CITES: Curse or Blessing for Wildlife-rich but Poverty Stricken SADC Countries

They were fed-up and armed to the teeth with compelling scientific data in favour of their ivory and rhino horn trade proposals, including downlisting African elephants and trade in live white rhinos. They had also planned a wild card reaction, if their proposals for ivory and rhino trade were rejected. This was the mood of …

Western Animal Rights Groups Steal SADC Countries’ Votes for Ivory Trade

By Emmanuel Koro 23 August 2019, Geneva, Switzerland The US$600 million Western animal rights groups ‘industry’ is widely believed to have used its financial power to bribe ‘weak’ East and West African countries to vote against SADC countries’ proposal to start international trade in ivory. The three elephant over-populated SADC countries, Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe …