News - 2008
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News Archives - 2008
KWS scoops award at the annual Embu ASK show
Published: 17 Jun, 2014
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has won second prize in the ‘Best Non-Agricultural Based Board stand’ category for its services...
To Hell’s Gate on a Wheelbarrow Event 2014
Published: 16 Jun, 2014
This year’s Wheelbarrow race will take place from Friday 25th at 1400 hrs to Sunday 27th July, 2014 at the magnificent Hell’s Gate National Park in Naivasha. The event which started as a simple and unique idea by KWS and Hell’s Gate National Park action committee in 2009 has now grown into the World Wildest Race!...
2.1 tonnes of ivory seized at a warehouse in Mombasa
Published: 09 Jun, 2014
Ivory haul recovered in a warehouse at Tudor in Mombasa County Thursday morning (June 5, 2014) weighs 2,152kgs, preliminary investigations have revealed. ...
KWS Senior Warden wins top Rhino Charge award
Published: 05 Jun, 2014
A Kenya Wildlife Service Senior Warden has won one of the prestigious Rhino Charge awards at this year’s off-road motorsport competition....
Nine customized vehicles to scale up anti-poaching war
Published: 28 May, 2014
The war against poaching has move a notch higher with an additional nine custom-made land cruisers being deployed...
China aids KWS in anti-poaching war
Published: 13 May, 2014
The Chinese government has pledged a grant of 860-million shillings to African countries to boast wildlife and environmental protection....
KWS receives veterinary clinic vehicles from Wildlife Trust
Published: 05 May, 2014
In a bid to devolve veterinary services to the field, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) has once again donated two mobile veterinary units (MVU) to Kenya Wildlife Service....
Rangers hunt for poachers of six elephants in Tsavo
Published: 28 Apr, 2014
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers are in hot pursuit of a poaching gang believed to have slaughtered and carted off ivory in a poaching incident on Thursday (April 24, 2014) at Dawida...
Digital radio technology for Kenya’s anti-poaching operations
Published: 16 Apr, 2014
Kenya’s war against poaching has been boosted by the acquisition of superior digital and solar radio communications technology. ...
Statement by Dr. Richard lesiyampe, Principal Secretary, State Department for Environment and Natural Resources on efforts to revamp Kenya Wildlife Service
Published: 16 Apr, 2014
Government statement on efforts to revamp KWS....