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Kenya’s elephant number increases at 2.8 percent annually in past 30 years amid fall...

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Kenya's elephant population has gradually increased at an annual rate of approximately 2.8 percent over the last three decades amid declining poaching, a wildlife...
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Namibia’s rhino conservation continues to be hampered by poaching incidents: minister

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Namibia's rhino conservation remains challenged by poaching incidents despite a decline in poaching numbers as a result of ongoing interventions by the government, communal...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Tanzania promotes 1,800 rangers to fight poaching

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Tanzania's wildlife conservation watchdog on Tuesday promoted 1,800 rangers to various ranks to motivate them in the fight against poaching. Fredrick Ambwene,...
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13 jailed over poaching in Tanzania

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A Tanzanian court on Thursday sentenced 13 people after they were convicted of poaching in the country. The Serengeti District Magistrate Court...
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Namibia film makers produce short film to raise awareness against poaching

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Namibia film makers have released a short film that focuses on raising awareness about the prevalent poaching of rhinos in the country. ...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Zimbabwe wildlife management agency thanks China for support in fighting poaching

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The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) on Thursday thanked China for its continued support to the organization in fighting wildlife poaching. ...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Tanzania in drive to enhance war against poaching

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The Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has partnered with security agencies to enhance the fight against poaching in all 16 national parks across the east...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Mozambique to extradite Tanzanian citizen over poaching

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Mozambican justice authorities said here on Sunday that they are preparing the extradition of a Tanzanian citizen condemned for falsification of documents and involvement...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Four Mozambicans sentenced to 20 years for poaching in South Africa

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Four Mozambicans were sentenced to 20 years in prison for poaching and smuggling of rhino horns in neighboring South Africa, the Mozambican Ministry of...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Scientist believe killing of forest elephant queens leaves the rainforest in danger

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A matriarch is a leader and usually the oldest female of an elephant community. The wise female elephant is considered living library of the...

Kenyan Airways In Deal To Wipe Out Poaching In Africa

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Kenya Airways CEO Mbuvi Ngunze said the airline was one of the signatories to the Declaration of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on...

Sri Lankan Authorities Arrests 29 Indian fishermen over poaching

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The navy said it assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard in arresting the fishermen at two different locations in the north and north-western seas....

Mozambique detains over 300 poachers in 2015

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Celso Correia, Mozambican Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development said at commemorations of the World Wildlife Day that the government is currently working...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Zambia heightens measures to curb elephant poaching

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The global theme for this year's commemoration is "The future of wildlife in our hands", while the African continent together with Asia are celebrating...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenya develops new approach to curb poaching

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The Kenya Rhino Microchip Program runs along with the ear-notching and tracking of unmarked or younger rhinos of endangered black rhino around the park. Martin...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Tanzanian police nab suspected poaching kingpin

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Police in Simiyu Region said the man was identified as Iddi Mashaka who worked with Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) as an intelligence officer....

Zambia arrests 21 poachers amid crackdown

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Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) Public Relations Officer Sakabilo Kalembwe said the 21 poachers were arrested in a game management area, Chikwa-Chifunda, in eastern Zambia's...
Namibia

Namibia’s defense minister urges vigilance along border with Angola

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Ya Ndakolo told a joint Angola-Namibia commission on defense and security meeting held at the coastal town of Swakopmund Thursday that crimes such as...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Central African countries discuss ways to fight illegal logging, poaching

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Representatives of Central African countries are meeting in the Republic of Congo capital, Brazzaville, to discuss ways to jointly fight illegal logging and poaching....
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Rhino poaching escalates in South Africa

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Intensified anti-poaching efforts have failed to curb rhino poaching which has killed a total of 749 rhinos across South Africa since the beginning of...

Africa to lose 3.8 million jobs in next decade due to poaching

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Africa is to lose 3.8 million jobs in the next ten years, if there are no practical measures to address wildlife poaching across...

Republic of Congo president urges fight against poaching

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Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou N'Guesso on Tuesday urged the international community to take concrete measures to eradicate the phenomenon of wildlife poaching...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Elephant poaching rates virtually unchanged in 2014

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Overall elephant poaching rates at monitored sites remained virtually unchanged in 2014 compared to the previous year, according to a poaching monitoring program released...

Mumias Sugar blows the whistle on competitors

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?We are facing serious challenges from the illegal importation of cheap sugar and?cane poaching from rival sugar?companies and juggeries. We want to appeal to...
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Escalation of poaching in Northern Gabon

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Six tusks of ivories, a panther skin and a golden cat?skin were seized?by the police, judicial and ministerial authorities, along with the NGO Conservation...
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NPP To Lose Kennedy Agyapong To NDC

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is on the brink of losing one of its most influential and wealthiest members to their bitterest opponents if...
Elephant conservationists say demand for ivory remains high

Africa’s Gentle Giant Elephants ‘Near Extinction’

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The survival of Africa's elephants is under threat, with estimates suggesting more than 20,000 were killed in 2013, a report says. The office of the...

Africa Still has high elephant poaching Cases-Report

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The level of elephant poaching across Africa remains alarmingly high, according to a new United Nations-backed report release today, which also found an increase...

Wildlife Warzone: Race And Rhino Poaching

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  ?Animals are for white people. Black people only walk around the fence. They never see wild animals, so why would they care about them?? Tumi ? In...

Tony Aidoo Gets JOY FM Appointment

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Dr Tony Aidoo Following reports of a possible closure of his office by President John Dramani Mahama to hand him an innocuous role as...