Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Debate on Instant Coffee

“Instant (or soluble) Coffee” has been widely used for decades because of its convenience. During the height of its popularity in the 1970s, nearly a third of the roasted coffee imported into the United States was used in a process … Continue reading

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Onslaught on Africa’s elephants

While the poaching of elephants in Africa continues to increase, conservationists have called for a moratorium on the ivory trade and warned that the species faces extinction. According to WildlifeDirect, an organisation founded by conservationist Richard Leakey to support conservationists … Continue reading

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Stevenson-Hamilton’s own Private Railway Line

By the time construction came to a halt on the Selati Line at Sabi Bridge, no one in the Transvaal gave a damn about the rusted Selati railway in a game reserve; a line that had bankrupted a British construction … Continue reading

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The Effects of Bovine TB on the Populations of Lion and Buffalo in Kruger

Concern has been rising for some time over the prevalence and impact of bovine tuberculosis (Btb) on Kruger’s buffalo and more recently, lion populations. Yet, recent research findings fly in the face of speculation that Btb is ravishing the Park’s … Continue reading

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Trips ZA

Company Overview Trips ZA is a wholly owned Tourism Reservation Information & Packaged Tours Service and Brokerage Company that specializes in Tailor Made Tours, Accommodation and Activity Reservations, as well Destination Marketing. Trips ZA provides Tourism Information to patrons and … Continue reading

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