News - 2008
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News Archives - 2008
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. ...
KWS to launch conservation and management strategy for the black rhino
Published: 12 Sep, 2012
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is set to launch the conservation and management strategy for the black rhino in Kenya (2012-2016)....
Suspects on rhino horn, ammo charges out on Sh0.5 million bond each
Published: 09 Sep, 2012
Six suspects charged for being in possession of a 7.5 kilogram rhino horn and 21 rounds of ammunitions have been released on a cash bail of Sh0.5 million each by a Nakuru court on Friday (September 7, 2012)....
Athletes meet wildlife at ‘Cycle with Rhino’ launch
Published: 06 Sep, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) director Julius Kipng'etich has on Wednesday (September 5, 2012) launched the eighth edition of ‘Cycle with the Rhino’ in Nairobi. ...
Elephant’s translocation underway in Narok as poachers, weapons netted
Published: 04 Sep, 2012
37 elephants have so far been trans-located from Narok North District, Narok County, to Maasai Mara in a bid to mitigate cases of Human - Elephant conflict in the area. ...
KWS ranger dies in an anti-poaching operation
Published: 29 Aug, 2012
A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) ranger has been shot dead in a fire fight with suspected poachers at Kadengo area in Trans Nzoia County on Friday (August 24, 2012)....
KWS to translocate 150 jumbos from Narok North district to the Maasai Mara
Published: 24 Aug, 2012
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is set to begin a month-long exercise from Tuesday, August 28, 2012 to translocate 150 elephants from Narok North District to the Maasai Mara National Reserve....
KWS hosts meeting on formation of a national wildlife sector forum
Published: 23 Aug, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), community and private landowners, conservationists and investors from across the country are meeting on Thursday (August 23, 2012) to discuss the formation of a national wildlife conservation association. ...