News and Show Results

~ 2017 ~ PUPPY TIME!!

 

May - Congratulations to Nonaym Basenjis for her lovely litter of puppies sired by our handsome boy Arrow (SBOS Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low) and out of her beautiful tri colour girl Blu!!

Arrow and Blu puppies 7 wks

Arrow x Blu puppies at 7 weeks

 

July - Congratulations to Kikongo Basenjis for her lovely litter sired by our boy Sunny (Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot Sumaknight) and out of her pretty girl Meredith!!

 

Congratulations also to Kimondo Basenjis for their lovely litter of puppies also sired by Sunny (Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot Sumaknight) and out of her lovely girl Audrey!!

We look forward to hearing about their antics and watching them all grow up!

 

If all goes according to plan there will also be some puppies expected in Sweden later this year sired by our boy Arrow aka SBOS Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low for breeder/judge Sofie Krigholm and Madelene Lonn of Enigma Basenjis and Pharaohs

~ March 2017 ~

 

Arrow Reserve CC

Arrow with judge - Reserve Dog Challenge 2017

 

At the 2017 Basenji Club Of Victoria 49th Championship Specialty Show our handsome boy SBOS Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge and Best State Bred In Show under breeder judge Mrs Laura Pond U.S.A

 

~ September 2015 ~

 

We haven't been able to show very much this year due to an injury but our handsome boy Arrow aka Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was awarded RUNNER UP BEST OF BREED at the Royal Melbourne Show under Mr. Csaba Lokodi of Romania and our beautiful Leeloo aka Grand Ch Afrikenji Fifth Element won her 3rd Royal Melbourne Challenge Certificate at the age of 8.5 years from a competitive line up of lovely bitches!!! We are very proud of them both!!

 

~ May 2015 ~

 

We haven't been showing much again this year but Arrow aka Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was awarded BEST OF BREED and BEST IN GROUP 4th from a large and competitive group at the AUTUMN EXTRAVAGANZA Show on the 30th May under Ms Juliet Toh from Singapore and our beautiful brindle girl Afrikenji Love At First Stripe won Reserve Bitch CC from the puppy class.

 

Autumn Extravaganza BIG 4

 

Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low winning BIG 4 at the Oak Show
at the Autumn International Extravaganza Show under Judge Ms Juliet Toh - Singapore
Photo by Ffire

 

~ March 2015 ~

 

Basenji Club Of Victoria Specialty Championship show is over for another year and Afrikenji had some lovely results for the day.
Arrow aka Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was awarded RESERVE DOG CHALLENGE & State Bred In Show under Ms Noel Baaser - Germany and BEST OWNER, BRED & HANDLED under Mr John Forbes. Afrikenji Love At First Stripe won a 2nd place in the puppy Bitch Class and Grand Ch Afrikenji Fifth Element was Opposite Veteran 7- 10 yrs In Show!

 

Best State Bred In Show

 

Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was Reserve Dog Challenge & Best State Bred In Show and also Best Owner, Bred & Handled at the Basenji Club Of Victoria Championship Specialty Show

 

Opposite Veteran In Show

 

Grand Ch Afrikenji Fifth Element winning Opposite Veteran In Show at the Basenji Club Of Victoria Championship Specialty Show under Ms. Noel Baaser - Germany

~ January 2015 ~

 

Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was named the Top Basenji in Victoria in the 2014 Top Show Dog Competition

 

Top Basenji Victoria

 

Arrow was only very lightly shown so we are very proud of this achievement!

 

~ October 2014 ~

 

2014 Perth Royal Show

 

Royal Runner Up In Show

 

4th October - Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight wins RUNNER UP BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW at the prestigious PERTH ROYAL SHOW!

Many thanks to the judge Mr Rory Doedijns of the Netherlands
and congratulations Joanne Stewart and Cooper for this outstanding result !!!!

 

ROYAL BEST IN GROUP

 

2nd October - Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight wins BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP at the prestigious PERTH ROYAL SHOW!

Thank you Mr. Rory Doedijns from the Netherlands

 

~ September 2014 ~

 

Melbourne Royal

 

Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low wins RUNNER UP BEST OF BREED at the prestigious MELBOURNE ROYAL!

