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ISS: China is proving key to reducing Africa’s wildlife trafficking

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China’s proactive stance against illicit wildlife trafficking in Africa in recent years has helped shift trends in this crime. Where cooperation has occurred with...

Soldiers confiscate contraband worth over R27 million

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A severely stretched and thin cordon of soldiers protecting South Africa’s porous borders continue to confiscate contraband destined for informal traders, spaza shops and...

Lives of children in the Mediterranean should have priority over politics

The fate of 130 children aboard rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said,...

Jail for Kruger rhino poachers

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Three poachers were sentenced in Skukuza Regional Court this week in connection with rhino poaching in Kruger National Park. Jeffrey Mathebula was arrested in 2015...

Rome court rules migrant ship can enter Italian waters

An administrative court in Rome ruled a Spanish rescue ship carrying around 150 migrants should be allowed to enter Italian territorial waters in defiance...

Italy in another migrant ship stand-off

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities from bringing more than 500 migrants...

Rhino poaching arrests in Kruger

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Three hundred and sixty-six arrests in connection with rhino poaching were made in the iconic Kruger National Park in the 18 month period ending...

Successful police operation sees livestock recovered

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A recent police-led and driven operation showed another important facet of South Africa’s national border protection effort – livestock recovery and confiscation. The operation to...

SANParks welcomes heavy sentence for rhino poacher

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the heavy sentence handed out to a poacher caught in the Kruger National Park in 2015, who...

UN agency concerned by fines for migrant rescue vessels

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A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organisations carrying out search and rescue operations off...

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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...