Date Published: 27 Jul, 2009
Approximately 280kg of raw elephant ivory and two 18kg rhino horns totaling 1million USD was impounded at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Tuesday 14, 2009 by Kenya Wildlife Service law enforcement officers in liaison with Customs officers.
Date Published: 14 Jul, 2009
Kenya Wildlife Service commemorated the 1989 ivory burning ceremony at the Nairobi National Park on Saturday 18, July 1989.
The two decade old past event took a global center stage when an accumulation of 12 tonnes of ivory worth over 1 million USD was torched led by the then President of Kenya H.E Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi.
A graphic novel addressing the global ivory trade and slaughter of African elephants titled A Dangerous Life was launched today at a ceremony hosted at the Library of Congress famed Thomas Jefferson Building. The launch was a partnership of Kenya Wildlife Service, The Animal Welfare Institute and the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress.
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has won second prize in the ‘Best Non-Agricultural Based Board stand’ category for its services to the public during the just concluded Eastern region Agricultural society of Kenya (ASK) show in Embu.