Stop the presses!
MAN DONATES $24 MILLION (R255m) TO FIGHT RHINO POACHING IN SOUTH AFRICA!
Rub your eyes, read it again. Yes, this is for real. American philanthropist, Howard Buffett donated this phenomenal amount to SANParks (South Africa National Parks) on Monday.
Buffet is no stranger to charitable contributions in Africa, having made previous donations toward alleviating poverty, with particular concentration on areas of conflict. He sees this as a link in the chain, stating
“When you see what conflict does to people, you cannot turn away. That conflict is fuelled by rhino horns, elephant ivory.”
Over the next 30 months, there is a campaign in place throughout Kruger National Park to stomp out poaching through improved intelligence. It will provide
the rangers with badly needed technology and equipment. Some of the equipment will include:
*land vehicles equipped with electronic sensors to…
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