African Trader Zheng He

African Trader Zheng He

Was This Sinbad the Sailor?     Read time: 5:20 min A giant among men Start your year with some little-known history of Africa. Over 612 years ago, on the 11 July 1405, Zheng He – pronounced ‘tjhang ha’ – sailed out of Nanjing to start his epic voyage of trade, exploration and discovery. It […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Another New Year Already!   New Year 2018   Imagine? Here’s to another 365 days – unused – ready for us to write a better story. Wildmoz wishes you peace, prosperity and joy for 2018. Here are some uplifting quotes for your enjoyment as we head into this brand-new year…   C’est la Vie An […]

17 Unknown Facts About Lions

17 Unknown Facts About Lions

How Lions Earn Their Title     It’s a Christmas Lion Story It’s the 17th of December and time to take a break from those never-ending holiday preparations. Here at Wildmoz bush camp, the nights are punctuated by the roaring of lions. At daybreak, the big cats are still at it as they seek out […]

Christmas Folktales Giveaway

Christmas Folktales Giveaway

Our Christmas Gift To You     Celebrations or not! However you celebrate your holidays, we at Wildmoz hope all good things come your way. You may not celebrate Christmas, but I’m sure you celebrate free gifts for yourself! So that settled, here are three African Folktale books for free. We are giving away the […]

Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta

Okavango From The Bottom Up and Top Down     A trip like no other? This article is dedicated to the Walk For Rhinos 2017 and especially for Kane Motswana – ‘Kane the Bushman’ on Facebook. This walk is from Shakawe to Maun, some 300 miles – 500 km – around the north-eastern side of […]

Moringa Oleifera

Moringa Oleifera

Discovering the Miracle Tree     Can you live on moringa? Seeing there are other types of moringa trees, it is necessary to determine our tree as moringa oleifera, considering the habits of this plant lend itself to cropping.  Some scientists have claimed that moringa oleifera is indigenous to Africa, in and around the Abyssinian region. Although […]

African Folktales Remembered

African Folktales Remembered

To Remember When, Means Folktale Time     Not all memories are worth a makeover? It’s a trilogy! To most authors, that means good news. On my account, the books I write are somewhat short and three do not even constitute one whole book – 80,000 words. So the battle rages and we keep on, […]

Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

Flowers! Who Needs Flowers?     Is bigger and better, best? Not when it comes to faith and seeds, if you consider the mustard tree. So, by deduction the flower has a place in our hearts like a garden of mirth. Yeah, like honey from a lion. Had enough yet? Then we’ll move on to […]

Aoudad, Barbary Sheep

Aoudad, Barbary Sheep

Africa’s Barbary Sheep Endangered     This is the plight of the aoudad – Ammotragus lervia Ok, let’s get this straight from the start, they are not North American, sheep. Well, they are now, but they come from Africa. And this is where I am off-topic, because we write about sub-Saharan Africa and these are […]

Mount Mabu Lost Forest

Mount Mabu Lost Forest

Mozambique: The Lost World Within     What’s another rain forest between friends? Hidden forever – until now that is. A rain forest in Southern Africa and tropical as well. I was most amazed to discover sub-tropical Africa had a real tropical rain forest and in our region. And I mean a real rain forest […]

Tales of a Lonely Zebra

Tales of a Lonely Zebra

Zachary Is His Name     And this is his ballad   Zachary was a zebra, the cleanest in his herd For a stallion in the bushveld, this really was absurd His ablutions in the morning would take an hour or three But Zachary was a dandy, as I’m sure you’ll all agree   He […]

African Queen Tree

African Queen Tree

All Queens Should Be Fruitful, Right?     Smaller than a gnat Alright, correction, nothing can be smaller or bigger than a Scottish midge – gnat! Small enough to get through any mosquito net, large enough to get you off the top of a spruce tree – ask any Scotsman. However, it’s definitely smaller than […]

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