Thank you Mr. Luis Catalan from Portugal

 

Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low

Arrow being judged at the Royal Melbourne Show - 25th September

 

 

Adelaide Royal

 

Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight

 

14th September - Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight travelled to South Australia this year to compete at the
ADELAIDE ROYAL SHOW and wins BEST OF BREED!!

Thank you Mr. John Reeve-Newson from Canada

 

 

~ Afrikenji Puppies 2014 ~

 

Arrow x Leeloo litter
Aren, Yara & Sahara

Our first litter this year were born in May and sired by Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low and the mother of these beautiful puppies is Australian Grand Champion Afrikenji Fifth Element

 

Aren and Yara
Aren and Yara sunbaking

 

Our second litter was born in June and was sired by The Faraoland King Out Of Africa and the mother of these gorgeous pups is Australian Champion Afrikenji Sapphire Moon
Many thanks to Jo & Rosemary for making this litter possible

Chev x Bella litter
Female Brindle - Arya at 6 weeks

 

Chev x Bella litter
Male Brindle - Jamie at 6 weeks

 

 

~ April 2014 ~

 

Our first show after taking a break for 4 months resulted in SBOS CH AFRIKENJI HUNTING HIGH AND LOW
winning Best Of Breed and then going on to take BEST EXHIBIT IN THE HOUND GROUP

Ladies Kennel Club
Thank you to the judge Mrs. K.Sneath

 

 

Arrow with Helen and the judge
SBOS CH AFRIKENJI HUNTING HIGH AND LOW
was RUNNER UP BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP

Town and Country Kennel Club
Thank you to the judge Mrs. W.Boce

 

Cooper and Joanne in the Best IN Show lineup
BIS, BISS, RUISS SUPREME CHAMPION AFRIKENJI HOT AUGUST KNIGHT
wins another 2 x BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP

Western Australian Kennel Club & Metropolitan Kennel Club
Thank you to the judges Mrs. L.Brand and Mrs V.Hutton both from New South Wales

 

 

HOUND CLUB SHOW PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW

Cooper and Joanne winning BEST IN SHOW
Supreme Ch AFRIKENJI HOT AUGUST KNIGHT

13th - Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight (Cooper) wins BEST IN SHOW at the Hound Club Of Western Australia
thank you to the judge Mr Mark Cocozza from the U.K.

Congratulations Joanne and Cooper! This makes Coopers record for the Hound Shows in 2013 - 2014 - 2 x Best In Show and 1 x Runner Up In Show!!

Cooper is also leading as the TOP HOUND in Western Australia!!

 

~ March 2014 ~

 

 

2014 BASENJI CLUB OF VICTORIA SPECIALTY 1.3.2014
Judge: Ms Lisa Tyler-Jackson (Shernazar Basenjis) U.K.

Arrow and Helen winning Specialty Best Opposite Sex In Show
DOG CHALLENGE, BEST OPPOSITE SEX & STATE BRED IN SHOW
Ch AFRIKENJI HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

Arrow won the Dog CC (25 pts), Best Opposite Sex In Show & Best State Bred In Show at the BCOV's 46th Championship Show

Arrow gaiting at the specialty
Photo: Perry Heaton
Arrow at the specialty

Arrow Best Opposite Sex
Photo: Perry Heaton
Arrow with the judge

Sunny was Veteran In Show
Photo: Perry Heaton
Supreme Ch AFRIKENJI HOT SUMAKNIGHT - almost 10 years old

Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot Sumaknight aka Sunny was Best Veteran In Show (7-10 yrs)
..... and Grand Ch Afrikenji Fifth Element aka Leeloo placed 2nd in the Open Bitch Class at almost 7 yrs old

Congratulations to all the other winners at the show and to the BCOV for putting on such a great show!

