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May 2019

GKEPF Promotional Video

2019-08-16T11:47:52+02:00May 13th, 2019|News, Stories|

GKEPF work is only possible through the funding of its founding members and donations from the public. Your donations can make a difference to protection for future generations of  iconic umbrella species. Please Donate Now and make a difference.

Innovation to minimise impact of rhino poaching

2019-08-20T10:03:03+02:00May 12th, 2019|News, Stories|

Following almost a year of planning, some GKEPF members and partners have completed a successful dehorning operation as an initiative to alleviate the impact of poaching on remaining populations. The dehorning of a large number of rhinos requires a team of highly-skilled, passionate and dedicated individuals. The team comprising [...]

Former SANParks employee arrested for poaching

2019-06-12T12:58:43+02:00May 3rd, 2019|Media, News|

South African National Parks (SANParks) arrested a high profile individual alongside his accomplice, another poaching suspect in an intelligence driven anti-poaching operation on 1 May 2019. The high profile suspect is a former Corporal in the Rangers Services and was dismissed in 2014, after a disciplinary process on unrelated [...]

April 2019

Rhino poachers’ hefty 500 years sentence

2019-06-12T12:59:54+02:00April 11th, 2019|Media, News|

Three suspected poachers were charged in the Grahamstown High Court on more than 55 counts of rhino poaching that took place between 2013 and 2016. They were found guilty on all counts and were convicted in March 2019. Details of the story can be read here.

Kruger National Park help family find closure

2019-06-12T13:02:16+02:00April 5th, 2019|Media, News|

The Kruger National Park issued a statement recently regarding their assistance of a family in recovering the body of a relative who was a suspected poacher. The family of the deceased had been notified that their relative had been killed by an elephant while he was in the KNP to [...]

July 2018

December 2016

KNP 2016 Achievement Awards

2019-06-12T13:02:39+02:00December 1st, 2016|News, Stories|

The KNP held its Corporate Support Services and Marula Region Achievement Awards on the Friday 25 November. Awards for outstanding Service in the Workplace were awarded to the following KNP personnel who are active in the JPZ “ Joint Protection Zone” which falls within GKEPF: Robert Bryden (Nwanedzi [...]

November 2016

Kruger National Park Anti-Poaching Unit

2019-06-12T13:03:00+02:00November 13th, 2016|News, Stories|

The Kruger National Park Anti-Poaching Unit was nominated for the a Conservationist of the Year Award. This award goes to a person, team or an organisation committed to making a difference in advocating for the protection and preservation of wildlife and the environment. The adjudication of the Awards takes [...]

August 2016

Rhino Conservation Awards 2016

2019-06-12T13:03:10+02:00August 22nd, 2016|News, Stories|

GKEPF is proud of our Operations Director’s fantastic award earned recently at the Rhino Conservation Awards Ceremony. Congratulations Otch Otto.For More information please visit:

May 2016

Interviews with General Johan Jooste

2019-06-12T13:03:21+02:00May 12th, 2016|Media, News|

Read an on the record interview between Major General Johan Jooste (retired), South African National Parks, head of Special Projects and Annette Hübschle. Watch an 2016 interview with Major General Johan Jooste below.