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More than 2000 tigers killed and trafficked this century — report

With an average of more than 120 illegally trafficked tigers seized each year, Traffic warned there was little sign of respite for the species.

SA’s lion trade endangers big cats abroad, says environment agency

South Africa’s sanctioned, annual export of 800 lion skeletons directly exacerbates the plight of wild tigers.

Undercover at the wedding of the century – Part 2

How it went avo-shaped: Shaun de Vaal continues to detail his exploits as a spy in the recent big bash in Turkey.

Tiger population on the rise in Nepal

Tigers are more numerous in Nepal than at any time since the 1970s, a census has shown, giving conservationists hope that the big cats can be saved.

Fury over ‘tame’ tiger’s finger snack

A father from Rustenburg in North West is considering legal action after a Bengal tiger bit off part of his child's finger.

Nepal scientists scoop poop for tiger database

Scientists in Nepal are to build a DNA database of the endangered Bengal tiger by recording a unique genetic fingerprint from each adult's faeces.

Runaway tiger reunited with owner

Panjo the tiger was found on Wednesday night after going walkabout for two days.

Search continues for missing tiger

Panjo the tiger, who reportedly jumped out of his owners' bakkie on Tuesday morning and went walkabout, has caused a stir.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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