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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is saddened that in the early hours of this morning, an elephant died arising from a hit by a canter lorry at Kanga station area of the park along Mombasa-Nairobi highway.

The report coming from the highway police was received by KWS at...

Release: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 16:45

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has reviewed her parks and reserves entry fees downwards starting November 1, 2016. Thus all entry fees to KWS managed National Parks and Reserves have been capped at USD 60 for adult non residents and Ksh.860 for adult Kenyan citizens.


Release: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 17:15

The ongoing drought situation in the country has resulted in dispersal of wildlife from their traditional habitats in search of pasture and water.

This has increased the risk factor of conflict as the wildlife come into contact with the public and human activities...

Release: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 16:00

Tracking Technology Deployed to Help Keep
Giant Tusker from Crops

Nairobi, September 16th, 2016:
One of Kenya’s largest tuskers has been tted with a GPS tracking collar to allow Kenya Wildlife Service and
their non...

Release: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 16:45

Kenya’s preparations for the forthcoming 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP17) have entered the homestretch.

This follows completion of Kenya’s consultative...

Release: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:00

I am here today to officially launch site preparations for the historic burning of elephant ivory and rhino horn in line with my earlier announcement on February 26th. As you are aware, the Government of Kenya led by His Excellency the President, Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, will on...

Release: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 15:15

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10 elephants ranging near the Standard Gauge Railway will be fitted with...

Release: Monday, March 14, 2016 - 12:30

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Prof. Judi Wakhungu, will announce results of Kenya’s national inventory of elephant ivory and rhino horn stockpiles The function attended by Dr Richard Leakey, the Kenya Wildlife Service Board of Trustees chairman will...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 20:30

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) was approached some months back in early 2015 to grant access through the Nairobi National Park by the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), which is under construction. A number of meetings have been held between KWS, the Kenya Railways KR) and the...

Release: Friday, July 31, 2015 - 15:15

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...

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 15:00


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