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Braunsapis maxschwarzi: New Species of Bee from Central African Republic

Dr Michael Engel, an entomologist with the University of Kansas’ Natural History Museum, has reported the discovery of a new species of bee in the Central African Republic. The newfound bee belongs to Braunsapis, a genus of bees that do not … Continue reading

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SD Honey Council partners with Zambian counterparts

THE Swaziland Honey Council (SHC) has forged information sharing partnerships with the Zambian Honey Council. The SHC conducted an exposure visit to the Zambia Honey Council between in April 2013. According to the SHC 2013 report, the team travelled to … Continue reading

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Bee Researchers Make Friends with a Killer

In the Mexican highlands, nestled between towering cliffs blanketed with verdant temperate jungle, is the tiny mountain town of Tepotzlan. Home to an ancient Aztec outpost high in the mountains and inhabited with monkeylike creatures called coatis, it is the … Continue reading

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It is official. Knysna has the best tasting honey in the world!

Beekeeper Eddie Hart (67) of Belvidere Heights has won the award for the World’s Best Tasting Honey at the 2013 Black Jar Honey Contest, hosted by the Center for Honeybee Research in Asheville, North Ca-rolina, USA on Wednesday, November 13. … Continue reading

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