2017 Newsletter

2 Mar No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

We are now back from our annual marketing trip to the United States. Another very successful one. Seeing and spending time with old client/friends. Meeting new clients coming to spend time with JANNIE OTTO SAFARIS in Africa, living out their African dream. We welcome you all and hope that you

WARNING TO HUNTERS FLYING DELTA TO THE RSA

28 Jul No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

Published: Hunting Report – 23 July 2015 A Delta Airlines gate agent has denied boarding to a hunter traveling to South Africa for not having a firearm import permit with him. The agent insisted that the South African Police Service (SAPS) requires travellers to have an import permit issued to

PHASA APPLAUDS SAA DECISION TO LIFT CARGO EMBARGO ON CERTAIN HUNTING TROPHIES

28 Jul No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

Pretoria, 22 July 2015 – The Professional Hunters Association of South Africa (PHASA) has welcomed the decision by South African Airways (SAA) to reverse the embargo it had effected on 21 April this year on the transportation of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger trophies on the carrier’s services worldwide. Adri

CHILDREN UNDER 18 TRAVELING

15 Jul No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Clients traveling to South Africa with children under the age of 18 years, please be advised that the unbridged birth certificate of your child, letter and proof of identity must be in the original form. Please do not load the documents on your phone or IPAD etc. The

PHASA HOPEFUL FOR A REVERSAL OF SAA’S CARGO BAN

1 Jun No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

Pretoria, 1 June 2015 – The Professional Hunter’s Association of South Africa (PHASA) said today it was hopeful that South African Airways (SAA) would reverse a decision to impose an embargo on the shipment of certain hunting trophies and elect instead to place more stringent requirements on the requisite paperwork

Under 18s travelling to and from South Africa

29 May No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

South African Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002) Please note: Under 18s travelling to and from South Africa: The new requirements, being introduced by the South African Department of Home Affairs, for additional documentation needed by persons under the age of 18 years for travel to and from

ZAMBIA LIFTS BIG CAT HUNTING BAN

25 May No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

According to an article published May 15, 2015 by the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, the government of Zambia has just lifted its two year ban on the hunting of lions and other big cats. The announcement was made by Zambia’s Minister of Tourism, Jean Kapata at a press conference in

DELTA AIR LINES WILL CONTINUE TO SHIP HUNTING TROPHIES

19 May No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

Issued by SCI – 13 May 2015 – SCI is pleased to announce that Delta Air Lines will continue to ship hunting trophies, although some other air cargo carriers have announced plans to stop doing so. In spite of the efforts of anti-hunters to pressure Delta to discontinue trophy shipments,

SCI Celebrates An Early Victory In the Fight Against Firearms Export Registration

4 May No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

Requirements: (Issued by SCI 23 April 2015) The efforts of SCI, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the National Rifle Association and others met with success on April 23, 2015 when Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reversed their decision to implement changes to the procedural requirements for hunters and recreational shooters

U.S. FWS Continues Harmful and Unsupportable Importation Ban on Zimbabwe Elephants

9 Apr No Comments alex@myds.co.za NEWS

U.S. FWS Continues Harmful and Unsupportable Importation Ban on Zimbabwe Elephants
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 27, 2015
 
Washington, D.C. – Safari Club International is deeply disappointed with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) announcement yesterday that it will continue the ban on the importation of sport-hunted elephants from Zimbabwe for the