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KWS Director urges communities living along Kerio valley to protect wildlife 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....
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NGOs accused of making baseless claims on ivory trafficking Non-governmental organisations have been asked to work with the government in conservation rather than engaging in persistent and often baseless criticism....
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Toyota Kenya donates SH 720, 000 towards the upgrade of Nairobi National Park picnic sites Toyota Kenya has donated Sh.720, 000 towards the upgrading of picnic sites in Nairobi National Park....
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Two suspected poachers arrested and firearms recovered 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. ...
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Wildlife stakeholders agree to formation of a national conservancies’ body Wildlife sector stakeholders drawn from the Coast and Taita Taveta region on Tuesday (October 16, 2012) approved the formation of a proposed national conservancies association to steer wildlife...
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Background information on new KWS director William Kibet Kiprono was appointed Director, Kenya Wildlife Service, in October 2012. He has been a County Commissioner, Vihiga County before this appointment. ...
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KWS wins Mt. Kenya extreme challenge
Published: 15 Oct, 2012
KWS wins Mt. Kenya extreme challenge The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Mountain Rescue Team from Mt. Kenya National Park won this year’s edition of the Mt Kenya Extreme sports challenge at the Mt. Kenya School of Adventure and Leadership (KESAL) base camp located in the northern side of Mt Kenya....
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KWS statement on Tumbo the cheetah cub Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) would like to set the record straight on ‘Tumbo’ the seven-month male cheetah cub that has been generating interest on social media. ...
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Government mulls arming community rangers, Mwiraria Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Chairman, Hon. David Mwiraria, has said that the government is considering allowing trained and vetted community rangers carry firearms to help secure wildlife outside protected areas. ...
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32 poaching suspects in custody, rifle and ivory recovered Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers have arrested 32 suspected poachers and recovered an M16 rifle with nine rounds of ammunition, six pieces of ivory and 300 kg of assorted bushmeat during the past one week of anti-poaching operations across the country. ...
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