2 Kruger Park rangers in court over rhino horns worth R2m

2016-06-20 22:09

Two Kruger National Park rangers, allegedly found with rhino horns worth R2m, have appeared in the Bushbuckridge Magistrate's Court.

Kruger gate closed at Punda Maria

2015-01-28 19:09

Violent protests in Malamulele, Limpopo, have prompted the Kruger National Park to close its Punda Maria gate.

1004 rhino poached in 2013

2014-01-17 19:01

A total of 1004 rhino were poached in South Africa last year.

Warning of rhino catastrophe

2013-07-24 22:36

South Africa's rhino population will rapidly decline in the next three years if it is not protected and poaching is not eradicated.

668 rhino poached in 2012

2013-01-10 16:11

Poachers have slaughtered a record 668 rhino in 2012 as demand for their horns continued to surge on the black market in Asia.


'Rangers framed me for Kruger rhino poaching,' soldier tells court

2016-03-29 23:02

A soldier accused of poaching rhino in the Kruger National Park in 2001 and 2010 has told the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court that rangers framed him after they realised they had shot him.

Moz poachers get 16 years

2014-07-08 20:36

Two Mozambicans who killed and de-horned a white rhino were each handed 16-year sentences.

Rhino poachers arrested in KNP

2013-11-20 21:57

Three men have been arrested for alleged rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park.

Rhino death toll continues to spiral

2013-06-07 19:13

The number of rhino poached since the beginning of the year has risen to 394, environmental affairs says.

Kruger buffalo kills suspected poacher

2012-02-22 16:00

A suspected poacher has been killed by a buffalo in the Kruger National Park, park authorities have said.

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