Ex-soldier allegedly used silencers to poach rhino in Kruger Park

2015-09-21 22:10

The Nelspruit Regional Court has heard how a former South African National Defence Force soldier facing several counts relating to illegal activities in the Kruger National Park allegedly poached rhino - using silencers.

Ex-soldier in court for Kruger poaching

2015-09-01 17:55

A former South African National Defence Force soldier has appeared in court on 18 counts relating to illegal activities in the Kruger National Park.

Prince Harry is just a tourist in Kruger Park - official

2015-08-12 20:08

Prince Harry - who reportedly recently helped capture a gang of poachers in the Kruger National Park - is merely taking a break in the game reserve, a spokesperson says.

Poachers shot dead in Kruger National Park

2015-01-05 23:15

Two suspected rhino poachers have been shot dead in the Kruger National Park.

Process for relocation of KNP rhino begins

2014-10-01 15:22

The process for relocation of some of the Kruger National Park's white rhino has begun, SA National Parks says.

SANParks gets acting boss

2014-03-31 13:08

The SA National Parks has appointed Abe Sibiya as its acting CEO to replace David Mabunda, who allegedly could pocket millions from the R1bn MalaMala deal.

SANDF: Dead soldier not shot at

2013-08-20 17:19

A soldier killed during an operation in the Kruger National Park was not shot at, the SA National Defence Force says.

Kruger Park to get gate quota system

2012-12-10 13:56

The Kruger National Park will enforce a gate quota system during the festive season, officials have said.

Kruger Park restaurant staff on strike

2012-10-15 16:05

The staff responsible for the management of restaurants in the Kruger National Park have embarked on a strike.

227 rhino killed so far in 2012

2012-05-28 18:13

South Africa has lost 227 rhino to illegal hunting activities since the beginning of the year, the department of environmental affairs says.


Suspected poacher's claims of sexual assault investigated

2015-09-09 13:56

The South African National Parks has denied any knowledge of a police case against Kruger National Park rangers accused of sticking a rifle up a rhino poaching suspect's anus, but police say an investigation has been opened.

Kruger Park chopper in emergency landing

2015-08-19 16:42

The pilot of a Kruger National Park helicopter had to perform an emergency landing, the park says.

Journos hunting rhino poaching kingpin arrested in Moz

2015-02-17 23:02

Two journalists, a German and a Swede, have been held briefly by police while investigating rhino poaching in southern Mozambique.

Moving all rhino not possible - Kruger Park

2014-11-29 14:49

Not all rhino could be moved to safety this year because it's not an easy task, says a Kruger National Park spokesperson.

Monument in Kruger to honour rangers

2014-08-03 14:22

A monument has been erected in the Kruger National Park to honour rangers who risk their lives for the sake of conservation.

'High value' alleged rhino poacher held

2013-09-18 12:12

Police have arrested a "high value individual" in a village near the Kruger National Park as part of their investigation into rhino poaching.

Poachers leave death threats for rangers

2012-12-11 08:40

Rhino are not the only ones in danger of harm from poachers - rangers in the Kruger National Park are now receiving death threats from them too.

Men ask ranger to de-horn rhino

2012-12-03 13:04

Two men have been arrested after they asked a Kruger National Park ranger to kill and de-horn a rhino.

Drunk men thrown out of Kruger Park

2012-06-18 13:48

A group of men has been thrown out of the Kruger National Park because of drunkenness, the park has revealed.

Retired rangers to help during strike

2012-02-07 12:34

Retired rangers will stand in for striking rangers at the Kruger National Park while the police and SA National Defence Force have also stepped in.

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