1. Jan

    Massmart selling food stores to Shoprite Checkers to invest in ecommerce

    Massmart selling food stores to Shoprite Checkers for R1.36 billion Retail group Massmart has announced it will sell some of its food-focused retailers and cash and carry stores to Shoprite Checkers for R1.36 billion. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, will see...
  2. RyanBrothwell

    'Rangers framed me for Kruger rhino poaching,' soldier tells court

    A South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldier accused of poaching rhino in the Kruger National Park in 2001 and 2010 told the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court that rangers framed him after they realised they had shot him. Leonard Bhuti Mashego, from Pienaar, was arrested alongside his...
  3. I

    Man held for allegedly shooting poacher

    The son of a well-known rhino breeder in Mpumalanga, was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot a suspected rhino poacher in the family's private game reserve, Beeld reported on Thursday. Richard Hume, 31, appeared briefly in the Malelane Magistrate's Court on Wednesday and was...
  4. LazyLion

    No Fly Zones considered to curb Rhino Poaching

    Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife is considering making KwaZulu-Natal's game reserves no fly zones for private aircraft to help curb rhino poaching, CEO Bandile Mkhize said on Wednesday. Poachers had resorted to sophisticated tactics, such as using silencers on their guns and helicopters at night, Mkhize...
  5. LazyLion

    Stop Rhino Poaching: Zulu King

    Communities need to expose those behind rhino poaching, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini said on Wednesday. "Why don't you tell us? Who are these people who are doing such a horrible thing?" he said at a two-day summit on rhino poaching at the University of Zululand, near Empangeni, in...
  6. LazyLion

    Rhino 'Syndicate Head' Attacks Journo

    A former policeman accused of being the head of a rhino horn smuggling syndicate attacked a journalist when he appeared in the Middelburg court, The Citizen reported on Friday. Moments after Middelburg Observer journalist Jana Boshoff took a photo of Joseph Nyalungu he hit her with documents...
  7. LazyLion

    Poacher Arrested, Rhino Euthanized

    A rhino cow has been put down in the Kruger National Park after being found mutilated, the department of environmental affairs said on Wednesday. "The animal was bleeding profusely from having its horns, entire mouth, tongue, nose, and eyes hacked off, and had to be euthanized," spokesman...
  8. LazyLion

    Three Rhino Poachers Shot Dead in Kruger

    http://www.africam.com/wildlife/rhino_poachers_shot_dead_kruger Funny, I don't see the report yet on the SAPA feed.... But great news anyway!
  9. LazyLion

    Two Rangers Injured by Rhino in KZN Park

    Two men are in a serious condition after they were gored by three black rhinos in a KwaZulu-Natal game park on Thursday, paramedics said. It happened in the Hluhluwe area in northern KwaZulu-Natal, said Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha. Ezemvelo Wildlife spokesman Musa Mntambo said the...
  10. LazyLion

    Two Rhino Poachers Gunned Down in India

    Forest rangers in northeast India shot dead two poachers on Wednesday at a wildlife sanctuary where 13 threatened one-horned rhinos have been killed in the past two months, an official said. Four men entered Kaziranga National Park, 200 kilometers (120 miles) from Assam's main city Guwahati...
  11. LazyLion

    Two Suspected Poachers Arrested in Bela Bela

    Two suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in Bela Bela, Limpopo, police said on Thursday. Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said they were caught on a private game reserve on Wednesday. "The suspects, aged 33 and 61, are from Donkerhoek, near Pretoria," said Mulaudzi. They were found in...
  12. LazyLion

    Kruger Park Fence May Go Back Up!

    A decade after dropping a large section of the international border fence along the Kruger National Park's eastern boundary, government is now considering putting it back up to stop rhino poachers. Briefing reporters in Cape Town on Thursday, following Cabinet's fortnightly meeting the day...
  13. genetic

    Army steps in to end rhino massacre

    http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/army-steps-in-to-end-rhino-massacre-1.1427617 570 Rhino's killed this year!!!! :cry:
  14. Indigogirl

    Reward - R100,000 for information about rhino poachers

    From the latest newsletter for the iSimangaliso Wetland Park The carcass of an adult black rhino male was detected within 24 hours of it being poached in the 66 000ha Ozabeni section of iSimangaliso on the 3rd September 2012. Its horns had been removed and stolen. iSimangaliso and Ezemvelo are...
  15. LazyLion

    Two suspected poachers fatally wounded in Kruger

    http://www.sanparks.org/about/news/default.php?id=1791 Whoo hooo! Two more scumbags bleed out in the dust! I hope theses were the two guys who killed the eight rhino over the weekend. :mad:
  16. W

    Rhino poaching arrests

    -------------------- Rhino poaching - vets arrested 2010-09-20 23:00 Marietie Louw-Carstens, Beeld Johannesburg - Two well-known veterinarians from Modimolle in Limpopo were arrested on Monday, along with seven other people, over their alleged involvement in "hundreds of incidents" of...
  17. LazyLion

    Poachers kill last female rhino in Krugersdorp Reserve.

    http://current.com/news/92552401_poachers-kill-last-female-rhino-in-south-african-park-for-prized-horn.htm http://current.com/1acv84c Just one more thing that the stupid ANC government is screwing up in our country through apathy, inaction and laziness.