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11 April 2005The Wildlife Frontier Is Coming Down

Following all the hype about the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park, CAMERON EWART-SMITH investigates the first real tourist opportunities on offer in the newly proclaimed Parque National do Umpopo (P

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6 April 2005KZN conservation jewel sets pace again

THE Greater St Lucia B Wetland Park has been badly scarred in places. Along roads and on the slopes of coastal dunes are patches where only tree stumps remain, with such new growth as there is finding

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31 March 2005More Than A Game Reserve

BEYOND the Soutparnsberg in Limpopo lies a stretch of ruggedly beautiful, largely undiscovered land. This most northerly part of South Africa extends to the Limpopo River, where its sea of stunted mop

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30 March 2005Elephants migrate to Mozambique

The giants of the Kruger Park, which may face culling due to excess numbers, have finally decided it‘s safe to cross the border.The great elephant herds of the Kruger National Park, under threat of

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7 March 2005Farmers - Forget About Green-Chert Mineral

MBABANE - Miners might as well forget about exploring the green-chert mineral at Malolotja.The Swaziland National Trust Commission (SNTC) Acting Chief Executive Officer, Sudmmbuzo Diamini, says that f

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3 March 2005Lesotho is part of world's heritage

FROM the day Moshoeshoe left Butha Buthe for Thaba Bosiu to the day he died, Lesotho's history was written. Monuments and heritages were left. But over the years they were left unprotected.But the Mal

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25 February 2005Maputaland the way it was

JILL GOWANS visits Tembe Elephant Park - tucked up against the Mozambique border of Kwazulu-Natal.FROM the shade of the stilted thatched hide you look out across a large waterhole as a banded mongoose

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16 February 2005Kruger signs MoU toward empowering communities

The Kruger National Park's Executive Director Dr Bandile Mkhize signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the KNP with representatives from the Community Public Private Partnership Programme (

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15 February 2005Transfrontier poverty relief project launched

THE FIRST phase of the Tshanini poverty relief project, which will see the Ndumo and Tembe parks linked to the Maputo Elephant Reserve in Mozambique, was launched recently.This forms part of efforts t

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8 February 2005Buses take Kruger to

The Executive Director of the Kruger National Park (KNP), Dr Bandile Mkhize took delivery of two donated buses for its "Take Kruger to Kasie Project" on 4 February 2005. The two specially equipped Mer

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