Kenya security accused of murder and abduction

2016-07-20 16:18

Security agencies are killing and abducting men in north-east Kenya who they suspect of links to Islamist extremists, a rights group says.

Two African lions on the loose

2016-03-30 20:01

Kenyan officials have killed a lion after it strayed from a national park and attacked a man, while searchers in locally are looking for a lion that escaped for the second time since last year.

Kenya to burn massive ivory stockpile

2016-01-26 21:01

Kenya will torch its vast stockpile of ivory at a star-studded summit to include Hollywood celebrities, presidents and business leaders.

Kenya forensic lab to fight wildlife crime

2015-05-08 18:35

Kenya has opened a new forensic lab supported by foreign donors, in a bid to improve the country's woeful record in prosecuting wildlife crimes.

Kenya poaching crisis a national disaster

2014-09-05 21:22

Kenya's government is under renewed pressure to declare a 'national disaster' because of the rampant slaughter of elephant and rhino.

Kenya comes down hard on smuggler

2014-01-29 05:30

What a Chinese man thought would net him $6 000, has had just the opposite effect - a Kenyan court has sentenced him to $230 000 or 7 years in jail for ivory smuggling.

Kenya suspends poaching officials

2013-02-06 16:25

Kenya's wildlife authorities have suspended two top officials in the midst of investigations into rampant poaching that has decimated elephant herds and other wild animals.


Kenya readies to torch tusks

2016-04-28 18:17

Thousands of elephant tusks are being piled high into pyres as Kenya prepares to torch its vast ivory stockpile hoping to stop trafficking and prevent extinction of elephants in the wild.

Kenya wildlife probes lion sighting near houses

2016-02-29 16:04

Kenya wildlife authorities have deployed a tracking team to investigate a report of two lions outside the Nairobi park.

Kenya wildlife rangers go high-tech to fight poachers

2015-06-10 20:48

Kenyan wildlife officers have launched a secure radio system in their battle to protect elephants and rhino, aiming to outwit poachers.

Kenya elephant poacher shot dead

2015-02-10 22:45

Kenya Wildlife Service has shot dead a suspected poacher after he killed an elephant.

Kenya seizes 2 tons of ivory

2014-06-05 21:15

Kenya's embattled wildlife service has arrested two people after seizing a huge haul of ivory equivalent to at least 114 poached elephant in the port city of Mombasa.

Kenya arrests soldier with ivory

2013-10-02 18:33

Kenyan wildlife officials have arrested an army officer for possession of elephant ivory in a rare crackdown on a fellow government employee.

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