Bantu Holomisa, the president of the United Democratic Movement, has fired arrows laced with poisonous words at the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. He has accused the reserve of killing the Kruger National Park's wildlife. But the TPNR's management is convinced of the reserve's innocence and is fighting back, even threatening legal action.
Hunting in private game reserves that border South Africa's national parks is of "specific concern" to Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk, he said in a statement on Wednesday. The issue was raised two weeks ago by Bantu Holomisa, leader of the United Democratic Movement.
They are affectionately called the Oscars of the African information and communication technology (ICT) world. On Saturday night at the Dome in Johannesburg, the most outstanding African ICT companies, people and projects will be honoured at the African ICT Achievers Awards 2004.