Tony Carnie, Author at Latest News

Tendele’s mining rights are “illegal and invalid” – however, legal rules are legal

Tendele Coal Mining Company was slammed by a Pretoria High Court judge last year for its “outrageous” and “aggressive” behavior and for behaving like an “unruly horse”. But a Pietermaritzburg High Court judge has now ruled that the company’s mining rights remain legally valid, despite an earlier ruling that they were invalid and illegal. In … Read more

Locally extinct ‘smoky giraffes’ reintroduced to Iona National Park ushers in new era for conservation in Angola

Angolan giraffes are returning home to southeastern Angola after an absence of several decades. It comes after 14 of these towering animals were reintroduced to Iona National Park after a 1,300km overland trek from neighboring Namibia last week. This unique subspecies of the world’s tallest animal (also known as the “smoky giraffe” due to its … Read more