Just days after shooting one rhino poaching suspect and arresting several others, police in KZN on Saturday arrested five more men for poaching. The men were found in the Hluhluwe area in the north of the province. Spokesman Capt Thulani Zwane said officers recovered two .308 rifles and ammunition. They will appear in court today.… Read More

Rhino poaching – the latest stats (and there’s actually some good news)

The Department of Environmental Affairs yesterday released the latest rhino poaching stats — and it makes for sad reading. Already this year, 588 rhino have been poached in the country. This is 140 more than for 2011, and with just over a month until the end of the year it is likely that the number… Read More Rhino poaching – the latest stats (and there’s actually some good news)