Mabunda moves on

2017-07-27 13:40

Following the resignation of Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife acting CEO, Dr David Mabunda, some have expressed sadness and disappointment over the news.

Two suspected rhino poachers killed in shootout

2017-07-10 09:30

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife field rangers have shot and killed two suspected rhino poachers after a gunfight at the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi game park.

Ashburton’s zebra battle

2017-04-24 14:37

Outraged members of the Mpushini/Ashburton Conservancy confronted a game capture team sent to dart and relocate 20 zebras from the area at the weekend.

12 wild dogs die in Hluhluwe park

2016-08-30 16:58

A pack of 12 wild dogs in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park has died from what was believed to canine distemper virus, an Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife official says.

Rhino airwing contract fiasco

2015-11-02 10:56

A former hospital finance officer with no aviation experience won a R500 000 contract to run KwaZulu-Natal's rhino anti-poaching airwing, but had to pull out when nobody would supply him with the helicopters.

KZN rhinos in danger

2015-10-05 12:36

Fears have been raised that bureaucratic bungling by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife could be impacting on the province’s dwindling rhino population.

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife boss out

2015-09-17 11:13

Nearly a year after the head of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife was placed on suspension, a settlement has been reached.

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.


Surprise move to merge Shark and Park boards in KwaZulu-Natal

2017-07-26 21:30

The KwaZulu-Natal government is planning to weld together two very different organisations: one that was set up to protect animals from people, the other to protect people from animals.

KZN earthworms get English names to be more relatable to the public

2017-05-29 09:00

Two scientists in KwaZulu-Natal have embarked on a great earthworm naming push, to assign common English names to the roughly 100 species of indigenous earthworms found in the province.

Buffalo baffles public

2016-10-19 11:21

The surprise appearance of a water buffalo at the old quarry beneath Hilton’s Quarry Centre has left locals baffled and slightly amused.

I nearly ran straight into a lion, KZN jogger claims

2015-11-25 13:56

A northern KwaZulu-Natal businessman insists that he encountered a lion on a recent morning jog - but Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife are not convinced.

Golden handshake for suspended KZN conservation boss

2015-10-07 15:38

Former Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife CEO Dr Bandile Mkhize, who was suspended last year over the failed attempt to roll out a new staff management and payment structure, has been paid out one’s year salary to bow out.

Ezemvelo: DA wants details on resignation

2015-09-18 10:32

The DA has submitted parliamentary questions asking for further detail on “settlement agreement” with the former conservation boss Dr Bandile Mkhize.

Court sets aside hunting permits issued by Ezemvelo

2015-06-10 11:31

THE Pietermaritzburg high court yesterday set aside hunting permits issued by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife to a man who allegedly falsely signed as “the landowner” of the game reserve where the hunting was to take place.

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.

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