Lights from rest camps and nearby towns are threatening wildlife in the Kruger National Park

2019-01-13 10:17

Light pollution is threatening one of the largest conservancy areas on the continent and major tourism drawcard for South Africa.

Review: Shishangeni by BON Hotels

2018-10-22 11:43

Looking for a great getaway? Stay at the Shishangeni by BON Hotels in Mpumalanga, where you can recharge, relax and bask under the stars

WATCH: Why the Kruger Park enlisted bees to protect its trees from marauding elephants

2018-06-22 17:55

The elephant population in South Africa's Kruger National Park is growing by the year – which is good news. But there's a problem. The elephants are devouring the park's precious marula trees. So the park has enlisted some bees to help protect them.

'No wonder elephants attack cars!' - readers respond to latest Kruger elephant incident

2014-06-09 13:30

Our readers share their thoughts about an incident where a Kruger official was caught on camera pushing an elephant and her calf off the road.

Swerve out for a hippo, land in a river - SANParks staff find out the hard way

2014-06-05 12:48

It kind of sounds like a cautionary saying, but it really happened to two Kruger staff members.

New video shows Kruger official firing shots to scare elephant

2014-05-23 11:24

A new video has surfaced showing a Kruger official firing warning shots to scare off an elephant.

Kruger's new restaurants - not so bad after all?

2014-05-16 09:27

While regular visitors to the Kruger Park had mixed feelings about the launch of franchise restaurants in rest camps, SANParks has reported a marked service increase. What are your thoughts?

Dehorned Kruger rhino found and put down

2014-03-04 11:23

A live rhino with a badly mutilated face that was spotted in the Kruger Park last week has been found by park rangers and put down due to its severe injuries.

Eleven poachers killed in Kruger this year

2014-01-22 14:33

According to SA National Parks eleven rhino poachers have been killed in the Kruger National Park since the beginning of the year.

Old Joe's Kaia

2013-07-18 12:22

Spectaular views of the Schoemanskloof Valley at Old Joe's Kaia


South Africa's first electric game drive vehicles are so quiet they’re freaking out animals

2018-12-12 18:21

Thanks to custom-made motors based on Tesla batteries, these open-top viewing vehicles are sneaking up on animals near the Kruger.

American execs are paying R27,000 a day to learn how to track lions – and to become better at business – in Mpumalanga

2018-08-06 06:20

The course promises (male) business leaders “a community of like-minded men to support you" on a journey to find “effective strategies for your life and livelihood”.

Drought hits KNP

2016-02-01 18:33

Officials in Kruger park are anticipating the deaths of some animals because of a drought afflicting the region.

SANParks official pushes elephants off the road... AGAIN!

2014-06-09 09:56

Seriously? What's going on here? It's the second incident of this nature to hit the Kruger National Park in just two weeks.

SANParks official gets warning for firing shots

2014-05-28 07:52

SANParks has issued a final written warning to a staff member who fired three shots in the air to scare an elephant off the road.

Kruger official fires shots to scare elephant

2014-05-22 09:45

The Kruger National Park is investigating an incident where a SANParks staff member apparently fired shots in the air to scare an elephant away.

Kruger enforces gate quotas for Easter Weekend

2014-04-16 08:34

SANParks has announced that the Kruger National Park will be enforcing gate quotas during the upcoming Easter Weekend.

National parks feeling the pinch

2014-01-24 08:45

Hotels, hamburgers and hunting: aren’t there better ways to keep Africa’s nature reserves financially viable? By Olivia Rose-Innes

Why shoot the elephant?

2014-01-16 12:17

How cut off from reality do you need to be not to recognise the danger of a charging elephant, asks Susan Erasmus.

Kruger National Park out of petrol

2011-12-20 15:27

The Kruger National Park warned visitors to fill up their petrol tanks before heading to the reserve as it was experiencing a fuel shortage.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.