April 19, 2013

Joy over cheetah cubs

By Jana-Mari Smith The hard work by the folks of AfriCat paid of this week when a rehabilitated cheetah gave birth to three cubs on April […]
May 30, 2016

The AfriCat Foundation – Conservation through education

I’m sure you’ve seen the heading “Okonjima, home of the AfriCat Foundation”? In our Autumn issue we learnt that at Okonjima tourism supports conservation - but where exactly does AfriCat fit in? Back in the 1970s the Hanssen family ran Okonjima near Otjiwarongo as a successful cattle farm, but increasing stock losses due to large predator attacks on their livestock forced them to explore alternative farming methods (you can read the full story in issue no. 17 of Travel News Namibia).