So what is the state of africa right now. 2012 botswana admits to the world that they are officially ignorant and are shutting down the concessions within 20km of their parks which in essence is the same as banning most hunting with the exception of high fence area. 2013. this year it appears that zambia, for the most part, is about to ban hunting all together except for communal or highfenced properties? In addition lion and leopard hunting will be ban throught the entire country???? Finally, zimbabwe will not be allowing hounds to be used on leopards for any reason after this year???? I'm usually not one to jump straight to buying an assault rifle when obama tries to ban them but when were talking about the price of lions and leopards going through the roof from lack of tags and opportunity and the fact I may never be able to hunt cats with hounds again, I do get a little jumpy. For this reason I did purchase a leopard hunt with hounds for this year and now Im thinking a lion hunt is either now or never. For all you africans out there where do we stand? I know we don't have facts, as the african leadership is more vague than obama is when it comes to killing his own people in bengazi, but what can you tell us to your best knowledg? where are we at in refrence to loosing or gaining serious hunting rights in these and other african countries?