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African elephants under continued poaching threat

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An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty confirms poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant. Based on the...

Elephant kills British soldier

A British soldier was killed during counter poaching operations in Malawi, Britain’s defence ministry said. Guardsman Mathew Talbot, serving with the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards,...

Royal support for Zambian elephant population

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Britain's Prince Harry offered Zambia support to boost the country's dwindling elephant population, as he began a two-day working visit without his...

ISS: Protecting Botswana’s elephants isn’t a numbers game

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In September this year, Elephants Without Borders (EWB) director Dr Mike Chase released a statement about the discovery of 87 elephant carcasses...

Rhino poaching decreasing in Kruger

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Rhino poaching is on the decrease in the Kruger National Park, partly due to there being fewer rhinos in the park, and...

De Beers to move 200 elephants from South Africa to Mozambique

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Diamond producer De Beers said on Monday it was relocating 200 elephants from its private reserve in South Africa to neighbouring Mozambique,...

SADC anti-poaching co-operation to be extended

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Six Southern African Development Community (SADC) states who are "closely knit" have undertaken to co-operate to deal with the scourge of poaching,...

Connected Conservation anti-poaching technology expanding into Africa

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Dimension Data and Cisco will be expanding their anti-poaching Connected Conservation programme into Zambia, Kenya, and Mozambique to continue protecting rhinos and...

More rhino poachers arrested in the Kruger Park

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Twelve suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in the Kruger National Park in the last week, South African National Parks has announced. On...

Elephant, rhino poaching down in Namibia

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Namibia recorded fewer cases of rhino and elephant poaching this year compared to recent years, the minister of environment and tourism said....

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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...