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Three suspected rhino poachers appeared in the Skukuza Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, a Sapa correspondent reported. They would remain in custody until 21 October, when they would apply for bail in the Kabokweni Magistrate's Court...Mpumalanga
World News A shipment of illegal ivory, rhino horns and leopard skins worth $5.3 million was seized in Hong Kong's second big bust of endangered species products in a month. The haul is also the latest in a string of big ivory seizures over the past
How enthusiastic can NPR be in avoiding the emerging Obama scandals? Try this: So-called All Things Considered aired no features on Benghazi or the IRS on Saturday or Sunday. (This excludes on-the-hour news updates.) But they found time for six
On the night of April 17, rhino heads and horns estimated to be worth €500,000 were stolen by a masked gang of raiders who broke into Ireland’s National Museum Archives. It now transpires the rhino heads and horns were not insured.
Rhino-poaching is not part of Mozambican culture, says Mozambique Consul to Limpopo and Mpumalanga, Arthur Verissimo. Verissimo was responding to concerns from the Kruger National Park that Mozambique was not seriously addressing the involvement of
Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa is concerned about the increasing rate of rhino poaching, her office said on Thursday. "The minister is concerned that four months into the year, the number of rhino poached for their horns has increased to
The latest attempt to counter the thriving crime of rhino poaching in South Africa comes in the form of a poisonous substance with which a game reserve is now treating its rhinos' horns. Consumers of the "poisoned" rhino horn, generally found in Asia,
A game reserve in South Africa has taken the radical step of poisoning rhino horns so that people risk becoming seriously ill if they consume them. Sabi Sand said it had injected a mix of parasiticides and indelible pink dye into more than 100 rhinos'
Poaching of rhinos for their horns is rampant in South Africa, and the time has come when we should spare a thought for the fast-diminishing rhinoceros population to ensure that these animals do not go extinct because of the greed of a few.
Judge Andre Louw dismissed the appeal by Duncan Mnisi, Tiyene Mabunda, Charles Mabunda and Doctor Mgwenyama against a previous decision by the White River Magistrate's Court to deny them bail. Louw found that it would not be in the interest of