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SA College for Tourism

ABSA 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 industry skills as well as tracker and field guide skills programmes. These funds have been invested in the SA College for Tourism (SACT) in Graaff-Reinet.

SA College for Tourism

SA 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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General, Rhino Protection Programme, Wildlife Crime

South 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 of Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs)...

Community Development, Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Simalaha Community Conservancy

Simalaha 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 Yeta and Chief Sekute...

General, Southern African Wildlife College

Acknowledging 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...

SA College for Tourism

Tracker 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 qualification is the most...

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