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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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BOOST FOR KWS PROBLEM ANIMAL MANAGEMENT TEAMS

Kenya Wildlife Service efforts at problem animal management have been boosted by specialised training for 74 rangers.

The rangers drawn from all over the country graduated at a colourful ceremony...

Release: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:45
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The 27 of the 32-member State African Elephant Coalition (AEC) convened for a meeting   in Nairobi, Kenya, on 11 – 13th February 2019, to agree on the strategy for the protection of elephants in preparation for the 18th meeting of the...

Release: Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 08:45
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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wishes to notify the public that the ongoing dry spell being experienced in most parts of the country is displacing wildlife from their traditional habitats in search of pasture and water. This has increased conflict as the wildlife comes into contact...

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:15
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Anti-poaching efforts got a shot in the arm today with African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) donating assorted wildlife crime scene kits to the Kenya Wildlife Service.    

AWF President Dr. Philip Muruthi walked the acting KWS Director General Prof Charles...

Release: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 16:00

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