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3 December 2009Southern African Wildlife College 2009 graduation ceremony

On 5 November 2009, 27 rangers and conservation staff from five African countries graduated from the Southern African Wildlife College.The College was established in 1997 thanks to the support of WWF

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26 November 2009SA Lottery supports !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park

South Africa's National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund has made a significant contribution to the development of the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park. The generous donation of R4.8 million will help pr

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20 November 2009R8.46 million boost to South Africa's tourism industry

On Friday, 20 November 2009, South Africa's National Lotteries Board informed the SA College for Tourism in Graaff-Reinet of a fantastic cash injection of R8.46 million! This is the largest single mon

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12 November 2009Mapungubwe Interpretive Center named World Building of the Year

A University of Cambridge lecturer is among a team of designers, architects and engineers that have won three awards for their contributions to a new eco-friendly visitor center in South Africa.The Ma

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9 November 2009Transfrontier venture gratifies ministers

KATIMA MULILO - The five SADC ministers with the portfolios of environment and tourism in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe yesterday expressed satisfaction with the progress made on the

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21 October 2009Transfrontier marine park a first

Africa's first - and largest - transfrontier marine conservation area has been established, connecting Maputaland in South Africa's World Heritage Site, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, with Mozambique'

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16 October 2009Avis keeps Peace Parks Foundation on the move

Avis has once again renewed its commitment to the Peace Parks Foundation by sponsoring the non-profit organisation (NGO) with the use of a Volkswagen Polo and a Toyota Fortuner.Avis chief executive, W

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6 October 2009Birth of Earth's greatest park

The Chobe and Zambezi are the arteries of a gigantic peace park in the making; one that is set to alleviate the overpopulation of elephants along these banks and transform tourism in southern Africa.T

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5 October 2009Toyota Enviro Outreach: In conversation with Theresa Sowry

Litnet's Naomi Bruwer interviews Theresa Sowry, Executive Manager: Training of the Southern African Wildlife College, seen here at the 2008 graduation ceremony.What is the Southern African Wildlife Co

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22 September 2009Wild editor hosts transfrontier series

Cameron Ewart-Smith, editor of Wild magazine, the official publication of the Wild Card programme and its partner parks, will reveal transfrontier conservation areas or peace parks on SABC.The six-par

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