October 01

  • Gambia: Biological Records Centre Launched in Mansakonko

    Daily Observer

    The Wildlife and Conservation Trust (WCT) The Gambia, with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the United Nations Development... Read more »

  • Kenya: Man Denies Having Tusks

    The Star

    A 30-year-old man was yesterday charged with having wildlife trophies. Yahya Masoud was allegedly found with two kilos of elephant tusks and two kilos of jumbo scalp worth Sh50,000... Read more »

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September 28

  • Tanzania: Discovery of 27 New Animal Species Reveals Unmatched Biodiversity

    Daily News

    A STUDY by an international team of scientists coordinated by Italy's MUSE - Science Museum has updated knowledge on the faunal richness of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Watching Birds of Rwanda On Boat

    New Times

    I went bird watching (again!). This time round, I literally shot two birds with one stone. So did everybody else on the trip, actually. Read more »

September 27

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  • Kenya: KWS Impounds Eight Jumbo Tusks in Meru

    The Star

    Kenya Wildlife Service rangers have impounded eight elephant tusks in Marania village, Meru county. Read more »

  • Kenya: KWS Acquires New DNA Extraction Equipment As Fight Against Poaching Intensifies

    The Star

    KWS has received new DNA extraction equipment to help with the prosecution of poachers. The Automated Nucleic Acid Machine will help in building capacity for its forensic lab. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Herds of Rampaging Jumbos Terrorise Mara Villages

    Daily News

    SEVERAL herds of rampaging elephants are threatening the lives of civilians after invading two villages in Serengeti district, Mara region. "About 500 elephants have invaded... Read more »

September 24

September 23

  • Kenya: Wild Animal Kills Farmers's Six Sheep

    The Star

    A farmer in Baraka village, Nanyuki town, is counting her loses after her sheep were killed by a wild animal. Read more »

  • Kenya: Illegal Grazers 'To Blame for Poaching'

    The Star

    ILLEGAL grazers are worsening poaching and human-wildlife conflict, Laikipia Nature Conservancy Director Kuki Gallman has said. She said the grazers from Samburu, Baringo and... Read more »

  • Africa: New Report Tracks Illegal Ivory, Rhino Horn Trade

    State Department

    Illegal rhino horn trade has reached the highest levels since the early 1990s, and illegal trade in ivory increased by nearly 300 percent from 1998 to 2011, according to a new... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Elephant Census Under Way


    The Mozambican Ministry of Agriculture on Monday began the second national census of the country's elephant population. Read more »

  • South Africa: Alleged Rhino Poaching Ringleader, Nine Accomplices Nabbed


    The Hawks have arrested a suspected rhino poaching ringleader and his nine accomplices for their alleged involvement in a string of rhino-poaching and related activities in the... Read more »

  • South Africa: Rhino Poaching Syndicate Nabbed in Pretoria

    SA Info

    23 September 2014 - The Hawks have arrested a suspected rhino poaching ringleader and his nine accomplices for their alleged involvement in a string of rhino- poaching and related... Read more »

September 22

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