Mayes and Mactavish score sensational Safari Rally podium

2017-03-29T00:12:14+00:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mayes and Mactavish score sensational Safari Rally podium By: Trish Sewe Safari guide and wildlife photographer Geoff Mayes and Scottish born Jamie Mactavish successfully guided their SPV class V8 rally raid car to a top twenty overall position and third in class on the just finished KCB Safari Rally. This years event saw crews face two and a half challenging days in the Great Rift Valley over terrain more suited to a Dakar event than a flat out motor rally. Attrition was high as cars succumbed to rocks, ruts, [...]

Finally, Kenyans can watch their own country’s wildlife on TV

2017-03-29T00:21:20+00:00February 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Finally, Kenyans can watch their own country’s wildlife on TV By: Jomulupi A ground-breaking series of programmes on Kenyan TV is set to transform public attitudes toward wildlife conservation. Wednesday 3 February 2016 16.24 GMT Africa’s unique wildlife heritage attracts millions of tourists to the continent and contributes enormously to the economy. It is a tragic irony that this wildlife remains unknown to the majority of Africans. Recently I have been involved in an initiative that aims to change this state of affairs. Launched in January, the TV series “NTV [...]

REVIEW MEETING OF THE WILDLIFE & CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT ACT PROPOSED REGULATIONS, NAIROBI

2017-03-29T00:23:50+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

REVIEW MEETING OF THE WILDLIFE & CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT ACT PROPOSED REGULATIONS, NAIROBI By: Jomulupi The objective of this two day meeting was to analyze the proposed Regulations and suggest any necessary amendments to the team of consultants, who drafted these Regulations. Initially the expected number of Regulations was 24 but the consultants reviewed them and came up with 22 Regulations. Major stakeholders who attended the meeting included KWS Board of Trustees and expert staff, Wildlife Direct, ICIPE, National Museums of Kenya, NACOSTI, Ministry of Agriculture, Researchers and representatives from [...]