Six suspected poachers arrested at Kruger National Park

SANParks has announced three successful operations in the KNP. Six suspected poachers were arrested in the park since the beginning of October. “Three heavy-caliber hunting rifles were confiscated during the operations and the majority of the suspects were arrested before shooting any animals,” said Ike Phaahla, spokesperson of SANParks.“In the same period there were no […]

  • 138
    Shares

Read More

190 Rhinos Poached In Kruger National Park This Year Already

Bringing local communities into mainstream conservation was vital to South African efforts aimed at curbing rhino poaching that has steadily declined from a peak of 1,215 animals killed five years ago, the environmental minister said on Sunday. South Africa, with one of the world’s largest rhino populations, is battling organised crime syndicates targeting its national […]

  • 397
    Shares

Read More

Mozambique Sentences Rhino Poachers For Crimes Committed In South Africa

The Mozambican Justice Department has successfully convicted and sentenced two rhino poachers for the slaughter of two rhinos in South Africa’s Limpopo National Park. In a statement on Monday, South African National Parks (SANParks) congratulated the department as the conviction was the first of its kind in Mozambique in over a decade. The two men, […]

  • 157
    Shares

Read More

Black Mambas: All Female Anti-Poaching Unit win incredible international accolades!

Johannesburg, South Africa – Just last night The Black Mambas won an incredible award at the African Resilience Summit held during the World Tourism Conference in Johannesburg today! The team of brave heroines were awarded the “Resilience Through Cultural Diversity Award” and the founder Craig Spencer won the “Change Maker in Tourism Award” proving that […]

  • 1.1K
    Shares

Read More