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SARS intercepts rhino horn at OR Tambo

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The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs unit, working with the South African Police Service (SAPS), have successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle rhino...

Kenyan police arrest fugitive indicted in US for ivory, rhino horn...

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Kenyan police arrested a fugitive wanted in the United States on charges of trafficking ivory and rhino horn, who arrived in the coastal city...

SARS makes R115.6 million rhino horn bust

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Rhino horn worth R115.6 million has been discovered at OR Tambo International Airport, according to the South African Revenue Service (SARS). A total 41 pieces...

Police strike in battle against wildlife crime

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The forces of law and order have come out tops in two recent skirmishes with the wildlife poaching fraternity as the battle against those...

Police seize drugs, rhino horns at OR Tambo Airport

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Two suspects were arrested and drugs and rhino horns worth over R6 million were intercepted in separate incidents at OR Tambo International...

Audit into SA stockpiles of rhino horn underway

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South Africa is in the process of conducting an audit of all existing stockpiles of rhino horn in an effort to prevent...

Woman nabbed with rhino horns at OR Tambo Airport

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Acting on intelligence, police have arrested a woman and seized a bag containing rhino horns at the O R Tambo International Airport...

SARS seizes rhino horns at OR Tambo Airport

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The South African Reserve Service (SARS) intercepted 10 rhino horns worth an estimated R4.99 million at OR Tambo International Airport at the...

Two Op Corona busts in a week for newly deployed Johannesburg...

Just a week into a border protection deployment, Reserve Force unit Johannesburg Regiment notched up a pair of successes that will hopefully...

Chinese national held for rhino horn smuggling

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A Chinese national has been arrested for dealing in rhino horn with an estimated value of R6.6 million. The 28-year-old man was arrested...

Vietnam destroys mass rhino horns and elephant ivory

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Vietnam destroyed nearly 2.2 tonnes of seized elephant ivory and 70 kg of rhino horns on Saturday, in one of its strongest...

Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency suspends boss over missing rhino horns

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Zimbabwe's wildlife authority has suspended its director general and is investigating the disappearance of 228 kg (500 pounds) of the agency's stored...

Organised crime networks behind ivory and rhino horn trafficking in East...

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One man has been arrested and warrants issued for three more individuals in connection with ongoing investigations into two organised crime networks...

Three African presidents warn poachers their days are numbered

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As African leaders soundly rejected "those who think our natural heritage can be sold for money," senior United Nations officials expressed support...

South African government decides against rhino horn trade

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South Africa will not allow commercial trading of rhino horns and will maintain its policy of stockpiling, a cabinet minister said on...

South African court lifts 2009 ban on domestic rhino horn trade

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South Africa's High Court has lifted a ban on the local trade in rhino horn imposed by the government in 2009 after...

South Africa nabs two Vietnamese men with 41kg of rhino horn

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South African authorities have arrested two Vietnamese men in possession of 41 kg of rhino horn, the largest haul nabbed in the...

Soldiers net dagga and rhino horn on border protection patrols

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The thin camouflage line that is South Africa's major border protection asset continues to perform under adverse conditions in both terrain and...

Rhino horn poaching hits new record in South Africa

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The number of rhinos killed by poachers has hit a new annual record in South Africa, raising worries of a downward population...

Parliamentary Question: DWA: Rhino horn

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Dr G W Koornhof (ANC) to ask the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs: (1) Whether she has been informed of an inventory of...

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