Discover Africa Theatre Saturday

09:15     Nick Joynes        Namibia: A Land of Contrasts     WILDLIFE WORLDWIDE

Nick first travelled to Namibia in 2001 and hasn’t been able to stop going back since! Nick offers his insights into this remarkable destination. Journey with him down into Sossusvlei, up into Walvis Bay and Damaraland, before heading across to Etosha and ending in Namibia’s capital, Windhoek.

 

10:00     Jenny Bowen     Eswatini: Africa’s Newest Country           SENSE AFRICA

During 2018’s spectacular 50/50 celebrations, the world was shocked by the country’s name change from Swaziland to Eswatini! Yet Africa’s newest nation is also the best for traditional cultural experiences. Eswatini embodies the essence of Africa in a small yet diverse destination. As well as its rich culture, it has stunning scenery, and thrilling wildlife experiences

 

10:45     Kelly White        Malawi: Africa’s New Safari Gem             MALAWI TRAVEL MARKETING CONSORTIUM

Malawi always had stunning landscapes, amazing beaches and the friendliest people in the world. It is now undergoing an amazing wildlife transformation, including the world’s largest elephant translocation and predator introductions. These will see the country emerge as a safari gem and one of the most complete destinations in Africa – Lake, Landscape, Culture and now Wildlife experiences of the highest quality.

 

11:30     Dr Kirstin Johnson           Conservation Safaris – The Real Story     AFRICAN WILDLIFE FEDERATION

A safari to Uganda/Rwanda is one of AWF’s conservation safari destinations. Not only one of the most exciting on the market, this safari choice gives travellers an insight into the real conservation stories through meeting AWF and partners on the ground and visiting our projects, whilst contributing to conservation.

 

12:15     Reza Pakravan   Discovering Chad – Tribes, Terrain and Untouched Beauty          

Chad is a land of extremes: one of the most dangerous and least developed countries in the world. In his high-energy, adventure-packed talk, explorer and filmmaker Reza Pakravan will take the audience on a breath-taking journey around Chad, sharing the incredible stories of the ordinary people who call the Dead Heart of Africa their home.