Kenya's canine cops sniff out ivory

2016-03-03 22:30

Kenya has deployed specialised dogs trained to find elephant ivory and rhino horn.

Lions wander out of park into residential area

2016-02-19 11:35

Kenyan wildlife authorities say 6 lions have broken out of the Nairobi National Park and were last seen roaming in a residential area.

Kenya to destroy vast ivory stockpile

2015-11-16 19:04

Kenya's wildlife authority has vowed to destroy the east African country's vast ivory stockpile from several thousand elephants.

Fight against poachers not lost - Kenya

2014-03-25 17:48

Kenya insists that it has not lost the battle against poaching, resisting calls from wildlife activists for the ongoing slaughter of elephants and rhinos to be declared a national disaster.

638 illegal elephant tusks confiscated

2013-01-16 21:28

Custom officials have seized 638 pieces of illegal elephant ivory estimated to be worth $1.2m at Kenya's main port.


Turtles are key to Kenya ecology

2016-03-02 21:15

Turtles are a key scorecard on how Kenya is doing as it strives to strike a balance between developing its coastline for a billion-dollar tourism industry and preserving the environment that attracts those visitors.

Third poisoned Kenya lion dies

2015-12-09 22:09

Kenyan wildlife authorities say a lion cub that was part of a famous pride that was poisoned has died.

Kenya to use drones to fight poachers

2014-03-26 05:30

Kenya plans to deploy surveillance drones to help fight elephant and rhino poachers and has introduced stiffer penalties for offenders.

Kenyan official found with 19kg of ivory

2013-05-13 19:04

A top official in a Kenyan conservation group has been charged with illegal possession of 19kg of elephant ivory worth more than $20 000.

Kenya premier - need anti-poaching help

2013-01-09 20:40

Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga has appealed for international aid in helping the east African country deal with an escalating poaching menace.

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