News: South African Lion Pride Released Onto Somkhanda Reserve

News: South African Lion Pride Released Onto Somkhanda Reserve

In May 2017, Empowers Africa participated in a lion habitat expansion project project in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa in partnership with Wildlands and Wildlife ACT. The newly formed pride of lion from Phinda Private Game Reserve was recently introduced onto Somkhanda Community Game Reserve and are now thriving in their new environment! More information about […]

News: Executive Director Honored by Voss Foundation

News: Executive Director Honored by Voss Foundation

Congratulations to Empowers Africa Executive Director and Trustee, Krista Krieger, who was honored along with Marimama Mounir Camara by the Voss Foundation at their Women Helping Women luncheon in Southampton on August 7th, 2017. A special thank you to Deborah Hughes, Andrea Greeven Douzet and Cristina Cuomo for arranging the event. Also, a big thank […]

News: A Pride of Wild Lion Introduced onto Somkhanda Game Reserve in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

News: A Pride of Wild Lion Introduced onto Somkhanda Game Reserve in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

Empowers Africa was incredibly proud to participate as a partner in a recent wild lion habitat expansion project in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. The lion translocation was inspired by a ground-breaking feature documentary – Blood Lions™ which exposes the captive breeding and canned hunting industry. Over the last century, lions have lost more than 80% […]