BALALA MUST GO! Taita Taveta protesters say over frequent human-wildlife conflicts

Tired of living in fear due to a pack of stray lions, some Taita Taveta.

Stray lions kill 5 cows in Chawia, Taita Taveta

Ngerenyi assistant chief said they had spotted the lion’s footprints and warned the locals to remain vigilant.

Tsavo Assistant Director George Osuri said officers are camping near the villages to locate the lions and eventually capture them.

Residents have accused KWS of failing to take quick measures to capture stray lions that have been terrorising Chawia, Ngerenyi and Lushangonyi villagers in Taita Taveta County. 

Killing of wildlife by speeding trains worries animal lobbies

KWS’s Paul Mbugua, seconded to the SGR as a liaison officer, said only one lioness has been killed by a train.

“It was killed about 60km from Voi. It was in a family of lions, which might have separated,” Mbugua said.

Mbugua said Tsavo ecosystem, unlike the Nairobi National Park, covers a large area with a lot of wildlife that includes lions. He said a comprehensive electric fence would keep all animals away from the railway line.

It’s still a dog’s life for many plantation workers

With last month’s rupture of a dam in the Patel Coffee Estate in Nakuru County,.

Hope as 28 ranches in Tsavo unite to form conservancies

Celestina Mshai is one of the women who have stuck out their necks in ranching business and is keen to cross over to conservancy. When she introduced herself as Mshai, I thought she was saying she was shy.

A member of the 96,000 acre Taita Ranch that also runs Satao tourist camp, she says ranching has been paying her bills but had run into problems in the last few years.

Tsavo to sell World War battlefield as a package

Tsavo National Park is set to use the First World War battlefield as a specialised.

Monument erected in honor of Africans who died in World War 1

At the crest of Mwashoti Hill inside the sprawling Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary in Mwatate.

Uncovering mysteries of life in Traditional Taita society through “wula” divination

By Pascal Mwandambo The old man sat under the shade of an acacia tree, his.

Criticos wants people residing on his Taita Taveta land removed

He also wants a declaration that the residents’ encroachment on the land are illegal and violation of his constitutional and legal right to peaceful enjoyment of his portion of land.

Taveta residents protest over Basil Criticos fence

Grogan Abori residents in Taita Taveta County demonstrate over alleged grabbing of their land by former Taveta MP Basil Criticos on April 28, 2018.

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