Sovereign States Can No Longer Rely on CITES

A re-blog of the article Time for Southern Africa to ditch CITES published in The Herald of 4 January 2019 By Emmanuel Koro If CITES — the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species — did not exist we would want to invent it. This treaty was signed, and its secretariat authorised, in 1975 to regulate …

Media statement – John Hume Rhino Horn Auction

The TGA wishes to congratulate Mr.John  Hume for his signal success in this venture. We stand behind him in his every endeavour in this regard and we wish him further success in the years ahead. The TGA, too, believes that the road that he has paved for our journey ahead is the only rational and …

Good News – Rhino Horn Auction Approved

An auction of rhino horns from the stockpiles of the world’s biggest private breeder will go ahead Monday after the Constitutional Court in South Africa ordered that the government release permits for them. The sale of about 500 kilograms of horns by John Hume, who has more than 1 500 rhinos, will run from August …