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Kruger wild dog pack succumbs to canine distemper

The Kruger National Park (KNP) lost a pack of African wild dogs to canine distemper. The disease commonly affects domestic dogs and can also spill over to the wildlife such as the African wild dogs, hyenas, lions and jackals.

Zimbabwe wants trade ban on ivory lifted

Zimbabwe will lobby for the lifting of an international ban on ivory sales, saying it would allow the government to raise money to combat poaching and for conservation programmes.

What will Africa propose to CITES?

A provisional list of proposals by African states for amendment of current trade allowances for endangered species of wild fauna and flora.