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Mediterranean migrant stand-off

Four European Union countries agreed to take 64 African migrants rescued by German ship Alan Kurdi and stranded at sea for almost two weeks,...

DA leader says border control is under-resourced

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Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane blames under-resourcing of the national defence force along with corruption and mismanagement at the Department of Home Affairs...

Singapore makes second huge seizure of pangolin scales in days

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Singapore intercepted a second shipping container packed full of pangolin scales destined for Vietnam in less than a week, authorities said on Wednesday, a...

DA pickets DoD building in support of better defence funding

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The sorry state of funding for the national defence force, particularly as regards its border protection tasking Operation Corona, took to the streets by...

Hong Kong authorities say seize biggest rhino horn haul in five years

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Hong Kong authorities said they seized 82.5 kilograms of rhino horn and cut pieces worth HK$16.5 million ($2.10 million), the biggest haul in five...

Eastern Cape rhino poachers sentenced to 25 years each

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Both the SA Police Service and the national Department of Environmental Affairs welcomed the “hefty sentences” handed down to three men found guilty of...

Poacher killed by elephant in Kruger National Park

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Kruger National Park Rangers assisted by members of the Komatipoort and Skukuza police recovered the remains of a suspected poacher in the Crocodile bridge...

Big dagga haul in Free State

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More proof of the ease with which dagga smugglers cross South Africa’s land borders came earlier this month when soldiers discovered 44 bags of...

Teenagers charged with ship hijacking

Three teenage migrants were charged in a Maltese court with hijacking a small commercial tanker that rescued them and others off Libya. The three, who...

Rights groups blast EU for downgrading Mediterranean migrant mission

International rights advocates criticised the European Union for abdicating humanitarian responsibilities after the bloc agreed to withdraw ships patrolling the Mediterranean for migrants attempting...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...