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29 November 2007Major donations by Swedish National Postcode Lottery and Fondation Harafi

The Swedish National Postcode Lottery has just donated US$1 million to fund Peace Parks Foundation projects in 2008.Furthermore, the Fondation Harafi has donated R800 000 over three years to support t

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26 November 2007Transfrontier park poachers nabbed

The fences might be down, but the incident is being cited as an example of how security has actually been improvedA joint operation between Kruger National Park rangers and Mozambican police has led t

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22 November 2007Mandela honoured for protecting the environment

Former president Nelson Mandela was yesterday honoured for his role as a statesman and in promoting environmental care when council members of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) handed him a copy of

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21 November 2007Limpopo now offer the bush and the beach

See the most majestic land mammals in Limpopo today and dive with the biggest fish tomorrow. That's the new dimension tourism in Limpopo has gained with the opening of an internet-linked route connect

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21 November 2007Mozambique woos tourists

Mozambique plans to draw tourists back to its national parks by encouraging international hotel chains to provide luxury accommodation and so end the image of the existing tourism facilities as being

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21 November 2007'Wild women' will keep the peace

READY for jobs in the wild, 87 young women from nine Southern African countries have just graduated from the SA College for Tourism in Graaft-Reinet.They have undergone intensive training in environme

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12 November 2007Wildlife restocking programme

The first step toward establishing the Malawi/Zambia Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) was taken by the respective Ministers of the Environment on 13 August 2004, when they signed a Memorandum of

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31 October 2007Ancient rulers' remains to return to royal graves

THE Mapungubwe people will be officially recognised tomorrow as descendants of the iron-smelting warriors and gold merchants who lived near modern-day Musina over 1000 years ago.A ceremony will be hel

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30 October 2007Massive Swazi/Jozini resort

CONSTRUCTION on arguably the largest tourism resort and property development yet in the small landlocked kingdom of Swaziland began last week, with KwaZulu-Natal developer - the eLan Group - driving t

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12 October 2007Opening borders to ease cross-border tourism

MEDIA RELEASE12 OCTOBER 2007OPENING BORDERS TO EASE CROSS-BORDER TOURISM AND STRENGTHEN REGIONAL COOPERATIONPresidents Festus Mogae of Botswana, Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia and Thabo Mbeki of South

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