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Rhino poaching on the increase

Pretoria- The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the start of the year has increased to 273 with the Kruger National Park bearing the brunt, says the Department of Environmental Affairs. … [Read more...]

203 rhinos killed in SA

Pretoria - A total of 203 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year, says the Department of Environmental Affairs. The latest data on rhino poaching in the country reveals that the Kruger National Park remains the hardest hit, with 146 rhinos having been poached th GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Over 50 rhinos killed

Pretoria - About 57 rhinos have been killed this year by poachers in South Africa, with 42 of these being in the Kruger National Park (KNP). According to the latest data released by the Department of Environmental Affairs, six rhinos have been poached in KwaZulu-Natal, six in North West, two in L GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

32 rhinos poached this year

Pretoria - The Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism says at least 32 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year. This, according to the department, brings to 18 the number of rhinos poached in the Kruger National Park for their horns. Six rhinos were poach GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

More rhinos are killed

Pretoria – The North West provincial government is considering asking the South African National Defence Force to assist in overcoming the scourge of rhino poaching, Premier Thandi Modise says. Modise’s statement follows the killing of seven rhinos at a game farm near Sun City at the weekend. This brings to … [Read more...]

More rhinos are killed

Pretoria – The North West provincial government is considering asking the South African National Defence Force to assist in overcoming the scourge of rhino poaching, Premier Thandi Modise says. Modise’s statement follows the killing of seven rhinos at a game farm near Sun City at the weekend. This brings to … [Read more...]

Over 240 rhinos killed

Pretoria - The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year now stands at 245, with the number of arrests at 161, according to the latest statistics. The Kruger National Park remains the hardest hit by poachers, having lost 147 rhinos since the beginning of this year. GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Poachers kill 220 rhinos this year

Pretoria – Since the beginning of this year, a total of 220 rhinos have been lost to illegal killings, says the Department of Environmental Affairs. The Kruger National Park, Limpopo, North West and KwaZulu-Natal remain the hardest hit by rhino poachers, collectively accounting for 207 of the r GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Number of rhinos poached rises to 210

Pretoria - The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year has risen to 210, the Department of Environmental Affairs said. Of the total number, the Kruger National Park has lost a “disturbing” total of 127 rhinos since January 2012. “Government views the poac GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Fight against rhino poaching

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says the fight against rhino poaching requires joint initiatives from all South Africans. “The ongoing poaching of our rhino population is a source for great concern to government and the various stakeholders,” she said, speaking in Cape Town ahead of her Budget … [Read more...]