James Mwenda stands next to Najin, one of only two remaining female northern white rhinos, in their paddock in Nanyuki, Kenya. Photo: Tony Karumba/AFP

African witnesses to illegal wildlife trade tell of its devastating impact, after China relaxes ban

  • James Mwenda tended to world’s last male northern white rhino. Of China easing its ban on rhino horn trade, he says, ‘It’s sad to see the dark side of humanity’
  • Lee White, battling to save the forest elephants of Gabon from ivory poachers, says it’s a fight for the country’s future too
Topic |   Africa

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James Mwenda stands next to Najin, one of only two remaining female northern white rhinos, in their paddock in Nanyuki, Kenya. Photo: Tony Karumba/AFP
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Kylie Knott

Kylie Knott

After many years with the Post, Kylie Knott found her calling on the culture and lifestyle desk. She writes about the environment, animal welfare, food and the arts.