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Introduction to Kenya’s Wildlife Legislation

The main law governing wildlife conservation and management in Kenya is the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013 (WCMA). The preamble to the WCMA states that it was enacted to provide for the protection, conservation, sustainable use and management of wildlife in Kenya and for connected purposes. The provisions of the Act apply to all wildlife resources on public, community and private land and Kenya territorial waters.

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Posted in Country Crime Kenya News

News Feature, 5th January 2019

“We have recovered 2 ivory tusks, a rhino horn, wildlife trophies among other things.”

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Posted in Country Crime Kenya News Prosecution

News Feature, 1st October 2018

Prosecutors Hold Workshop to Build Capacity on Wildlife Crimes By Nancy Agutu, The Star Public prosecutors are currently attending a two-day workshop to build their…

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Posted in Country Crime Kenya Law Enforcement News

News Feature, 10th September 2018

Two Nabbed with 36Kg Elephant Tusks in Makueni By Mutua Kameti, The Star Two suspects were arrested on Friday in Kambu, Makueni, with elephant tusks…

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Posted in Country Crime Kenya News

News Feature, 7th August 2018

Three arrested with Sh48m ivory in Makueni, Kenya Police and Kenya Wildlife Service rangers have arrested three suspects in Makueni for illegal possession of ivory…

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Posted in Conservation Country Kenya News

News Feature, 29th July 2018

Lions Attack Sole Rhino Survivor of Bungled Kenyan Park Relocation The only rhino to survive a bungled relocation to a Kenyan wildlife park has been attacked…

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Posted in Biodiversity Conservation Country Kenya News

8 Endangered Black Rhinos Die After Relocation in Kenya

8 Endangered Black Rhinos Die After Relocation in Kenya The relocation of endangered black rhinos has been immediately suspended following the death of eight rhinos…

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