If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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A "non detriment" report for South African white rhinos says poaching will cost R6 billion over the next 10 years, but allowing hunting could help.
The number of rhinos killed by poachers plunged by 25% last year.
A team of investigators have arrested a farm manager after they discovered rhino horns, ivory tusks and a huge arsenal of weapons and ammunition at Sandringham Game Reserve on Thursday.
An eight-year-old white rhino bull was the only survivor after five rhinos were poached in North West, Saving the Survivors said on Saturday.
The world's largest white rhino breeder John Hume and fellow rhino breeder Johan Krüger have applied in the High Court in Pretoria to set aside the government's moratorium on rhino horn trading.
A group is on a mission to move 100 rhinos from South Africa to Botswana in order to save them from poaching and develop a new breeding nucleus.
Namibian environmental authorities embarking on a de-horning exercise for black rhino have already spotted three carcasses left behind by poachers, according to an official.
Rhinos will be moved out of the Kruger National Park to safer areas in a bid to protect them from poachers.
A panel of 10 experts was established to help an inter-ministerial committee with its investigation on the possibility of legalising the rhino horn trade.
According to SA National Parks eleven rhino poachers have been killed in the Kruger National Park since the beginning of the year.
Those who are opposed to legal rhino horn trading either do not understand the realities of rhino conservation, or have a vested interest in rhino remaining endangered, writes Peter Oberem.
A Dutch court sentenced a Chinese man to a year in jail for smuggling five rhino horns and four other horn objects worth about $613 000 in his luggage.
While we've been spending our hard earned money to save the rhinos, our minister wants to allow the sale of their horn and put them into more danger than ever before, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
South Africa has dumped its proposal to legalise the international trade in rhino horns, cabinet has announced.
THE first two women to be convicted in KwaZulu-Natal of conspiring to poach rhinos for their horns, are due to be sentenced in Ladysmith next month.
In today's news headlines: expletives allegedly uttered in Parliament, Eskom wins legal battle with Solidarity & 65 rhino horns stolen from Mozambican police.
A new advertising campaign aims straight at the top consumers of rhino horn - affluent Vietnamese businessmen.
Since 2013, rhinos have been killed every 11 hours. In response to this rising epidemic, Prince William, David Beckham and Yao Ming teamed up to spread awareness.
A Rhino Ambulance sounds like a whimsical notion from a children's storybook, but in fact it's the latest innovation from the front lines of the poaching crisis.
More than 1000 rhinos were poached for their horns in South Africa in 2013, a record number and an increase of over 50 percent from the previous year.
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