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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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31 January 2005Seeking a natural peace

SOUTH Africa`s Peace Parks Foundation has been involved in efforts to get North and South Korea to turn the demilitarised zone between them into a transfrontier park.The foundation`s chief executive,

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28 January 2005Influx of tourists to Moz sky-rockets

The number of tourists who entered Mozambique in December from South Africa increased by more than 120% in comparison to the same period the previous year. These dramatic statistics were just released

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19 January 2005Elephant route to be demined

AN ancient but now lethal migration route for elephants is to be demined in Angola, paving the way for swelling herds in neighbouring Botswana and Zambia to expand their range, the United Nations said

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8 December 2004Elephants migrate between Kruger and Limpopo National Parks

During a recent joint venture between Mozambique, South Africa's Department of Agriculture, SANParks and Peace Parks Foundation to monitor buffalo in Limpopo National Park (LNP) in Mozambique, two dys

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12 November 2004Punda Maria gets a facelift

The Executive Director of the Kruger National Park, Dr Bandile Mkhize, officially launched the upgrade of Punda Maria Camp and Punda Maria Entrance Gate in the Far North of the Kruger National Park to

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