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18 October 2005Road to boost park

The first section of an access road to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Northern Cape was officially opened yesterday .The project not only created more than 240 jobs for people living in the

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17 October 2005Single SADC visa holds big potential

Not long after plans were announced to introduce a single visa system for Southern Africa, there is talk of a single currency for the region as well. These moves, along with the development of cross-b

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11 October 2005Bergwatch: Its activities and accomplishments

By 1991 it was evident that an organisation committed to mountain wilderness needed to be formed to provide a handbrake to the sometimes injudicious development of the Drakensberg foothills.A group of

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2 October 2005Row over hotels on top of the Berg

R162 development put on hold after objections by environmentalistsPLANS to build a cableway and hotels on top of the Drakensberg have stalled because environmental groups have protested against the de

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30 September 2005Kruger National Park is now more accessible

Inzalo Exclusive Safari Destinations say that Sefofane Air Charter‘s daily flight connections to all properties in the Lowveld will make the Greater Kruger National Park much more accessible to

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16 September 2005Border in two-country park soon to be open

Border crossing by ferry will be soon available south of Rosh Pinah at Sendelingsdrift on the Orange.Ai-Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park in southern Namibia and north-western South Africa will soon

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1 September 2005The Silence of the Sands

Built on one of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park's highest sand dunes, the newly opened Kieliekrankie Wilderness Camp overlooks vast dune fields stretching to the horizon. Brent Naude-Moseley was one

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22 August 2005A nature park for Koreas' DMZ?

DORASAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Media mogul and conservationist Ted Turner wants to turn the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean peninsula into a peace park if the two Koreas

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22 August 2005Book now for new park

Thrill seekers can already start booking adventures in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park.The 3,3-million hectare conservation area - which includes the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique, Kruger N

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12 August 2005Whales, sharks and turtles have chosen well

Relatively small area is host to five different ecosystemsThe Elephant Coast stretches from St Lucia in the south to Kosi Bay further north, across the Lubombo Mounlains in the west and includes the H

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