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Rhino poaching declines in 2020
Rhino poaching declines in 2020Article

South Africa saw a marked decline of 33% in rhino poaching during 2020...

1 Feb 2021

BASA BoardBank is back
BASA BoardBank is backArticle

Business and Arts South Africa NPC (BASA) is reintroducing BoardBank, a programme that connects creative organisations with skilled professionals who have the potential to become board members...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 20 Oct 2020

2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners revealed
2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners revealedArticle

On Friday, 31 July - also celebrated as World Ranger Day, the winners of the Rhino Conservation Awards were announced during an online event...

3 Aug 2020

IRF awards grant to offset Covid-19 impact, protect rhinos in Southern Africa
IRF awards grant to offset Covid-19 impact, protect rhinos in Southern AfricaArticle

The International Rhino Foundation (IRF) has awarded emergency grants totalling nearly $150,000 to six wildlife organisations in Southern Africa...

15 Jul 2020

2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners celebrated on World Ranger Day
2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners celebrated on World Ranger DayArticle

The finalists in this year's Rhino Conservation Awards have been announced, with the winners to be celebrated on 31 July, coinciding with World Ranger Day...

7 Jul 2020

Magnetic named Best Branding Agency in South Africa
Magnetic named Best Branding Agency in South AfricaArticle

This year Magnetic Creative was recognised as the Best Branding Agency in South Africa by Clutch, the leader in data-driven B2B agency reviews internationally.

Issued by Magnetic Creative 15 Nov 2019

Conservation = tourism = jobs
Conservation = tourism = jobsArticle

There is no doubt about the strong link between tourism and conservation. Many countries are taking advantage of wildlife tourism to help protect endangered species...

Issued by Irvine Partners 23 Sep 2019

The Rhino Conservation Awards: Honouring courage and sacrifice
The Rhino Conservation Awards: Honouring courage and sacrificeArticle

Award ceremonies such as the Rhino Conservation Awards help to counter donor fatigue, while encouraging and supporting ongoing and new conservation efforts...

Issued by Perfect Word 17 Sep 2019

WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project completes 12th black rhino move
WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project completes 12th black rhino moveArticle

Now in its 16th year, the WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project (BRREP) has just completed its 12th successful black rhino move, including translocating its 200th rhino...

6 Aug 2019

Rhino Momma Project in desperate need of donations
Rhino Momma Project in desperate need of donationsArticle

Declared a national disaster, Namibia is facing a particularly severe drought that is ravaging all regions of the southern African country...

Sindy Peters 29 Jul 2019

2019 Rhino Conservation Awards winners announced
2019 Rhino Conservation Awards winners announcedArticle

The 2019 Rhino Conservation Awards Gala took place in Johannesburg this month recognising the conservation efforts undertaken by individuals and organisations...

23 Jul 2019

Call for nominations: African rhino conservation leaders
Call for nominations: African rhino conservation leadersArticle

A statement prepared by the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), reflects that its Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinoceros showed some success in 2018...

Issued by Perfect Word 23 Apr 2019

2019 Rhino Conservation Awards open for nominations
2019 Rhino Conservation Awards open for nominationsArticle

Nominations are now open for this year's Rhino Conservation Awards with submissions closing on 24 May at 5pm...

3 Apr 2019

Four suspected poachers, staff arrested
Four suspected poachers, staff arrestedArticle

The South African National Parks (SANParks) on Friday, 15 February, announced the arrest of four suspected poachers including a staff member in an intelligence driven operation...

18 Feb 2019

China's legalisation of rhino horn trade: disaster or opportunity?
China's legalisation of rhino horn trade: disaster or opportunity?Article

The Chinese government will be reopening the nation's domestic rhino horn trade, overturning a ban that has stood since 1993...

Hubert Cheung, Duan Biggs, and Yifu Wang 22 Nov 2018

SANParks buys Foxbat light aircraft to combat rhino poaching in KNP
SANParks buys Foxbat light aircraft to combat rhino poaching in KNPArticle

A whopping R2,940,000 was raised over the past year for the MyPlanet Rhino Fund thanks to 34,000 supporters...

2 Nov 2018

Communities urged to help fight rhino poaching
Communities urged to help fight rhino poachingArticle

The call follows the recent arrest of six suspected rhino poachers at a guesthouse in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal...

