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Limpopo trio jailed for poaching

Johannesburg – Three men have been jailed for five years each for rhino poaching in Polokwane, Limpopo police said on Thursday. Mozambican nationals Augustus Nkuna, Foster Nyoni, and Manyanga Shiringa were sentenced on Wednesday by the Makhado Regional Court, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said.
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Minister Molewa concerned about the increase in rhino poached and praises law enforcement agencies of the country

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister, Mrs Edna Molewa, expressed concern about increase in poaching levels and the theft of 66 rhino horns from a private stockpile held by a farmer near Roedtan in Limpopo last weekend. Minister Molewa regrets the theft, but also notes that it is a sign of the seriousness of the scourge[...]
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Poaching war is escalating – official

2013-04-12 09:06 Mbombela – Five days after the rhino was gunned down, its carcass had been picked apart by scavengers while the poachers who killed the threatened animal had probably taken its valuable horn over the South African border into Mozambique. All that was left of its calf was a skull swarming with flies and[...]
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Five arrested for rhino poaching

Sapa | 20 February, 2013 12:36 A rhino. File photo. Image by: MIKE HUTCHINGS / REUTERS Five suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in Phalaborwa, apparently while on their way to the Kruger National Park, Limpopo police said on Wednesday. Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said they were taken into custody on Tuesday night, after the police[...]
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Thai officials seize smuggled rhino horns

January 7 2013 at 06:12am By SAPA REUTERS Bangkok – Thai authorities have seized more than $500 000 (R4 291 000) worth of rhino horn from passenger’s luggage at a Bangkok airport. Thai Customs officer Khanit Isdul said Sunday that officials acting on a tip-off found four rhino horns in the passenger’s luggage at Suvarnabhumi[...]
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Anti-Poaching Signage Project

Thank you to the following Companies for your Sponsorship of Signage in the Vaalwater area.   [one_half first]Thank you Ricky and Vida Graphix for your printing at cost and free delivery to Vaalwater. This amounts to a R19000.00 SAVING ! [/one_half][one_half]Vaalwater Laerskool Zeederberg Spar and Tops Brent Oil Antrap Watex Loolilocks Koi Farm Vida Graphix[...]
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