News - 2008
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News Archives - 2008
Suspected poachers attack rangers in Mwingi as Chinese is arrested at JKIA
Published: 11 Mar, 2013
A joint operation by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers and the Kenya Police is underway to pursue a suspected...
KWS rangers killed in line of duty honoured at UN meeting
Published: 06 Mar, 2013
An ongoing United Nations meeting on wildlife trade has posthumously honoured 13 Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers killed in the line of duty. ...
African rhinos won’t hold out for much longer, IUCN experts warn
Published: 27 Feb, 2013
Gland, Switzerland, 26 February 2013 – Nearly 2,400 rhinos have been poached across Africa since 2006...
Firearms stolen from killed KWS rangers recovered
Published: 26 Feb, 2013
NAIROBI, KENYA (February 26, 2013) Two AK 101 rifles, three magazines and 20 rounds of ammunitions that were stolen from Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)...
Ramsar wants governments to enforce law on ecological crimes
Published: 25 Feb, 2013
The outgoing Secretary General for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Mr. Anada Tiega, has urged Governments across the globe...
China denies ivory smuggling claims and vows to support Kenya
Published: 22 Feb, 2013
The Chinese Government has denied claims of driving the global illegal wildlife trade and promised to support...
A woman of Chinese nationality arrested smuggling ivory at Jomo Kenyatta airport
Published: 21 Feb, 2013
A Chinese woman is appearing at a Makadara Law Court this Thursday afternoon (February 21, 2013) following ...
Asia, Africa and North America join hands cracking down wildlife crime syndicates
Published: 19 Feb, 2013
Police, Customs and wildlife officers from Asia, Africa and the United States announced today that a cross ...
Collaring Amboseli Elephants in bid to Secure Critical Habitat, Mitigate Conflict
Published: 18 Feb, 2013
Six pre-selected elephants will be fitted with GPS satellite collars starting today in the 8,797 km2 Amboseli landscape...
Chinese and Tanzania nationals arrested smuggling ivory as a poacher is gunned down
Published: 18 Feb, 2013
A Chinese national will appear in a Makadara Law Court this Monday afternoon (February 18, 2013) following his arrest...