Kenya’s tourism industry wins more than ten awards at the World Travel Awards in...

Kenya’s tourism industry bagged more than ten awards at the World Travel Awards in Zanzibar. The tourism's board was voted Africa’s best and Kenya...

Six poachers sentenced to 15 years in prison

The Louis Trichardt Magistrates Court in Limpopo has sentenced five rhino poachers to 15 years each behind bars, and a sixth man to ten...

Video and photos confirm South Africa’s legendary Knysna elephants still exist

If you've ever travelled to the small town of Knysna on South Africa's southern coast, you may have heard tales of "forest" elephants that...

Elephant poaching in Zimbabwe still alarmingly high

A Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) report released last week to mark the United Nations World Wildlife Day ranked the wildlife...

Father and Son killed by a ranger in a mistaken identity case

A man and his son have been shot dead by a wildlife ranger while on an anti-poaching patrol in Zimbabwe, in an apparent case...

Two Rangers killed in Virunga National Park brings total number of ranger killings to...

Two rangers were killed after four ranger positions on the shores of Lake Edward in Virunga National Park were attacked by several heavily armed...

Malawi sets ablaze 2.6 tonnes of ivory

Malawi on Monday burned 2.6 tonnes of ivory smuggled from Tanzania after a cross-border dispute over whether the elephant tusks should be saved as...

Over 1300 Rhinos Killed in Africa in 2015

The mass slaughter of rhinos has increased for the sixth year in a row, according to grim new figures from international researchers. At least...

Namibia lauded for its Anti-Poaching Success

American ambassador Thomas Daughton praised the Namibian government this week for its efforts to prevent poaching in the country. Complementing the country for their...

Mali’s Elephants could be gone in just 3 years

Mali’s elephants, one of just two remaining desert herds in the world (Namibia is home to the only other known desert herd), will be...

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African Conservancies Fund Feted in Global Awards

NAIROBI, Oct 14 - The African Conservancies Fund (ACF) that was created to support   wildlife conservancies in Kenya’s Masai Mara region amid the devastating...

Kenya’s Elephant Naming Festival Raises Funds for Conservation

NAIROBI, Oct 11 – Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has reported that it raised 16.5 million Kenyan shillings ($149,000) for elephant conservation during...

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Kenyan Conservationist Munir Virani to Head UAE’s Raptor Conservation Fund

Nairobi, Sept 30 – The Abu Dhabi-based Mohamed Bin Zayed Raptor Conservation Fund has appointed renowned Kenyan birds of prey conservationist Munir Virani as...

KWS Seeks Information on Ranger Who Disappeared in August

Nairobi, Sept 27 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said it is working with other government agencies in an effort to find a senior...

Farming in Amboseli Wildlife Area Thwarted…

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Hyenas Kill Two Children, Maul Five Other People in Kenya

Nairobi, Sept 17 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) will compensate the family of two children killed and five other people mauled by marauding...