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RE: CHANGES IN KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE SENIOR MANAGEMENT 

The Kenya Wildlife Service has made the following changes in senior management. 

a)   The following officers have been directed to step aside pending...

Release: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 12:15
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Kenya Wildlife Service Director General Brigadier (Rtd) John Waweru has unveiled a set of new houses to the rangers attached to the Rhino Unit at the Ngong station.

Eight (8) units of 2 bedroom each were distributed to eight rangers to improve their welfare.

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Release: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 16:00
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It has come to Kenya Wildlife Service attention that false information is being circulated on some media platforms about alleged torture and disappearance of community members living near parks by Kenya Wildlife Service rangers.

The latest such claim is a report...

Release: Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:15
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Three orphaned elephant calves have been successfully translocated to a holding facility in Sera Wildlife Conservancy, Samburu County, a first such re-wilding initiative for a community managed wildlife facility. The rescued calves are doing well in what experts term as ‘soft...

Release: Friday, May 3, 2019 - 09:00
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Cabinet Secretary for Tourism & Wildlife, Hon. Najib Balala, today led staff from his ministry and tourism and wildlife stakeholders in registering for the Huduma Namba, at KWS headquarters, Nairobi.

Hon Balala allayed public fears on the system, saying the two-day...

Release: Monday, April 29, 2019 - 21:45
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ITS ONE-DAY FREE PARK ENTRY AS KENYANS MARCH FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES    

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Hon Najib Balala Sunday (April 14, 2019) a free entry-day for Kenyan citizens to three Nairobi wildlife areas.

Hon...

Release: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 09:00
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Over 4,000 people from all walks of life are expected to join the government and conservation partners to champion the protection of wildlife in what promises to be the biggest Global March for Elephants, Rhinos, Lions and other endangered species yet. Global March is an annual...

Release: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 15:45
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State Department of Wildlife Principal Secretary Dr. Susan Koech today visited Lake Nakuru National Park on a fact-finding mission to assess the effectiveness of responses to the anthrax outbreak.

Dr. Koech was briefed about the situation by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS...

Release: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 20:15
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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wishes to notify the public of an outbreak of anthrax in Lake Nakuru National Park. The first confirmed case affecting a buffalo was detected on 29th March 2019 and by 3rd April 2019; eight buffaloes had died of the disease. On 4...

Release: Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:30
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 US CONSERVATION NGO SPONSORS KWS PILOTS TRAINING

Eight Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) pilots have successfully undergone a basic safety and proficiency training conducted by three top U.S. flight instructors.

The week-long training was...

Release: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 09:00

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