A new association representing the interests of professional hunters, opposed to hunting captive-bred lions, has been formed in South Africa. Dorrington told News24 the mandate of the Custodians of Professional Hunting and Conservation South Africa was to “promote only ethical and responsible conservation-based hunting principles, such as hunting only under fair chase conditions”.
Keenan Davidse showed he was over the illness that confined him to a hospital bed for four days by shooting an 8-under 63 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Joburg Open. The 28-year-old South African missed the cut in Mauritius last week as a flu virus ran through his family, and he checked himself into the hospital ahead of the Johannesburg event.
South Africa will push ahead with its nuclear expansion plan but will now do so at a slower pace, as weak economic growth means there is less demand for power, Energy Minister David Mahlobo said on Thursday. David Mahlobo, South Africa's Minister of Energy, speaks during the Energy Indaba conference in Midrand, South Africa December 7, 2017.
Shocked Steinhoff shareholders have wiped more than $ 12 billion off its value since it revealed “accounting irregularities” and parted ways with its chief executive, in a dramatic fall from grace for the South African retailer. Once a must-have for investors who backed its reinvention as an international retail empire including brands such as Mattress Firm and Poundland under veteran CEO Marcus Jooste, Steinhoff ( This collapse also leaves South African tycoon Christo Wiese, Steinhoff biggest shareholder and chairman, seriously out of pocket, eroding more about $ 2.8 billion of his net worth.
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