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Nairobi, 22nd September, 2023: The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) led countrywide celebrations to commemorate World Rhino Day, simultaneously launching the Recovery and Action Plan for the Black Rhino, Friday, 22nd September, 2023 at the Club House in Nairobi...

Release: Friday, September 22, 2023 - 19:15

12TH AUGUST, 2023: World Elephant Day is an annual international event commemorated on August 12, dedicated to raising awareness and support for the conservation and protection of the world’s elephants. Kenya joins the rest of the world in celebrating the...

Release: Saturday, August 12, 2023 - 15:15

Nairobi, April 28, 2022: The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife issued a 45 day amnesty through Gazette Notice No. 11522 for persons in possession of birds of the species African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus) without a permit issued...

Release: Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 10:45

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) hereby informs the public that Kenya Power and Lighting Company is currently assessing the situation in Soysambu Conservancy in Nakuru, after reports that two giraffes were electrocuted to death. The company is expected to replace the electricity...

Release: Monday, February 22, 2021 - 07:30

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wishes to inform the public that at around 6.00am on Thursday 28th January 2021, an Irish National who went mountain climbing on Mt. Kenya developed some breathing problems in one of the stopovers, Australian hut.

The incident...

Release: Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 19:00

The Kenya Wildlife Service wishes to inform the public of the death of three (3) elephants on diverse dates in Sagala Area, Taita Taveta County. All the deceased jumbos’ had their tusks intact, implying, the deaths were not as a result of attempted poaching.

Sagala Area...

Release: Friday, January 29, 2021 - 18:00


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