Angola Pledges to Robustly Combat Ivory Trade

Angola has announced that it will vigorously combat the ivory trade, pledging to close one of the largest domestic ivory markets in the world...

Zimbabwe against trophy hunting ban imposed by the European Union

The Zimbabwe Government is against the ban of importation of trophies hunted from Zimbabwe imposed by the European Union after the killing of Cecil...

Rare Albino Elephant spotted in Kruger National park

An extremely rare albino elephant has been seen in Kruger National Park in South Africa. The little elephant calf’s pink skin stands out in...

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...

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Preserving Amboseli: The Perils of Devolving Park Management

By Nancy Ogonje In 2023, plans to downgrade Amboseli National Park to a National Reserve, placing it under Kajiado...

Kenya’s Mara Reserve Embarks on Rhino Monitoring Project

Nairobi, May 7 (Swara)—In an initiative to bolster conservation efforts, The Safari Collection and Footprint Trust have joined forces to spearhead a...

Conservatory Order Extended to Protect Aberdare National Park and Forest

Nairobi, April 30 (Swara) - The Environment and Land Court in Nyeri has extended the conservatory order against the Ihithe-Ndunyu Njeru road...

Southern Patas Monkey Nears Extinction in Kenya and Tanzania

Nairobi, April 30  (Swara) - Scientists warn that the Southern patas monkey, once thriving in Kenya and Tanzania's savannahs, faces imminent extinction, marking a...

Court Halts Construction of Controversial Road through Aberdare National Park

Nairobi, April 17 (Swara) – A court in Kenya has issued an injunction against the proposed construction of the Ihithe-Ndunyu Njeru Road through the...

Two Cheetah Cubs Run Over and Killed by Vehicles in Kenya’s Samburu Area

BUFFALO SPRINGS NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya, March 18 (Swara)—Wildlife conservationists reported two cheetahs killed in collisions with vehicles near the Chokaa Gate of Buffalo Springs...

Outcry as Poaching Again Threatens Amboseli Elephant Population

NAIROBI, March 18 (Swara) - In 1994, the world recoiled in horror when four distinguished elephants, subjects of the Amboseli Elephant Research Project, fell...