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RAMADHAN DONATION FOR KWS MUSLIM STAFF

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Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 13:30

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Director General Brigadier (Rtd) John Waweru Tuesday April 29, 2020 handed over assorted food stuffs to be distributed to the organization Muslim staff across its eight conservation areas ,as they observe the holy month of Ramadhan.

STATEMENT ON SOCIAL DISTANCING IN NATIONAL PARKS

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 14:45

In keeping with the goverment directives on how to curb the transmission of the corona virus, Kenya Wildlife Service has adopted the following measures:

SUSPENSION OF PLANNED NATIONAL PARK FEES INCREMENT

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 14:45

The Kenya Wildlife Service wishing to bring to the attention of the general public a report in the Business Daily published today (Tuesday, April 7 2020) on page 6, regarding the planned national park fees incerement and the changes thereof.

The report was based on Legal Gazetter notice No 198 dated October 18, 2019 signed by the Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Hon Najib Balala and was to be effected from July 1, 2020.

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.

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