By Alastair Leithead for BBC News, 19 April 2018
Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and conservationist Dr Jane Goodall have joined a list of famous names who have signed an open letter to South Africa’s government calling for an end to rhino poaching.
Conservation group Saving the Wild says a “web of systematic corruption” within the justice system is to blame. It says this has allowed poaching to continue in a province which saw poaching increase by a third.
The campaign body says “no action has been taken against this grossly corrupt alleged syndicate of justice officials”.
“We are concerned that members of this syndicate are under political protection.”
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RESULT: Parliament suspended Court President Eric Nzimande in February 2018.
But the battle for justice continues. Dumisani Gwala, the alleged rhino poaching kingpin of Zululand, is now on trial…
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