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Four suspected rhino poachers arrested and one sentenced in the KNP

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has arrested four rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park (KNP) over the weekend of 15-18 October. Members of...

Customs seizes abalone worth R1.6 million at Lebombo border

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The South African Revenue Service’s Customs has seized dried abalone worth R1.6 million, which was hidden in a trailer of a taxi at the...

South African rhino ranch keeps poachers away, but at a cost

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South Africa's largest private rhino breeder says he has kept the protected animals safe from poachers for four and a half years but cannot...

Rhino and elephant poaching declines in Namibia

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Rhino and elephant poaching has declined significantly this year in Namibia, home to the only free-roaming black rhinos left in the world, government data...

Poacher gets 23 years sentence as KNP arrests more suspected poachers

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the sentencing of a rhino poacher to a total of 23 years in prison for rhino poaching...

Kruger National Park anti-poaching teams conclude May with successful arrests

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced further arrests of suspected poachers in the Kruger National Park (KNP), with four men apprehended. The four suspected...

SANParks applauds the sentences imposed on four rhino poachers

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the finalization of two long running rhino poaching trials by the Skukuza Regional Court. One rhino poacher...

Kruger poaching numbers rise as lockdown eases

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Rhino poaching has increased at an alarming rate, with the Kruger National Parks (KNP) rhino numbers dropping by 70% over the past decade. 2020...

SANDF fighting abalone poaching in the Overstrand

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has deployed to the Overstrand region of the Western Cape to combat poaching and related crime in...

SANParks records another successful anti-poaching operation in the KNP

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced another operation that led to the arrest of three suspected poachers on Wednesday 21 April in the...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...