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Uhuru, Kerry photo underlines irony of elephant poaching fight

A photo of President Uhuru Kenyatta and US Secretary of State John Kerry walking between two ornamental elephant tusks at State House has caused a stir online and underlined the tragic irony of Kenya’s fight against elephant poaching. Many Kenyans are shocked that State House would still be hanging on to decorative ivory tusks – authentic or not – given ...

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Ivory seizer suggests Kenya police involved in poaching

In a stunning development, it has emerged that part of the 3 tonne ivory haul seized in Thailand earlier this week included pieces of ivory that were previously in the custody of the Kenyan police as evidence. Pattaymail.com, a Thai news outlet, quoted Gen Dapong Rattanasuwan, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, saying authorities had previously seized some of ...

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