Kenyan Elephants on the Brink of Extinction?

In less than ten years Elephants will become extinct due to the increased poaching of the endangered species according to director of Elephant Neighbours Center, Jimmy Nyamu.

Increased poaching to render Elephant population extinct in the country.

  • Kenya:  Man Walks From Mombasa for the Love of Elephants

    The Star, 23 February 2013

    A man who started walking since 9th February to raise awareness against ivory trade is about to reach Nairobi. Jimmy Nyamu, the Director of Elephant Neighbors Centre has been ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Isiolo Hoteliers Protest Over Rising Elephant Poaching

    The Star, 22 February 2013

    The Mt Kenya region Hotel Keepers Association yesterday asked the government to stop elephant poaching. read more »

  • Kenya:  Second Elephant Killed in Maasai Mara.

    The Star, 20 February 2013

    A young elephant bull estimated to be between 17-20 years old has died on the banks of Sand River in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The elephant succumbed to death after being ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Poachers Change Tack After Govt Crackdown

    The Star, 20 February 2013

    After the recent investigation by the Star, poachers and ivory dealers in Samburu have changed their route in order to avoid arrests. "They are no longer using the Isiolo-Nairobi ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Elephant Poaching in Kenya Has Global Ramifications, British Minister Says

    Sabahi, 19 February 2013

    The British government warned on Monday (February 18th) that money from elephant poaching in Kenya may be funding terrorism and criminal activity should not be treated as isolated ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Minister Eyes Tougher Laws to Tame Poaching

    The Star, 19 February 2013

    The Ministry of Wildlife is looking for new ways to stop poaching of elephants and rhinos. Wildlife Minister Noah Wekesa said the wildlife management authorities are in talks with ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Taskforce to Look Into Poaching Has Been Set Up

    The Star, 20 February 2013

    A task force to look into the poaching menace in the country has been formed. Forestry and Wildlife Minister Noah Wekesa says they will among other issues investigate if KWS has ... read more »