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IFAW DONATES EQUIPMENT TO KWS FOR USE IN TENBOMA PROJECT

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 16:00

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) have a long-standing and successful relationship for the sake of the protection of Kenya’s wildlife heritage.

1000 TREE SEEDLINGS PLANTED ADJACENT TO STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY

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Monday, November 26, 2018 - 16:00

Kenya’s current forest cover of just over 7% of her land area is still below the constitutional requirement of 10%.

KWS in conjunction with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Nairobi Logistics Center planted over 1,000 trees inside Nairobi National Park at Maribet next to the SGR, to promote a green environment and lessen the hard-hitting impacts of climate change.

LAUNCH OF NATIONAL RECOVERY PLAN FOR GIRAFFES

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Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:45

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Najib Balala has called on all conservationists to work more closely with Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to stop and reverse the alarming decline in giraffe populations that has been traced back to the 1970s.

DEATHS OF THREE BLACK RHINOS IN MARA TRIANGLE

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Friday, November 23, 2018 - 03:15

Carcasses of three black Rhinos were reported between 12th to 19th November, 2018 at the Mara Triangle, which is the north-western part of the Maasai Mara National Reserve managed by The Mara Conservancy on behalf of the Narok County.

KWS provides an oversight role and technical support in the management of wildlife in the reserve.

KWS HOLDS INTER-DENOMINATIONAL THANKSGIVING AND PRAYER SERVICE

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 15:30

Inter-Denominational Thanksgiving and Prayer Services were held at KWS headquarters in Nairobi and in other conservation areas across the country on November 16, 2018 to show gratitude to God for His blessing as the year comes to an end. 

ANNUAL CARNIVORE RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION CONFERENCE, 2018

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Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:30

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and partners has initiated a program to assess lion numbers and distribution throughout the country. According to KWS Head of Species conservation, Dr. Shadrack Ngene, the country has been divided into five blocks for the purposes of this exercise.

ANNUAL CARNIVORE CONFERENCE

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Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:30

Kenya Wildlife Service will hold its Annual Carnivore Conference between 30th and 31st October, 2018 at the organization’s headquarters in Nairobi.

This year’s conference theme is “Carnivore conservation in changing landscapes”. The theme is about expanding poor human population, increasing expansion of human settlement into wildlife habitat; bringing with it livestock and agricultural practices necessary to sustain people in both rural and urban areas. 

KENYA’S CONSERVATION EFFORTS PAY OFF AT CITES MEETING

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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 17:30

Kenya’s conservation efforts in the last couple of years have paid off with a United Nations organization’s meeting approving its exit from a group of countries with global concern on wildlife trafficking.   

 

KWS ACQUIRES A NEW FLEET OF VEHICLES TO AID CONSERVATION

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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00

Kenya wildlife Service has acquired a fleet of 26 vehicles to be used for rapid response to human-wildlife conflicts and parks management. Twenty one of these will be used to facilitate officers address human wildlife conflict, four for security operations, while one will be used by researchers.

PROSECUTORS TRAINED ON EFFECTIVE HANDLING OF CASES

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Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 09:00

Public prosecutors have been challenged to exercise diligence in their work as they represent society and public interest in criminal cases.

Kenya Wildlife Service acting Director General, Prof. Charles Musyoki gave the challenge at the close of a course for public prosecutors at the Kenya School of Government. Prof. Musyoki asked the prosecutors to always take into account both the rights of individuals and the need for an effective criminal justice system.

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