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A rhino grazes under a spiny bush
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Another Devastating Year for Rhinos in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A grim new poaching record in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province estimates that 325 rhinos were killed last year – which means that on average, a rhino was poached every 27 hours. We can’t afford to waste any more time or resources if we are to protect and recover KZN’s rhinos.

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On Human Rights Day Conservationists Call for Prosecution of Senior Member of South African Judiciary for Corruption Linked to Rhino Poaching and Human Rights Abuses

The Washington DC-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is calling on the Government of South Africa to prosecute Sibusiso Eric Nzimande, Regional Court President of KwaZulu-Natal, for soliciting bribes and committing other acts of corruption that benefitted rhino poachers and the perpetrators of other violent crimes. EIA has submitted evidence of Mr. Nzimande’s corruption to the […]