News - 2010
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326 Community rangers graduate from the KWS law enforcement academy
Published: 16 Apr, 2012
A total of 326 community rangers on April 13, 2012 became the latest batch of rangers to graduate from the KWS Law Enforcement Academy, Tsavo West National Park. ...
Update on Rhino death incidents in Lake Nakuru
Published: 15 Apr, 2012
Old skulls and bones from three rhinos have been found in Lake Nakuru National Park.These are the ones that had been earlier reported as two rhino carcasses in Lake Nakuru National Park....
Death of a climber in Mt Kenya National Park
Published: 10 Apr, 2012
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) regrets to announce the death of a climber in Mt Kenya National Park. The 29-year-old male climber from Nairobi died on Thursday April 5, 2012 at 6.30pm....
One Rhino poached as seven suspected poachers arrested
Published: 05 Apr, 2012
An eight-year-old female rhino has been illegally killed in Tsavo West National Park. The rhino carcass was sighted in Ngulia Sanctuary within the expansive park by a Kenya Wildlife Service aerial patrol team. ...
KWS statement on Rhino translocation and elephant poaching
Published: 04 Apr, 2012
Over the last couple of weeks, misleading statements have been made on the various aspects of wildlife conservation, especially the recent translocation of a white rhino to Kisumu Impala Sanctuary as well as the extent of poaching. ...
African conservation community announces comprehensive response to rhino poaching crisis
Published: 04 Apr, 2012
Representatives of the conservation community from across Africa yesterday announced a comprehensive response to combat the continent’s alarming rhino poaching crisis. These recommendations,...
Fire in the Aberdare Ranges finally extinquished
Published: 30 Mar, 2012
The fire that has been raging in the Aberdare Ranges for the last two weeks has finally been extinguished. The fire was put out with the aid of rains and joint efforts of the local community, Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Forest Service, Kenya Army and the National Youth Service....
Eighty South Sudan wildlife officers commence training in Kenya
Published: 29 Mar, 2012
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....