News - 2009
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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. ...
Music festivals top honours for wildlife conservation, transparency performances
Published: 15 Aug, 2012
For reciting ‘Even animals have tears’ choral verse, Mumbi Girls’ from Muranga County won national top award in the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) sponsored category at the just concluded Kenya Schools and Colleges music festivals....
Rangers net ivory and rifles, arrest 27 for poaching
Published: 15 Aug, 2012
KWS rangers have recovered 13 pieces of ivory, two rifles, 49 rounds of ammunition and arrested 27 suspected poachers in the past one week of anti-poaching operations across the country....
The elephant and rhino poaching crisis through the eyes of Yao Ming- a chinese view of an African dilemma
Published: 14 Aug, 2012
Yao Ming, China’s favorite son, touched ground on August 10th in Kenya for his first-ever visit on the African continent. Yao is in Kenya to film a feature-length documentary called “The End of the Wild”...