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16 November 2005Listen to the silence

Have wheels, will travel, says STEVE MOSELEY as he roams the seemingly barren, but not quite spiderless, Richtersveld.A few stars were still managing to withstand the extinguishing effects of the risi

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11 November 2005Adopt-a-Student Programme

Peace parks are vital to the conservation of biodiversity in southern Africa. The preservation of our natural resources is crucial to the maintenance and growth of the region's tourism industry and as

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3 November 2005Mesmerising Zambia

Dr David Livingstone probably thought he was in heaven when he first set eyes on Victoria Falls. Winnie Graham, had a similar experience when she visited the country made famous by the great explorer

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21 October 2005Families must go to expand game park

HARARE: Zimbabwe is to remove 700 families who settled illegally near Gonarezhou National Park, the country's second largest game reserve, to make way for a planned transfrontier regional park. The of

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19 October 2005Extention of Maputo Special Reserve

The Mozambican authorities have begun the process of extending the Maputo Special Reserve in order to link it, via the Futi Corridor, to Tembe Elephant Park in South Africa.To do so, the Mozambican Go

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18 October 2005Zimbabwe and SA link national parks

THE world's biggest wildlife sanctuary, the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, got a boost when Zimbabwe decided to build a border post to facilitate passage between Gonarezhou National Park and the Kr

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18 October 2005Road to boost park

The first section of an access road to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Northern Cape was officially opened yesterday .The project not only created more than 240 jobs for people living in the

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17 October 2005Single SADC visa holds big potential

Not long after plans were announced to introduce a single visa system for Southern Africa, there is talk of a single currency for the region as well. These moves, along with the development of cross-b

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11 October 2005Bergwatch: Its activities and accomplishments

By 1991 it was evident that an organisation committed to mountain wilderness needed to be formed to provide a handbrake to the sometimes injudicious development of the Drakensberg foothills.A group of

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2 October 2005Row over hotels on top of the Berg

R162 development put on hold after objections by environmentalistsPLANS to build a cableway and hotels on top of the Drakensberg have stalled because environmental groups have protested against the de

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