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Lions Reclaim Territory, Sleeping on Roads Shut Down By Coronavirus

Lions Reclaim Territory, Sleeping on Roads Shut Down By Coronavirus

Lions in South Africa's Kruger National Park have been spotted snoozing on the park's roads in the middle of the day. Normally, they would only be seen on the road at night, but because...
Die Antwoord’s Minds = Blown By Vegan Burgers

Die Antwoord’s Minds = Blown By Vegan Burgers

Die Antwoord, an alternative hip hop group formed in South Africa, really love vegan food. Especially the type from Kind Kitchen in Cape Town. Die Antwoord -- made up of rappers Yolandi Visser and Ninja...
Veganism Hits ‘All-Time’ High In South Africa

Veganism Hits ‘All-Time’ High In South Africa

South Africa's vegan community is growing, with more people turning to plant-based food in cities like Johannesburg. Looking at where plant-based, cruelty-free living is most popular, the country has ranked in the top 30...
Wildlife Poaching Dropped 96% In 2 Years With New Tracking Tech

Wildlife Poaching Dropped 96% in 2 Years With New Tracking Tech

Wildlife poaching in a South African game reserve has reduced by 96 percent after the introduction of tracking technology -- for poachers. Launched by Dimension Data and Cisco, Connected Conservation uses a combination of sensors,...
Beyonce’s Makeup Artist Just Launched a Vegan Cosmetics Line

Beyonce’s Makeup Artist Just Launched a Vegan Cosmetics Line

Celebrity makeup artist Sir John, best known for his work with A-listers including Beyoncé, Priyanka Chopra, and Kim Kardashian-West, is launching a vegan makeup line in an exclusive collaboration with the Woolworths department store...

You Can Get Vegan Cold Cuts Made From Bell Peppers at Woolworths

Multinational retail chain Woolworths has launched a new range of vegan and veggie cold cut deli slices in its South African stores. Made with pea protein, vegetables, and herbs, the own-brand vegan and veggie meat...
Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinarian Centre Exclusively Treats the City's Wild Animals for Free

Johannesburg Veterinarian Exclusively Treats the City’s Wild Animals for Free

A veterinarian clinic in Johannesburg is on a mission to help protect the city's abundant wildlife.  The Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Centre (JWVC), helmed by Dr Karin Lourens, is the first of its kind to only service wild...
Steve-O Detains Wild Tortoise Poachers With His 'Bare Hands'

Steve-O Detains Wild Tortoise Poachers With His ‘Bare Hands’

On a recent trip to South Africa, comedian and "Jackass" star Steve-O (Stephen Glover) helped to detain wild tortoise poachers in a sting organized by local animal rights activists. "One of our plans in South...

‘MasterChef South Africa’ Winner Kamini Pather Launches Vegan Food Delivery Service FÜDY in Cape...

The winner of "MasterChef South Africa" season two, Kamini Pather, is sharing her culinary skills with Cape Town by launching a vegan food delivery service named FÜDY. Announcing the news via Instagram, Pather wrote, "I present...
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‘Enormous’ Vegan Demand Inspires South African Winery Org de Rac to Ditch Animal Products

Org de Rac, a winery in Swartland of the Western Cape, is one of South Africa's only organic wine farms. To cater to "enormous demand," the winery has decided to go vegan. Some are surprised...

Vegan Campaign Expands to South Africa Amid Goal to Halve Global Meat Consumption

Two organisations are joining forces to spread vegan awareness across the globe. Vegilicious, which began as a student society at the University of Cape Town, is set to merge with ProVeg International, an organisation...

Arsenal Boss Launches UK “Netflix” Dedicated To Trophy Hunting Endangered Animals

Stan Kroenke, Arenal's majority shareholder, has come under fire after launching a new television channel in the UK dedicated to the bloodsport of wild animals such as elephants, lions and other protected species. Dubbed the...

The Best Vegan Restaurants in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is honestly one of the most beautiful cities in the world and I am so happy that the vegan movement is growing there. With many hidden gems and most restaurants offering vegan...