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TRIPLE CELEBRATION: WORLD WILDLIFE DAY, TREE-PLANTING AND LAUNCH OF RECOVERY AND ACTION PLAN FOR THE ROAN ANTELOPE

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 11:00

Kenya’s commemoration of World Wildlife Day (WWD) this year was a three-course event held in Ruma National Park in Homa Bay County.

WWF DONATES SURVEILLANCE AND SECURITY EQUIPMENT TO KWS

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 09:15

KWS fulfills her conservation mandate, in part, by collaborating with several conservation-oriented organizations. This was showcased when KWS Director General, Brig. (Rtd.) John Waweru, received surveillance and security equipment from WWF Kenya’s Conservation Director, Catherine Ndegwa, on February 10, 2020, at KWS headquarters.

RARE MIGRATORY BIRD LANDS IN KENYA FROM FINLAND

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 20:00

A rare migratory bird known as Osprey has flown to Kenya, covering a distance of 6,948 kilometres or 4,317 miles to land in West Imbo Location, Usalu Village, Bondo Sub County in Siaya County. A member of the community, a Mr. Walter Oloo spotted the bird on January 20, 2020 and reported to KWS Siaya County team.

KWS COMMEMORATES ANNUAL CONSERVATION HEROES’ DAY

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Monday, December 16, 2019 - 17:00

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) 14th Annual Conservation Heroes Day was held on December 16, 2019 at KWS headquarters, with the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, I.G. (Rtd) Joseph Boinnet, presiding over the function on behalf of the Cabinet Secretary in the ministry Mr.Najib Balala.

HUMAN WILDLIFE COMPENSATION REPORT (2014-2017) LAUNCHED

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 15:30

The much awaited Human Wildlife Conflict compensation Report (2014-2017) was launched on December 3, 2019, at Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters in Nairobi.

KWS PROMOTES ‘PLASTIC – FREE’ NATIONAL PARKS AT TRADE EXPO

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:15

Sustainable Tourism and National Parks – Plastic-free National Parks,’ was the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) theme at this year’s Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) in Nairobi.

KWS was one of the participants (and the only wildlife conservation organisation) at MKTE exhibition – an annual, influential platform for tourism networking and business transactions whose focus is to raise Kenya’s profile as a destination.

KWS CREDITS JUDICIARY FOR POSITIVE CITES DECISION

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 09:45

Kenya Wildlife Service has attributed Kenya’s removal from the list of countries heavily implicated in global illegal ivory trade to the Judiciary’s swift hearings and conclusion of cases presented before courts of law.

Speaking during the quarterly sensitisation forum of Court Users Committee (CUC) session, held in Nairobi, acting KWS Head of Investigations, Mr. Joseph Sarara, acknowledged the efforts by judicial officers when hearing wildlife-related cases.

KWS CALLS FOR NEW WAYS TO STOP DECLINING CARNIVORE NUMBERS

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Friday, November 1, 2019 - 09:45

Kenya Wildlife Service Director General, Brig. (Rtd) John Waweru, has called on delegates attending an annual carnivore conference to recommend ways of tackling challenges facing the meat-eating mammals. 

STRATEGIES TO UNLOCK BUSINESS POTENTIAL OF BIODIVERSITY WEALTH

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Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:15

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Senior management held a two-day retreat in Mombasa to lay strategies of optimizing benefits from the country’s bioeconomy by unlocking the biodiversity business potential through innovative ways for creation of appropriate enablers and incentives that contribute to ease of doing business.

Call for Partnership in Endangered Species Recovery Programs for the Roan, Sable and and Mt. Bongo Antelopes

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 15:15

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) was established by an Act of Parliament, the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act (CAP 376) No. 16 of 1989, with the overall mandate to conserve and manage wildlife in Kenya, now repealed to Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013.

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