Press Releases

1508, 2022

Team Sayari revealed as title for National Geographic Kids Africa Programme

Following field production commencing earlier this year, as well as the announcement of the local hosts, The Walt Disney Company Africa, together with its project partners, National Geographic, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and WildlifeDirect have today revealed both the title and the set of the highly anticipated National Geographic Kids programme.

1508, 2022

Team Sayari revealed as title for National Geographic Kids Africa Programme

Following field production commencing earlier this year, as well as the announcement of the local hosts, The Walt Disney Company Africa, together with its project partners, National Geographic, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and WildlifeDirect have today revealed both the title and the set of the highly anticipated National Geographic Kids programme.

2001, 2022

WildlifeDirect Joins Dozens of Environmental Experts and Professionals in Calling for MP’s to Reject Proposed Amendment to the Forest Act, 2018

WildlifeDirect is calling on the Members of Parliament and all citizens to say NO to a Bill mooted by the MP for Langata, Mr. Nixon Korir, that proposes to repeal section 34 (2A) of the Forestry Act 2018 that was inserted through the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2018. The Bill is set for debate in Parliament on 25th January 2022.

1711, 2021

The Walt Disney Company, WildlifeDirect, The U.S. Department Of State, and the U.S. Agency for International Development join forces to develop and launch National Geographic Kids Educational Entertainment programme in Africa

At a launch in Nairobi, Kenya today, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and The Walt Disney Company announced that together they will develop and implement educational entertainment and outreach programs in East Africa, in collaboration with local implementing partner WildlifeDirect.

1510, 2021

“Engage children, Promote North-South Collaboration and involve communities” identified as priorities for wildlife filmmakers in Africa

On October 13th and 14th 2021, close to 200 people gathered virtually to discuss how we can accelerate African wildlife filmmaking and storytelling in a two–day event. The Open Space Technology (OST) event attracted participants from over 40 countries in response to the question “Africans at the heart of African wildlife filmmaking and storytelling to conserve Africa’s spectacular wild heritage. How can we make it happen?”.

1607, 2021

Conservation and Civil Society Organizations Condemn the Murder of Joannah Stutchbury

Today, we speak as environmentalists, conservationists, civil society organizations and advocates of the earth to demand action from our leaders, starting with the President of Kenya, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the Kenya Forestry Service and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, to thoroughly investigate the murder of Joannah Stutchbury.

2406, 2021

WildlifeDirect and KBC Wildlife Warriors TV Series Partnership

WildlifeDirect is thrilled to announce a partnership with Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), the national broadcaster, to air Season One of the Wildlife Warriors TV Series. This partnership will allow viewers from all corners of the country to have access to the show that provides an African perspective on conservation through the stories of Africa’s own conservation heroes, front line soldiers, and cutting edge scientists.