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23 November 2015Latest news from the Wildlife College

Open the PDF for news on the Southern African Wildlife College's events, courses and students.

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17 November 2015 Third time is luckiest yet for cross-border trail

Few enter Zimbabwe by wading barefoot across the cool, shallow waters of the Limpopo River. Even fewer people can say they have done so escorted by Chief Maluleke from the Makuleke Clan.

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11 November 2015 EU partners with SA College for Tourism to empower women in job creation initiative

The European Union (EU) Delegation to South Africa has undertaken to support the SA College for Tourism (SACT) until May 2018, with financing of close to €700 000 over three years.

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9 November 2015First ever Esri Africa User Conference

The first ever Esri Africa User Conference, hosted by Esri South Africa, will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa from 11 – 13 November 2015.

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9 November 2015Vote for SMART to Win the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge People’s Choice Award

The SMART (Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool) Partnership has been selected as a finalist in the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge!

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30 October 2015Learning the ABC of conservation

Limpopo National Park, in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, recently organised a number of conservation excursions for groups of children from local schools. Ten 7th graders and two teachers from

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27 October 2015Chemucane community students trained

Altogether 18 members of the Chemucane community in Mozambique have been specially trained to work at the community's 22-bed lodge, from which about 980 people will benefit.

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20 October 2015More wildlife for Erin Game Ranch

The South African National Parks (SANParks) wildlife capture team recently delivered 13 ostriches, 14 eland and five giraffe to the !Khomani San’s Erin Game Ranch, south of Kgalagadi Transfrontier P

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16 October 2015Desert Knights tour now a permanent feature

The second Desert Knights tour of 2015 was held in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park from 24-30 September. The demand has been such that the park's management committee, the hosts of the tou

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12 October 2015 Cyclists meet the communities

Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2015 participants had the opportunity to meet some of the communities they are helping to uplift first hand, with each cyclist donating a Wilderness Safaris-sponsored schoolbag an

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