Thando Hopa

It’s About Time We Treat People with Albinism as Human Beings...

Twenty-four years into democracy and we still have people who live fearful because of what skin colour they were born with. Rituals and spiritual...

Elephant Conservationist Daphne Sheldrick Passes Away

Kenyan wildlife conservationist Daphne Sheldrick, famous for saving orphaned elephants, has sadly passed away at the age of 83, after a long battle with...

How Grace Mugabe Poaching Claims Benefit Zimbabwe’s New President

The headline on the Zimbabwe Herald could not have made it clearer: “Police tighten noose on Grace Mugabe.” The newspaper, for 37 years the mouthpiece...
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What China’s President Xi’s Extended Tenure Means for Africa

China’s decision to suspend presidential term limits is still reverberating around the world. The announcement, made after a vote by China’s parliament in March, prompted some...
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What does Financial Emigration Mean? Advice for South African Expats

Many South Africans leave South Africa unaware of their future plans. Perhaps they are going overseas on a year-long expat assignment, or they could...

Grace Mugabe Under Investigation for Running Ivory Poaching Syndicate

Former Zimbabwe First Lady, Grace Mugabe, is allegedly under investigation for running an ivory poaching syndicate, which also smuggled gold and diamonds out of...

Sudan’s Warden Writes Emotional Farewell to Last Male Northern White Rhino

The world has been shattered by the death of the last male northern white rhino, Sudan... but none more so that one of his...

Charlize Theron On ‘Praating Die Taal’ When You’re A South African...

Most South African expats do it. And most of them have been caught at it at least once... including one of SA's most famous...

Safety Tips for Travel to South African Game Parks with Just...

Recently, one of my followers asked me about exploring game parks around South Africa, as a woman... writes Annie DuPre-Reynolds. I’m very independent (just ask...
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Kalahari Transformation: Incredible Pics of Before and After the Rains

The Kalahari has been drenched in beautiful showers of wet, wonderful rain. The dry and arid soil, and vegetation, has soaked up the water...

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