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INVENTORY OF KENYA’S ELEPHANT IVORY AND RHINO HORN STOCKPILES

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Kenya is in the process of compiling her national stockpiles of elephant ivory and rhino horn in an exercise that was officially launched by the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Prof. Judi Wakhungu on July 21, 2015 at Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters in Nairobi.

BUFFALOES MORTALITIES IN LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

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Over the last one week Kenya Wildlife Service has experienced sporadic mortalities of buffaloes in Lake Nakuru National Park. The buffaloes have been observed with signs of weakness, lack of feeding followed by sudden deaths.

KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE UNVEILS DIGITAL RADIO NETWORK French Minister of Foreign Trade, Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals abroad, Mr. Matthias Fekl, makes the first radio call to kick start the new digital radio network. Looking on are; extreme left Cabinet Secretary Prof. Judi Wakhungu

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Date Published: 11 Jun, 2015

RHINO CHARGE RAISES SH108 MILLION AS COMMUNITY GETS SH4.1 MILLION Aberdare Fence Trustees at the Rhino Charge event in Samburu

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Date Published: 05 Jun, 2015

KWS SETS UP FORENSIC AND GENETICS LABORATORY A KWS member of staff at the laboratory explains to Cabinet Secretary Prof. Judi Wakhungu and other dignitaries the process of operation of a gel electrophoresis machine and UV visualizer to view DNA results

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Date Published: 11 May, 2015

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) now has a state-of-the –art forensic and genetics laboratory, making Kenya the second country in Africa after South Africa to apply Wildlife DNA forensic analysis in wildlife law enforcement.

The new facility at the KWS headquarters in Nairobi will aid in the provision of accurate identification of wildlife and wildlife products in order to strengthen prosecution of wildlife crimes. 

KWS TEAM CONDUCTS CONSERVATION CAMPAIGN IN CHINA

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Date Published: 30 Apr, 2015

BEIJING, CHINA: A high-powered delegation led by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Director General, Mr William Kiprono, has been in Beijing for the last four days meeting various strategic partners for conservation.

The six-member delegation is visiting China from April 21 to 30 to explore strategic partnerships in biodiversity, tourism, resource mobilisation and national park infrastructure development.

RECRUITMENT OF RANGERS 2015 - LIST OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES

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Date Published: 28 Apr, 2015

CIVIL SOCIETY IN CHINA OFFERS TO SUPPORT KENYA'S CONSERVATION Ms Sun Xiaohua, The Nature Conservancy China Ivory Project Director (centre) at a breakfast meeting with Kenya Wildlife Service delegation led by Ag. Kenya Wildlife Service Director General, Mr William Kiprono, in Beijing, China. The meeting agreed to par

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Date Published: 27 Apr, 2015

BEIJING, CHINA: Wildlife conservation non-governmental organisations based in China have pledged to forge a united front with Kenya in efforts to combat global wildlife crime.  

EXPERTS SET PRIORITY ACTIONS TO COMBAT WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING IN KENYA Ground-breaking workshop addresses key conservation challenges

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Date Published: 14 Apr, 2015

KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE RANGERS COMPLETE ADVANCED FIRST AID TRAINING Kenya Wildlife Service rangers complete advanced First Aid training

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Date Published: 04 Mar, 2015

The Canadian High Commissioner to Kenya HE Mr David Angell this morning presided over the graduation of 42 Kenya Wildlife Service rangers after training in first aid. 

The rangers have completed a two-week advanced first aid training course, the first of its kind in East Africa, thanks to support by the Canadian government.

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