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KWS ranger dies in an anti-poaching operation A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) ranger has been shot dead in a fire fight with suspected poachers at Kadengo area in Trans Nzoia County on Friday (August 24, 2012)....
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KWS to translocate 150 jumbos from Narok North district to the Maasai Mara The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is set to begin a month-long exercise from Tuesday, August 28, 2012 to translocate 150 elephants from Narok North District to the Maasai Mara National Reserve....
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KWS hosts meeting on formation of a national wildlife sector forum Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), community and private landowners, conservationists and investors from across the country are meeting on Thursday (August 23, 2012) to discuss the formation of a national wildlife conservation association. ...
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Music festivals top honours for wildlife conservation, transparency performances For reciting ‘Even animals have tears’ choral verse, Mumbi Girls’ from Muranga County won national top award in the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) sponsored category at the just concluded Kenya Schools and Colleges music festivals....
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Rangers net ivory and rifles, arrest 27 for poaching KWS rangers have recovered 13 pieces of ivory, two rifles, 49 rounds of ammunition and arrested 27 suspected poachers in the past one week of anti-poaching operations across the country....
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The elephant and rhino poaching crisis through the eyes of Yao Ming- a chinese view of an African dilemma Yao Ming, China’s favorite son, touched ground on August 10th in Kenya for his first-ever visit on the African continent. Yao is in Kenya to film a feature-length documentary called “The End of the Wild”...
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KWS commissions construction of wildlife forensic and genetics laboratory Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has commissioned the construction of a Ksh. 60 million wildlife forensic and genetics laboratory at its headquarters in Nairobi....
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Two suspected ivory dealers held over elephant tusks Two suspected ivory dealers were yesterday (July 8, 2012) intercepted while in possession of two pieces of ivory at Ngarariga area on the outskirts of Nanyuki, Laikipia County. ...
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44 suspected poachers in police custody, rifle and ivory recovered Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers have arrested 44 suspected poachers and recovered one M16 rifle with 10 rounds of ammunition during the past one week in various parts of the country. ...
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Lake Nakuru water levels rise as flamingoes move to Lake Bogoria Millions of flamingoes have temporarily moved from Lake Nakuru to Lake Bogoria leaving behind a few hundreds owing to a reduction in their food supply....
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