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Africa’s growth-at-all costs model is a recipe for disaster

In Africa, the consequences of the growth-at-all costs model are starting to reveal themselves, and they're not pretty

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Igniting international independence

For the small South African business there's significant potential in attending trade shows that allows for networking and collaboration

Public-private partnerships crucial for SA’s national parks

Tourism is becoming an increasingly important mainstay of the South African economy

International buyers find hidden gems in Durban

Last year alone the Indaba contributed more than R85-million to eThekwini’s GDP and raised close to R6-million in taxes for government

The significance of Africa’s Travel Indaba to economic and social development

Tourism boosts businesses, trade, job creation and helps to preserve national heritage sites

Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania

A new study is finding that community-based wildlife conservation can quickly result in clear ecological success.

Campaigning journalist was a  ‘mensch’

Eddie Koch was a relentlessly determined reporter and the people he wrote about mattered

Building SA’s coastline for leisure activities may harm the protection of sea life

120 000 jobs will be created by 2030, but conservationists warn of harm from a history of SA's noncompliance with environmental regulations.

Uneasy expeditions: The pitfalls of travelling while woke

Journeying through distant lands ought to be carefree but there is no ‘on-off’ switch when you’re conscious.

Oude Molen Eco Village: An eco-friendly haven in the centre of Cape Town

Oude Molen Eco Village — Winner: Sudley Adams Memorial Award

Amakhosi and conservationists in KZN face off over dune mining

White residents fear mining will ruin their ecovillage, but their black neighbours want the jobs it will bring. Jonathan Erasmus reports.

Bureaucracy stalls almost 2 000 jobs

Plans for a multimillion-rand eco-tourism development that promises about 2 000 jobs in KZN are being thwarted by unresolved land claims.

Africa needs more than latter-day Livingstones

If its wildlife is to be preserved, more income from the tourists who flock to safari parks must find its way to local people.

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Mboweni says no more Zondo funding as court extends commission’s lifespan

The finance minister suggests money should be found from the cash-strapped justice department

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

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