 

~ January 2014 ~

 

 

COOPER WINS BEST IN SHOW ALL BREEDS

Cooper and Joanne winning Best In Show
BIS, BISS, RUISS SUPREME CHAMPION AFRIKENJI HOT AUGUST KNIGHT
24.1.2014

Cooper gained the final Best In Group needed to finish his Supreme Championship title at the Canine Fund Raisers Show in Perth, Western Australia and then went one step further by being awarded BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW!!
Thank you to the judge Mrs. L.Dorr

This makes Cooper the 4th individual All Breeds Best In Show winning Basenji bred by AFRIKENJI BASENJIS

 

~ December ~

 

 

NEW GRAND CHAMPION AFRIKENJI FIFTH ELEMENT

Leeloo and Helen after gaining her Grand Champion title

Leeloo (pictured above) gained the final points that she needed for her Grand Championship at the Bass valley KC Show in Melbourne by winning the Bitch Challenge (Best Bitch) and RUBOB to Arrow (who was Best Of Breed) and to make it an even better day later on
Leeloo was also awarded BEST OPEN IN THE HOUND GROUP - so she is now known as
AUSTRALIAN GRAND CHAMPION AFRIKENJI FIFTH ELEMENT - Thank you to the judge Ms. Anne Lenne

 

Leeloo winning Runner Up Best In Show
Helen with new Australian Grand Champion Afrikenji Fifth Element!

 

~ November ~

 

 

Arrow and Helen with the judge after winning Best In Show

17.11.2013 - We had a lovely day at The Basenji Club Of Victoria's 24th Open Show. The judge was Ms. Krystal Lewis

 

Leeloo winning Runner Up Best In Show

 

Australian Champion Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was awarded Best Dog, BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW & JUNIOR IN SHOW

 

Leeloo winning Runner Up Best In Show   Leeloo winning Runner Up Best In Show

Australian Champion Afrikenji Fifth Element was awarded RUNNER UP BEST IN SHOW, and Best Bitch & Open In Show

 

 

~ October ~

 

 

Arrow and Helen with the judge after winning Best Exhibit In Group

 

Australian Champion Afrikenji Hunting High And Low aka Arrow was awarded BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP and JUNIOR IN SHOW at the Southern Cross Show in Melbourne.
Thank you to the judge Ms. Yanina Smith from Tasmania

 

Arrow playing with Pug

Arrow making new friends at the Bacchus Marsh show.

Arrow also won BEST JUNIOR IN GROUP awards at the Bacchus Marsh & Romsey Kennel Club shows in October. Thank you to the judges: Mr. K.Prior and Mr.J.Hutchison.

 

 

~ September ~

 

 

Peri and Niki

 

29th September - A big Congratulations and thank you to Nicole Verrall of Nikrus Basenjis for loving Peri and showing him through to his Australian title. Peri will now be known as “Australian Champion Afrikenji Periwinkle Blue”. He finished his title this weekend with 2 BOB and 2 x Junior In Groups!

 

 

 

~ 2013 ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW ~

Melbourne Royal 2013

From left: Jo with Cooper (RUBOB) and Helen with Arrow (BOB) at the Royal

 

21st September - MELBOURNE ROYAL SHOW 2013
The AFRIKENJI TEAM of 4 Basenjis had wonderful results at The Melbourne Royal with an entry of 30 Basenjis from several states around Australia:
Thankyou to the judge Mrs G.Geringer U.S.A
BEST OF BREED (Dog CC 25 pts) - CH AFRIKENJI HUNTING HIGH AND LOW - D & H Veless
RUNNER UP BEST OF BREED (Reserve Dog CC) - GRAND CH AFRIKENJI HOT AUGUST KNIGHT - Ms. J.Stewart
BITCH CHALLENGE - BEST OPPOSITE SEX (17 pts) - CH AFRIKENJI FIFTH ELEMENT - D & H Veless
1st JUNIOR BITCH - CH AFRIKENJI SAPPHIRE MOON - Ms. J.Stewart

 

 

HOUND CLUB SHOW PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW

Best In Show

 

15th September - We are very proud to introduce our New GRAND Champion Afrikenji Hot August Knight!!!
Cooper was awarded BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW
at the Hound Club Of Western Australia Championship Show in Perth
This made Cooper a new Grand Champion!!
Thank you to the Judge: Mr Gavin Robertson U.K (2013 Crufts Best In Show winner) & thankyou to Joanne Stewart for all her work in campaigning Cooper to this title!!

