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Minister of Environmental Affairs to outline progress in addressing rhino poaching

28 August 2015

The Minister Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa will update South Africans through the media on Sunday, 30 August 2015, on measures that have been taken to combat rhino poaching in South Africa. 

The media briefing will focus on the progress made with the implementation of the integrated strategic management of rhinoceros in South Africa, approved by Cabinet in August 2014.

The Minister will be joined by the Ministries of Justice, Defence, State Security and Police, as well as SANParks.

Media are invited to a press briefing.


Date:   30 August 2015

Venue: GCIS Media Room, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street (corner Festival Street), Hatfield, Pretoria


Cape Town video link:

Date:   30 August 2015
Venue: GCIS media room, Parliament, Cape Town
Time:  14:H00

To RSVP contact:

Fhatuwani Siluna
Tel: 012 399 9986

Lebogang Maseko
Tel: 012 399 9992

Sivuyile Ngaba
Tel: 021 441 2788
Cell: 083 958 4663

Eleanor Momberg
Tel: 012 399 9948
Cell: 083 400 5741

For media queries contact:

Albi Modise
Cell: 083 490 2871


More informtion on rhino poaching related issues:

Rhino dialogues on poaching      
Rhino issues related material (Rhino Dialogues SA content: news, stats + related docs)