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Mining company has eyes on West Coast National Park, say activists

2017-10-07 08:06

Kropz mining company has told SANParks executive committee members that it may ask to extend its phosphate mine into the West Coast National Park.

SANparks strike called off

2017-08-03 19:55

Striking employees have accepted an initial pay offer from SANparks, original wage increase offer, bringing an end to a nation-wide strike.

SANParks strike continues

2017-07-26 17:23

SANParks staff will continue their strike after rejecting the employer’s wage increase offer, trade union Hospersa says.

4 lions still missing from Kruger Park

2017-07-11 08:10

The search for the four male lions who have escaped from the Kruger National Park at the weekend will continue, the South African National Parks says.

Escaped lions back in Kruger after casual walk on the wild side

2017-05-17 17:27

They may have enjoyed their time on the wild side, but for five lions who escaped from the Kruger National Park, home is where the heart is.

Escaped Kruger Park lion could be 'anywhere'

2017-05-11 13:17

A missing lion which escaped with four others from the Kruger National Park can be anywhere, SANParks has said.

Fourth Kruger Park National Park lion recaptured

2017-05-09 18:26

Authorities have successfully recaptured four of the five lions believed to have escaped from the Kruger National Park.

Authorities capture one Kruger National lion

2017-05-09 14:30

Authorities have darted and captured one of five lions that escaped the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga.

Kruger park employee killed in elephant attack

2017-03-31 19:33

A Kruger National Park employee has been killed in an elephant herd attack and another was badly hurt.

Talks end protest at Kruger Park's Pafuri gate

2017-03-22 18:46

An 11th-hour meeting between protesting residents of Ha-Mutele and the Kruger National Park’s management has put the brakes on a protest at the park’s Pafuri gate.

 

Poachers’ latest target

2017-08-27 05:58

With rhino poaching on the decrease, a new scourge is rearing its head in SA’s nature reserves – elephants being killed for their tusks.

Kruger National Park security official nabbed with illegal ammo and stolen ranger uniforms

2017-07-28 21:58

Police this week nabbed a Kruger National Park senior security official who has been allegedly linked to a known rhino poaching syndicate.

SANParks postpones 2018 bookings over strike fears

2017-07-24 22:51

SANParks says it will postpone bookings for 2018 for at least one week in case employees continue with their strike.

Ray of hope for Knysna's fynbos

2017-06-24 08:53

The catastrophic fire in Knysna and surrounds has given the fynbos and vegetation in the area an opportunity for a fresh start, with SANParks even making free indigenous trees available for affected homeowners in the scarred landscape.

Speculation that suspected poacher was a former game ranger

2017-05-16 22:40

SANParks officials have declined to confirm or comment on speculation that a suspected rhino poacher who was shot and killed by park rangers was a former Kruger National Park ranger.

Crowd swamps rescuers for selfies with escaped lions

2017-05-10 11:07

An overeager crowd stormed the team of rescuers tasked with recovering lions that had escaped from the Kruger National Park for a glimpse of, or even a selfie with, the wild animals.

Second Kruger National Park lion recaptured, 3 others spotted

2017-05-09 16:25

Authorities say they are closing in on the Kruger National escaped lions after darting and capturing the second of five big cats.

Authorities closing in on escaped lions

2017-05-09 13:12

Authorities are closing in on three of the five lions that escaped the Kruger National Park.

SANParks employee, cop arrested for alleged rhino poaching

2017-03-29 18:31

A SANParks employee and a police officer are among 13 suspected rhino poachers arrested in the Kruger National Park.

SANParks ranger dies in 'accidental' shooting

2017-03-21 22:09

South African National Parks says one of its rangers died in an accidental shooting at Lower Sabie in the Kruger National Park.

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