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Kenya Gets Crime Scene Forensic Kit to Better Wildlife Protection

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The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) late Wednesday donated assorted wildlife crime scene forensic kits to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to boost protection of...

Charles Osei Asibey elected as AWF General Secretary

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Mr Charles Osei Asibey, the President of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation has been elected as the Deputy General Secretary of the Africa Armwrestling Federation...
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Nigeria pledges US$1 million to boost water development in Africa

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Buhari made the pledge at the opening of the 10th anniversary of the AWF in Abuja, the nation's capital city. The...
Tiger and lion cubs chase a rabbit at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

Foundation builds capacity to fight against wildlife crime in Africa

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A two-day training organized to improve the judicial, prosecutorial and investigative responses to wildlife trafficking crimes in Ethiopia was wrapped up on Wednesday in...
A Kenyan armed ranger stands guard at the site of burning contraband ivory in Nairobi March 3, 2015. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Wildlife agency urges Kenya to intensify probe over illegal ivory

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A global conservation group on Saturday lauded Kenyan police for arresting several people in connection with two cases of illegal ivory seized in Asia,...
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Villagers sign pact to save northern Tanzania’s Lake Natron

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Villagers in northern Tanzania have sealed a contract with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in an effort towards rescuing Lake Natron, the main breeding...
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)

Foundation objects to rhino horn trade legalization

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African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has voiced its opposition to the legalization of rhino trade, saying the move might drive rhinos toward extinction. ...