Topic: Limpopo River
Some South African media reports say up to 15,000 crocodiles have escaped from a local crocodile farm. Police beg for volunteers to help them round up the crocodiles, who escaped earlier this week after flooding rains.
The decade-old Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park was formed through the cooperation of three nations and has reduced conflicts over natural resources, especially water, while protecting wildlife.
As with the 2006 World Cup in Germany, a rampant sex trade is of concern to human rights groups ahead of the World Cup 2010 in South Africa, which kicks off next month. Prostitutes, many from impoverished Zimbabwe, are arriving to cash in on an estimated 500,000 visiting fans.
Mozambique struggles to regain global reach for its nut.