Posted in Blog Botswana Country Law Prosecution

Penalties in Botswana’s Wildlife Legislation

Penalties under the Wildlife Conservation and National Parks Act and subsidiary legislation involve a  combination of fines and imprisonment.  The Act also provides for administrative penalties including forfeiture, destruction of instrumentalities of crime and cancellation of permits.

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Posted in Blog Law Prosecution

Use of Other Laws to Strengthen Wildlife Crime Prosecutions

Wildlife law enforcement is inherently trans-disciplinary and the enforcers need to consult and have an understanding of other related disciplines and the laws which regulate them. 

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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 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 Biodiversity Conservation Country News Prosecution Rwanda

News Feature, 16th August 2018

EAC Prosecutors Move Towards Curbing Poaching By Nasra Bishumba, The New Times If the efforts that prosecutors from the East African region are vowing to…

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