News - 2009
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Three suspected poachers gunned down In Tsavo as Ethiopian Immigrants seized in Amboseli
Published: 28 Mar, 2012
Three suspected poachers have been gunned down and four firearms with 81 rounds of ammunition recovered in two separate incidents in the last one week....
New milestone for Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute
Published: 23 Mar, 2012
The Minister for Higher Education Science and Technology has authorised the Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute to award certificates and diplomas in seven courses....
Mt Kenya fires finally put out
Published: 23 Mar, 2012
The raging fire that has consumed an estimated 10 per cent of Mt Kenya for the last nine days has been contained by a combined effort of various agencies and the local communities. There are no more active burning fires in the mountain. However, logs are still smoldering in isolated parts. ...
Three suspected poachers gunned down, firearms recovered
Published: 22 Mar, 2012
Three poachers have been gunned down and three firearms with 140 bullets recovered in separate incidents since Monday.The three suspects from a poaching mission were shot dead...
Two Rhinos poached as probe conducted into other cases.
Published: 20 Mar, 2012
Two rhinos have been poached in two separate incidents over the last one week as investigations are conducted to determine circumstances of two others....
White Rhino introduction in Kisumu Impala Sanctuary
Published: 15 Mar, 2012
The white rhino released recently in Kisumu Impala Sanctuary was raised at OlJogi and was then relocated to Mugie Ranch in Laikipia. However, because he had been raised by people he proved a security risk ...
Kenya Wildlife Service rangers' deaths in Tsavo
Published: 05 Mar, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) regrets to announce the death of two rangers while on duty on Friday, February 2 . The rangers, who were on a patrol mission to remove wire snares (traps) ...
Update on fires raging in Mt Kenya and Aberdare national parks
Published: 01 Mar, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service would like to report that the fire that has been raging in Mt Kenya since Thursday (March 15, 2012) is still burning. Efforts to put out the fire are still on with the support of many stakeholders ...
Kenya launches 10-year National Elephant Strategy
Published: 22 Feb, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on Wednesday, February 22, launched a national elephant conservation and management strategy. The document provides a clear roadmap for conservation and management of elephants...
New testing for foot and mouth disease in buffaloes
Published: 17 Feb, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and the Ministry of Livestock Development will next week start an extensive foot and mouth disease surveillance in buffaloes in the Maasai Mara, Laikipia and Tsavo areas. ...