News - 2008
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News Archives - 2008
Three suspected poachers shot dead in Tsavo West National Park
Published: 10 Sep, 2013
Three suspected poachers were last night (Sunday, September 8, 2013) gunned down in a rhino sanctuary in Tsavo West National Park after they defied orders to surrender...
KWS successfully moves black rhinos to a newly established sanctuary
Published: 05 Sep, 2013
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has successfully moved rhinos from Lake Nakuru National Park and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy...
KWS receives condolence message from the United States
Published: 03 Sep, 2013
The war against poaching continues as Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) remains determined to bring the vice to an end....
Man in possession of 30kg of Ivory arrested
Published: 28 Aug, 2013
Kenya Wildlife Service security officers on Wednesday (November 27, 2013) arrested a middle aged man for being in possession of ivory at Nairobi’s Global Cinema roundabout. ...
Ministerial statement on status of the Wildlife Conservation and Management bill 2013
Published: 22 Aug, 2013
The trade in wildlife and its products poses a major challenge in wildlife conservation. Elephants are killed for ivory, while the rhinos are killed for the horns....
Chinese woman to serve a total of 31 months in jail for smuggling ivory
Published: 22 Aug, 2013
A Chinese national has been sentenced to a total of two years and seven months in jail after being convicted for attempting to smuggle ivory from Kenya....
Suspected Chinese ivory smuggler remanded in prison
Published: 16 Aug, 2013
A Chinese national arrested on Wednesday (August 14,2013) while trying to smuggle ivory out of the country...
Kenya Wildlife Service position on the Maasai Mara National Reserve
Published: 14 Aug, 2013
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wishes to correct a misrepresentation of facts regarding its interests in the Masai Mara as carried in sections of media. ...
Rhino poached in Nairobi National Park as KWS ranger is injured in Nakuru
Published: 13 Aug, 2013
A white rhino has been killed in Nairobi National Park by poachers on Friday (August 9, 2013) and made away with its horns....
Government forms special crack-unit to curb poaching
Published: 08 Aug, 2013
The Kenyan Government has formed a special inter-agency crack-unit to combat poaching in the country. ...