July 17

July 16

  • Kenya: State 'Won't Pay KWS' for Land in Tsavo Park

    The Star

    The government will not compensate the Kenya Wildlife Services on the land where the standard gauge railway line passes through in the Tsavo national park, Kenya Railways... Read more »

  • Namibia: LAC's Rhino Conservation Project Receives Support From Pupkewitz


    For the past three decades, Namibia has been one of the leading examples of a successful Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) programme. Read more »

July 15

July 14

  • Tanzania: More Heads Should Roll in the Hunting Sector

    Daily News

    REPORTS that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism on Friday revoked hunting block licences owned by Green Miles Safaris Limited following alleged gross violation of sports... Read more »

  • Kenya: Laikipia Team to Probe Poaching

    The Star

    Laikipia county security team has formed a task force to investigate poaching. Read more »

  • Kenya: UN Applauds Kenya's Role in Joint Anti-Ivory Smuggling Operation

    Capital FM

    Some conservationists could neither believe their ears nor eyes when news from Geneva, Switzerland, started trickling in at the weekend that Kenya's law enforcement against... Read more »

July 13

  • Botswana: Botswana Pursues 13 Zambian Poachers

    Times of Zambia

    AUTHORITIES in Botswana are pursuing 13 Zambian poachers who escaped after a deadly exchange of gunfire with officials from that country's Department of Wildlife and National Parks... Read more »

  • Kenya: Two Arrested With 22 Pieces of Ivory

    The Star

    Two people have been arrested after they were found in possession of 22 pieces of Ivory worth Sh3.5m in Gilgil. Area OCDP Serah Koki confirmed the incident saying that... Read more »

July 12

July 11

  • Rwanda: Joy As Baby Gorilla Survives Poacher's Snare

    New Times

    Just two days before this year's gorilla-naming (Kwita Izina) festivities, a baby gorilla was found in the Volcanoes National Park, severely entangled in a poacher's snare. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Four More Elephants Die of Cyanide Poisoning

    SW Radio

    Four dead elephants were discovered by rangers in the Zambezi National Park earlier this week, and preliminary tests have confirmed that they were victims of cyanide poisoning by... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: New Elephant Cyanide Poisoning Cases in Zambezi

    New Zimbabwe

    FOUR elephants have died from fresh cyanide poisoning at Zambezi National Park - raising fears that more wild animals could be killed by poachers using the deadly chemical. Read more »

  • Kenya: Locals Told to Lease Shore

    The Star

    KISUMU County Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage committee chairman Jackton Onunga has urged investors to develop the hospitality industry. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Awarded for Efforts Against Poaching

    CAJ News

    CHINA, Kenya and the Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF) have been awarded Certificates of Commendation for collaborative efforts to tackle an international criminal syndicate... Read more »

  • Kenya: Nothing Short of Radical Ov Erhaul of KWS Will Save Wildlife - Rotich

    The Star

    Kenya Wildlife Service, in its currently form, cannot stop poachers and should be completely reorganised, the task-force on wildlife security recommends. Read more »

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