South Africa 23.9.2017 08:25 am

Rhino crisis in SA requires immediate government effort – IFP

The party says the crisis is reaching a possible point of no return.

The crisis facing rhinos is potentially one of total decimation and requires immediate and concerted efforts from government, the Inkatha Freedom Party said.

Rhino crisis in SA requires immediate government effort – IFP
Rhino crisis in SA requires immediate government effort – IFP

Rhino crisis in SA requires immediate government effort – IFP

The party says the crisis is reaching a possible point of no return.

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ANC slams Tshwane’s new cop unit

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ANC splitting as corporates, civil society speak out against state capture

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NUM to down tools at Koffiefontein Mine
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ANC still pondering KZN move – Mantashe

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Man held for murder in Rustenburg
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