An Open Letter to IOL by John Nash

Dear IOL Your article, “UK hunt club slammed for trophy-hunting safari auction in South Africa”. by Shaun Smillie (October 29) contained a number of misleading statements. You describe the Avon Vale Hunt as “A fox hunting club in the United Kingdom”.  Fox hunting with hounds has been illegal in the UK for a number of …

The Black Rhino Cows’ Horns Stand Between the Species’ Survival and its Extinction

I HAVE JUST READ A NUMBER OF SCIENTIFIC OPINIONS about the safety of cutting off a black rhino’s horns for the purpose of protecting the species from poachers. The authors claim that there were no deleterious effects and that wild populations of black rhinos were unaffected by the dehorning process. The way in which this …

An Explanatory Report for Ellie Goodchild – DEFRA

Re: DEFRA, the British Parliament & the Banning of Hunting Trophies to the UK campaign. Dear Ms. Goodchild, I must thank you for your openness and honest desire to properly resolve this important issue. In order to give you some professional insight into this matter, from the point of view of managing wildlife in Africa, …

NSPCA Moves Website Offshore to Bypass Jurisdiction of SA Internet Authority Following Suspension

East London, 27 October 2021 — The Internet Service Provider Association (ISPA) has again confirmed today (27 October) that the NSPCA’s website was indeed suspended by South African hosting firm Xneelo yesterday (26 October) following an ISPA take-down notice.  Following this, the NSPCA brazenly elected to evade the authority of South Africa’s Internet industry body …

Suspension of NSPCA Website because of Defamatory Content

DEFAMATORY CONTENT ABOUT LIVE EXPORTS RESULTS IN SUSPENSION OF NSPCA’S WEBSITE East London, 26 October 2021 Al Mawashi SA today has welcomed a web hosting company’s compliance with the Internet Service Providers’ Association’s (ISPA) code of conduct, and for acting upon their client’s misconduct that went against its Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP). The web hosting …

CONCOURT Ruling: NSPCA Loses Battle Against AL Mawashi

  East London, 13 August 2021 — Al Mawashi South Africa this week welcomed a landmark Constitutional Court ruling over long-haul shipment of livestock to Middle Eastern markets.  The country’s apex court dismissed the NSPCA’s application to appeal the Supreme Court of Appeal’s ruling over a case it lost at the Makanda High Court last …

Quo Vadis South Africa?

To those South African citizens and politicians who have been concerned about the  Gupta-State-Take-Over in South Africa, please be advised: YOU AINT SEEN NOTHING YET!  In practically all Western countries the animal rights brigade is at an advanced stage of taking over government wildlife policy making. A recent report from Idaho in America has revealed …

Hunting and Agriculture Uniquely Used To Reduce Poaching In Zambian Community

By Emmanuel Koro About 45 years later, Zambia’s implementation of wildlife anti-poaching strategies has helped to increase South Luagwa’s elephant population and the culture of community wildlife and habitat conservation. Wildlife in Luangwa suffered heavy poaching that reduced big elephants herds from 90 000 in 1975 to about 1 000 by 1988.   Hunting in communities that …

TGA: Open Letter to Director General CIC and President Dallas Safari Club

Attention Mr Tamás Marghescu – Director General CIC Mr Mark Little – President Dallas Safari Club Re : Your document – Joint statement on South Africa’s captive bred lion shooting. I have read the emails which passed between yourselves and Stephen Palos to which I do not want to comment. Nevertheless, every letter that I …

SAPA Open letter to the Director General CIC & the President Dallas Safari Club

Mr Tamás Marghescu – Director General CIC Mr Mark Little – President Dallas Safari Club Re : Your document – Joint statement on captive bred lion shooting The South African Predator Association has been involved in the nature-based industry for many years now, and we are aware of the dynamics within your organisations. We assume …