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R1.1-billion land claim ‘captured’

This story was produced in partnership with Pulitzer Center. Details of the land claim settlement for MalaMala, one...

Going wild to stay sane

'There are 80-plus other parks across South Africa I can visit with my Wild Card, symbolically for free'

Public-private partnerships crucial for SA’s national parks

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

Billionaire Wiese refunded after unauthorised rhino sale

Christo Wiese is just one of a number of potential buyers who've been refunded their deposits to buy rhino from SANParks.

Augrabies on hydropower hit list

Conservationists claim water plants along the Orange River will affect the ecology and tourism

Rhino conservation gets record-breaking R232m boost

A R232-million grant, given to the Peace Parks Foundation by the Dutch and Swedish postcode lotteries, will go to combatting rhino poaching.

Kruger Park toxic spill under control and investigation

A week-long spill is now under control, says SANParks, but the long-term effect on the environment is yet to be seen.

Kruger Park elephant shooting sparks outrage

Several members of the public have called on SANParks for an explanation, after the Kruger National Park shot an elephant that attacked tourists.

Belly-up Nkandla company linked to bizarre SANParks deal

Bohlabela's liquidation has revealed oddities and secrecy in its parks' vehicle tender.

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