News - 2009
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Kenya Wildlife Service to recruit 500 rangers
Published: 17 Jan, 2011
The exercise which runs from January 17 to 29, 2011 starts at 8am in City Stadium in the Nairobi County and the same time at Narok Stadium in the Narok County. It ends on January 29, 2011 in Turkana, Marsabit and Kajiado counties. ...
Two Tanzanian Nationals arrested with Ivory in Amboseli
Published: 10 Jan, 2011
Two suspected poachers of Tanzanian origin were arrested in a security operation by Kenya Wildlife Service , in Murtot area of Amboseli near the Kenya-Tanzania border, with two raw ivory tusks weighing total of 42-kgs....
Suspected poachers arrested and Ivory recovered in Meru
Published: 10 Jan, 2011
Three suspects were arrested and 80 pieces of ivory weighing 249kgs and a rhino horn weighing 1.5 kgs recovered in Kiirua area Ntugi village in Meru County yesterday, 7 January 2011, by Kenya Wildlife Service security personnel with assistance from the Kenya Police. ...
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....