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New law to help combat wildlife crimes – Judge Twea

Published online at Nyasa Times on 22 April 2017 Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency on the

‘SPOT ON’ IVORY BURN COVERAGE FROM THE DAILY TIMES

The Daily Times dedicated page 3 and their editorial comment to the ivory stockpile issues yesterday, coming down firmly on

Mutharika speaks against wildlife crime: Action needed, diplomats to Malawi urge

Published online at Nyasa Times on 15th April 2016. Protection of wildlife and nature is a core function that supports economic

STIFFER PENALTIES FOR MALAWI’S WILDLIFE CRIMINALS BY JULY

Published on allafrica.com Authorities have indicated that wildlife criminals can expect stiffer penalties from July onwards, thanks to progress made

HIGH COURT OKAYS GOVERNMENT TO BURN TZ IVORY

Originally published in The Nation newspaper on 3rd March 2016. Written by George Singini. The High Court in Mzuzu has

THE FUTURE OF WILDLIFE IS IN OUR HANDS

Published in The Nation newspaper on 2nd March 2016 As the world faces an ever intensifying wildlife crisis, Malawi is

PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA BACKS MALAWI’S STOP WILDLIFE CRIME CAMPAIGN

Published on Africa Geographic and AllAfrica.com. See local coverage in the Nation and Daily Times newspapers here and the UN reaction here. 

BUMPER WWD COVERAGE FOR STOP WILDLIFE CRIME CAMPAIGN

We’re chuffed today as we’ve managed to score double page spreads in both the national newspapers today ahead of World

China Supports Malawi’s ‘Stop Wildlife Crime’ Campaign

Originally published in National Geographic Voices on 23rd December 2015 By H.E. Zhang Qingyang, Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi

MALAWI GETS TOUGH ON WILDLIFE CRIME AT HOME AND ABROAD

Originally published by Environment News Service on 1st October 2015 Written by Charles Mkoka Malawian stakeholders from government and non-governmental

NEW CONSERVATION CAUCUS BACKS DESTRUCTION OF MALAWI’S IVORY STOCKPILES

The newly formed Malawi Parliamentary Conservation Caucus has vowed to back Malawi’s efforts to combat the illegal wildlife trade, including

MALAWI LAUNCHES ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE ASSESSMENT

Press release: Wednesday 13th May 2015   Malawi reached another milestone in its fight against wildlife crime today with the launch

IVORY IS WORTHLESS. OUR ELEPHANTS ARE IMMENSELY VALUABLE.

Published in The Nation on Friday 24th April 2015 Written by Clement Manjaalera, Lilongwe Wildlife Trust   The decision to postpone

IVORY STOCKPILE STORAGE: A FINANCIAL BURDEN TO MALAWI

Published in Malawi News on Saturday 3rd May 2015 Written by Sophie Gomani   Government says it risks incurring more

Ivory Is Worthless, Elephants Are Invaluable: Why Malawi’s Ivory Is Not For Sale

Originally published on National Geographic, 30th April 2015 Written by Jonathan Vaughan   On April 2, Malawi’s planned destruction of

‘The seized ivory is worthless to Malawi’

  Published in The Nation newspaper on 18th April 2015 ‘Hard Talk On Saturday’   Malawi made the headlines when

Much ado about illegal ivory

Published in The Nation on Friday 3rd April 2015 Written by Alick Nyasulu   So we got the wildlife debate

MALAWI WALKS FOR WILDLIFE BUT IVORY BURN IS POSTPONED

PRESS RELEASE Today’s commemorations of World Wildlife Day in Malawi went ahead but without the burning of the 4 tonne

Malawi Plans Torching Four Tons Ivory

Published in Zodiak Online on 31st March 2015 Written by Winstone Kaimira A wild life conservation organization has hailed the

Malawi to burn its £5m ivory stockpile this week – and demonstrate its commitment to wildlife conservation

Published in The Independent (online) Sunday 29th March 2015 Written by Simon Barnes   The world’s poorest country is to

When fires say no to illegal ivory trade

Published in The Sunday Times Malawi, 29th March 2015. Written by Charles Mkoka   Africa countries have resorted to fire

Malawi: Nation to Celebrate Global Wildlife Day on 2 April

Published on allafrica.com on 28th March 2015 Written by Linda Likomwa   Lilongwe — Malawi will on 2nd April be celebrating

MALAWI ANNOUNCES IVORY BURN

PRESS RELEASE. Embargoed until Saturday 28th March 2015, 9am GMT Today the Government of Malawi announced that they will destroy

PRESS RELEASE: COMMEMORATION FOR WORLD WILDLIFE DAY, 2ND APRIL 2015

  The Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) in the Ministry of Information, Tourism and Culture would like to

Wildlife offences land culprits custodial sentences

Published in The Sunday Times Malawi on 15th February 2015 Written by Charles Mkoka It’s been a tough few weeks

Deforestation link to recent floods

  This Africa Geographic article includes a great quote from our Outreach and Education Manager, Clement Manjaalera, about the trees that

Malawi stands firm against wildlife crime

The poaching of Kovu – a serval rescued as an orphan kitten and later released back into the wild –

Malawi steps up fight to stop wildlife crime

Published in The Daily Times on 14th January 2015 Written by Charles Mkoka Across Africa wildlife numbers are dwindling and

Malawi may have no elephants by 2025

Published in The Sunday Times on 4th January 2015 By Sophie Gomani  Unless government takes drastic measures to protect the

KIA ‘Stop Wildlife Crime’ Messages stepped up

Published in The Sunday Times on 21st December 2014 By Charles Mkoka ”THE decline of Africa’s elephants will be inexorable

Chinese Ivory Smuggler gets K1m Malawi fine

Published in www.nyasatimes.com on 30th September 2015   A First Grade Magistrate Court in Malawi’s administrative capital Lilongwe has fined

LWC ON CNN

CNN’s ‘Inside Africa’ news team flew out to make a documentary on Lilongwe Wildlife Centre recently, and it hit TV screens all

Nation: Impact of ivory trade on tourism

Malawi’s Nation newspaper highlights the impact of the ivory trade on tourism http://mwnation.com/asian-booming-ivory-trade-affecting-malawi-tourism/

Allafrica.com: Inter-agency task force update

http://allafrica.com/stories/201404180004.html Malawi: Interagency Task Force Formed Against Wildlife Crime Lilongwe — A Task Force comprising law enforcing agencies was formed

DT editor pushes for harsher punishments for wildlife crime

In response to the news that a MK1 million fine has been given for ivory trafficking the Daily Times editor

MALAWI IVORY TRAFFICKING CASES MOVE IN RIGHT DIRECTION

Published on Allafrica.com and Environment News Service. Within a month of the official launch of Malawi’s ‘Stop Wildlife Crime’ campaign, several new cases

MULTI-AGENCY TASK FORCE TO REDUCE WILDLIFE CRIME

Reproduced from the Daily Times (Malawi), Friday April 4 2013, article below By Charles Mkoka A multi-agency task force comprising

Simba news all over the world

It seems that Simba’s story appealed to hearts all over the world!  We appeared in the news in the UK,

LWC makes it onto the BBC

Short but sweet, it’s great to see one of our community projects getting a little international airtime! Thanks to Mark