• Award 12-11-2017

    Nairobi, 12-11-2017 Here below are the details of the prestigious international Award Honoris Causa Gambrinus Mazzotti that Kuki Gallmann was given unanimously on the occasion of the XXXV edition of the Award in her native Italy. Below a short translated version of the original longer motivation -from Italian- and a synthesis of the translation of […]

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  • Ivory Petition 27-10-2017

    Dear friends, The biggest ivory bust in history just happened in Hong Kong. 1000 elephants were slaughtered for one shipment(!), only to end up as little trinkets on people’s coffee tables! Hong Kong is like Ivory Island — the industry is booming there. As long as it’s legal, more and more beautiful elephants will be […]

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  • Drought 23-10-2017

    Nairobi, 23 October 2017 Subject: Drought Dust Sun Hunger On the occasion of the anniversary of the sixth month since I was shot (here below I remember: It seems this update -that is now retrospective- was left unsent in the aftermath of the incident at Ol Ari Nyiro on 23 April 2017. In February 2017 […]

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  • Diwali 20-10-2017

    Nairobi, 20 October 2017 Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu Festival of Lights Celebrated in Kenya in the Autumn – with fireworks, lights, gifts, special sweets, and festivities. It is tonight. In this night – now in a Nairobi of skyscrapers and helicopters incessantly crisscrossing the sky, above the treetops of my forest garden still […]

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  • Buffalo Rescue 11-10-2017

    11th October 2017, The Successful Rescue of the Buffalo Bull A happy ending report: In the morning light they heard the splash, above the sound of the breeze and the dawn birds: The Kenya Wildlife Services Unit under command of Corporal Molu Arero promptly went to check: and there he was – the large bull, […]

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  • GPIW 8-10-2017

    5/10 October 2017, Marks the 15th Anniversary of The Global Peace Initiative of Women ( GPIW) that was born in October 2002, when a group of women from around the world belonging to all the world religions and traditional faiths met at the Palais de Nations in Geneva at the eve of the War in Iraq, to […]

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  • Donate Now 9-9-2017

    9th of September 2017 – BREAKING NEWS Our Friends at the International Conservation Fund of Canada have generously offered a 1:1 match for any donations we receive. If you have been thinking of donating, now is the time, please. Peace is slowly returning to Laikipia and we have a lot of infrastructure to rebuild and […]

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  • Elephants 20-7-2017

    Ol Ari Nyiro, 20 July 2017   “There is mystery behind that masked gray visage, an ancient life force, delicate and mighty, awesome and enchanted, commanding the silence ordinarily reserved for mountain peaks, great fires, and the sea.” —Peter Matthiessen, The Tree Where Man Was Born   Welcome the Elephants back with the Rains   […]

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  • Kuki 25-5-2017

    The 23rd April 2017: It was a clear morning with birds Ashes lifted Beams smouldered Greys and flames Small smokes Out of place in the purity of the valley Clear were The tyre sandals prints In the red murram earth.   The men were still there.   I went to find The round pot with […]

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  • Kuki 12-5-2017

    It will be Laikipia 12th May 2017, Nairobi On a fast stretcher rolled through corridors down a lift into an ambulance this afternoon I left the hospital that has been my home for the last three weeks. Weeks gone into a fog of numbing pain, operating theatres and medicine drips, X rays, oxygen, blood pressure, […]

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