Poaching

‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing

From pangolins to pythons, species are being threatened by poachers for lucrative markets. A Namibian tells of her bid to make a difference

Fishing for a solution to catch marine life smugglers

Syndicates operating across international boundaries are depleting South Africa’s ocean resources

Alleged poachers escape lion’s den

Charges have been dropped against North West residents found with vast quantities of endangered species

New survey raises concerns about elephant poaching in Botswana

There is a significant elephant-poaching problem in northern Botswana that has likely been going on for over a year

Natural fawn killer: US judge sentences poacher to “Bambi” viewings

Prolific poacher David Berry Jr will be forced to watch the animated movie at least once a month during his year-long jail term

On protecting wildlife, SADC is leading the way

As leaders meet in London to discuss how to combat the illegal wildlife trade, maybe they should learn some lessons from southern Africa

Rangers find unlikely sponsor

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

Why poachers persist in hunting bushmeat — even though it’s dangerous

Many individuals continue to poach to improve their incomes, rather than just make ends meet

Abalone poaching: Lifting the lid on why, how and who

Abalone poaching in Cape Town succeeds because there is a motivated offender, a suitable target and a lack of security

​There’s a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching

France, SA and Mozambique will give trawlers in the Mozambique Channel a harder time, but can they control the $23bn a year industry?

The RhODIS rhino DNA database is putting rhino poachers in the cross hairs

The RhODIS database is helping to convict poachers using DNA evidence from rhino horns, carcasses and live specimens

Legal ivory trade led to sharp rise in poaching

The thinking behind the move was widely accepted at the time, and 'has only been proved wrong in hindsight' - researchers

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories