News - 2009
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KWS successfully translocates white rhino from Maasai Mara to Nairobi National Park
Published: 10 May, 2011
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on Tuesday May 3, 2011, successfully carried out a translocation exercise involving a white rhino from the Maasai Mara to the Nairobi National Park (NNP)....
Illegal elephant ivory seized at JKIA
Published: 09 May, 2011
Illegal ivory destined for West Africa and purported to be from two non-existent embassies based in Nairobi was on May 5, 2011 seized at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport...
New officials elected for Lake Nakuru committee
Published: 28 Apr, 2011
New officials have been elected to lead the group that helps Kenya Wildlife Service in organising the yearly Cycle with the Rhino event in Lake Nakuru Nation Park for the next two years. ...
National Giraffe conservation strategy workshop
Published: 15 Apr, 2011
Kenya Wildlife Service will on April 18-20, 2011 host a national stakeholders’ workshop on the giraffe at the KCB Leadership Centre in Karen, Nairobi. The workshop will develop a vision, goal and strategic objectives for the national strategy...
Amboseli gate construction gate gets go-ahead
Published: 06 Apr, 2011
Visitors to Amboseli National Park will soon enjoy better services following the commissioning of the construction of the new Kimana Gate by Hon David Mwiraria, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Board of Trustees chairman...
Abandoned Hyena cubs to find a new home
Published: 05 Apr, 2011
Mr. Godfrey Mutuku, the animal caretaker at the orphanage, says the cubs weighed an average of 500 grams when they were brought in but have now doubled their weight in less than a month....
Collared Tsavo elephants to help reduce conflict and secure migratory corridors
Published: 14 Mar, 2011
In an ambitious exercise starting 15th March 2011, eight elephants in Tsavo East National Park will be collared using GPS technology. The collared elephants, both male and female...
Us Ambassador Launches National Sea Turtle Strategy
Published: 03 Mar, 2011
US Ambassador HE Michael Ranneberger launch Kenya’s national sea turtle conservation strategy on Friday March 4, 2011 at the Malindi Marine National Park beach. ...
Public warned against KWS and KAA recruitment fraudsters
Published: 01 Mar, 2011
The public has been warned to be wary of fraudsters conning the public of money for Kenya Wildlife Service and Kenya Airports Authority recruitment for training. Kenya Wildlife Service Director ...
Elephant population in upward trend in Tsavo/Mkomazi ecosystem
Published: 14 Feb, 2011
Preliminary results from the just-concluded aerial census in Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystem show that the elephant population now stands at 12,572 up from 11,696 recorded in the last census ...