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Amakhala Book and Conservation (ABC) Reading Camp

17 January 2019

In December 2018, some 15 Grade 2 and 3 pupils from Sidbury Primary School enjoyed an exciting new experience at the first ever ABC Reading Camp – the Amakhala Books and Conservation Camp – as part of the literacy programme being implemented by...

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Amakhala Celebrates Healthy, Self-Sustainable and Wild Cheetah

04 December 2018

Each year the Amakhala team joins in a global observance of International Cheetah Day, celebrating both Amakhala’s own flourishing cheetah and the progress made in re-establishing healthy, self-sustainable and wild cheetah in Southern Africa.


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Gone But Never Forgotten - Rhino Remembrance Day, 16 November

16 November 2018

This year, as we do every year on 16 November, our guides and guests at Amakhala Game Reserve meet for a moment of solemn silence at "God’s Window". Here stands a special Rhino Remembrance Memorial bearing the names of Chippy, Isipho and Geza -...

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Young Artist from Amakhala Craft Centre Showcases Her Work

20 October 2018

23-year-old Sesethu Ntlanjeni is a young and talented artist studying art and graphic design through Intec College. Born and bred in Paterson, Eastern Cape, Sesethu is one of Amakhala Game Reserve’s local artists, creating beautiful arts and...

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Connecting Kids To Nature Changes K9 Handlers Life

19 September 2018

Growing up in a Paterson orphanage, Azola could not have known that one day he would be a wildlife warrior, protecting his natural heritage while inspiring the youth in his community. Yet for the passionate Amakhala Foundation team, it is exactly...

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Amakhala Supports World Elephant Day 2018

10 August 2018

The Amakhala team enthusiastically supports World Elephant Day, an opportunity to celebrate the magnificent elephants we protect and treasure, and to appreciate their crucial role in our environment. This year’s celebration is also extra special,...


Amakhala Celebrates World Ranger Day

30 July 2018

In celebration of World Ranger Day on 31 July, Amakhala Game Reserve extend their heartfelt appreciation and thanks to all Rangers and Field Guides for their hard work, passion and dedication.

Amakhala Game Reserve believes that being a Ranger...


That’s historic! Witness the arrival of Amakhala’s new hippos!

13 July 2018

It was a significant and historic moment when hippos recently splashed into the Bushmans River coursing through the beautiful Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The Amakhala team is delighted to welcome back this...

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New Protected Environment Announced for the Eastern Cape

25 June 2018

Amakhala Game Reserve is one of eight Eastern Cape reserves that form part of the newly-enacted Indalo Game Reserves Protected Environment, which recently received “Protected Environment” status under the Eastern Cape Biodiversity Stewardship...

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Local learners pledge to care for our forests

25 June 2018
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Proud to play its part in creating awareness about the importance of protecting our environment, the Amakhala Foundation celebrated World Environment Day 2018 on 5 June by hosting an Educational Day at the Amakhala Conservation Centre for Grade...

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