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News- 2008

INTERPOL establishes dedicated environmental crime team in Africa To further support its member countries in the fight against illegal ivory trafficking and other environmental issues, INTERPOL has established a dedicated team to tackle these crimes in Africa. ...
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KWS receive FORENSIC equipment donation to fight poaching Bio-Zeq Kenya and its partner QIAGEN has donated a DNA extraction equipment - automated nucleic acid extraction machine - to Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)...
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KWS seeks partnership in raising awareness on plight of rhino Ag. Director General KWS Mr. William Kiprono has advocated for sustained awareness campaigns on the plight of the rhino during a ceremony to mark this year’s World Rhino Day on Monday (September 22, 2014) at Nanyuki town, Laikipia County....
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Ellipse projects pays courtesy call to KWS AG. Director General Kenya Wildlife Service had the privilege of hosting the President of Ellipse Project from Paris, France. This ceremony was held at the KWS Director Generals office. ...
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KWS is building its capacity to combat poaching: Kiprono Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Ag. Director General, William Kiprono has said that 575 rangers will soon graduate and be deployed to boost Kenya’s’ capacity to address the plight of elephants...
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KWSTI embraces Enterprise Resource Planning System Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) has officially launched a project to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for the institute to help manage its academic and management operations ...
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Contraband ivory recovered at JKIA
Published: 25 Jul, 2014
Contraband ivory recovered at JKIA A consignment of contraband ivory weighing 260kg has been intercepted at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) Friday....
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Kshs 18million equipment secured to support Night Vision Kenya Wildlife Service has received a significant boost in its fight against poaching with a pledge of Kshs. 17.8million (US $ 210,000) towards the purchase of night vision equipment. ...
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Gang of eight now expanded to gang of nineteen The so-called ‘Gang of 8′ which were singled out by CITES as not doing enough to tackle the illegal ivory trade has seen its number swell by another 11 countries. The latest meeting of CITES has ordered 11 more countries to develop national action plans on how they plan to protect elephants and end the illegal ivory trade crossing into their borders. ...
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Nepal, China, Kenya and the Lusaka Agreement Task Force recognized for exemplary enforcement efforts China, Kenya and the Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF) were awarded Certificates of Commendation for collaborative efforts to take down an international criminal syndicate smuggling ivory from Kenya to China....
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