Poachers realise that any animal that's got one of these collars or units attached to it is basically off the list

The war against rhino poaching in South Africa is going high tech in an attempt to curb a death toll that continues to spiral despite money (...)

Daniel Ramamoorthy: “I’m so excited for where it’s going and I’m grateful that I get to be a part of that story.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Daniel Ramamoorthy: arrived from India, 2010   Daniel Ramamoorthy hates when people ask “Where are you from?” It’s a difficult questi(...)

Members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union  protest in front of the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Pre-tax inequality in South Africa is as high as it was 20 years ago – and it is the world’s highest. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Last week I visited South Africa for the first time in 15 years. In 2000, when euphoria over the transition to democracy gripped the world’s imaginati(...)

Newly crowned ‘Mr Ugly’  Mison Sere, poses at the  contest in Harare, Zimbabwe. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Pageant judges have crowned a new winner of Zimbabwe’s fourth annual “Mr Ugly” contest - upsetting supporters of the crowd favourite and prompting rio(...)

Prof Jan Rosier: “Pharmaceutical companies do not only have a responsibility to their shareholders, they have a responsibility to patients as well.”

A very interesting public lecture will take place on Thursday, November 5th, 2015 in the UDC Smurfit School. Organised by Jan Rosier, Professor of the(...)

Ireland’s Tim Murtagh took a career-best four for 32 with the ball to dismiss Zimbabwe for just 187

Tim Murtagh shone with bat and ball as Ireland secured a consolation win in the third one-day international against Zimbabwe in Harare. After losing t(...)

Protesters outside the clinic of Walter Palmer, the killer of Cecil the lion, in Bloomington, Minnesota, the US. Photograph: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

Zimbabwe will not charge American dentist Walter Palmer for the July killing of Cecil, its most prized lion, because he had obtained legal authority (...)

Two years into a death row sentence in a Zimbabwean prison for the murder of a white man, Mnemosyne writes down an account of her extraordinary lif(...)

 Protesters outside Walter Palmer’s dental practice after the killing of Cecil the lion. Photograph: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has expressed dismay at the furore that engulfed his family and staff following the inciden(...)

Crew members and participants in Safe Haven Voyages on board the ‘Spirit of Oysterhaven’, docked in Cork city. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Before last Monday, Victor Springbok had never been on a boat. A week later, the 22-year-old knows how to steer a vessel through “wild Atlantic wat(...)