Monthly Archives: March 2015

Feisal Ali’s Bond Grant Overruled by the High Court

Suspected Ivory Kingpin Feisal Mohamed Ali’s Bond Grant Cancelled by the High Court in Mombasa Feisal Mohamed Ali’s bond review came up for ruling on 30th March 2015, before Hon Muya at the Mombasa Law Courts. This was on application by the State to review the ruling by Hon. Kituku who had granted the accused […]

Banda School Kids Raise Money to Support WildlifeDirect

Banda School Pupils Raise Money to Support WildlifeDirect Pupils from Banda School in Nairobi have raised Ksh 618,000 to support the Hands Off Our Elephants campaign! The students were sponsored by families and friends, who contributed from as little as Ksh50 and as much as Ksh 28,000.(A Grade two pupil raised the Ksh 28,000). This […]

Counting Zebras and Giraffes for Science- And for Fun!

Counting Zebras and Giraffes, for Science and for Fun! By Njambi Maingi   Driving through the Nairobi national park – or any other park for that matter- has always fascinated me. The sights and sounds of any drive are worth looking forward to every single time. My delight could not have been overstated when my […]

What We Do: Chris Kiarie, Chinese Liaison Officer

The Elephant and the Panda: The Story of My Life It is an interesting job for me. It is also an eye opening opportunity for me to work as a Chinese liaison officer for WildlifeDirect. I do translations from Mandarin to English or from English to Mandarin. I also get a kick out of people […]

A Boost From Amarula and Nakumatt For The Hands Off Campaign

Hands Off Our Elephants Gets A Boost From Amarula and Nakumatt Amarula Trust has donated Ksh 1 million to the Hands Off Our Elephants campaign. Nakumatt Holdings has topped this amount up by donating Kshs 400,000 to the campaign. This donation came from the proceeds of a two-month Amarula Cream sales initiative aimed at stimulating […]

President Uhuru Kenyatta Burns Ivory on World Wildlife Day

President Uhuru Kenyatta Burns Ivory on World Wildlife Day President Uhuru Kenyatta set to fire fifteen tonnes of ivory on 3 March 2015, at the Nairobi National Park, during the celebrations to mark the World Wildlife Day. This was the third and the largest consignment of ivory to be burnt in the country’s history. Kenya, […]