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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...

Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions

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Rhino poaching is on the rise again in South Africa since the government loosened coronavirus restrictions, following a year-long lull due to the pandemic,...

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...

Five poachers caught and one fatally trampled by elephants in Kruger...

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The Kruger National Park (KNP) conducted anti-poaching operations that led to the arrest of five suspected poachers in the Pretoriuskop section of the park...

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...

Namibia sees steady downward trend in rhino and elephant poaching

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Namibia saw a continued downward trend in rhino and elephant poaching last year after stepping up patrols and sharply increasing fines, the government said...

Wildlife Zones introduced to protect rhino

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Seven Integrated Wildlife Zones are being introduced across South Africa to protect the country’s rhino. Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Barbara Creecy, said by demarcating...

Intelligence helps Namibia turn tide against rhino poachers, government says

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Incidents of rhino poaching in Namibia have been dropping steadily as timely intelligence work has helped nab hunters before they shoot in known hotspots,...

Rhino poaching in Namibia down 63% on tougher policing, penalties

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Rhino poaching fell 63% year-on-year in Namibia, the ministry of environment said on Friday, citing intensified intelligence operations by authorities and tougher sentences and...

Rhino poaching declines significantly

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The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries says rhino poaching decreased by almost 53% in the first six months of 2020, with 166 animals...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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