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ENVIRONMENT

Wanyama Pori: KWS To Pay Ksh 28 Million To Victims Of Wildlife Attacks In Elgeyo Marakwet

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has released Ksh 28 million as compensation for victims of human-wildlife conflict in Elgeyo Marakwet County. Compensation will be in two phases, with the first phase going to victims who have suffered direct injuries and to families who have lost loved ones followed by crop compensation at a later date.

  2 days ago ago
Wanyama Pori: KWS To Pay Ksh 28 Million To Victims Of Wildlife Attacks In Elgeyo Marakwet

ENVIRONMENT

Kenya Wildlife Service Announces Recruitment Dates

After more than five years since the the Kenya Wildlife Service recruited now the organization wishes to recruit. The organization wishes to inform all interested people that their will be recruitment exercise of Kws officers that will be held on 26th January 2022. The exercise shall be done by Kws officers from 8:00 am at recruitment centers in the whole country.

  22 days ago ago
Kenya Wildlife Service Announces Recruitment Dates

ENVIRONMENT

Joy as KWS Moves to Effect Ksh. 28Million Compensation for Victims of Wildlife Attacks

Today, the Kenya Widlife Service (KWS) in conjunction with the County Government of Elgeyo Marakwet issued compensation for victims of Human Widlife conflict. The national government has been compensating such victims under the compesation act 2013. The first phase of compensation was done to those who suffered injuries and to families of kin who died.

  3 days ago ago
Joy as KWS Moves to Effect Ksh. 28Million Compensation for Victims of Wildlife Attacks

SOCIETY

"Nilitupwa Nje Usiku" Lady Cries as She Recalls How Truck Drivers From Hell Threw Her to a Hyena

After an employer told her she could not work without an ID card, Irene Mbithe tried all means to get few coins to take her back home at Machakos but she wasn't lucky. She was introduced to a truck driver who was to drop her in makutano but she cannot recall what really happened on the way and she went into a deep sleep.

  22 days ago ago

ENVIRONMENT

Eight People Killed by Buffaloes in Lamu

User Lamu residents are alarmed by the increased cases of deaths and injuries caused by wildlife, particularly buffaloes since the drought spell kicked in in the country. The latest report recorded is that of a 40-year-old Ahmed Abdalla who was trampled to death by over 20 buffaloes that invaded him at his farm in Kwasasi Village, Lamu West a week ago.

  16 days ago ago
Eight People Killed by Buffaloes in Lamu

TRAVEL

Transport Paralyzed For Hours Along Kiptagich -Silibwet Road After Irate Elephants Blocked the Road

Transport was on Saturday evening paralyzed for hours along Silibwet -Kiptagich road after a herd of elephants blocked the road. In a unique occurrence, the wild animals stood across the road as travelers watched from a distance hoping for them to go back inside the forest. As if to answer them they fell trees and dragged them across the road.

  1 month ago ago
Transport Paralyzed For Hours Along Kiptagich -Silibwet Road After Irate Elephants Blocked the Road

ENVIRONMENT

BARINGO: Residents Forced To Flee For Safety As Elephants Camp In Their Village Destroying Houses

Human / wildlife conflict is developing to become a major problem in some areas particularly those close to game reserves and game parks .The Kenya wildlife service receives perennial complaints which are significantly rising due to human encroachment and climate change . Lifes and property are often lost As human beings and wildlife compete for space and food.

  26 days ago ago
BARINGO: Residents Forced To Flee For Safety As Elephants Camp In Their Village Destroying Houses

SOCIETY

Unbearable Pain for Kenyan Man After Buffalo Rips Off His Privates

An unnamed man from Garissa is currently nursing a nasty injury after a brutal attack by a buffalo on Wednesday morning. According to a report by The Standard, the 54-year-old man is recuperating at the Garissa County Referral Hospital after he was attacked by a buffalo while he was herding his goats on the field at Holugho area in Ijara Sub-County.

  1 month ago ago
Unbearable Pain for Kenyan Man After Buffalo Rips Off His Privates

ENVIRONMENT

How KWS Has Responded After a Dangerous Leopard Was Reportedly Seen at Daystar University

Kenya Wildlife Service has responded after the administration of Daystar University reported that a stray leopard was seen roaming in their school compound. The students were urged to be more vigilant and walk in groups to avoid being attacked by the wild animal. [Photo Courtesy] Through their official social media pages, they have confirmed that they have visited the institution and set some traps which will enable them catch the leopard.

