Mala Mala Game Reserve
Mala Mala is a game reserve located within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga province, South Africa. It is the largest private big five game reserve in South Africa, It covers around 130 km² of land. In Xitsonga, the name Malamala means Kudu, it was named so because of the abundance of these animals within the game reserve. The Tsonga people, who occupied the land before the establishment of the game reserve, were forcefully removed from this land during the early 1900s and were dumped at Bushbuckridge. The Nwandlamhlarhi Community successfully claimed Malamala game reserved and the land was restored to them in 2015 when President Jacob Zuma handed them their land in a Government ceremony. The Tsonga people were also forcefully removed from neighbouring game reserves such as Skukuza and Satara game reserves. The Tsonga people are yet to be given back their land of Skukuza and Satara by the Government after the land claim processes.
It is composed of many camps:
- Mala Mala main camp
- Mala Mala Sable camp
- Mala Mala Rattray's camp
- "MalaMala Game Reserve". MalaMala Ranch. Retrieved 12 March 2010.
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