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5 August 2005Making ecotourism accessible and sustainable

Transfrontier project with Lesotho will protect our heritageThe Zulu people call the Drakensberg "the barrier of spears". This magnificent natural spectacle forms part of the 243 000 ha uKhahlamba-Dra

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22 July 2005Unesco director visits Mapungubwe

MAPUNGUBWE - The director of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation's World Heritage Centre in Paris, Francesco Bandarin, visited the Mapungubwe National Park and World He

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13 July 2005New road opens way to Moz

THE new road through the Kruger National Park to Mozambique will soon be opened.Not only is it good news for holidaymakers, but Phalaborwa too is experiencing immense economic growth. Until now the to

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20 June 2005President of Malawi becomes an honorary patron of Peace Parks Foundation

His Excellency Dr Bingu wa Mutharika, the President of the Republic of Malawi, has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by agreeing to become an honorary patron of the Foundation. Malawi's Department of Na

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14 June 2005Southern African Ministers give impetus to TFCAs

As part of the preparations for the 2010 Soccer World Cup, the Southern African Ministers for the Environment and Tourism met today in Johannesburg for discussions about a sub-regional approach to unl

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13 June 2005Rural communities benefit from game parks

Increasing drive to integrate conservation and upliftmentPhotograph added by Peace Parks Foundation.South Africa has a diversity of landscapes and natural beauty to match its diversity in culture and

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13 June 2005Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park: Ministers meet to chart course for 2005

New SA-Mozambique border post to ensure ease of access for tourists"Encouraging progress, and renewed energy to speed up the integration and development of the park", this was how Marthinus van Schalk

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1 June 2005Development of 1.8 billion Rand resort announced

The Lavumisa community trust, Lubombo development and management Ltd and Flexi Club are proud to announce the development of an  R1.8 billion resort and game reserve in Lavumisa.The development is si

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26 May 2005Gold coin for Mapungubwe

On 23 May 2005 the SA Mint launched a gold coin in Mapungubwe National Park.The "R2" coin, consisting of 24ct oz gold , bears the well known Golden Rhino. It is known as the Mapungubwe commemorative

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26 May 2005New Species for Mapungubwe

On 20 May 2005, 20 tsessebe were offloaded in Mapungubwe National Park. A small group of eight Red Hartebeest was offloaded as well, soon to be followed by 30 more animals.Tsessebe occurred naturally

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