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17 September 2014Understanding bird calls

The SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy has joined forces with Professor Derek Engelbrecht from the University of Limpopo to formally record bird alarm calls, with the aim of better interpreting th

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9 September 2014Rhino Protection Programme Update

Since February this year, when the Dutch and Swedish postcode lotteries announced that Peace Parks Foundation was the key beneficiary of a €15.4million grant to combat wildlife crime and rhino poach

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5 September 2014Absa contributes towards tourism skills development of youth

Absa has invested R1,6 million in the SA College for Tourism in Graaff-Reinet to empower 90 young marginalised women and 16 young men with employability and financial literacy skills which will furth

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2 September 2014Transfrontier Park Management Committee

Maputo Special Reserve and Tembe Elephant Park now have a transfrontier park management committee to provide direction and guidance on the implementation of the two parks' joint operational strategy.

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26 August 20142014 Nedbank Tour de Tuli a resounding success

August 2014 – The 2014 Nedbank Tour de Tuli has been lauded a resounding success, once again living up to its reputation as one of southern Africa’s premier mountain biking events. Organised by Ch

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25 August 2014SA College for Tourism celebrates Mandela Day

The SA College for Tourism staff and students decided to give more than 67 minutes of their time for a good cause and spent two days brightening up children’s lives by painting their classroom.

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19 August 2014Moving towards accreditation of the Lead Tracker course

An initiative, started in 2013, to identify experienced trackers who have advanced their tracking skills to a level beyond the norm, was continued with success this year at the SA College for Tourism

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18 August 2014Southern African Wildlife College News

Open the PDF for news on the Southern African Wildlife College's events, courses and students.

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13 August 2014Southern African Wildlife College wins M&G Skills for Sustainability Award

The Southern African Wildlife College is one of the winners of the prestigious Mail & Guardian 'Greening the Future' awards.

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12 August 2014Integrated strategic management of rhinoceros in South Africa

The South African Government will implement integrated strategic management of rhinoceros in South Africa under the stewardship of the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa.

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