Small court that leads the fight against poaching faces closure

26 November 2019 - 07:00 By matthew savides
South Africa's “poaching court” faces being shut down.
South Africa's “poaching court” faces being shut down.
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SA’s “poaching court” faces being shut down, despite its perfect conviction rate since 2017.

Logistical challenges and costs mean there are plans to move the Skukuza Regional Court, a vital cog in the war on the rhino slaughter in the Kruger Park, more than 100km away.

 

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