As the current high-level panel process established by environment, forestry & fisheries minister Barbara Creecy continues its deliberations, it is vital that the real results of the ban on international trade in rhino horn are scrutinised.

SA’s rhinos remain under grave threat: numbers in Kruger National Park — the largest population in the world — dropped from about 8,968 in 2013 to 4,166 in 2018, a reduction of 14.5% per year...

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