Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 10

Written by Neil Harmse   Chapter 11. An Expedition into Mozambique     The 1980s were a busy time for conducting walking trails and I also got involved with game control operations. By way of something different, I was asked by my good friend Loot...

Elephants and Mega Wildlife

Written by Richard Lendrum It was just over 20 years since I last sat down and had dinner with Johan after his life-altering buffalo attack.   Much has changed in Johan Calitz’s life since then; and what a treat to catch up and spend five whole days with this...

Hunting Mozambique with Mashambanzou

Written by Randy Pretzer   I am not much of an author, but my wife and I hunted the Zambezi River area of Mozambique in 2022 and I wanted to share our story.   This trip was purchased at an SCI auction as a crocodile hunt with Mashambanzou Safaris, although I was able...

Sango Wildlife Lodge & Camp

As I write this – John Ledger is fighting for his life in an ICU at a leading hospital in Joburg. He is either about to – or has had some big heart operation to try unclogging his arteries. It will be a tough ask for any surgeon as John, by his own admission has...

Classic and Contemporary African Hunting Literature

Facing Down Fear John Sharp (Ex Montibus Media, 2021, 336 pages.) Reviewed by Ken Bailey   That bigger-than-life professional hunters are not relegated to a bygone era becomes quickly evident when reading John Sharp’s Facing Down Fear (Ex Montibus Media, 2021,...

African Conservation Awards 2022

Winners at the Game Rangers Association of Africa 2022 African Conservation Awards © GRAA Africa’s conservation heroes were celebrated at the prestigious awards ceremony at the African Rangers Congress in Botswana on 17 September. The awards are an annual celebration...