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11 July 2007DaimlerChrysler Automotive Academy

The Automotive Academy at the Southern African Wildlife was established by DaimlerChrysler Financial Services to provide basic training in auto mechanics and electronics to young people from the areas

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29 June 2007Africa plans largest game park

Plans to create the world's largest game park are being finalised at a meeting in Botswana in southern Africa.The planned conservation area will straddle the borders of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zamb

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29 June 2007DaimlerChrysler donates fourth vehicle

DaimlerChrysler donated a fourth vehicle to Peace Parks Foundation. The Mitshubishi Colt 4x4 will be used by the Regional Coordinator for the Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Mr Sedia Modise.

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28 June 2007South Africa gets 8th World Heritage Site

The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical LandscapeSTATEMENT BY THE OFFICE OF MARTHINUS VAN SCHALKWYK, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM, THURSDAY 28 JUNE 2007SOUTH AFRICA GETS 8TH WORLD HER

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14 June 2007Elephants tread lightly in old minefields of Angola

Research is showing that the displaced pachyderms of Africa's wartorn areas are beginning to return to their former grazing grounds, writes Leon MarshallElephants moving into warravaged southern Angol

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24 May 2007Don't grumble over Kruger revamp

For people who love the peace and solitude of the bush, there is no better place than South Africa for a holiday where there are literally dozens of hideaways in the wild. None, however, are better th

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24 May 2007College receives Environment Educator Award

On 22 May 2007 the Southern African Wildlife College near Hoedspruit received a Kudu Award from South African National Parks (SANParks).The Kudu Awards is an initiative by SANParks that aims to recogn

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16 May 2007Hunters raise cash to train conservationists

HUNTING and nature conservation are getting together.The Professional Hunters` Association (PHASA) has launched a project to train experts to work in conservation privately and in government.President

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14 May 2007New name for SA's first World Heritage Site

iSimangaliso Wetland Park in the Lubombo TFCASTATEMENT BY THE OFFICE OF MARTHINUS VAN SCHALKWYK, MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM, ON SUNDAY 13 MAY 2007New name for SA's first World Herit

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3 May 2007/Ai /Ais-Richtersveld

Progress Report: 2007On 16 October 2007, Namibia and South Africa's Ministers for Home Affairs opened the Sendelingsdrift Tourist Access Facility, thus enabling tourists and local communities to trave

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