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18 July 2013Progress made in the Nyika TFCA

In 2012 the World Bank announced that all conditions had been met for it to release a Global Environmental Facility Trust Fund Grant to the value of $4.82 million to develop the Nyika TFCA between Mal

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11 July 2013College develops rhino ambassador training

The Southern African Wildlife College has, with the support of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, been instrumental in developing the training materials and conducting the initial training of community rhino amba

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4 July 2013Governor inaugurates new boundary fence

On 28 June 2013 the Governor of Gaza Province, Raimundo Diomba, inaugurated the new south-easten boundary fence at a ceremony held at Massinguir Gate.

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24 June 2013Maloti Drakensberg Transboundary World Heritage Site

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has inscribed Lesotho’s Sehlabathebe National Park as an extension to the uKhahlamba Dra

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21 June 2013Chemucane ecotourist lodge under construction

The construction of the Chemucane community lodge in Maputo Special Reserve, featuring nine exclusive guest suites, with two family and seven double-bedded units, is well under way.

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10 June 2013Training black rhino monitors at Majete in Malawi

In April 2013 Renias Mhlongo, senior tracker, and Alex van den Heever, senior tracker evaluator, from the SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy, were invited to train a group of black rhino monitors

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30 May 2013Maputo Special Reserve 2013 Translocation

The Mozambican government's translocation programme, a multi-year endeavour now in its third year of operation, recently saw the introduction of 78 wildebeest to Maputo Special Reserve. The plan is to

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23 May 2013New field ranger base operational

Jointly funded by the German Federal Ministry for Cooperation and Development, through KfW, and Agence Française de Développement, the construction of Limpopo National Park’s new field ranger bas

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17 May 2013Savé Valley Conservancy upgrades local schools

The German government through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is funding the translocation of animals donated by the Savé Valley Conservancy, while making funds ava

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9 May 2013Limpopo National Park communities receive revenue-sharing cheque

On 17 April 2013, the Permanent Secretary of the southern province of Gaza, Francisca Maluana Cadaslamba, on behalf of the Governor and of Limpopo National Park, handed a cheque to the park communitie

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