Four lions, dubbed the 'Pride of Tshwane', found hacked to death in reserve

2019-10-25 18:05

Four lions were found dead in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve with their paws and jaws missing.

SanParks says it doesn't own the 14 lions spotted outside Phalaborwa

2019-06-07 19:42

The South African National Parks (SANParks) has stated that a pride of 14 lions reportedly spotted near a mining area outside Phalaborwa does not belong to the Kruger National Park.

A small cottage in the Free State lets you sleep near 77 lions for R1,500 a night

2019-01-08 13:31

Lion House is a small cottage in South Africa with over 70 lions just steps from the front door. You could stay the night for just $104.

Abused lion from Spain makes her home in SA, meets a friend

2018-10-22 19:52

An abused lion from Spain is recovering and adapting to a safer existence in South Africa after being rescued.

American execs are paying R27,000 a day to learn how to track lions – and to become better at business – in Mpumalanga

2018-08-06 06:20

The course promises (male) business leaders “a community of like-minded men to support you" on a journey to find “effective strategies for your life and livelihood”.

WATCH: Devastated predator park owner discovers poisoned lions and tiger

A Vaalwater predator park owner was distraught to discover four of his beloved big cats were poisoned in the early hours of Friday morning.

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Cuddle Me, Kill Me - A true account of SA’s captive lion breeding and canned hunting industry by Richard Peirce

2018-05-02 14:52

Warning: Content may upset sensitive readers. As the world reacts to news of a recent lion attack, we take a look at a book that details why captive lion breeding and canned hunting should be abolished.

Suspected lion poachers nabbed in Limpopo

2017-02-03 11:19

Five men have been arrested in Phalaborwa for allegedly poaching lions, Limpopo police say.

The Lions are a 'massive brotherhood' - Stormers captain

Stormers co-captain Juan de Jongh weighs in on why he thinks the Lions have been so competitive the past few seasons, considering they have relatively few high-profile players in their squad. Watch.

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Watch: Lioness tries to be a good host and opens family car door

2015-03-06 12:38

Another reason to always lock your door when in South Africa


A Canadian couple photographed themselves kissing in front of a lion they killed in South Africa, and people are outraged

2019-07-17 05:52

Darren and Carolyn Carter, from Edmonton in Alberta, posed with the dead lion while trophy hunting in South Africa.

Watch: Lions rescued from Gaza settle into their new SA home – and feel grass under their feet for the first time

2019-04-29 21:10

Motan and Pisa, two lions rescued from the notorious Rafah Zoo in Gaza and re-homed at Lionsrock near Bethlehem in South Africa’s Free State province, were released into a bigger part of their enclosure.

How we arrived at a $1bn annual price tag to save Africa’s lions

2018-11-09 05:45

A billion dollars a year would secure Africa's lions, its landscapes and the livelihoods of millions of people nearby.

Lion lovers say artificially breeding ‘large felids’ not what big cats need

2018-09-05 14:00

Local conservation groups were not overjoyed at the news that the first two African lion cubs conceived via non-surgical artificial insemination were born at Ukutula Conservation Centre and Bio­bank in North West Province.

Abused lion cub rescued from Paris finds new home in South Africa

2018-07-10 12:36

A lion cub rescued from a Paris apartment has found a new life... in South Africa.

The real story behind canned lion hunting in SA

2018-05-09 10:23

Follow environmental journalist and safari operator Ian Michler, and Rick Swazey, an American hunter, on a trip to uncover the realities of the multi-million-dollar predator breeding and canned hunting industry in South Africa.

Lions’ share not an easy feat

2017-04-02 07:10

The Lions moved five points clear with a final score of 34-29 after they won a thrilling clash with the Sharks at Ellis Park yesterday.

Hunters association to defend its decision on captive-bred lions

2016-11-17 20:59

The Professional Hunters Association of South Africa says it will go to the Pretoria High Court to defend its decision regarding the hunting of lions bred in captivity.

Without R6bn hunting industry SA game bubble to burst

2015-06-29 16:19

In this response, Biznews community member and independent environmental services professional Peddy Bam argues the case for the captive hunting industry.

Uproar as Danish zoo kills four healthy lions

2014-03-26 11:09

Copenhagen Zoo killed four lions after a new male lion arrived – a few weeks after putting down a young giraffe.

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