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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...

Suspected poacher killed by elephants in the Kruger National Park

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A suspected poacher was killed by elephants whilst trying to flee rangers in the Kruger National Park, and an accomplice arrested. South African National Parks...

Confiscated abalone numbers drop as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions bite

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The amount of poached abalone confiscated by South African authorities dropped from 66 tons in 2018 to 13 tons in 2020 as COVID-19 restrictions...

Alaris Antennas assists Hensoldt South Africa to combat rhino poaching

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Alaris Antennas, in a partnership with Hensoldt South Africa, is helping the non-governmental organisation Stop Rhino Poaching to curb the killing of these critically...

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Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

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The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...