Bail for rangers charged with killing poacher

2014-12-27 23:13

Three rangers who were arrested for murder after shooting an alleged poacher, have been granted bail in the Ubombo Magistrate's Court.

Hluhluwe gets better fences

2014-09-30 21:38

The KwaZulu-Natal government has agreed to urgently secure a game reserve after predators killed and mauled several people.

Ranger attacked by rhino

2014-01-30 22:15

A game ranger has been seriously injured when he was attacked by a black rhino in the Mkhuze game reserve.

Robber shot dead at KZN resort

2013-06-28 08:45

A man who had just robbed a chalet at Sodwana Bay Resort in northern KwaZulu-Natal has been shot dead after pointing a firearm at a field ranger.

Anti-poaching plane crashes

2013-02-04 08:28

The fight against rhino poaching in KwaZulu-Natal has taken a knock as a result of a recent non-fatal accident involving Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s anti-poaching light aircraft.

Hippo donated to Zulu king

2012-10-18 09:38

A hippo that was to be sold to a private buyer has been killed and donated to Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini.

KZN rangers to be buried

2012-06-28 21:03

Two KwaZulu-Natal field rangers found dead in Lake Nhlabane near Richards Bay will be buried this weekend, says Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife.

KZN ranger found dead

2012-06-25 18:24

One of two missing KwaZulu-Natal field rangers has been found dead, says Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife.

Search for missing KZN rangers continues

2012-06-25 09:19

Authorities remain hopeful that two Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife field rangers who went missing in crocodile and hippo infested waters will be found alive.

Hyenas still on the loose in KZN

2012-04-12 11:25

Two hyenas on the loose near Ulundi have still not been found, despite traps being set for them, Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife says.

Poacher critically hurt in shoot-out

2012-04-11 13:16

A rhino poacher has been taken to hospital after being critically wounded in a shoot-out with an anti-poaching control in Ndumo, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife says.

Wounded rhino dies after escape

2012-03-22 13:10

A rhino which was shot by poachers at a KwaZulu-Natal game reserve but managed to escape, has been found dead but with its horn still intact.

Community to benefit from rhino tender

2012-01-04 13:34

Proceeds from the tender to hunt a white rhino will benefit impoverished residents of KwaMduku in Mkuze, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife says.

Tackling poaching requires teamwork - WWF

2011-09-21 14:06

SA and Asia must work in unison to scare rhino poachers with strict legislation and address consumer demand for rhino horn, the World Wide Fund for Nature says.

Rhino poacher shot dead

2011-02-07 14:26

A rhino poacher has been shot dead in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal, Ezemvelo KZN has said.

Poacher killed in shootout

2009-12-28 16:10

A rhino poacher has been killed and two others injured in a fierce exchange of gunfire between a poachers and game rangers in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park.

New efforts to curb poaching

2009-09-08 21:13

An integrated approach is needed to halt the growing numbers of rhinos being killed by poachers, says Minister Buyelwa Sonjica.


Poacher launches appeal bid

2014-11-20 19:43

An Empangeni taxi driver, who killed a rhino in the iMfolozi game reserve, has appealed against his conviction and sentence.

Sani Pass to be tarred

2014-05-21 19:53

The tarring of Sani Pass has been approved by Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.

KZN 'poachers' held

2013-09-11 19:30

Four men have been arrested in connection with poaching in the Bhekabantu District of northern KwaZulu-Natal.

No fly zones over KZN rhino

2013-05-22 22:11

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife is considering making KwaZulu-Natal's game reserves no fly zones for private aircraft to help curb rhino poaching.

KZN wants army help to combat poaching

2012-10-29 10:33

The KwaZulu-Natal nature conservation service wants to enlist the help of the defence force to put a stop to rhino poaching in the province.

KZN wildlife board declared invalid

2012-09-04 18:56

The Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife Board was declared invalid by the provincial high court which found that it had not been appointed properly.

Second ranger's body found

2012-06-26 14:27

A second missing KwaZulu-Natal field ranger has been found dead, says Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife.

Missing KZN rangers' canoe found

2012-06-25 16:02

A confiscated canoe that two field rangers were using when they disappeared has been found, Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife says.

Two KwaZulu-Natal field rangers missing

2012-06-24 20:14

Two KwaZulu-Natal field rangers have gone missing after trying to paddle a canoe they had confiscated, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife says.

Wounded rhino poacher dies in hospital

2012-04-12 08:53

A rhino poacher wounded in a shoot-out with an anti-poaching unit in Ndumo has died in hospital, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife says.

Hyenas, not lion on the loose in KZN

2012-04-11 11:47

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife says it followed up on reports of a lion on the loose in Ulundi, and discovered two hyenas, which it plans to catch overnight.

Conservationist defends R1m rhino hunt

2012-01-12 10:15

A rhino conservationist has defended Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s decision to allow a R1m hunt for a white rhino bull at the Makhasa Community Reserve.

KZN Wildlife, conservationists in spat

2011-12-29 20:06

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife has accused conservationists of undermining its efforts, after the conservation body came under fire for putting out a tender to hunt a white rhino bull.

Illegal seafood found at uShaka restaurant

2011-03-31 20:11

A seafood restaurant in the uShaka Marine complex has been found guilty in the Durban Magistrate's Court for possession of seafood bought illegally.

15th rhino poached in KZN

2010-09-01 14:11

A white rhino has been found dead in Ndumo with both horns removed.

Rhino run down in park

2009-10-01 08:06

A white rhino has been knocked down and killed by a bakkie and subsequently dehorned in a baffling hit-and-run accident in a KwaZulu-Natal game reserve.

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