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Border Security

Points of entry targeted to prevent wildlife crime

A Cheetah.The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has bulked up security at South Africa’s points of entry to ensure the protection of big cats and other wildlife.


Soldiers on border protection seize contraband worth millions in first months of the year

Operation CoronaThe new year has been very much a case of business as usual for soldiers deployed on border protection. One stated objective of maintaining South Africa’s territorial integrity and ensuring national sovereignty is seen in the apprehension of over two thousand undocumented persons with the bulk of work being policing, confiscating contraband, recovering stolen vehicles and impounding livestock amongst others.

Tunisia getting $20 million sensor package for border security

Tunisian soldiers on the Libyan border.The US Department of Defense (DoD) has notified Congress of its intention to provide an additional $20 million worth of sensors to help Tunisia secure its border security wall that separates it from Libya.


Kenyan Wildlife Service receives 27 Landcruisers

Vehicles donated to the Kenya Wildlife Service.The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated 26 Toyota Landcruiser vehicles to boost the anti-poaching operations of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).


Abalone worth R2.37 million seized at Durban port

Abalone.An operation by the Hawks and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has led to the seizure of 1.6 tonnes of abalone valued at R2.37 million.


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