South Africa, Vietnam work together to end poaching

25 March 2014

Cape Town – Rhino poaching in Africa is consistently rising, illustrating that poachers have the upper hand.

According to the SABC, over the past few years poaching in SA and the African continent have destroyed the efforts made by conservationists and authorities.

Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi has created links with her Vietnamese counterpart in an effort to stem the poaching onslaught.

Since the beginning of this year 189 rhino have been killed in SA, 121 have been killed in the Kruger National Park alone. In 2013, 1004 rhino were killed.

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