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SANParks arrests seven poachers in nine days

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has in the first nine days of 2020 arrested seven suspected poachers in the Kruger National Park (KNP). The first...

Libya evacuees will go to Norway

Norway this year will take in 600 people evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centres, the Nordic country said as it sought to discourage...

Migrants drown off Turkey

Eight people, including three women, died after a boat carrying 15 migrants sank off western Turkey, the interior ministry said. The boat sank off...

Cigars confiscated at port of entry

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Seizures of illegal cigarettes are fairly common for soldiers doing border protection and now police have added cigars to the mix of illegal tobacco...

Poachers fatally wounded in the Kruger Park

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A suspected rhino poacher has been arrested and two killed in a contact with rangers in the Kruger National Park (KNP). SANParks said the suspect...

Interpol discusses wildlife crime

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Wildlife crime is a global concern and its illicit activities encompass many sectors and industries. The consequences of wildlife crime are far reaching, affecting not...

Mauritanian coast guard intercepts migrant boat

A boat carrying 180 migrants was intercepted by the Mauritanian coast guard the U.N. migration agency said, less than two days after 62 migrants...

Migrant boat sinks off Mauritania

Up to 57 people died after a ship from Gambia carrying 150 migrants sank off Mauritania, the UN migration agency said. The perilous sea...

SARS destroys illegally imported goods

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South African Revenue Service (SARS) customs officials started destroying illegally imported vehicles and clothing valued at over R7 million in Durban, in a bid...

Operation Corona border security seizures and successes

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Improved control mechanisms at South Africa’s 57 official points of entry were recently under discussion in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) but the...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...