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19 May 2014Simalaha community wildlife monitors deployed

On 15 May the community wildlife monitors trained to work in the Simalaha Community Conservancy celebrated their passing out parade. The 22 wildlife monitors will replace the Sekute Community Trust an

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9 May 2014Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2014

The Nedbank Tour de Tuli is a renowned, premier mountain bike tour through some of Africa’s most pristine wilderness areas in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. It will take place from 1 to 6 Aug

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5 May 2014Wool farmers from across the globe visit the SA College for Tourism

Merino South Africa recently hosted 120 Merino wool farmers from Argentine, Australia, New Zealand, Hungary, the UK and the USA. As part of their tour of South Africa, the visitors spent three days in

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22 April 2014Agreements signed to strenthen anti-poaching efforts

On 17 April Mozambique and South Africa signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of biodiversity, conservation and management. R24.9 million from the Dutch and Swedish postcode lotteries’ g

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16 April 2014Limpopo National Park supports Vespas soccer team

As part of Limpopo National Park's initiatives to foster relationships with surrounding communities and to raise awareness of the increasing poaching threats faced by the Great Limpopo Transfrontier P

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11 April 2014Cross-border cooperation in the Lubombo TFCA helps marine life

In the early hours of 13 March 2014, a vessel ran aground at Ponta Mamoli in the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve, the Mozambican component of the Ponta do Ouro-Kosi Bay TFCA in the Lubombo TFCA.

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4 April 2014Approval of a joint operational strategy for core area of Usuthu-Tembe-Futi TFCA

Exciting news in the Usuthu-Tembe-Futi TFCA, a sub-TFCA of the Lubombo TFCA, is that a joint operational strategy for the Maputo Special Reserve/Tembe Elephant Park component was signed into force by

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31 March 2014South Africa and Vietnam discuss biodiversity conservation

South Africa and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam concluded fruitful discussions in Pretoria on 28 March 2014 on issues related to biodiversity conservation and management.

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26 March 2014SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy News

The SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy is delighted to be one of three finalists for the People Award category of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.

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20 March 2014South African Deputy-Minister of Tourism, Ms Tokozile Xasa, visits SA College for Tourism

The South African Deputy-Minister of Tourism, Ms Tokozile Xasa, visited the SA College for Tourism on Friday, 7 March. In the wake of South Africa signing up for the UN International Woman’s Day Com

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