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Nairobi News

10 most Endangered animals in Africa

With a rise in the human population and increased demand for basic resources such as food, land, and water, the wildlife animal population is being endangered. Add the stubborn poaching dilemma and...
Nairobi News

Facts about the Great Wildebeest Migration

The annual Wildebeest migration was named one of the “Seven New Wonders of the World”. No other place on earth can you witness such a spectacular assembly of animals going about their cyclic phase of...
Nairobi News

Rare Kenyan white giraffes killed by poachers

The white giraffes were among the rarest animal species to roam the modern-day African plains. Unfortunately, they are no more after their celebrity lives were ended abruptly by the hands of poacher...
Nairobi News

Kenya bans donkey slaughterhouses to curb theft

  The Kenyan government announced an unprecedented ban of donkeys in a new directive aimed at curbing theft of the animals. The ban on the slaughter of donkeys has been effected as a stop-gap meas...
Cape Town News

Cape Town cautions homeowners over baboons

City seeks to create "baboon-free" residential areas in the suburbs. Cape Town has issued the city's suburban residents with guidelines to help avoid homes and gardens being ransacked by baboons duri...
Cape Town News

Cape Town uses drones to spot sharks

Shark spotters embrace technology to protect Cape Town swimmers. Cape Town lifeguards are using state-of-the-art drones to monitor the movement of potentially lethal great white sharks and their prox...
Nairobi News

Nairobi keeps track of its lions

Nairobi's lions fitted with tracking devices. Lions in Nairobi National Park are to be fitted with tracking collars to help Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers monitor the animals' movements. T...
Cairo News

Cairo without carts

Cairo aims to rid city of animal-drawn carts. Carts drawn by horses, donkeys and mules on Cairo's streets could become a thing on the past according to a proposal by the city's governor. The Cap...
Arusha News

Tanzania orders foreign livestock to leave Arusha region

Drought leads to livestock trespassing into national parks in Arusha area. The Tanzanian government has ordered that the estimated five million livestock that have crossed into Tanzania's northern...
Nairobi News

Nairobi police charged with ivory possession

Four police officers caught trying to sell ivory in Nairobi. Four Kenyan police officers were charged with illegal possession of ivory at a Nairobi court on 1 March. The four policemen, who belong...
Cape Town News

Cape Town protects its penguins

Cape Town penguins shielded from dogs and general public. Recent measures to protect African penguins at key areas in Cape Town are yielding satisfactory results, according to the city's environmen...
Arusha News

Tanzania jails Chinese poachers for 20 years

Tanzanian president gets tough with poachers. Tanzania sentenced four Chinese men to 20 years in jail each, on 18 December, after they were convicted of smuggling rhino horns. In addition the four...
Cape Town News

African Penguins at risk of extinction

Cape Town's penguin population plummets in last decade The population of African Penguins has dropped by 90 per cent since 2004, with only 100,000 of the birds left in South Africa and neighbourin...
Arusha News

Serengeti voted world's best safari

Six Tanzanian destinations in top 50 African safaris Tanzania's Serengeti National Park has been voted the world's best safari destination in an online survey conducted by Safari Bookings, a leadi...
Maputo News

Rhino horns go missing in Maputo

Maputo police have confirmed that 12 rhino horns have gone missing from the haul made on 12 May when 65 rhino horns and 340 elephant tusks were seized. Six Mozambicans have been arrested. The haul...


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