#StopRhinoKingpins: Gwala court slams retired advocate
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#StopRhinoKingpins: Gwala court slams retired advocate

Dec 3, 2018

Out today in Zululand Observer, by Orrin Singh The case against alleged rhino poaching kingpin Dumisani Gwala and his co accused has been postponed to the 12th of December to allow Gwala to secure legal representation. The air was thick with tension as a heavy police contingency kept a watchful eye on proceedings both in […]

Alleged rhino poaching kingpin “Mr Big” arrested in Hawks Police raid
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Alleged rhino poaching kingpin “Mr Big” arrested in Hawks Police raid

Jun 15, 2018

Press release published by Saving the Wild, June 15th, 2018. On Tuesday June 12th, raids led by the Hawks Police, took place at various Hazyview and Nelspruit premises of the alleged rhino poaching kingpin, Petros Sydney Mabuza, known in law enforcement and poaching gang circles as “Mr Big”. He was arrested and detained by police. (CAS […]

Saving the Wild Collection by Thomas D. Mangelsen

Saving the Wild Collection by Thomas D. Mangelsen

May 28, 2018

By Jamie Joseph Two years ago, I had a near death experience. A week later I arrived bruised and battered on the doorstep of wildlife photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen’s Grand Teton cabin. Meeting Tom made nearly dying worthwhile.  The Tetons, located in the heart of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem, is home to wolves and bears, […]

Game over for crooked magistrates
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Game over for crooked magistrates

Apr 22, 2018

Mervyn Naidoo reports for Sunday Tribune: Time could be up for a crooked cabal of magistrates, state prosecutors and police allegedly working closely with a criminal syndicate in subverting justice in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is alleged that the senior magistrates linked to the syndicate are getting paid to let off rhino poachers, murderers and rapists […]

Open Letter: #JusticeForRhinos #JusticeForZululand

Open Letter: #JusticeForRhinos #JusticeForZululand

Apr 19, 2018

Victory! October 8th, 2018. ‘Nzmande has been suspended!’ “KwaZulu Natal Regional Court President Eric Nzimande was suspended on Friday, October 5th, 2018. This is a monumental victory for human rights and South Africa’s natural heritage. Saving the Wild would like to take this moment to thank the unsung heroes who put their jobs and their […]

Rhino horn accused ‘protected by bribery’

Rhino horn accused ‘protected by bribery’

Jul 23, 2017

Introduction by Jamie Joseph | Saving the Wild Gwala arrogantly rants to police officers that he will never stop killing rhinos. It is up to every one of us to make him stop. Unlike the Sunday Times, who need to walk the legal tightrope, I have no hesitation to name both the magistrate and defense […]

Saving the Wild with legendary wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen

Saving the Wild with legendary wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen

Jan 17, 2017

Rhino Mission: 30 January – 10 February 2017 One of the most prolific nature photographers of our time, Thomas Mangelsen is as much an artist as he is a conservationist. Tom was named the 2011 Conservation Photographer of the Year by Nature’s Best Photography, placing his work in the permanent collection at the Smithsonian’s National […]

Saving the Wild Fundraiser

Saving the Wild Fundraiser

Feb 26, 2016

For the last couple years Jamie Joseph has been writing stories from the frontline of Africa’s poaching crisis. Last month on the 28th of January she published a story exposing Gwala, arguably the biggest ever kingpin identified in these rhino wars, and the allegedly corrupt magistrate that is linked to his syndicate. Jamie will be […]

EXCLUSIVE: The amazing Thula Thula baby elephant rescue

EXCLUSIVE: The amazing Thula Thula baby elephant rescue

Oct 12, 2015

“It’s still working,” I gasp with a sigh of relief, as I switched the camera from photo to video mode. “Elephants to the left!” Zelda loudly replied, and as I swung around I saw the herd thundering towards the road. I felt the car surge forward and managed to hold on while I filmed the […]

South Africa Weighs Legalisation of Rhino Horn Trade
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South Africa Weighs Legalisation of Rhino Horn Trade

Mar 24, 2015

Saving the Wild will be tweeting throughout the presentations to the Committee of Inquiry. Get live updates here. AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2015 South Africa Weighs Legalisation of Rhino Horn Trade Legal trade would propel rhinos toward extinction, says African Wildlife Foundation NAIROBI — A Committee of Inquiry established by South […]

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