 

 

Junior In Group - Junior In Show

 

14th September - Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low aka Arrow was awarded BEST JUNIOR IN GROUP & JUNIOR IN SHOW
at the Belgrave & District Championship Show in Melbourne
Thank you to the Judges: Group: Mrs D.Jacoby and Show: Mrs Doreen Duffin (Makuba Basenjis)

 

 

~ July ~

 

 

Arrow - Best Exhibit In Group/Junior In Group

July 2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low aka Arrow was awarded BEST EXHIBIT IN THE HOUND GROUP & JUNIOR IN GROUP
at the Canine Amenities Club Championship Show in Melbourne
Thank you to the Judge: Hound Specialist Mr. Brett Hamilton

 

 

~ June ~

 

 

22.6.2013 - Congratulations to Bella who won BEST OF BREED today!!
Bella is a new champion and is now known as Australian Champion Afrikenji Sapphire Moon
Bella has had enough points for her title for a few weeks now but her challenge certificates weren't pick up and counted until today :-)
Congratulations Jo and Bella!!

 

 

20.6.2013 - Afrikenji Periwinkle Blue won his 4th BIG-2nd today Peri was BOB, RUNNER UP IN GROUP & OPEN IN GROUP
at the Mackay Agricultural Show in QLD!
Congratulations Niki and Peri!!

 

15-16th The Finnish Basenji Club had their championship Specialty show this weekend and we are delighted that the son of our INT, NORDIC, BALTIC, FIN, EE, RU, SWE, LT, NOR, LV CH LTUW-08 Afrikenji Hot Summabreeze took Best Dog and BOS in show!!! He looks so much like our Sunny (his uncle)
Huge Congratulations to BISS C.I.B. FI / EE / LV / LUX / NL Ch DEW-11 Bulldobas Cream And Sugar and his breeder Tiina Taavitsainen !!!!

Indi also sends her congratulations along with ours to her half sister C.I.B FI SE CH Bulldobas Cute As A Button, her breeder Tiina and owner Ari Ruotsalainen for her Best In Show at the same specialty!!!

 

Arrow,BOB, Junior In Show

10.6.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was BOB & JUNIOR IN SHOW
at the Victorian Spitz Breeds Championship Show
Thankyou to the Judge: Mrs C.Roberts from NSW

 

Congratulations to Muir & Dorothea of Bkela Basenjis for their lovely litter of 3 tri color pups sired by our co-owned boy Ch Bkela Suni Mokobi
We look forward to lots of cuddles!

 

 

8.6.2013 - Afrikenji Sapphire Moon was JUNIOR IN GROUP
in Perth, Western Australia today! Congratulations Jo and Bella!!

 

 

7.6.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was BOB & JUNIOR IN GROUP
in Melbourne at the West Gippsland K/C today!
Thank you to the judge Mrs J.Stacy from U.S.A

 

 

Peri,Junior In Show
Peri photographed with the Judge and his owner Nicole after taking Junior In Show

Peri,BOB, Group 2nd

5.6.2013 - Afrikenji Periwinkle Blue was BOB, RUNNER UP IN GROUP & JUNIOR IN SHOW
at the Emerald Show in QLD today!
Thankyou to the Judge: Mr C.Woodrow from Qld

 

~ May ~

 

29.5.2013 - Afrikenji Periwinkle Blue was BOB, RUNNER UP IN GROUP & JUNIOR IN SHOW
at the Clermont Show in Queensland, Australia owned by Nicole Verrall
Thankyou to the Judge: Mrs N.Zimmerle from Queensland

 

 

Congratulations to Nikrus Basenjis in Queensland for their lovely litter of 6 red white puppies sired by Afrikenji Periwinkle Blue.
Congratulations Niki!! We look forward to watching their progress!

 

 

12.5.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight - was RUNNER UP BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP and AUSTRALIAN BRED IN SHOW at the Canine Stewards Show in Western Australia
Thankyou to the judges Mr.J.Connell from Tasmania & Miss M.Hoy from NSW!

 

 

11.5.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight - was BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP and AUSTRALIAN BRED IN GROUP at the Fremantle Show in Western Australia
Thankyou to the judge Miss M.Hoy from NSW!

 

Arrow,BOB,Puppy In Group

5.5.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low - was BOB, PUPPY IN GROUP and shortlisted for Best In Group at the Bulla Autumn Extravaganza Maple Show
(171 entered in Hound Group)
Thankyou to the judge Mr. S.Shen from Singpaore!

