@Standard

War on ivory sales pits Kenya against Southern Africa - 6 days ago, 15:50

Jeckonia Otieno

The just ended inaugural Africa Wildlife Economy Summit held in Zimbabwe seems to have concluded in an anti-climax.

From there being no official resolutions or communique despite four presidents being in attendance, the event left many unanswered questions even as it sought to have new conservation models for Africa to benefit local communities more.

But in a twist of events, it instead raised the possibility of a conflict over trade in ivory due to plans to legalise the trade by four Southern Africa countries.

In a move viewed by a section of conservationists as likely to drive heightened poaching activities on elephants and rhinos, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia are pushing to be allowed to sell ivory and rhino horn stockpiles.

Last week, while officially opening the AU-UN Africa Wildlife Economic Summit in Victoria Falls Zimbabwe, President Emerson Mnangagwa called on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species ...
Read More


Category: topnews news politics

Item ID: be62f394-18df-4e10-9891-52d680b4536a

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.037
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 2.637
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 2.611
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 2.611
  3. description: View the latest news in Politics
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: politics
  6. title: Politics

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 11, 2019 3:50:12 PM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 11, 2019 3:50:12 PM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 11, 2019 3:55:34 PM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 11, 2019 3:43:36 PM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 11, 2019 9:35:20 PM

Suggested

3 hours ago, 00:07
Would you want to live to be 150 years?

How long would you like to live? Is it for 80, 100 or perhaps 150 years? Well, experts now believe it is possible for humans to live 150 years, thanks to advances in medicine and technology. Life ...

Category: topnews news

Item ID: 91648dfa-e17e-4627-bf0a-ec9f014e87ad

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.012
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.012
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.012
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.012
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:39 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:39 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
3 hours ago, 00:07
Mystery of Sh1.8 billion 'paid to maize traders'

Controversy surrounds the expenditure of Sh1.8 billion withdrawn from the accounts of the Strategic Food Reserve Trust fund at Central Bank. One one side, the Strategic Food Reserve Trust claims the ...

Category: topnews news politics

Item ID: de3ef05b-a67e-4355-8fd8-85171998267e

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.013
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.013
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.013
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.013
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.032
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.032
  3. description: View the latest news in Politics
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: politics
  6. title: Politics

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:40 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:40 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
3 hours ago, 00:16
Distress as traders unable to export 2.3m tonnes of hides, skins over tax

Raw hides and skins traders yesterday claimed they have been unable to sell over 2.3 million tonnes of hides and skins, citing an 80 per cent export tax they described as punitive. The traders camped ...

Category: topnews news politics

Item ID: d0c9f8db-609b-4c9f-b040-bcb370177df7

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.021
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.021
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest news in Politics
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: politics
  6. title: Politics

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:16:59 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:16:59 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:18:25 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:10:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:18:25 AM
3 hours ago, 00:07
Local capital markets key to project financing

The local capital markets could play a critical role in bridging infrastructure financing gaps. Kenya has an estimated Sh400 billion financing gap annually that is needed to put up various ...

Category: topnews news business

Item ID: 1e98c870-e11c-4516-8525-110623f034ff

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.023
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.023
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.023
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.023
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.013
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.013
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:40 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:40 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
3 hours ago, 00:03
Pogba central to Man United rebuilding plans, says Solskjaer

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to build his team around midfielder Paul Pogba despite media speculation linking the French World Cup winner with a move away from Old Trafford ...

Category: topnews sports

Item ID: de9a0e88-b344-429a-9b96-af09f0148886

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.024
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.024
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.the-star.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.021
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.021
  3. description: View the latest Sports News: Football, Rugby, Basketball, Motorsports and many more
  4. parsedURL: https://www.the-star.co.ke/sports/
  5. name: sports
  6. title: Sports News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:03:19 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:03:19 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:35 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:35 AM
2 hours ago, 01:28
Forge consensus on reforms

The handshake of March 9, last year, between President Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga has largely been credited with lowering the national political temperature. Indeed, there has been a ...

Category: topnews news

Item ID: 98aa1c02-376e-474a-8f4f-54047001646a

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.025
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.025
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.025
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.025
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 1:28:48 AM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Jul 17, 2019 10:05:47 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 1:28:48 AM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 1:30:05 AM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 17, 2019 9:58:19 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 1:30:05 AM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 1:28:01 AM