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11 April 2007President Pohamba an Honorary Patron

His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, the President of the Republic of Namibia, has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by agreeing to become an honorary patron of the Foundation. Namibia is partner to the

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3 April 2007New Kgalagadi luxury lodge

South Africa's 'First People' enter the international tourism arenaOpening in July 2007 !Xaus Lodge, owned by the Khomani San (Bushmen) and Mier communities, is the first fully catered luxury lodge to

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2 April 2007LNP tourism facilities

Transfrontier Trails do LimpopoThe pristine wilderness area of Limpopo National Park has, since 2005 offered tourists the possibility of participating in 4x4 eco-trails and of enjoying the tranquility

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8 March 2007Community conservation

Conservation breakthrough in MaputalandNew community-owned facility to be a catalyst for development A NEW community-owned conservation area has opened the door towards a much larger park network in M

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1 March 2007Easing the pressure

BY far the majority of Botswana's mighty elephant herds are concentrated in the northern region of the country, where their impact on the environment has become all too visible.Like South Africa, the

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27 February 2007First-hand experience in Kruger

The close proximity of the South African Wildlife College (SAWC) to the Kruger National Park (KNP) provides excellent opportunities for practical excursions for the students. It also allows for meetin

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29 January 2007Wild Africa

Bush Journal - From individuals who travel and dedicate their lives to Wild Africa...This year in September, South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated the 75th anniversary of the proclamation

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22 January 2007Replica of Mapungubwe's golden rhino dazzles central Johannesburg

AS SCULPTOR Herman McDonald tried to capture 800 years of intricate detail for his replica of the Mapungubwe gold rhino, an armed guard scrutinised his every move.The original artifact, housed at the

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11 December 2006Kavango-Zambezi TFCA's MoU signed

The cornerstone for Africa's largest transfrontier conservation area (TFCA), the Kavango Zambezi TFCA was laid today with the signing of a memorandum of understanding by the five participating countri

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5 December 2006Hans Hoheisen research facility relaunched

Settling of provincial boundaries helps stimulate research facilityIt appears that the long-neglected Hans Hoheisen research facility near Open Gate to the Kruger National Park (KNP) will soon be able

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