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12 November 2004Punda Maria gets a facelift

The Executive Director of the Kruger National Park, Dr Bandile Mkhize, officially launched the upgrade of Punda Maria Camp and Punda Maria Entrance Gate in the Far North of the Kruger National Park to

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9 November 2004Almost lost for words in, yes, a living tapestry

Malawi`s sumptuous Nyika Plateau, famously celebrated by Laurens van der Post, has Juliet Clough reaching for the superlatives too.Guess where this is: "a place dominated by immense scarlet aloes whic

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11 October 2004Where the buffalo roam

A new breeding herd is being welcomed into the province, writes CRAIG BISHOP.THIRTEEN juvenile buffaloes are waiting in bomas for their chance to form part of a new breeding herd for the Greater St Lu

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29 September 2004Mapungubwe National Park reveals its royal secrets

Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk officially opened Mapungubwe National Park on 24 September 2004. Photograph courtesy of SANParksPeace Parks Foundation, De Beers, National Parks Trust and WWF SA assis

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10 September 2004Peace Parks Foundation receives ESRI Presidential Award

Peace Parks Foundation of South Africa was presented with the prestigious Presidential Award in front of 13,000 attendees of the 2004 ESRI International User Conference. Professor van Riet, Chief Exec

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27 August 2004Great Limpopo Expansion

Expansion of Limpooo wildlife park progressesPLANS to establish a Great Limpopo Transfrontier Area, almost trebling the area of land currently protected by the transfrontier park of the same name, wer

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17 August 2004New Makuleke Tourism Development

Great Limpopo Transfrontier ParkTHE MALULEKE Community, in the north eastern region of Limpopo, who were awarded land in the Kruger National Park three years ago, through an historic restitution agree

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14 August 2004Malawi / Zambia MoU signed

Zambia and Malawi shake hands in historic deal on cross-border conservation areasCHILINDA, Nyika Plateau: A brief handshake at this remote outpost high above Lake Malawi on Friday has sealed one of th

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4 August 2004Kgalagadi

Top Architectural Award for Bitterpan Wilderness CampBitterpan, the new wilderness camp in Kgalagadi, has received a top accolade from the Pretoria Institute for Architecture. The institute's awards o

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23 July 2004White rhino released in Mapungubwe

FOLLOWING a journey of more than nine hours on the road from the Kruger National Park, four white rhinos were released into the Mapungubwe National Park in Musina, in the Limpopo Province during a cer

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