August 01

  • West Africa: Ebola - Softly, Softly On Bush Meat

    IRIN

    Medical teams struggling to curb Ebola in West Africa have been discouraging bush meat consumption, believed to have caused the outbreak, but some rural communities dependent on... Read more »

  • South Africa: Giraffe Dies During Transport, Driver May Face Charges

    SAPA

    The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) is considering laying charges against the driver transporting the giraffe that died in Gauteng on Thursday. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Vietnamese Nabbed With Lion Teeth At JNIA

    Daily News

    A 47-year-old Vietnam national was on Wednesday arrested by security personnel at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) on Wednesday after he was found in possession of... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Stray Serengeti Jumbo Killed in Rorya District

    Daily News

    A STRAY elephant from Serengeti National Park has been killed by game rangers after endangering civilians' lives in Rorya District, Mara Region. Read more »

  • Zambia: Ex-Zawa Boss Dies

    Zambia Reports

    Former Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) Director General Zen Vlahakis has died. Mr. Vlahakis died in Lusaka yesterday. Read more »

  • Kenya: Tanzanian Poachers Cross Borders - Police

    The Star

    A suspected poacher killed in Tsavo west on Friday night lying with the elephant carcass they had killed.Photo Raphael Mwadime Read more »

  • Kenya: Hyenas Kill 10 Sheep in Muhoroni's Kitili

    The Star

    RESIDENTS of Kitili in Muhoroni constituency are living in fear after several hyenas were spotted roaming in the area. The hyenas have reportedly killed 10 sheep in the area. Read more »

  • Namibia: Wildlife Crime Penalties Need Updating

    Namibian

    THE maximum fines that Namibian courts can impose for the crime of illegal hunting have become outdated and may need to be increased substantially to be more appropriate in present... Read more »



July 31

  • Kenya: More Cases of Wildlife Conflict

    The Star

    Residents of Jareroth, Garissa and the neighbouring Konaranamadha location in Tana River county have decried rising cases of human-wildlife conflict. Read more »

  • Kenya: Six in Hospital After Laikipia Hyena Attack

    The Star

    Six people among them five family members are admitted to Nyahururu District Hospital after they were mauled by a hyena in the Mifugo area, Laikipia county. Read more »

  • Kenya: Three in Ivory Case Out On Sh2 Million Bond

    The Star

    Tharaka Nithi police have arrested three people who were found with ivory near Mt Kenya East Forest. Read more »

  • Namibia: Alleged Tusks Smuggler Granted Bail

    Namibian

    A CHINESE national facing a charge of illegal possession of four elephant tusks and two cheetah skins, was granted bail of N$40 000 in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Read more »

  • Kenya: Community Involvement in Conservation Stems Poaching [opinion]

    The Star

    It is a historical fact that communities have played a pivotal role in conservation of natural fauna and flora. Indeed, pastoralists, hunter-gatherers and fishing communities have... Read more »

  • Kenya: Man and Lion By Kivuthi Mbuno

    The Star

    Mbuno (born 1948) is a renowned Kenyan surrealist painter. Surrealists depict dreams and the unconscious to liberate our imagination. Entirely self-taught artist, Mbuno is a... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenyan Woman Injured in Elephant Attack

    Capital FM

    A 42 year-old woman is nursing serious injuries after she was attacked by an elephant within Rumuruti Forest in Laikipia West District. Read more »



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