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Poachers fatally wounded in the Kruger Park

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A suspected rhino poacher has been arrested and two killed in a contact with rangers in the Kruger National Park (KNP). SANParks said the suspect...

South Africa’s rhino poaching numbers decrease

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South African Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy has said efforts to save the rhino are paying off as poaching numbers decrease, with...

SANParks welcomes first Mozambican rhino poaching conviction in over a decade

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The South African National Parks (SANParks) has congratulated the Justice Department in Mozambique for successfully convicting and sentencing two poachers for killing two rhinos...

Rhino poaching arrests in Kruger

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Three hundred and sixty-six arrests in connection with rhino poaching were made in the iconic Kruger National Park in the 18 month period ending...

SANParks welcomes heavy sentence for rhino poacher

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the heavy sentence handed out to a poacher caught in the Kruger National Park in 2015, who...

Vietnam seizes 125 kg of rhino horns and seven tiger carcasses

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Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates,...

Nine suspected poachers apprehended in Kruger

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Nine suspected poachers have been arrested in the Kruger National Park, with weapons and poaching tools recovered. SANParks on 24 July said the arrests took...

SANParks and Kruger partners work to minimise impact of rhino poaching

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South African National Parks (SANParks) and conservation partners in the Greater Kruger Region are collaboratively implementing a range of interventions as part of an...

SA police seize rhino horn

South African police intercepted 167 rhino horns apparently destined for south-east Asia, one of the biggest hauls ever in the country. Two suspects, aged 57...

Hong Kong authorities say seize biggest rhino horn haul in five...

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Hong Kong authorities said they seized 82.5 kilograms of rhino horn and cut pieces worth HK$16.5 million ($2.10 million), the biggest haul in five...

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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...