Month: November 2009

TSA Secure Flight Program

November 12th, 2009 For flights from, to and within the United States, the new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Secure Flight Program is being phased in. Every airline will be incorporating the required changes into their computer systems in the coming…

Chili Peppers puts elephants at bay

One of the things that allows Chobe NP to be special is the lack of fencing.  Unfortunately, this creates huge problems for Botswana farmers.  This article, from the government newspaper, hints that some natural solutions may be available.  If you…

The Phika Is Real

The Phika is a fabled animal in Batswana culture.  Here is an article from Mmegi Online regarding the lore. Mmegi Online By staff writer Monkagedi Gaotlhobogwe Have you ever ever doubted tales about Phika, the devilish serpent? Well, maybe some…

Botswana: Protecting Wildlife and Wilderness

Article copyright: Commonwealth News and Information Service (London) A guidelines manual and certificate system is in place to encourage tourism companies to comply with recognized environmental standards During the dry season in Chobe National Park, the third largest in Botswana,…