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Protecting Kenya’s elephants with drones

Protecting Kenya’s elephants with drones

At Kenya’s Mara Elephant Project, staff are turning to drones as a vital tool for keeping wild elephants safe.

The Maasai Mara region in southwestern Kenya is 1 510 square km of iconic African landscape, where you’ll find lions, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras, and these days, drones, which are being used to keep wild elephants alive.

One tusk from an adult elephant can easily weigh over 40kg and with elephant ivory selling for up to $3,000 per kg on the open market, these animals are walking goldmines for poachers.

The income generated from killing elephants is not just...

The new Defender – taking to the road

The new Defender – taking to the road

Recently, Land Rover revealed its new Defender range. This icon has been reimagined for the 21st century.

The all new Defender is clever, capable and...

It’s on, like Comic Con (Africa 2019)

It’s on, like Comic Con (Africa 2019)

Comic Con Africa 2019 runs for four incredible days from 21st – 24th September but tickets for Saturday, 21st of September, are unfortunately ALL...

Lego, Friends and Central Perk – need I say more?

Lego, Friends and Central Perk – need I say more?

For the Lego fans who may feel their building is always stuck in second gear… Lego have launched the new 21319 Lego...

Castle Lager launches #OneHeartBeat

Castle Lager launches #OneHeartBeat

As our national rugby team prepares to claim a champion’s title in Japan, South Africa’s national beer, Castle Lager, also steps up to the...

Lumkani – SA start-up combatting shack fires

Lumkani – SA start-up combatting shack fires

South African start-up, Lumkani, has installed its early warning fire detection system in 20 000 homes across South Africa, taking the number of homes...

Huawei launches HarmonyOS

Huawei launches HarmonyOS

At the Huawei Developer Conference today, Huawei launched HarmonyOS – a new microkernel-based, distributed operating system designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across...

Get the drop on Crosscall

Get the drop on Crosscall

Ever heard of Crosscall? Me neither… until now. Soon this brand will be a household name…

So in a couple of weeks’ time, I’ll be...

Be safe, be almost hack-proof

Be safe, be almost hack-proof

Our mobile devices are packed with valuable data– banking and social media logins, work-related emails and files, personal information like ID numbers and addresses,...

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