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    FILE - A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) worker carries a tusk of an elephant to a burning site at the KWS headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, April 20, 2016. During the Giants Club Summit on Friday, African countries were encouraged to destroy their ivory stockpiles.

    African Presidents Pledge to Stop Elephant Poachers

    ‘Let's kill the market,’ Giants Club Summit attendee says of huge international demand for ivory, as high-level event looks to encourage government leaders to throw weight behind cause 

    Stacks of Ivory stand in Nairobi National Park, Kenya, April 28, 2016. The ivory — 105 tons of it — and a ton of rhino horn are to be torched to encourage global efforts to help stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos.

    Kenya Set to Burn Large Piles of Ivory

    Display is meant to encourage efforts to stop poaching, which has put elephants in danger of extinction 

    FILE - A public toilet made of rusty sheets of metal stands in Gatwekera village in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, October 12, 2015. A new project is using solar energy to transform toilet waste into efficient cooking fuel, in an initiative to improve hygiene for people in communities.

    In Kenya, Portable Toilets Find a New Role: Protecting Trees

    New project is using solar energy to transform toilet waste into efficient cooking fuel, in initiative to improve hygiene without indoor sanitation, and at same time reduce felling of trees for charcoal 

    Sudan, the world’s last remaining male northern white rhino, is shown with his keeper at Ol Pejeta conservancy in Laikipia Plateau, Kenya, April 28, 2016. (J. Craig/VOA)

    High-Level Elephant Anti-Poaching Summit Convenes in Kenya

    Presidents, conservationists among those gathered for three-day event to learn about technology, techniques to combat poaching crisis across Africa 

    FILE - Election clerks go through the retallying of votes after the Kenya Supreme Court issued an order related to a presidential poll petition in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, March 26, 2013.

    Kenyan Electoral Body Seeks Improvements in Next Year’s Polls

    Commission member says it's working with international groups on technology improvements and is spelling out its preparations for election stakeholders 


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