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Blyde River Canyon

Blyde River Canyon in Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is a 26 km long, 2500 deep canyon covered with vegetation, making it the largest green canyon in the world.

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela- born in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918. Mandela himself was educated at University College of Fort Hare & the University of Witwatersrand & qualified in law in 1942. He joined the African Nat'l Congress in 1944 & was engaged in resistance against the ruling National Party's apartheid policies after 1948. He consistently refused to compromise his political position to obtain his freedom. Feb 11, 1990: Nelson Mandela released from prison

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from BBC News

The man who returned his grandfather’s looted art

The Oba of Benin Ovonramwen in 1897. Exiled to Calabar in south-eastern Nigeria, after a British court acquitted him of the killings of seven british emissaries that sparked retaiiatry british attacks. But by the time the monarchy was restored in 1914, the independent kingdom of Benin no longer existed - it had become part of Nigeria, which was then a British colony.

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from WIRED UK

Avaaz counters accusations of clicktivism and takes on the lion bone trade

Nearly 700,000 of us are calling on President Zuma to stop the lion slaughter in South Africa: www.avaaz.org/lions And we're increasing the pressure now by placing this hard-hitting ad in Johannesburg Airport’s International Arrival Hall and South African Airways’ inflight magazine. Let's amplify our call on the South African government to ban the trade of lion bones for fake Asian ‘medicines’. Share this ad now and sign the petition here: www.avaaz.org/lions

from Mail Online

Surf's up! Pod of 40 bottlenose dolphins ride 8ft-high waves along South African coast

Acrobatic: Despite facing waves as big as eight feet, some of the more energetic marine mammals were seen leaping six feet out of the sea

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Hummingbird Seeks $200 Million to Build Liberia Gold Mine - http://www.directorstalk.com/hummingbird-seeks-200-million-to-build-liberia-gold-mine/

I'm posting this here to cause awareness... Did you know white genocide which is happening in South Africa??.......

International Ferro IFL record ferrochrome production over the first half of their financial year - http://www.directorstalk.com/international-ferro-ifl-record-ferrochrome-production-over-the-first-half-of-their-financial-year/