SA-Moz rhino deal still delayed

2013-05-28 17:53
Edna Molewa. (Sapa)

Edna Molewa. (Sapa)

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Cape Town - A year and a half after starting talks about curbing rhino poaching, South Africa and Mozambique have yet to reach an agreement.

Close to 2 500 rhino have been poached in South Africa in the past seven years, most of them in the Kruger National Park. Many of those arrested for poaching have been Mozambicans.

"We had tried to [have] a meeting twice, but on both occasions something urgent occurred from their side.... That's what we heard."

More than 360 rhino have been killed by poachers in South Africa since the beginning of this year.

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