Rampant rhino poaching rocks Ezemvelo, Eastern Cape cops bust four suspects

Durban in the News: Rampant rhino poaching rocks Ezemvelo, Eastern Cape cops bust four suspects: Despite a legal supply of horns from private farmers having been released on the domestic market, the latest poaching figures gathered from around the country indicate staggering numbers of rhinos continue to be killed illegally by heavily armed poaching gangs. 3 shot dead, 3 critical after vehicle ambushed in KZN: A vehicle with six occupants has been ambushed by unknown attackers on the side of the road in Folweni, south of Durban, … [Read more...]

Cop allegedly linked to rhino poaching killed in KZN shootout

Durban in the News: Cop allegedly linked to rhino poaching killed in KZN shootout: A policeman allegedly linked to a rhino poaching syndicate in KwaZulu-Natal has been shot and killed in a shootout with police officers in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal police say. Disgraced magistrate is an 'asset' to justice: One of the key witnesses who testified against magistrate Stanley Gumede is expected to testify again and claim "it was all a misunderstanding". WATCH: Fuming Du Preez’s 90-second presser: Sharks coach Robert du Preez was not a happy … [Read more...]

Fugitive ex-lawyer back in dock for rhino poaching

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Vietnamese youth embark on rhino conservation experience

"We are very excited to be in Africa for the first time, but we understand why we are here - we are here to learn so that we can take the message of rhino protection and conservation back to our country." These were the sentiments of a group of 12 Vietnamese school-going youth who, as winners of the Wild Rhino Competition, set off this week on a 5-day educational wilderness trail facilitated by the Wilderness Leadership School in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal. The purpose of the trail is to nurture awareness, insight, … [Read more...]