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KWS partners with IFAW to determine Elephant Populations in Kenya’s largest Ecosystem A six-day aerial census of elephants and other large mammals starts 07/02/2011 in the Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystem with more than 100 participants drawn from four countries...
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Kenya Wildlife Service completes recruitment of 500 rangers The nationwide recruitment of 500 Kenya Wildlife Service rangers for the last two weeks has been successfully completed.The exercise, which started on 17 January, ended on...
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Hirola Antelope National Census 23rd to 31st January 2011 The Kenya Wildlife Service is currently carrying out a national census on the hirola antelope, as a key step in the development of the Hirola Conservation Strategy....
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Kenya Methodist University adopts a cheetah Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) became the first institution of higher learning to contribute towards the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Animal Adoption Programme. The university adopted Baby KEMU, a one-and-a half year old cheetah cub ...
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Kenya declared free from Rinderpest
Published: 24 Jan, 2011
Kenya declared free from Rinderpest Kenya has been declared officially free from the rinderpest. President Mwai Kibaki on November 26, 2010 led the country in celebrations to mark the eradication of the disease at the Meru National Park where he unveiled a monument and a commemorative plaque....
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Kenya Wildlife Service to recruit 500 rangers 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. ...
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 Two Tanzanian Nationals arrested with Ivory in Amboseli 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....
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Suspected poachers arrested and Ivory recovered in Meru 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. ...
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Kenya Wildlife Service National Parks Entry Fees Reviewed 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...
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Two suspects arrested with Ivory Chop sticks at JKIA 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 ...
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