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South Africa now has a new set of banknotes, with the Nelson Mandela notes going into circulation on Tuesday 6 November. The current and new banknotes will circulate together and both remain legal tender.
South Africa is renowned for its magnificent wildlife. From the elephant, lion, rhinoceros, buffalo and leopard, to the elephant shrew, ant lion, rhinoceros beetle, buffalo weaver and leopard tortoise, the country's plains, seas and skies are natural treasure troves for the animal and bird lover.
• Gallery: South Africa's birdlife
The Manyeleti Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga is set to become one of South Africa’s premier ecotourism destinations, following an investment of R400-million (US$54.9-million) to upgrade the facility.