Nairobi National Park has its own migration

Last week, thousands of gazelle, zebra and wildebeest left Nairobi National Park and crossed the flooded Kitengela River to reach the Kitengela Plains following the onset of rains in Kajiado. According to local residents this is an annual occurrence. Apparently, with the onset of heavy rains, and the promise of grazing available elsewhere, the gazelles, zebra and wildebeest are keen[…]

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Kenya targets poachers

The Kenyan government has recently ramped up its anti-poaching operations; promising that KWS would be deploying 1000 more rangers to reinforce wildlife security efforts. Noting that the country had lost 74 elephants to poachers since the start of 2013 government spokesman Muthai Kariuki said that the rangers would get cutting edge training and equipment. At the same time he made[…]

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It’s Raining

It seems that the rains have arrived in Southern Kenya with Kajiado and Magadi (towns between Nairobi and the border with Tanzania) experiencing heavy flooding.   Please follow and like us:

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Kenya election results upheld

Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld the victory of Uhuru Kenyatta in the March 4 presidential election, Chief Justice Willy Mutunga said. The court unanimously ruled on Saturday that the election had been conducted in a “free, fair, transparent and credible” manner and that Kenyatta and his running mate had been “validly elected”, Mutunga said. In the lead up period to[…]

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Maasai Mara introduces Smartcard entry

With immediate effect, the Masai Mara authority (Narok Country Council) in conjunction with a local bank, have launched a Smartcard System to replace the park ticket. The smartcard will be the ONLY accepted mode of payment and access to the Masai Mara National Reserve. You won’t be able to get in without one! To obtain a smart card we need[…]

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