Mozambique trafficking links

Mozambique’s poaching castles are crumbling

Estacio Valoi travelled to Mozambique’s poaching capital to catch up with some of the kingpins who built their mansions on the proceeds of killing Kruger’s rhinos [caption id="attachment_3980" align="aligncenter" width="740"] Nympine’s...

Timber looting continues in Mozambique

Despite a ban on the export of raw timber in Mozambique, containers filled with hardwood logs are piling up in northern harbours for export to China. Estacio Valoi investigates [caption id="attachment_3712"...

South Africa’s scaly trade in pangolins

An undercover investigation exposes South Africa’s growing role in illicit transnational pangolin smuggling. Will the ban on trade by CITES make any difference? Special report by Hazel Friedman & Alexis...

Will the Maputo ivory burn make any difference?

Mozambique incinerated 2.5 tons of confiscated ivory and rhino horn this week, but will it end the illicit trade fuelling rampant wildlife poaching? Not unless corruption on the ground is...

On the trail of Maputo’s missing rhino horns

In a major breakthrough, Mozambican police seized 65 rhino horns and 340 elephants tusks. But then some of the horns went missing and Chinese nationals arrested were reportedly set free...

Kruger accord between SA and Mozambique

South African and Mozambique signed an accord in the Kruger National Park on April 17 that will see the two countries jointly tackling rampant rhino poaching...

The Chinese ivory-smugglers in Mozambique

Who are the Chinese citizens smuggling ivory out of Africa, and how are they doing it? Oxpeckers fellow Huang Hongxiang went to Mozambique to investigate...

Ivory poaching in Mozambique

Conservationists say that blood money from ivory trafficking was used to fuel tensions in the run-up to elections in Mozambique. Exclusive investigation by Hongxiang Huang and Estacio Valoi...