Posted in Country Crime Kenya News

News Feature, 5th January 2019

“We have recovered 2 ivory tusks, a rhino horn, wildlife trophies among other things.”

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Posted in Country Crime Kenya News Prosecution

News Feature, 1st October 2018

Prosecutors Hold Workshop to Build Capacity on Wildlife Crimes By Nancy Agutu, The Star Public prosecutors are currently attending a two-day workshop to build their…

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Posted in Country Crime Law Enforcement News South Africa

News Feature, 20th September 2018

Cops Urged to Keep Eye on Released Wildlife Trafficker By Apinya Wipatayotin, Bangkok Post Police have been alerted after the release of Chumlong Lemthongthai, one of…

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Posted in Country Crime Kenya Law Enforcement News

News Feature, 10th September 2018

Two Nabbed with 36Kg Elephant Tusks in Makueni By Mutua Kameti, The Star Two suspects were arrested on Friday in Kambu, Makueni, with elephant tusks…

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Posted in Crime Law Enforcement Publications

Featured Publication, August 2018

POACHING, WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING AND SECURITY IN AFRICA: MYTHS AND REALITIES, Cathy Haenlein and M L R Smith (eds) Taylor & Francis (2017) This book was published in…

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Posted in Conservation Country Crime News Prosecution South Africa

News Feature, 17th August 2018

South Africa Rhino Poaching: ‘Bribes Paid to Court Syndicate’ By Alastair Leithead, BBC News, South Africa A police informant has told the BBC he was the…

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Posted in Botswana Conservation Country Crime News

News Feature, 8th August 2018

Elephant poaching on the increase in Botswana By Louise de Waal, The South African Last week, the carcass of a 40-year old elephant bull was…

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Posted in Country Crime Kenya News

News Feature, 7th August 2018

Three arrested with Sh48m ivory in Makueni, Kenya Police and Kenya Wildlife Service rangers have arrested three suspects in Makueni for illegal possession of ivory…

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Posted in Crime Law Enforcement News

China Seizes Mammoth Tusks, Walrus Tusks and Antelope Horns in Huge Ivory Haul

China seizes 156 mammoth tusks, 406 walrus tusks and over 1,000 antelope horns in huge ivory haul Chinese customs authorities said they seized 156 prehistoric…

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Posted in Conservation Crime Law Enforcement

Welcome to Wildlife Law Africa

This site is committed to giving you information on wildlife legislation, wildlife law enforcement and wildlife crime in Africa.  With our interactive blog, we hope to elicit discussion on these subjects and bring to the fore the problems facing wildlife on this continent and hopefully, come up with legislative-based solutions. 

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