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Ghost fishing gear an ‘immortal menace’ in oceans

Lost and illegal tackle is threatening marine life and the lives of people making a living from the sea

Somalia’s cheetah smuggling ring

Africa’s big cats are being trafficked to rich households in the Middle East who want ‘something more exotic’

World Wildlife Fund uses fake Singapore ivory store in awareness campaign

The outlet called Ivory Lane purportedly offered items including earrings and necklaces for sale and had a well-produced website

Hong Kong seizes record haul of rhino horns

Hong Kong customs officers have seized a record 33 rhino horns along with ivory chopsticks and bracelets hidden in a container shipped from SA.

Over 340 rhino killed in SA this year, says WWF

The number of rhinos poached in South Africa has reached a record high, with 341 of the endangered animals killed this year alone, the WWF says.

Essop’s climate change

Leonie Joubert chats to former provincial environment minister Tasneem Essop after her sudden departure from politics .

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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