Source: News24 Johannesburg – Scientists say they have discovered the first fossil of a dinosaur in Angola, and that it’s a new creature, heralding a research renaissance in a country slowly emerging from decades of war. A paper published on Wednesday in the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences describes a long-necked, plant-eating sauropod, Read More
Source: The Huffington Post Scientists saw cheetahs in southern Angola for the first time in three decades since the now-ended civil war devastated the animal’s habitat, a conservation group said Wednesday. After a three day survey in the arid Iona district of Angola bordering Namibia, cheetah specialist Laurie Marker reported the sighting of cheetahs!
Southern Africa and East Africa are 2 very popular and well-visited areas for holidays & safaris. However, the question that we normally have to answer is; “If I had to choose… Which is better – East Africa or Southern Africa?” Now, both areas are amazing and it’s hard to compare and, of course, we think Read More
By Louise Redvers, BBC News, Luanda In the past, most people who went to Angola were searching for oil, diamonds or landmines. Now, the country is also proving a big draw for fossil hunters – known in the scientific community as palaeontologists – who have described Angola as a “museum in the ground”. Angola was Read More
Nicola travelled with Jenman Safaris from the 19th May to the 30th May 2009 on our Angolan 4×4 Expedition which included Iona National Park, Ruacana Falls, Ova-Himba’s, Baobab Forest, Ancient Welwitchia’s, Lake Arco, Leba Pass, Lubango, Tunda Vala Escarpment. Nicola was referred to Jenman Safaris from one of her friends who had recently travelled with Read More
With stability returning after a protracted civil war, and a few pioneering safari operators entering the mix, Angola is once again a destination of choice for those intrepid souls seeking unique cultural experiences. Here, Mark Stratton rubs shoulders with the people of the Namib Desert in the nations southwest. Our Toyota Land Cruiser ground to Read More
Angola has officially started its plans to repopulate Angola’s Kissama National Park. This park in Angola is HUGE… measuring an area of 990,000 hectares. Kissama National Park is one of the largest in the world and was once a hunting reserve. But this was declared a National Park on the 11th December 1957 – which Read More
Packing list – Head torch, GPS, Sense of adventure – Yip – got them all. What else did I need other than a few clothes, a map & some business cards? Setting off horribly early for a Sunday morning, Garth Jenman & I (Rebecca) flew from Cape Town to Ondangwa, via Windhoek in order to Read More