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KWS EMPLOYEES RAISE KSH 1,074,000 (US$14,500) FOR ENDOWMENT FUND

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Date Published: 05 Oct, 2009

IVORY INTERCEPTED IN NAIROBI AND ADDIS ABABA

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Date Published: 01 Oct, 2009

KWS LAUNCHES NEW ELECTRONIC PARK ENTRY FEES PAYMENT SYSTEM

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Date Published: 29 Sep, 2009

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) this morning introduced an additional way of paying park entry fees and other charges besides cash and cheques. 

The KCB credit/debit card payment system that accepts Visa, MasterCard and Kenswitch will also broaden payment to more currencies other than the usual Kenyan shilling and US dollar.

LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL BIRD SANCTUARY STATUS

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Date Published: 23 Sep, 2009

HELLS GATE AND MT LONGONOT NATIONAL PARKS GET MAJOR FACE-LIFT

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Date Published: 22 Sep, 2009

Forestry and Wildlife Minister Hon Dr Noah Wekesa EGH MP will on Friday September 25, 2009 preside over the branding Hell’s Gate and Mt Longonot national parks in Naivasha.

KWS IMPOUNDS 1 MILLION DOLLAR TROPHY

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Date Published: 27 Jul, 2009

Approximately 280kg of raw elephant ivory and two 18kg rhino horns totaling 1million USD was impounded  at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Tuesday 14, 2009 by Kenya Wildlife Service law enforcement officers in liaison with Customs officers.

KWS CELEBRATES 20TH IVORY BURNING ANNIVERSARY

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Date Published: 14 Jul, 2009

Kenya Wildlife Service commemorated the 1989 ivory burning ceremony at the Nairobi National Park on Saturday 18, July 1989.

The two decade old past event took a global center stage when an accumulation of 12 tonnes of ivory worth over 1 million USD was torched led by the then President of Kenya H.E Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi.

GRAPHIC NOVEL ON GRIM REALITY OF IVORY TRADE LAUNCHED

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A graphic novel addressing the global ivory trade and slaughter of African elephants titled A Dangerous Life was launched today at a ceremony hosted at the Library of Congress famed Thomas Jefferson Building. The launch was a partnership of Kenya Wildlife Service, The Animal Welfare Institute and the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress.

KWS SCOOPS AWARD AT THE ANNUAL EMBU ASK SHOW

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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has won second prize in the ‘Best Non-Agricultural Based Board stand’ category for its services to the public during the just concluded Eastern region Agricultural society of Kenya (ASK) show in Embu.

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