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News- 2008

Death of a climber in Mt Kenya National Park Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) regrets to announce the death of a climber in Mt Kenya National Park. The 29-year-old male climber from Nairobi died on Thursday April 5, 2012 at 6.30pm....
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One Rhino poached as seven suspected poachers arrested An eight-year-old female rhino has been illegally killed in Tsavo West National Park. The rhino carcass was sighted in Ngulia Sanctuary within the expansive park by a Kenya Wildlife Service aerial patrol team. ...
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KWS statement on Rhino translocation and elephant poaching Over the last couple of weeks, misleading statements have been made on the various aspects of wildlife conservation, especially the recent translocation of a white rhino to Kisumu Impala Sanctuary as well as the extent of poaching. ...
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African conservation community announces comprehensive response to rhino poaching crisis Representatives of the conservation community from across Africa yesterday announced a comprehensive response to combat the continent’s alarming rhino poaching crisis. These recommendations,...
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Fire in the Aberdare Ranges finally extinquished The fire that has been raging in the Aberdare Ranges for the last two weeks has finally been extinguished. The fire was put out with the aid of rains and joint efforts of the local community, Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Forest Service, Kenya Army and the National Youth Service....
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Eighty South Sudan wildlife officers commence training in Kenya Eighty wildlife officers from the Republic of South Sudan (ROSS) will for the next three months be trained in Kenya in various courses related to wildlife protection and management. ...
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Three suspected poachers gunned down In Tsavo as Ethiopian Immigrants seized in Amboseli Three suspected poachers have been gunned down and four firearms with 81 rounds of ammunition recovered in two separate incidents in the last one week....
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New milestone for Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute The Minister for Higher Education Science and Technology has authorised the Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute to award certificates and diplomas in seven courses....
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Mt Kenya fires finally put out
Published: 23 Mar, 2012
Mt Kenya fires finally put out The raging fire that has consumed an estimated 10 per cent of Mt Kenya for the last nine days has been contained by a combined effort of various agencies and the local communities. There are no more active burning fires in the mountain. However, logs are still smoldering in isolated parts. ...
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Three suspected poachers gunned down, firearms recovered Three poachers have been gunned down and three firearms with 140 bullets recovered in separate incidents since Monday.The three suspects from a poaching mission were shot dead...
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