22 Oct 2018

Toussaint Alain, African Daily Voice CEO.
New pan-African news agency launchedArticle

African Daily Voice (ADV) will provide comprehensive coverage in text, photo, video and computer graphics of African news...

14 Aug 2018

Nominations open for 2018 Rhino Conservation Awards
Nominations open for 2018 Rhino Conservation AwardsArticle

Recognising the unsung heroes and significant role players involved in rhino conservation, the 2018 Rhino Conservation Awards is now open for nominations...

29 May 2018

Team Black Bean Productions.
#LoeriesRanking with... Black Bean ProductionsArticle

What better way to creatively ease into the working year than with a reminder of some of last year's top contenders at the Loeries? We continue the local insights with Black Bean Productions...

Leigh Andrews 17 Jan 2018

The World’s Most Eligible Bachelor campaign.
APA results: Kenya's thriving advertising industryArticle

The fastest and most affordable connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa enables Kenya to punch well above its weight in the IT sector generally...

4 Dec 2017

MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports variety of rhino conservation, education projects in 2017
MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports variety of rhino conservation, education projects in 2017Article

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has become one of the biggest citizen-driven fundraising initiatives for rhino conservation raising more than R9.1m over the past six years...

22 Sep 2017

Conservation icon defends rhino baron
Conservation icon defends rhino baronArticle

The former head of Africa's most successful rhino conservation agency has sprung to the defence of KwaZulu-Natal rhino baron John Hume...

Tony Carnie 1 Sep 2017

Audit into stockpiles of rhino horn underway
Audit into stockpiles of rhino horn underwayArticle

South Africa is in the process of conducting an audit of all existing stockpiles of rhino horn...

23 Aug 2017

SA's first online rhino horn auction set to open
SA's first online rhino horn auction set to openArticle

Several hundred rhino horns will go under the hammer on Wednesday, 23 August...

23 Aug 2017

Rhino poaching warriors awarded at Rhino Conservation Awards
Rhino poaching warriors awarded at Rhino Conservation AwardsGallery

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa recognised the efforts of those trying to curb rhino poaching at the Rhino Conservation Awards, which was held at Montecasino on 21 August 2017.

22 Aug 2017

2017 Rhino Conservation Awards winners announced
2017 Rhino Conservation Awards winners announcedArticle

The annual Rhino Conservation Awards took place on Monday, 21 August at Montecasino in Joburg. Minister of Environmental Affairs Dr Edna Molewa celebrated the winners, runners-up and nominees who have made a marked impact in the war against rhino poaching.

22 Aug 2017

Legal trade in rhino horn proposed
Legal trade in rhino horn proposedArticle

A new research report in an international conservation journal has called for conservative harvesting of rhino horn to break the grip of poaching that is squeezing the life out of South Africa's rhinos...

Guy Rogers 30 Dec 2016

The ban on rhino horn sales leaves open the question of conservation funding
The ban on rhino horn sales leaves open the question of conservation fundingArticle

Swaziland's proposal to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to be able to trade in rhino horn has been decisively defeated...

Keith Somerville 6 Oct 2016

G Adventures launches Jane Goodall Collection
G Adventures launches Jane Goodall CollectionArticle

G Adventures in collaboration with the Jane Goodall Institute is curating a programme of 20 wildlife trips to form the Jane Goodall Collection with the hope to raise awareness of the importance of wildlife-friendly tourism...

30 Sep 2016

#CITES: New plan to prioritise rhino population
#CITES: New plan to prioritise rhino populationArticle

The newly launched African Rhino Conservation Range States Action Plan aims to ensure that continental rhino increases over the next five years...

26 Sep 2016

Minister releases rhino poaching figures
Minister releases rhino poaching figuresArticle

Rhino poaching is on the decline in the Kruger National Park - the area hardest hit by the crime - says Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa...

12 Sep 2016

Lesedi plays host to famous adventurer Kingsley Holgate
Lesedi plays host to famous adventurer Kingsley HolgateArticle

aha Hotel and Lodges' Lesedi, set amongst the rocky hills within the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage site, was the venue the famed explorer

28 Jun 2016

Woolworths wins international award for marketing campaign
Woolworths wins international award for marketing campaignArticle

Woolworths has won the Best Marketing Campaign linked to Loyalty at the 2016 International Loyalty Magazine Awards ceremony, which took place in London earlier this week...

