest towns in our country, and it is through the activities of both Farm Watch and Town Watch that bear testimony to this fact.
Powered by the Field Guides Association of southern Africa (FGASA) and hosted by Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kimberlee Le Hanie became the first woman to win the prestigious Safari Guide of the Year competition.
For as long as mankind has been watching the sky, one object more than most has stood out in the glittering heavens. The Moon is the Earth’s only large, natural satellite.
Building on the success of its 2022 pilot campaign in the Western and Eastern Cape provinces, the award-winning health education initiative, FAST Heroes, is gearing up for its 2023 campaign, inviting primary schools nationwide to register and help save lives.
Wildlife rangers operate on the very frontline of conservation across Africa, routinely making personal sacrifices to put their lives on the line to protect the continent’s wildlife and habitats.
Everyone in Hoedspruit is now blatantly aware of the serious sewage problem that has enveloped the town
Christopher Tosi’s #86daysinkruger is a journey of one man’s experience living in the wilderness of Kruger National Park, which started on 29 June 2022. Chris is still in the Kruger, ten months later, documenting every moment of every day on Instagram with stories showcasing the jewel of South Africa to the world, with the aim of raising R8.6 million for Smile Foundation South Africa.
The writing’s on the wall: If we don’t find innovative ways to channel finance into conservation, we will not be able to reverse the decline of our endangered species or meet our ambitious (but vital) international conservation commitments. And SA’s first tax incentive for threatened species such as rhino, lion and endangered plants might just be the solution.