A Wild March on My Wild Africa

2021-04-06T09:09:42+00:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildifeDirect through the My Wild Africa series continues to bring wildlife documentary to close to half a million viewers in Kenya every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Citizen TV Kenya. In March, viewers followed a captivating film about a pride of lions facing an upheaval that threatens their survival, went through a spine-chilling film narrated through the eyes of a baboon, dived with crocodiles to learn about their behaviour, discovered how wildlife survive in the scorching temperatures of the Namib Desert and witnessed the life journey of elephants as narrated by award-winning filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert in the Soul of The Elephant.

WildlifeDirect launches a new comprehensive report on Kenya’s legal response to wildlife, forest and fisheries crimes

2021-03-15T06:00:57+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: featured, press resleases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect is pleased to release the fourth report on the outcomes of wildlife, forest, and fisheries crime cases in Kenya. This report presents data collected from 4,142 cases. We have been monitoring wildlife crime cases in Kenyan courts since 2013 as a response to the crisis of poaching of elephants and other endangered wildlife.

An Incredible Lion Story

2021-04-06T09:06:36+00:00January 31st, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My Wild Africa series continues to bring wildlife documentary films to viewers in Kenya every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Citizen TV Kenya. In January, viewers had the chance to follow the dramatic saga of three lion families linked together by a strange, beautiful oasis called the Glade in Tanzania' Ruaha National Park. The Lions Rule’ explored the unusual animal behaviour where lions lay down with baboons, lions kill giraffes, giraffes mourn their dead and buffaloes fight back.

A Gentle Giant September

2020-10-27T07:14:12+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Citizen TV, Kenyans get to see stories and learn about African Wildlife through the My Wild Africa series. In September, Kenyans were introduced to the Western Lowland Gorillas and the gentle giants of Angola.

Wildlife Films on Citizen TV in July

2020-10-27T07:09:15+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In July, three wildlife films have been screened showcasing African wildlife. Elephants, chameleons, hippos, leopards, birds, squirrels, Vervet monkeys, and even baboons, have graced the screens of Kenyans while they are at home.

The Kalahari Meerkats premiers on Kenyan TV

2020-10-27T10:07:31+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In June, we screened the Kalahari Meerkats, an extraordinary series that follows the real-life story of a family of Meerkats known as the Gosa Gang, their passions, their loves and loses, and the secret to their survival in the harsh Kalahari Desert.

Safeguarding green spaces in Nairobi

2020-03-17T06:46:51+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The presence of green spaces in urban areas offers an area for physical activity and relaxation while filtering noise and dust. With urban forests, oxygen produced by trees filter out harmful air pollution and enhance water distribution into lakes and ponds which moderate temperatures within the city.

Cultivating Wildlife Warriors

2020-01-07T07:46:21+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog, featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Historically, most African wildlife films have been produced by Westerners for Western audiences. Paula Kahumbu, a Kenyan wildlife conservationist, is working to change that. She is the CEO of the nonprofit WildlifeDirect, which produces a documentary series featuring African storytellers such as herself telling the stories of African conservation heroes.

WildlifeDirect and EbonyLife TV Wildlife Warriors TV Series Partnership

2019-12-20T12:06:31+00:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: featured, press resleases, timeline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

First African produced Wildlife documentary series, from Kenya Wildlife Warriors goes continent-wide via Nigerian channel EbonyLife TV in November. WildlifeDirect is thrilled to announce partnership with Africa’s first global black entertainment and lifestyle network, EbonyLife TV to air Season One of the Wildlife Warriors TV Series will premiere on November 6, on EbonyLife TV in Nigeria.

WildlifeDirect calls on South Africans to overturn the amendment to the Animal Improvement Act (AIA) that has categorized selected endangered species as farmed animals

2019-10-17T15:42:49+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Legal Program, press resleases, timeline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WildlifeDirect strongly opposes the legislative move by South Africa to list endangered species as farmed animals – although we recognise South Africa’s sovereign right, this is an abuse of a global natural resources.