ARTICLES RELATING TO RHINO POACHING

At least 2 dead rhino found dehorned, buried at Zim govt minister's farm – report

59 minutes ago

Two dead rhino have been found at the farm of a Zimbabwe government minister, a report says. The minister said she was shocked by news of the discovery but claimed it was the work of her white neighbours.

Rhino owners 'stunned', angry after alleged poaching gang gets bail

2017-06-22 22:46

The Hoedspruit Magistrate's Court's decision to release three rhino poaching suspects on bail - without the prosecution calling on investigators to testify and submit aggravating evidence - has shocked and angered detectives and rhino owners.

2 Chinese nationals appear in court on rhino horn charges

2017-06-14 21:34

Two Chinese nationals, who were arrested for attempting to smuggle 10 rhino horns out of the country in violation of international laws, have appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court.

2 Chinese nationals arrested at OR Tambo with 10 rhino horns in luggage

2017-06-12 22:21

Two Chinese nationals have been removed from an Istanbul-bound plane at OR Tambo International Airport after SARS customs officials discovered 10 rhino horns in their luggage.

Top anti-poaching cop pulled from beat due to alleged 'murder conspiracy'

2017-06-01 22:44

As rhino poaching reaches an unprecedented scale, it has emerged that KwaZulu- Natal’s top "anti poaching" cop has been kicking his heels in a city office after being pulled from the beat in 2015.

Anti-rhino poaching movie in the works

2017-05-28 17:00

Anti-rhino poaching action movie mixes stick fighting with oriental martial arts, writes Phumlani S Langa.

Rhino owners cry foul after poaching gang suspects get bail

2017-05-20 09:31

The rhino security community has expressed outrage after a Grahamstown High Court judge granted bail to three of South Africa’s most notorious rhino poaching suspects, the Ndlovu Gang, effectively releasing them from police custody.

Nine rhinos found massacred at Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park

2017-05-13 12:38

Nine fresh rhino carcasses have been found massacred at the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, South Africa’s oldest game reserve and the cradle of global rhino conservation.

Shootout, arrests as alleged rhino poachers use luxury vehicles

2017-05-08 13:02

Police have disrupted another rhino poaching syndicate which allegedly uses luxury vehicles to commit crimes.

ConCourt opens way to local trade in rhino horn

2017-04-05 22:19

The decision by the Constitutional Court to reject a government appeal to preserve a ban on the domestic trade of rhino horn, has stirred the debate over poaching.

 

Interpol arrests two Limpopo brothers for fraud, money laundering

2017-06-22 22:46

The Interpol task team has arrested professional hunting brothers, Dawie Groenewald, and Janneman, in Polokwane, Limpopo.

Rhino horns worth millions seized at OR Tambo

2017-06-15 22:32

The latest in a series of attempts to smuggle millions of rands worth of rhino horns from South Africa has failed.

Staggering rhino losses show no sign of letting up - IFP

2017-06-13 22:49

The relentless rhino poaching onslaught across Africa shows no signs of letting up.

Serial rhino poaching brothers denied bail by Limpopo court

2017-06-06 18:43

Two brothers accused of rhino poaching were dllklllenied bail on Friday after a marathon five-month bail hearing in the Makhado Magistrate's Court.

Vet wants stronger action after rhino poaching suspects are re-arrested

2017-05-31 19:25

Government needs to throw every available resource at tackling the country’s rhino poaching crisis, or risk losing all credibility, internationally-renowned Eastern Cape wildlife veterinarian Dr William Fowlds has said.

Poachers breach security and kill 2 rhinos at iMfolozi wildlife game pens

2017-05-27 08:16

An attack by poachers at Zululand’s flagship iMfolozi game reserve has left two white rhinos dead at the park’s wildlife holding pens.

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.

Suspected rhino poaching syndicate's luxury car driver in court

2017-05-09 22:00

An alleged member of the so-called "Mercedes Benz" rhino poaching syndicate has made a brief appearance in the Ganyesa Magistrate's Court.

Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from Mozambique

2017-04-10 11:23

Malaysian authorities say they have seized 18 rhino horns believed to have been smuggled into the country from Mozambique

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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