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First Lady Margaret Kenyatta commends local conservationist for initiative to protect elephants

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta commends local conservationist for initiative to protect elephants

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, KENYA, Wildlife
NAIROBI, 4th August 2021 (PSCU) – First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has commended Elephant Neighbours Centre Executive Director Jim Nyamu for his conservation campaign dubbed ‘ivory belongs to elephants’ that has helped to sensitize communities on the need to protect the endangered mammals. Flagging-off of 320-kilometre Nairobi to Amboseli walk for elephants, at Kenya Wildlife Services Headquarters in Nairobi County. Office of the First Lady’s Director of Administration Ms Eva Maina and Communication Director Ms Vivianne Ngugi participated in the first phase of the walk that was flagged off by Kenya Wildlife Research Training Institute Chair and  Dr Winnie Kiiru. In a message delivered by Ms Eva Maina of the Office of the First Lady at the flag-off of a 320-kilometre walk that will s...
Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) launches it’s green activities in Rukungiri District at Rukungiri District Headquarters

Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) launches it’s green activities in Rukungiri District at Rukungiri District Headquarters

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Mr Byamungu Elias (CAO Rukungiri District) Vs Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO MTNi-Ug) while receiving the MTNi-Ug Forest Development Plan For Rukungiri District For the Period of 2019 to 2029. MTNi-Ug is abroad based Organization that also improve Household income, Food Security and Agro-industrialization by donating short term plants like Vegetable seeds, Organic fertilizers and pesticides to peasants, Fruit plant Seedlings for Agroforestry in Uganda. District leaders lead by Chief Administrative Officer Mr Byamungu Elias, Ass. RDC, Production Officer, all in place for the launch Mr Byamungu Elias (CAO Rukungiri District) Vs Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO MTNi-Ug) growing a Fruit tree at Rukungiri District Headquarters. Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) ...
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AFRICA, BOTSWANA, COVID-19, Wildlife
1. The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) is aware of a social media post that purports that ‘in 18 months about 120 rhinos with and without horns have been slaughtered’ and that ‘after Corona there will be none left for tourists to come and watch’. 2. The DWNP is disappointed at the tone of the post, which is regrettable coming from a former very high ranking Government official who should otherwise be aware of the security sensitivities of the subject matter, and its potential negative implication on tourism, which is the second highest foreign revenue earner for the country. The motive for the post is unclear, but borders on economic sabotage. 3. In terms of the cited numbers, DWNP has a long standing policy of not discussing operational and security-sensitive anti-...
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Kibaale national park game ranger Sgt. Emmanuel Matsipa killed - Poachers   By Georgewilliam Kakooza  Kibaale,Uganda It is with great sorrow that we announce the death Of Sgt. Emmanuel Matsipa who was killed by poachers, while on duty in Kibale National Park December 5, 2020. The late Sgt. Matsipa together with five colleagues was ambushed by about five poachers in areas around Kanyantare in Kyejonjo district within Kibale National Park who opened fire killing him instantly. The team responded with fire. Killing one of the poachers While the  fled. Killed poacher Sgt. Emmanuel Matsipa. The Executive Director, UWA Sam Mwandha was disheartened to hear that Sgt. Matsipa had met his death at hands of the armed poachers while duty. He noted that it was unfortunate to...
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