News - 2009
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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....
KWS disburses Sh18 million for compensation, conducts species census
Published: 29 Nov, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has disbursed Sh18 million to the eight conservation areas for payment to people killed or injured by wildlife across the country....
Second Kisumu Impala Boat Race held in Lake Victoria
Published: 26 Nov, 2012
The second edition of the annual Kisumu Impala Conservation Boat Race was successfully held at the weekend Kisumu Impala Sanctuary on Lake Victoria....
Ivory and rifles netted in KWS raid on poachers’ hideouts
Published: 21 Nov, 2012
Thirty seven suspected poachers are in police custody following an anti-poaching raid by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers that netted 38kg of ivory, two rifles and 77 rounds of ammunition. ...
Trophy dealers in custody after failing to secure a Sh1million bond
Published: 19 Nov, 2012
Two suspected trophy dealers found in possession of two rhino horns are in police custody after failing to pay a Sh1million bond at a Kibera Law court on Tuesday (November 13, 2012)....
Kws to benefit from sh 752m digital radio network
Published: 15 Nov, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is set to benefit from a Sh. 752.7 million loan agreement between the Kenyan and French Governments that would see the supply and installation of a Digital Radio Network and solar systems...
US government pledge support for KWS anti-poaching operations
Published: 09 Nov, 2012
The American Government has pledged to support Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to secure wildlife resources in the country, acting American Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has said....
Six suspected trophy dealers held over skins
Published: 09 Nov, 2012
Six suspected trophy dealers were arrested with five pieces of animal skins at Rongai Township in Kajiado County on Wednesday (November 7, 2012). ...
Community, environment focus earns KWS top COYA 2012 award
Published: 07 Nov, 2012
Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) has been championing the COYA award since its inception in the year 2000. ...
African law enforcement, judicial, and legal professionals jointly address wildlife-related crimes
Published: 06 Nov, 2012
Strategies to Deter Crimes, Such as Poaching, Discussed at Judicial Luncheon Convened by African Wildlife Foundation and Kenya Wildlife Service...