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Kruger loses 70% of rhinos in 10 years

The good news is that the drought has eased, poaching is down and the environment department is now not only focusing on the poachers but is going after crime syndicates

Me and my car: ‘I picked up a French number in ’82’

Ahmed Rashid Abdoola’s love for cars is unquestionable. His front yard is filled with cars that need to be repaired — but there is...

R1.1-billion land claim ‘captured’

This story was produced in partnership with Pulitzer Center. Details of the land claim settlement for MalaMala, one of South Africa’s most exclusive game reserves,...

Mantashe’s on spin dial, I recall

It was a helluva week, particularly after my cellphone died. But I found an old phone number for Gwede

Sertorio Mmshothola

Founder of Ntwanano Safaris and Tours

The future of wildlife lies in the hands of people who live alongside it

Armchair conservationists confuse the issue because they aren’t aware of its complexities

Rangers find unlikely sponsor

China is the biggest market for ivory yet Chinese business people are funding the war on poaching

Mozambican war victims embrace their new home in Limpopo

The land is not just the dusty earth on which we stand. It is an affirmation of self. It is the urgent aspiration for dignity and agency.

​Twitchers can tick off superb field guide lifers

From the detailed ‘Roberts’ to ‘Newman’s’ perfect illustrations, birders are spoilt for choice.

Over 6000 rhinos have been killed in Africa in the last decade – and only 25000 remain

The Kruger National Park is 'the eye of the storm, accounting for roughly 60% of poaching incidents over the past seven years', the report said.

Zuma supporters hijack government event

'Hands off' was the message sent loud and clearly by pro-Zuma supporters who crashed a government event at the Kruger National Park.

Reserves say it’s fair game to cover costs

Trophy hunters legally shot wild animals that move from Kruger on to some private reserves, but the Game Theft Act has muddied the waters.

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate: Bundu bashing in the lap of luxury

If you're looking to do some wildlife viewing, relaxation, and sundowners, the lodge-style hotel offers the lavish experience you're hoping for.

Kruger Park’s sugar road to rhino hell

Poachers are using corporate canelands as an open "highway" from Mozambique into the Kruger National Park.

Hundreds of rhino to be evacuated from Kruger Park

The department of environmental affairs has announced plans to relocate 'up to 500' rhino from the Kruger Park in a bid to thwart escalating poaching.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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