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9 February 2009Sperrgebiet proclaimed a national park

Sperrgebiet proclaimed a national park KOLMANSKOP - It was time to open up Namibia's hidden treasures to its entire people, hence, the opening of the Sperrgebiet National Park, over the weekend.Anothe

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3 December 2008Southern African Wildlife College Graduation Ceremony

Southern African WIldlife College Graduation CeremonyNine months had passed since an enthusiastic group of park rangers converged at the Southern African Wildlife College from conservation areas stret

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3 December 2008Working with WCS and COMACO

The Kasungu-Lukusuzi TFCA, which is part of the Malawi/Zambia TFCA comprises two proclaimed national parks: the Lukusuzi National Park in Zambia and the Kasungu National Park in Malawi. Separating the

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27 November 2008Cross-border Cooperation

On Tuesday, 25 November 2008 the Managing Executive of the Kruger National Park, Dr Bandile Mkhize presented Mozambique's Limpopo National Park with a rubber dingy on a loan basis to help with law enf

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17 November 20082008 Graduation

Ms Roselyn Kamumvuri from Zimbabwe (second best student) and Ms Kahimbi Kaingu from Zambia (best student) are on their way to Italy for three months."Success seems to be connected with action. Success

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7 November 2008Explorer plans two oceans trek

CAPE TOWN – KwaZulu-Natal explorer Kingsley Holgate has announced his next expedition: he and his team are to cross southern Africa from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, starting at the mouth o

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21 October 2008TFCA Investment Conference

SPEECH BY MARTHINUS VAN SCHALKWYK , MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM, AT THE TFCA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE, SANDTON SUN HOTEL, JOHANNESBURG, TUESDAY 21 OCTOBER 2008INTRODUCTIONAs we gather h

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15 October 2008SA and Swaziland drop fences to form Transfrontier Park

CONSTRUCTION is already under way on the first Transfrontier Park in the Lubombo Transfrontier Area and if everything goes according to plan, tourists could to stay there by 2010.Tourism ministers fro

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9 October 2008Tourism college is giving needy women a break

A UNIQUE women's-only tourism college in Graaff-Reinet takes 90 women every year from the townships and rural villages of southern Africa and turns them into professionals who are ready to enter the m

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17 September 2008Focus on conservation for 2010

THE 2010 Fifa soccer World Cup will not only see South Africa benefit by hosting this mammoth event, but also from sharing the benefits aimed at regional development by making a concerted effort to pr

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