News - 2009
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Kenya Wildlife Service National Parks Entry Fees Reviewed
Published: 24 Dec, 2010
Entry fees for various national parks and reserves across the country are set to go up with effect from January 1, 2011. This follows gazettement of the new rates by the Minister for Forestry and Wildlife Hon Dr Noah Wekesa in a Special Issue of the Gazette Notice No. 207...
Two suspects arrested with Ivory Chop sticks at JKIA
Published: 02 Dec, 2010
Two suspects were arrested on Wednesday December 1, 2010 with 101 ivory chopsticks weighing 900 grammes at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. The illegal cargo, among ...
Two suspected poachers killed and firearm recovered
Published: 26 Nov, 2010
Two suspected poachers were on 25 November 2010, gunned down while three others escaped with injuries at Lemomo Hills, 5km from Amboseli National Park. Kenya Wildlife Service rangers ...
Down Syndrome Society adopts Unique ‘Zedonk’ at KWS
Published: 15 Nov, 2010
The Down Syndrome Society of Kenya today adopted a unique animal ‘the Zedonk’ whose parents are zebra and donkey, at the Nairobi Animal Orphanage. The 10-year-old zedonk was ...
International conservation group donates special computers to Kenya
Published: 08 Nov, 2010
An international conservation group that monitors illegal killing of elephants has donated special computers equipped with the Management Information Systems (MIST) to be used in capturing and monitoring data to the Kenya Wildlife Service....
Suspected poachers killed, elephants massacred and firearms recovered
Published: 02 Nov, 2010
Three suspected poachers have been killed, four firearms recovered and five elephants killed in two separate incidents in Isiolo and Tsavo in the last one week. More suspects are on the run in both incidents. ...
KWS Celebrates Annual Thanksgiving Day and Sports
Published: 01 Nov, 2010
The Kenya Wildlife Service held its annual Thanksgiving Ceremony at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru from25th - 29th October, 2010....
Kenya -Tanzania Cross border wildlife census concluded
Published: 01 Nov, 2010
Kenya and Tanzania on the 16th of October 2010 successfully completed a joint cross border aerial census of wildlife within the Amboseli-West-Kilimanjaro and Magadi-Natron landscapes. ...
Community wildlife sanctuary hosts unique fundraising event
Published: 22 Oct, 2010
Little-known Lumo Community Wildlife Conservancy in the expansive but popular Tsavo area will from Friday, October 22, 2010 host a unique event in which participants will sight wildlife and win prizes for it. ...
KWS successfully conducts Rhino Exercise in Tsavo East
Published: 13 Oct, 2010
The Kenya Wildlife Service successfully held an ear notching exercise on the endangered black rhinos at Tsavo East National Park from 5th to 8th October, 2010. ...