News - 2008
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News Archives - 2008
KWS statement on Tumbo the cheetah cub
Published: 15 Oct, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) would like to set the record straight on ‘Tumbo’ the seven-month male cheetah cub that has been generating interest on social media. ...
Government mulls arming community rangers, Mwiraria
Published: 15 Oct, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Chairman, Hon. David Mwiraria, has said that the government is considering allowing trained and vetted community rangers carry firearms to help secure wildlife outside protected areas. ...
32 poaching suspects in custody, rifle and ivory recovered
Published: 09 Oct, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers have arrested 32 suspected poachers and recovered an M16 rifle with nine rounds of ammunition, six pieces of ivory and 300 kg of assorted bushmeat during the past one week of anti-poaching operations across the country. ...
Lake Nakuru National Park safe for game drives despite heavy rains
Published: 27 Sep, 2012
Due to ongoing heavy rains in the rift valley, Lake Nakuru has been receiving lots of waters through its five feeding rivers (makalia, Nderit, Lamdiak, Naishi and Njoro rivers) ...
Mr. Julius Kipng’etich leaves Kenya Wildlife Service
Published: 25 Sep, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wishes to announce that the Director, Julius Kipng’etich, CBS is leaving the Organization after eight years of great service, commitment and dedication. ...
Suspect ivory dealer held over elephant tusks
Published: 21 Sep, 2012
A suspected ivory dealer has been arrested with two pieces of raw ivory and four imitations of ivory at Mlango Kubwa in Nairobi County this morning (September 21, 2012). ...
KWS launches conservation and management strategy for the Black Rhino in Kenya
Published: 20 Sep, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on September 19, 2012 launched the conservation and management strategy for the black rhino in Kenya (2012-2016) at its headquarters in Nairobi....
Raw ivory seized at JKIA
Published: 18 Sep, 2012
62 pieces of elephant ivory weighing 255 kilograms have been seized at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) while being smuggled out of the country on Friday (September 14, 2012)....
KWS upgrades the Safaricard System
Published: 17 Sep, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has launched a one month pilot project for the upgraded Safari Card system....
Mwiraria: KWS infrastructure development on course
Published: 12 Sep, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Chairman, Hon. David Mwiraria, has said that an ambitious infrastructure development program to enhance fleet, staff uniform and a housing scheme is on course. ...