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RESULTS OF NATIONAL INVENTORY OF ELEPHANT IVORY AND RHINO HORN

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 20:15

Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Prof.

KWS AND CONSERVANCIES GET MOTORBIKES FOR ANTI-POACHING

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 14:15

The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) and the Mara Conservation Fund (MCF) have donated 14 off-road motorcycles to anti-poaching operations by various organizations.

The organizations include the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), Narok County Government, and community wildlife conservancies in the Mara. The motorcycles are expected to improve patrolling of wildlife areas as well as cut down on response time to poaching attempts.

INVITATION TO JOINT PRESSCONFERENCE ON STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAYS AT KWS HEADQUATERS

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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 15:00

The chairmen of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), the Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) and the National Land Commission (NLC) will hold a joint press conference tomorrow (Friday, July 31, 2015) at 11 am at the KWS headquarters in Lang’ata on the acquisition of land for construction of the Standard Gauge Railway in Nairobi.

This follows a resolution of a joint meeting of the three boards of the organisations held on July 17, 2015.

TWO HELD OVER ELEPHANT KILLINGS AS SEARCH FOR POACHERS MOUNTED

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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 09:15

Two suspects are in police custody over the killing of five elephants in Tsavo West National Park as Kenya Wildlife Service launches a major operation to track the rest of the poachers.

The joint operation involving police and Tanzanian wildlife authorities launched the operation after a report of gunshots heard at about 6pm on Monday, July 27, 2015. 

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.

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