News - 2009
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Poacher shot dead in Tsavo.
Published: 18 Jan, 2013
One poacher was today 18th January 2013 morning at approximately 730Hrs shot dead at Umbi in northern Tsavo East....
Kenya Wildlife Service statement on status of wildlife conservation
Published: 16 Jan, 2013
Ladies and Gentlemen: Thank you very much for turning up for today’s press conference....
Prime Ministers's statement on Kenya's anti-poaching efforts
Published: 10 Jan, 2013
Our wildlife, which is one of our most important sources of income as a nation, and almost the sole source of our earnings from Tourism, has come under serious assault from poachers . ...
Isiolo poachers gunned down, rifles and ivory recovered
Published: 09 Jan, 2013
NAIROBI, KENYA (January 9, 2013) Two suspected poachers have been gunned down and a G3 rifle, 12 rounds of ammunition and eight pieces of ivory recovered in Mlango area ...
KWS rangers pursuing a Tsavo poaching gang
Published: 07 Jan, 2013
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers are Monday (January 7, 2013) on hot pursuit of a poaching gang believed to have slaughtered and carted off ivory from eleven elephants....
Lake Nakuru National Park roads still passable despite the heavy rains
Published: 04 Jan, 2013
Most of the roads at Lake Nakuru National Park are still passable even after the heavy rains in the water catchment areas. ...
Names of six rangers killed by poachers added to heroes list
Published: 17 Dec, 2012
Six Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers have been killed by poachers since December last year....
Kitui man in the dock on illegal ivory charge
Published: 11 Dec, 2012
A 56-year-old Kitui man has been charged at a Mutomo court on counts of illegal possession of a government trophy, ...
KWS ranger injured in Tsavo attack airlifted to Nairobi for treatment
Published: 07 Dec, 2012
A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) ranger was Wednesday (December 5, 2012) airlifted for treatment following injuries he sustained from a shootout with suspected poachers in Taita Taveta County. ...
A newly formed wildlife sector stakeholders’ body to galvanize industry governance
Published: 05 Dec, 2012
Private landowners, conservationists and investors from across the country has Tuesday (December 4, 2012), formed a national body that will provide them with a platform to directly and progressively participate in wildlife industry governance in Kenya....