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Major ivory haul in Tanzania

Tanzania seized ivory tusks equivalent to killing at least 117 elephants, its tourism minister said, part of a drive to stamp out organised criminal...

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...

Record ivory haul in Singapore

Singapore seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for...

China seizes record ivory tusks, busts smuggling gang

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Chinese authorities seized 7.48 tonnes of smuggled ivory tusks last month, the biggest haul in recent years, as Beijing steps up a campaign against...

Uganda seizes ivory, pangolin scales worth an estimated $8 million

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Uganda seized a contraband shipment of ivory and pangolin scales it said was the largest the country had ever taken, with a market value...

Tons of ivory and pangolin scales seized in Vietnam

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Vietnamese authorities seized more than eight tonnes of pangolin scales and ivory in one of the south-east Asian country's largest wildlife trafficking...

More African ivory smuggled into China

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More African ivory is smuggled into China as Myanmar and Beijing's ban on trade in ivory failed to dampen imports, a report...

Three held for illegal possession of elephant ivory

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Three men have been arrested for the illegal possession and sale of elephant ivory in Midrand. "The arrest of these suspects and the...

Kenya court releases jailed ivory smuggler

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A court in Kenya's port city of Mombasa set free a man convicted by a lower court in July 2016 of smuggling...

Illegal ivory breezes past EU law – campaign group

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In spite of a ban, illegal ivory trading still flourishes in the European Union, as traders use a loophole allowing exchange of...

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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...