Wildlife trafficking fuels corruption � Khama


Wildlife trafficking proceeds are used to fund other crimes such as terrorism, arms and drugs trafficking, says President Ian Khama.

Addressing the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in Kasane on Wednesday, Khama said wildlife trafficking undermined the rule of law and fuels corruption. He said wildlife rangers fighting poaching often lose their lives trying to protect their nations’ resources.

The President noted that wildlife poaching and trafficking were on the rise throughout the world and had reached unprecedented levels. He said endangered species were being poached at an alarming rate to satisfy the ever-growing demand in consumer States.

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This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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