  12 days ago ago
How KWS Has Responded After a Dangerous Leopard Was Reportedly Seen at Daystar University

ENVIRONMENT

Panic In DayStar University As A Stray Leopard Was Spotted In Institution, Students Urged To Do This

There has been panic online from parents having students at Day Star University after a stray leopard was reportedly to be seen roaming around the school. The animal was seen in a thicket near the dam adjacent to the central store in the institution. (Photo| Day Star University Gate And Leopard Courtesy Of Tuko)

  12 days ago ago
Panic In DayStar University As A Stray Leopard Was Spotted In Institution, Students Urged To Do This

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Monkey Menace: Tycoon Demands Compensation for Farmers After Monkey Attack

Nyeri farmers have little to smile about after monkeys invaded their farms and descended on their crop. The monkeys have wreaked havoc on young crops, leaving little for farmers to harvest. One of the farms in Nyeri which has borne the brunt of the monkey menace. /Courtesy

  17 days ago ago
Monkey Menace: Tycoon Demands Compensation for Farmers After Monkey Attack

SOCIETY

Notorious Criminal Seized In Kericho, Several Bullets And Other Stolen Materials Recovered From Him

Police in Kericho have today had a good day after nabbing one of the notorious criminal in Kericho. These criminal is said to be one of the gangs that have been disturbing the peace of the residents of Kericho for a long time. Surprisingly, the man has been confisticated with several bullets, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Uniform's and others item's that are believed to have been stolen from some people.

  1 month ago ago
Notorious Criminal Seized In Kericho, Several Bullets And Other Stolen Materials Recovered From Him

ENVIRONMENT

Prof. Kaloki's Call to Government, KWS on Wildlife Menace in Makueni

The Former Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) board chair professor Philip Kaloki has called on Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to safe farmers at the time the farmers are preparing their farms ahead of rain season. Kaloki says that parts of Makueni County bordering the Tsavo National Parks have for a long time been affected by the human-wildlife conflict.

  1 month ago ago
Prof. Kaloki's Call to Government, KWS on Wildlife Menace in Makueni

ENVIRONMENT

Hippos Giving Villagers Sleepless Nights in Lamu

User Villagers in Lamu County are spending sleepless nights following the invasion of their homes and water sources by hippopotamuses. The situation is worse in Mkunumbi, Koreni, Bar’goni, Roka-Kibiboni, and Lake Chomo areas of the county. Speaking to Opera News Hub on Monday, the residents expressed disappointment over the manner in which the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) was taking centuries in solving the problem.

  1 month ago ago
Hippos Giving Villagers Sleepless Nights in Lamu

ENVIRONMENT

Sh45 Million to be Spent in Training 100 Community Rangers in Lamu

User The Lamu County Government will this year spend Sh45 million to train community rangers in preparation for the upgrading of Boni-Dodori National Reserve to a national park. Governor Fahim Twaha has revealed that processes are underway to sponsor about 100 local youths, both men and women to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Law Enforcement Academy at Manyani for the three months training after which they can be absorbed by the wildlife agency to work in Boni-Dodori, especially after the upgrading takes place.

  1 month ago ago
Sh45 Million to be Spent in Training 100 Community Rangers in Lamu

JUSTICE

Man Crys For Justice After His Privates Were Ripped Off By a Buffalo

A man from the Halugho area, Ijara Sub-County is demanding justice after a buffalo attacked and ripped off his manhood. The 54-year-old man was attacked by the animal, on Wednesday morning, while herding his goats. It is said that upon coming in contact with him, the wild animal charged and attacked him ripping off his genitalia.

  1 month ago ago
Man Crys For Justice After His Privates Were Ripped Off By a Buffalo

ENVIRONMENT

If You Want Hyena To Bear Your Name You Have To Pay Ksh 2 Million Says Balala

To generate funds for wildlife conservation in the country, Tourism CS Najib Balala said Kenyans who want a hyena with their name should only part with Ksh 2 million. Balala also said that hyenas are not endangered, which is why there has never been a naming fee for them as elephants.

  1 month ago ago
If You Want Hyena To Bear Your Name You Have To Pay Ksh 2 Million Says Balala

ENVIRONMENT

54-Year-Old Man In Hospital After A Wild Animal Allegedly Crushes His 'Manhood'

A 54 year old man from Garrisa has called upon the Kenya Wildlife Service to compensate him after an incident that has left him bedridden after he was allegedly attacked by a wild animal that attacked him while he was herding his Goats. Photo:Courtesy According to the reports given by the man, he claimed that he was herding his goats before a Buffalo came or rather ambushed him and in attempts to fight it, it allegedly stepped on his Manhood forcing him to rush to the hospital to seek medical attention.

  1 month ago ago
54-Year-Old Man In Hospital After A Wild Animal Allegedly Crushes His 'Manhood'

SOCIETY

Man Demands For Compensation From KWS After a Buffalo Chops Off His Private Part

A 54-year-old man is demanding for justice from Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) after he was attacked by a buffalo which chopped off his private organs. The man who is a resident of Halugho area, Ijara Sub County in Garissa County was herding his goats when the animal attacked him.

  1 month ago ago
Man Demands For Compensation From KWS After a Buffalo Chops Off His Private Part

SOCIETY

A Man Is Nursing Injuries In Hospital After A Buffalo Ripped Off His Manhood

Residents of Garissa are in shock after a 54-year-old man's manhood was bitten off by a buffalo. He is currently recuperating at the Garissa County Referral Hospital after he was attacked on Wednesday. The man was herding his goats on the field at Holugho area in Ijara Sub-County at the time of the incident.

  1 month ago ago
A Man Is Nursing Injuries In Hospital After A Buffalo Ripped Off His Manhood