Tanzania Minister Calls for Tougher Poaching LawsIn the face of an operation that has unearthed millions worth of product of illicit hunting, the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Hamis Kagasheki has urged the government to consider increasing jail time to up to 60 years for poaching.
The Minister for Tourism and Natural Resources, Ambassador Khamis Kagasheki
Daily News, 18 November 2012
THE government has confirmed that 500 pieces of ivory tusks seized in Hong Kong on Friday originated from the Dar es Salaam Port. Read more »
Tanzania: Govt Probes Ivory Seized in China
Daily News, 1 November 2012
THE government is investigating reports that a container full of ivory from Tanzania has been impounded in Hong Kong, China, the Minister for Tourism and Natural Resources,… Read more »
Tanzania: Police Impound Tusks Worth Sh2.1 Billion
Daily News, 30 October 2012
POLICE in Dar es Salaam have arrested two Kenyans and a Tanzanian in unlawful possession of 214 elephant tusks and five bones of the mammal worth 2.1bn/- at Kimara Stop Over area… Read more »
Daily News, 31 October 2012
ILLEGAL trade in ivory is apparently a huge, lucrative and extremely intricate venture. In a little less than two weeks police in Tanzania and Hong Kong have seized elephant tusks… Read more »
Dar es Salaam Special Police Zone Commander Suleiman Kova shows some of the 214 elephant tusks impounded by police.
Arusha Times, 27 October 2012
Wildlife authorities have explained that the consignment of elephant tusks that were seized in Hong Kong and reported to have been shipped from Tanzania did not necessarily… Read more »
Daily News, 22 October 2012
TANZANIAN wildlife authorities have disowned a consignment of elephant tusks seized in Hong Kong that were reported to have been shipped from the country. Read more »
Daily News, 15 September 2012
TANZANIA has no plans to ban elephant hunting despite outcry from conservators and tour operators who feel the Jumbos are becoming endangered species. Read more »
The elephant in Tanzania is rapidly becoming an endangered specie.
Arusha Times, 8 September 2012
Three more suspected poachers in Tarangire National Park have been arrested with firearms they allegedly used to kill wild animals, police in Babati reported last week. Read more »
Daily News, 13 August 2012
THERE was a shocking revelation in the National Assembly at the weekend that poachers kill 30 elephants in national parks in a single day. This is unbelievable and yet it is… Read more »