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South Africa tourism growth hindered by coal mining

Coal mining companies want to expand their mines, threatening the pristine nature that brings visitors to South Africa every year.

One of the world’s fastest growing tourist destinations – South Africa – is hosting Africa’s biggest travel trade show this week.

But the growth of the tourism sector is often hindered by another key industry – mining.

Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from Matubatuba, South Africa.