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Kruger National Park - News Archive

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  1. Minister welcomes arrest in rhino case

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... in possession of a firearm and two rhino horns when he was arrested in the Kruger National Park last year. The department said the sentence sends a strong message to would-be poachers that they will ...
    Thursday, 14 September 2017
  2. Police seize drugs, rhino horns at OR Tambo Airport

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... Endangered Species Unit as well as the Skukuza Stock Theft Unit. The accused was arrested in March 2016 in the Satara Section of the Kruger National Park. Field rangers were on routine patrol when ...
    Tuesday, 12 September 2017
  3. ISS: Wildlife crime: why diverse data will drive better responses

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... Kruger National Park alone, for instance, is estimated at around R200 million annually. Parks are increasingly militarised in their approach to curbing the threat, with many using advanced drone and tracking ...
    Tuesday, 05 September 2017
  4. Audit into SA stockpiles of rhino horn underway

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... Ambassadors programme and a Rhino Guardian project that was launched in the Kruger National Park in January 2017 with the support of the Peace Parks Foundation and the World Wildlife Fund South Africa. ...
    Wednesday, 23 August 2017
  5. SANDF supporting anti-poaching efforts

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... incursions from Mozambique. The SANDF has been in the Kruger National Park (KNP) since 2010 primarily on Operation Corona border safeguarding duties. SANDF Lieutenant Colonel Elaine van Staden on ...
    Wednesday, 23 August 2017
  6. Kruger rangers clash with poachers

    Category: Security/Border Security

    Rangers in the Kruger National Park (KNP) have been involved in two contacts with suspected poachers, leaving one poacher fatally injured, while Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has honoured ...
    Tuesday, 22 August 2017
  7. The world watches as Africa tries to stop poachers

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... Africa, and is part of the Greater Kruger National Park. The reserve has a group of guardian angels who are like no other — the Black Mambas. The Mambas, named after a fast-moving, venomous snake, ...
    Wednesday, 16 August 2017
  8. South African game ranger corps becoming an anti-poaching force – Molewa

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... a Cape Town briefing that poachers killed 529 rhino in South Africa in the first six months of this year – 13 less than the corresponding period in 2016. As usual, the Kruger National Park is the “preferred” ...
    Wednesday, 02 August 2017
  9. Tech makes small gains in rhino poaching fight

    Category: Joint/Science & Defence Technology

    ... Management of Rhinoceros approach. On the technology interventions against rhino poaching, the minister said: "Although the campaign is far from won in the KNP and elsewhere, ...
    Friday, 28 July 2017
  10. Arrests in connection with rhino poaching top the 350 mark

    Category: Security/Border Security

    More proof of the Kruger National Park’s “attraction” for poachers is that well over half of arrests nationally in connection with wildlife, particularly rhino, poaching in the first half of this year ...
    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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