 

Arrow, BOB,Puppy In Group

4.5.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low - was BOB, PUPPY IN GROUP and shortlisted for Best In Group at the Bulla Autumn Extravaganza Oak Show
(176 entered in Hound Group)
Thank you to the judge Mrs.R.Williams from New Zealand!

 

Arrow,BOB,Puppy In Group

Arrow gaiting in the shortlist for the Group at the Bulla Extravaganza Oak Show right after being awarded Best Puppy In Group!

 

~ April ~

Cooper - Runner Up In Show

21.4.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight - RUNNER UP IN SHOW at the Hound Club Show in Perth, Western Australia.
Our thanks to the Judge Mrs.R.Wallis

 

Arrow - Puppy In Show

20.4.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low - BOB & BEST PUPPY IN SHOW at the Greensborough Show in Melbourne, Victoria.
Judges: Mr.K.Santos & Mr.G.Blyth

 

 

1.4.2013 - Afrikenji Periwinkle Blue was BOB (16 points), RUNNER UP IN GROUP / PUPPY IN SHOW
at the Bundaberg Canine Club in Queensland, Australia owned by Nicole Verrall
Judge: Mr.I.Hinde

 

1.4.2013 - Aust. Ch Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was BEST PUPPY IN GROUP at the Town & Country Show in Melbourne, Australia
Judge: Mr A.Fry.

 

~ March ~

 

Arrow new champion

 

30.3.2013 - We have a new Champion Australian Champion Afrikenji Hunting High And Low!! At the Bunyip Show today Arrow won the final 4 points needed for his title which he gained with a Best Exhibit In Group and multiple Puppy In Group awards along the way!! Our lovely Ch Afrikenji Fifth Element (Leeloo) was BOB

 

16.3.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight was RUNNER UP IN GROUP at the Building and Amenities Champ Show in Perth, Western Australia
Judge was Mr.P.Mangos

 

3.3.2013 - Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was PUPPY IN GROUP at the Yarra Glen Show in Melbourne
Judge was Mr.P.Griffiths

 

Arrow Best In Group
9 month old Arrow & Helen waiting our turn in the BIS lineup

 

2.3.2013 We had a wonderful day today with Afrikenji Hunting High And Low winning BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP & PUPPY IN GROUP
at the Metropolitan Canine Assoc. in Melbourne, Australia
Our sincere thanks to the judge Mrs. Jaqui Weekes

 

~ February ~

 

23.2.2013 - Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was PUPPY IN GROUP at the Berwick & District Show in Melbourne
Judge was Mr.S.Wailes

 

~ January 2013 ~

 

Australia Day International

 

28-Jan-13 - Afrikenji Hunting High And Low was MINOR PUPPY IN GROUP at the huge Australia Day International Show (ADI)
Judge was Mr. F.Arnellia from Puerto Rico

 

Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight

27.1.2013 - Ch Afrikenji Hot August Knight - RUNNER UP BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP at the Canine Fund Raisers Show in Perth, Western Australia
and Afrikenji Sapphire Moon was BEST PUPPY IN GROUP
Owner: Jo Stewart
Judge: Ms. D.Lee

 

We are very proud of the fact that Sunny is the sire of both the Top Australian Basenji and Top Danish Basenji in 2012

 

AFRIKENJI HOT AUGUST KNIGHT

Australian Champion Afrikenji Hot August Knight

Cooper ended 2012 as the Number 1 Basenji (All Breeds) in Australia

Cooper is owned, loved and handled by Joanne Stewart in Perth, Western Australia
Sire: Supreme Ch Afrikenji Hot Sumaknight x Dam: Ch Afrikenji Fifth Element

Jo had a bit of fun making up this advert for the Dog News Annual!

 

Our Sunny aka Australian Supreme Champion Afrikenji Hot SumaKnight sends congratulations to another of his sons, Otto in Denmark for ending 2012 as the Number 1 Basenji in Denmark for the 2nd year in a row!
Otto is Multi BIS DK/NOR/Nord/Swe/Lux Ch,KLBV 12,DKKV 12, DKV 12, NORDV 12 WJW12, DKV11, DKKV11 Kingwanas Hellblazer Of D'Guard

 

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