News - 2008
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News Archives - 2008
Kakamega conservancy gets new year gift
Published: 05 Jan, 2012
The first community wildlife education, rescue and cultural centre has been established in Kakamega County. The program was launched on January 1, 2012 and was officiated by Kenya Wildlife Service Officials and the local leadership and communities....
Don’t kill any more Lions, urges KWS
Published: 04 Jan, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service has urged the Maasai community in the larger Kitengela Division to strengthen conflict resolution committees that have been placed but have not been effective...
Albino elephant in Amboseli National Park
Published: 23 Dec, 2011
A young albino elephant was born recently in Amboseli National Park. This was an unusual sighting in the famous park whose elephants are the world’s longest studied. ...
Nairobi National Park expands through Kenya’s first easement deal
Published: 21 Dec, 2011
Nairobi National Park has been expanded by more than 100 acres through the signing of Kenya’s first voluntary easement deal. ...
CJ Unveils Ranger Statue at Kenya Wildlife Service
Published: 17 Dec, 2011
The Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya, Hon Dr. Willy Mutunga the 16 December,2011 presided over the seventh Kenya Wildlife Service annual...
Albino elephant born in Amboseli National Park
Published: 15 Dec, 2011
A young male albino elephant was born last night in Amboseli National Park. This is an unusual sighting in the famous park whose elephants are the world’s longest studied. ...
Rare pygmy hippo’s death attributed to pneumonia
Published: 14 Dec, 2011
KWS chairman flags off new fleet of vehicles and motorbikes
Published: 09 Dec, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service Board of Trustees chairman Hon David Mwiraria on Friday December 9 , 2011 flagged off 10 new vehicles and 20 motorcycles worth Sh33 million for conservation work across the country....
Kenyan scientists formulate invasive species strategy
Published: 09 Dec, 2011
A draft strategy for the management of invasive alien species in protected conservation areas in Kenya has been completed. This was done by a team of scientists from Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)...
Ruma National Park launched as a rhino sanctuary
Published: 08 Dec, 2011
Ruma National Park in Nyanza has been officially launched as a rhino sanctuary. A male black rhino named Russelas from Mugie Rhino Sanctuary in Laikipia ...