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Zimbabwe arrests editor, reporters over elephant poaching story

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Zimbabwean police said on Tuesday they had arrested an editor and two reporters from a state-owned newspaper for publishing falsehoods after reporting...

Number of Zimbabwe elephants killed with cyanide rises to 60

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Suspected poachers have used cyanide to kill 23 elephants in Zimbabwe's Hwange national park, raising the death toll there and in the...

Sudanese poachers kill elephants amid Central Africa chaos: UN experts

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Sudanese poachers have been taking advantage of the chaos in conflict-torn Central African Republic and are killing elephants for their ivory and...

Tanzania urges China to curb ivory demand to save elephants

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A Tanzanian government minister described elephant poaching on Thursday as a national disaster, and urged China to curb its appetite for ivory. The...

Poachers decimate Mozambique elephant population

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Mozambique has lost half its elephants over the past five years, part of a wave of poaching driven by red-hot demand for...

Thailand makes second big ivory bust in two weeks

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Thai customs officials on Monday announced their second big seizure of African ivory in two weeks, amounting to around three tonnes of...

China donates anti-poaching equipment to Kenya

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The Chinese Embassy in Kenya has donated $20 000 worth of equipment to fighting poaching in the country. The equipment includes tents, binoculars,...

African elephants at risk, record ivory seizures

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More than 20,000 African elephants were killed for their ivory in 2013, driven by demand in China and Thailand, and some local...

First elephant poached in Kruger park in ten years

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Poachers have for the first time in a decade killed an elephant in the Kruger National Park, while 245 rhinos have been...

Wildlife poaching on the increase in Namibia

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Poaching of rhinos and elephants has risen sharply in Namibia, with 121 elephants killed in the past two and a half years,...

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...