NFA welcomes Kenyan ban on donkey slaughter

Kenya Donkeys

Kenya has announced that it will ban the commercial slaughter of donkeys because of its shrinking donkey population. Abattoirs have been given a month to stop the slaughter or be shut down. Kenya has four abattoirs with slaughter licences and it is estimated that around 1,000 donkeys are killed each day. Agriculture Minister Peter Munya […]

Study finds that donkeys will be wiped out in Kenya in the next 5 years

Study finds that donkeys will be wiped out in Kenya in the next 5 years 1

Donkeys are facing imminent extinction in the next five years, according to an alarming report by Nairobi-based, Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW). It highlights the slaughter of donkeys on a daily basis, and states that by 2023, Kenya may not have a single donkey left. ANAW says that the rise of slaughterhouses is threatening […]

PAL and NFA honour Daphne Sheldrick

PAL and NFA honour Daphne Sheldrick 3

The Political Animal Lobby and its sister organisation, Network for Animals, have joined animal welfare organisations from around the world in paying tribute to conservationist Daphne Sheldrick who dedicated over 60 years of her life to the protection of Africa’s wildlife. “Daphne was a giant among animal lovers,” said David Barritt, NFA campaign director and […]