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Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) celebrated her 17th graduation ceremony on July 5, 2019 at a colourful ceremony presided over by Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Najib Balala.

Over 200 students were awarded Certificates and...

Release: Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 15:45

Kenya Wildlife Service Director General Brigadier (Rtd) John Waweru hosted a delegation of nine Chinese officials from the Asian country’s Department of Natural Protected Area Management on, June 20, 2019.

The delegation, led by Deputy Director General ,Ms. Meng...

Release: Friday, June 21, 2019 - 15:45

Hammond Northshore Regional Airport based in USA hosted Kenya Wildlife Service Airwing pilots for the special training of Gyrocopters for a total period of one month.

Seven pilots from KWS received specialized training in Hammond and got familiar with flying Gyrocopter...

Release: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 15:45

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has put in place elaborate measures to mitigate a surge of human-wildlife conflict cases in Kajiado County and other parts of the country in the recent past.

One of the specific cases that have caught our attention is where two people were...

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 15:15

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has started implementing a raft of measures to turn around the fortunes of Lake Nakuru National Park under a Rapid Results Initiative in the next 100 days. To mark the launch that brought together various stakeholders, KWS Director General, Brig. (rtd...

Release: Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 20:45


The Kenya Wildlife Service has made the following changes in senior management. 

a)   The following officers have been directed to step aside pending...

Release: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 12:15

Kenya Wildlife Service Director General Brigadier (Rtd) John Waweru has unveiled a set of new houses to the rangers attached to the Rhino Unit at the Ngong station.

Eight (8) units of 2 bedroom each were distributed to eight rangers to improve their welfare.


Release: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 16:00

It has come to Kenya Wildlife Service attention that false information is being circulated on some media platforms about alleged torture and disappearance of community members living near parks by Kenya Wildlife Service rangers.

The latest such claim is a report...

Release: Monday, May 6, 2019 - 10:15

Three orphaned elephant calves have been successfully translocated to a holding facility in Sera Wildlife Conservancy, Samburu County, a first such re-wilding initiative for a community managed wildlife facility. The rescued calves are doing well in what experts term as ‘soft...

Release: Friday, May 3, 2019 - 09:00

Cabinet Secretary for Tourism & Wildlife, Hon. Najib Balala, today led staff from his ministry and tourism and wildlife stakeholders in registering for the Huduma Namba, at KWS headquarters, Nairobi.

Hon Balala allayed public fears on the system, saying the two-day...

Release: Monday, April 29, 2019 - 21:45


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