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The Fourth President of Kenya, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta  signed in a new law that gave the conservation fraternity in Kenya reasons to smile as news broke that President Kenyatta had assented to the new Wildlife Conservation and Management Bill, making it the law of the land with immediate effect.

Now, under the new law, poachers, their financiers and the traders will face substantially higher fines, confiscation of property and long prison terms, but most significantly will those nabbed at airports, in possession of blood ivory or other prohibited wildlife items, face fines of not less than a million Kenya Shillings and prison terms of not less than five years.

Here is the link to the new law: Now, under the new law, poachers, their financiers and the traders will face substantially higher fines, confiscation of property and long prison terms, but most significantly will those nabbed at airports, in possession…

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