13 rhinos poached, 7 poachers killed in Okavango Delta

Rhino in the Okavango Delta
Rhino in the Okavango Delta

Botswana has recorded 13 rhino killings in two months since October 2019 and seven poachers were killed for resisting arrests.

The Tourism Ministry has released a statement yesterday saying this brings to 31 the number of rhinos poached since October 2018, with 23 being white rhinoceros and eight black rhinoceros. 

In October 2019, the Ministry released a statement regarding the ongoing poaching of rhinoceros in the Delta. At the time nine rhinos had been killed from April 1, 2019 and October 4, 2019.

Editor's Comment
Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

However, as a newspaper, we want to raise few disquiets for the umpteenth time with Khama, of course, and remind him that the country that he is robustly de-campaigning is now feeling the pain of his harm. Batswana need Khama to use his conservationist credentials to good use and benefit a country that is working so hard to achieve the high-income status by diversifying its economy away from diamond reliance.Khama has played his part unobstructed...

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