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Rhino poaching declines significantly

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

SARS makes R115.6 million rhino horn bust

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...

South Africa dehorns dozens of rhinos to prevent lockdown poaching surge

South Africa has dehorned dozens of rhinos in three popular game parks, aiming to prevent armed poachers taking advantage of the post-COVID-19 crash in...

Hensoldt celebrates three years of protecting world’s largest rhino conservancy

Hensoldt South Africa has celebrated three years of protecting the world’s largest rhino conservancy with zero poaching incidents, with the company’s technologies keeping 1...

Poachers fatally wounded in the Kruger Park

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

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

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

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

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

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


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...