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AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATON TO REVITALIZE KWS CANINE UNIT

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 16:15

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is set to establish more than five canine units across the country to aid Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) in deterring trafficking of ivory and other prohibited wildlife products.

KWS LAUNCHES THE NATIONAL RECOVERY AND ACTION PLAN FOR THE MOUNTAIN BONGO (2019-2023)

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 09:15

The scenic Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy (MKWC) in Nanyuki, Laikipia County, was the venue for the launch of a National Recovery and Action Plan for the Mountain Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) in Kenya (2019-2023), on July 8, 2019.

KWSTI CELEBRATES 17TH GRADUATION CEREMONY

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Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 15:30

Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) celebrated her 17th graduation ceremony on July 5, 2019 at a colourful ceremony presided over by Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Najib Balala.

Over 200 students were awarded Certificates and Diplomas in various course including Aquaculture, Community Wildlife Management, Nature Interpretation and Tour Administration, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Tourism and Hospitality and Environmental Management.

KWS STAFF TRAINED ON ISO 9001 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AWARENESS

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Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:45

The Kenya Wildlife Service is on a quest to get certified against the new ISO 9001:2015 standard by early 2020. KWS Productivity Improvement and Quality Assurance (PIQA) department - in conjunction with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) - facilitated the training of staffs on QMS awareness on July 25, 2019. KEBS is the National Standards body in Kenya.

NAIROBI PARK HOSTS WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER AS PART OF CANON DISCOVERY WEEK

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Monday, June 24, 2019 - 21:15

Award-winning wildlife photographer and Canon brand ambassador Jonathan Scott is calling for the use of photography in disseminating wildlife conservation messages to send a strong warning to perpetrators of illegal wildlife trade.

Addressing journalists at the Ivory Burning picnic site in Nairobi National Park, the English-born photographer said Kenya should not risk losing its grip on wildlife conservation and management to anti-conservationists.

CHINESE DELEGATION SEEKS BEST CONSERVATION PRACTICES FROM KWS

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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 15:45

Kenya Wildlife Service Director General Brigadier (Rtd) John Waweru hosted a delegation of nine Chinese officials from the Asian country’s Department of Natural Protected Area Management on, June 20, 2019.

The delegation, led by Deputy Director General ,Ms. Meng Duangqin, sought to learn the best wildlife management and conservation practices, employed by KWS in conjunction with both local and international NGOs.

KWS AIRWING PILOTS RECEIVE SPECIAL TRAINING FROM USA

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 16:00

Hammond Northshore Regional Airport based in USA hosted Kenya Wildlife Service Airwing pilots for the special training of Gyrocopters for a total period of one month.

Seven pilots from KWS received specialized training in Hammond and got familiar with flying Gyrocopter which are intended to support wildlife management across the country.

KWS HOSTS 2019 GREVY ZEBRA’S CONSERVATION AND RESEARCH CONFERENCE

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 21:30

Kenya Wildlife Service hosted the Grevy Zebra Conservation and Research Conference at its Headquarters in Nairobi.

The two-day conference, which brought together conservation stakeholders across the Eastern Africa, discussed ways of creating a strong information and networking platform as guided by the Recovery and Action Plan for Grevy’s Zebra 2017-2026.

RHINO CHARGE RAISES SH156 MILLION AS MARK GLEN IN CAR 48 WINS

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 19:15

This year’s Rhino Charge, which was recently held in Nannapa Conservancy, Isiolo County, raised Sh153,499,914.

YEMEN PRIME MINISTER VISITS NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK.

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Friday, May 31, 2019 - 16:15

Nairobi National Park got a pie of recognition on May 30, 2019 when the prime minister of Yemen, Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr made a game drive in the famous park.

Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr, who is attending the First Session of the United Nations-Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) Assembly – the highest-level decision-making body on sustainable urbanization and human settlements, had a chance to sample Kenya’s aesthetic wildlife in the park.

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