23 Jun 2016

Black Rhino Wheels to donate a portion of every wheel sold to Save the Rhino International
Black Rhino Wheels to donate a portion of every wheel sold to Save the Rhino InternationalArticle

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has announced that wheel partner, Black Rhino Wheels, is donating R5 of every wheel sold to Save the Rhino International...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 16 May 2016

How tiger population growth offers hope for rhino
How tiger population growth offers hope for rhinoArticle

For the first time in 100 years the wild tiger population has risen. It's a success story viewed as a beacon of hope by South Africa's rhino conservationists in their fight to combat the wiping out of the species...

Shakir Jeeva 12 May 2016

Nominations open for Rhino Conservation Awards 2016
Nominations open for Rhino Conservation Awards 2016Article

Nominations are open for the 2016 Rhino Conservation Awards. The awards celebrates passionate conservationists who seek to protect Africa's remaining rhino...

10 May 2016

R1.385m allocation to rhino conservation by MyPlanet Rhino Fund
R1.385m allocation to rhino conservation by MyPlanet Rhino FundArticle

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund recently allocated R1.385m in funding towards rhino conservation causes across the country that vary from rhino protection and monitoring to saving and raising rhino orphans...

27 Nov 2015

Katlego Maboe
Golf estate raises R120,000 for rhino conservationArticle

In September, Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate's annual Celebrity Golf Day raised R120,000 for the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative, a programme of the Wilderness Foundation...

30 Sep 2015

Royal boost for conservation in Africa
Royal boost for conservation in AfricaArticle

A prince and soldier, with a reputation of notorious party goer, Britain's Prince Harry is adding another label to his name - conservationist..

Priya Pitamber 9 Jul 2015

The trouble with using synthetic rhino horn to stop poaching
The trouble with using synthetic rhino horn to stop poachingArticle

In 2014, one rhino was killed every eight hours. That was in South Africa alone, where most of the world's rhinos live. At this rate...

Diogo Veríssimo 6 Jul 2015

Entries open for 2015 Rhino Conservation Awards
Entries open for 2015 Rhino Conservation AwardsArticle

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Rhino Conservation Awards and all African rhino range states are invited to enter...

21 Apr 2015

Women of the Black Mambas take on poachers
Women of the Black Mambas take on poachersArticle

A group of South African women who are part of an anti-poaching unit are not afraid to man-up in a nature reserve. The Black Mambas are well-trained bobbies on the beat in the Olifants West Nature Reserve, and their success can be seen in the massive drop in snaring...

Melissa Javan 18 Mar 2015

Nominations open for Rhino Conservation Awards
Nominations open for Rhino Conservation AwardsArticle

Nominations are invited from all African rhino range states for the Rhino Conservation Awards 2015...

4 Mar 2015

Carl Zeiss to sponsor 2015 Rhino Conservation Awards
Carl Zeiss to sponsor 2015 Rhino Conservation AwardsArticle

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics GmbH of the ZEISS Group has undertaken to sponsor the annual Rhino Conservation Awards...

2 Feb 2015

Continued action needed to address rhino poaching
Continued action needed to address rhino poachingArticle

Following the release of the 2014 statistics for rhino poaching in South Africa, WWF South Africa has expressed the need for continued strategic action along the entire illicit horn trafficking network to address the crisis...

26 Jan 2015

Expand a Sign supplies branding to World Youth Rhino Summit
Expand a Sign supplies branding to World Youth Rhino SummitArticle

In support of wildlife conservation, Expand a Sign recently supplied branding to the inaugural World Youth Rhino Summit held at the iMfolozi Game Reserve...

21 Nov 2014

Brenadine Du Plessis wearing red for all the unnecessary blood that has been shed! But she is giving hope to baby rhino!
Rhino Orphanage joins Horns with Race the RhinoGallery

First Car Rental's 'Post Your Selfie and Win' charity campaign in aid of The Rhino Orphanage based in Limpopo drove rhino awareness for World Rhino Day by taking part in Race The Rhino MTB, a mountain bike competition that challenges mountain bikers to ride for rhino conservation.

22 Sep 2014

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