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2 October 20137-year old Baden Bolling fundraises to combat rhino poaching

Baden Bolling from Colorado in the USA has always been an animal lover. Since he was about 3 years old, he has frequently introduced himself as an “animal expert”. He loves all animals but his fav

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30 September 2013World Heritage Nomination Training Course

The final follow-up workshop of the third African nomination training workshop for Anglophone countries by the African World Heritage Foundation took place between 29 July and 10 August in Entebbe, Ug

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20 September 2013Absa enables rural youth to be trained to create unique tourism experiences

In its continued commitment to skill unemployed rural youth between the ages of 18 to 35 from across Southern Africa, Absa has invested R1,5 million towards the development of hospitality and tourism

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17 September 2013SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy saves rhino calf

Last week a white rhino cow was killed by poachers close to one of the SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy training bases.

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3 September 2013Southern African Wildlife College News

For the latest on the Southern African Wildlife College's events, courses and student news, please open the PDF.

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29 August 2013Limpopo National Park celebrates World Ranger Day

On 31 July 2013 Limpopo National Park, the Mozambican component of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier park, celebrated World Ranger Day with an event held at Massingir. Since 1992, World Ranger Day has

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23 August 2013South African government remains committed to efforts to fight rhino poaching

The South African government remains committed to intensifying interventions to fight against rhino poaching through the enhancement of international relations. It has drawn up and negotiated a number

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16 August 2013Simalaha wildlife sanctuary fence completed

The Simalaha area, situated in south-western Zambia, falls within two chiefdoms, Sesheke and Chundu. Because of annual flooding, the area is mainly used for seasonal grazing. Senior Chief Inyambo Yet

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8 August 2013Acknowledging the region's field rangers

On World Ranger Day, which is celebrated on the 31st of July, Peace Parks Foundation launched an appeal for funding to support the region's field rangers, who are playing a vital role in protecting so

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30 July 2013Tracker Academy Lead Tracker Course

In July 2013 the SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy conducted its inaugural Lead Tracker course. Recognised by the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA), the Lead Tracker qualificati

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