News - 2010
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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...
KWS plea to the public on stray wild animals
Published: 05 Nov, 2012
People encountering wild animals are advised to desist from killing them and instead report to the nearest Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) or government office....
Two poachers killed in night gun fight at Mweiga, smugglers arrested in Nairobi
Published: 01 Nov, 2012
Two suspected poachers have been gunned down in a fire fight at Solio Ranch near Mweiga Township, Nyeri County, early this morning and a G3 rifle with seven rounds of ammunitions recovered....
Poacher killed in gunfight, rifles and ivory recovered
Published: 30 Oct, 2012
A suspected poacher has been gunned down and an AK47 rifle, 27 rounds of ammunitions and 24kgs of ivory recovered in Meru National Park on Monday (October 29, 2012)....
KWS Director urges communities living along Kerio valley to protect wildlife
Published: 29 Oct, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Director William Kiprono has urged communities living along Kerio Valley to conserve wildlife and position themselves to benefit from tourism in the region....
NGOs accused of making baseless claims on ivory trafficking
Published: 26 Oct, 2012
Non-governmental organisations have been asked to work with the government in conservation rather than engaging in persistent and often baseless criticism....
Toyota Kenya donates SH 720, 000 towards the upgrade of Nairobi National Park picnic sites
Published: 26 Oct, 2012
Toyota Kenya has donated Sh.720, 000 towards the upgrading of picnic sites in Nairobi National Park....
Two suspected poachers arrested and firearms recovered
Published: 23 Oct, 2012
Two suspected poachers were last week arrested following intensive anti-poaching activities. The two were arrested in Galana Ranch in Tsavo/Tana River District border. ...