A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger guards a haul of ivory seized at Nairobi's airport this year. Such smuggling will be treated as a "serious crime" under a new pact. Photo: AFP A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger guards a haul of ivory seized at Nairobi's airport this year. Such smuggling will be treated as a "serious crime" under a new pact. Photo: AFP
A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger guards a haul of ivory seized at Nairobi's airport this year. Such smuggling will be treated as a "serious crime" under a new pact. Photo: AFP

Africa-Asia summit agrees tough steps to curb illegal ivory trade

African elephant host nations and countries in Asia to get tough with poachers and smugglers

A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger guards a haul of ivory seized at Nairobi's airport this year. Such smuggling will be treated as a "serious crime" under a new pact. Photo: AFP A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger guards a haul of ivory seized at Nairobi's airport this year. Such smuggling will be treated as a "serious crime" under a new pact. Photo: AFP
A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger guards a haul of ivory seized at Nairobi's airport this year. Such smuggling will be treated as a "serious crime" under a new pact. Photo: AFP
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