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News- 2008

KWS wins Mt. Kenya extreme challenge
Published: 15 Oct, 2012
KWS wins Mt. Kenya extreme challenge The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Mountain Rescue Team from Mt. Kenya National Park won this year’s edition of the Mt Kenya Extreme sports challenge at the Mt. Kenya School of Adventure and Leadership (KESAL) base camp located in the northern side of Mt Kenya....
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KWS statement on Tumbo the cheetah cub 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. ...
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Government mulls arming community rangers, Mwiraria 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. ...
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32 poaching suspects in custody, rifle and ivory recovered 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. ...
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Lake Nakuru National Park safe for game drives despite heavy rains 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) ...
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Mr. Julius Kipng’etich leaves Kenya Wildlife Service 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. ...
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Suspect ivory dealer held over elephant tusks 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). ...
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KWS launches conservation and management strategy for the Black Rhino in Kenya 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....
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Raw ivory seized at JKIA
Published: 18 Sep, 2012
Raw ivory seized at JKIA 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)....
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KWS upgrades the Safaricard System
Published: 17 Sep, 2012
KWS upgrades the Safaricard System Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has launched a one month pilot project for the upgraded Safari Card system....
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