Read more about the article Court Updates – #125: CF 1132/2015 Mombasa – Republic versus Abdurahman Mahmoud Sheikh @ Said Juma Said and 8 Others
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Court Updates – #125: CF 1132/2015 Mombasa – Republic versus Abdurahman Mahmoud Sheikh @ Said Juma Said and 8 Others

#125 is a number assigned indicating this seizure has a link(s) to the Kromah cartel and its ivory was not DNA analyzed. L to R: Abdurahman Mahmoud Sheikh, his half…

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Read more about the article Court Update – #141. CF 1649/2017 Kibera  217 kg Seized Near Jomo Kenyatta IA (cartel case)
Six of the seven accused waiting to be transported for interrogation and the ivory and packaging seized in the house

Court Update – #141. CF 1649/2017 Kibera 217 kg Seized Near Jomo Kenyatta IA (cartel case)

#141 is a number assigned indicating this seizure has a link(s) to the Kromah cartel and its ivory was not DNA analysed. SEEJ-AFRICA THUMBNAILOn the evening of June 26th, 2017,…

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Read more about the article Court Update – #130. CF 1411/16 Kibera   112 kg ivory (cartel case)
2016-03-22 CF 1411/16 Seizure of 112 kg of ivory from Nairobi area home

Court Update – #130. CF 1411/16 Kibera 112 kg ivory (cartel case)

#130 is a number assigned indicating this seizure has a link(s) to the Kromah cartel and its ivory was not DNA analysed. SEEJ-AFRICA THUMBNAIL:On March 22nd, 2016, the Special Crimes…

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Read more about the article #1. June 2002 Singapore – 6333 kg of ivory tusks and 40,000 ivory hankos
The DNA analysis, with the blue circles indicating within 200 - 300 km where the elephants had been killed. The ivory came primarily from Zambia. (Courtesy Centre for Environmental Forensic Science.)

#1. June 2002 Singapore – 6333 kg of ivory tusks and 40,000 ivory hankos

The following is written by Julian Newman of the Environmental Investigation Agency on the 20th anniversary of a milestone ivory seizure made in Singapore.  It is #1 on the 'Linked…

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Read more about the article #33. Prosecution Concludes in 2014 Ivory Seizure Case from Singapore
Republic vs. Falah Manzu Yusuf @ Mohamed Faki and 5 others - 1004 kg of ivory seized in crates amidst 200 bags of Uganda coffee

#33. Prosecution Concludes in 2014 Ivory Seizure Case from Singapore

April 8th, 2022: The prosecutions case was concluded today when the last witness testified in an eight year old ivory seizure investigation.  On March 28th, 2014, Singapore authorities verified a sea…

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Read more about the article #20. CF 417/2013  Two Years in Jail for 3.8 tonne Ivory Case
R vs Fredrick Sababu Mungule and James Kassiwa in Mombasa Court on March 30th, 2022 for sentencing, having been found guilty of an offence under the East African Community Customs Management Act while attempting to export 638 pieces of ivory weighing 3827 kg to Thailand in January 2013.

#20. CF 417/2013 Two Years in Jail for 3.8 tonne Ivory Case

#20. CF 417/2013 Mombasa: Republic versus Fredrick Sababu and James Kassiwa It was an atypical day in Mombasa Courtroom One on Wednesday afternoon, March 23rd, 2022. The court was sitting…

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Read more about the article #48.  No Justice in Sight – EIA Report on Uganda Ivory and Pangolin Scale seizure of 2019
Vietnamese nationals arrested while transporting 3.3 tonnes of ivory and 424 kg of pangolin scales. They were released 3 weeks later on a cash bail of 15 million Uganda shillings (USD $4000)

#48. No Justice in Sight – EIA Report on Uganda Ivory and Pangolin Scale seizure of 2019

SEEJ-AFRICA Thumbnail:EIA report details how a heralded major success is heading for almost total failure through:Lack of multi-agency coordinationLack of evidence (aka poor investigation)Lack of  effective financial investigationFailure of bail/surety…

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Read more about the article #49.  How do traffickers ship ivory and pangolin scales from the Congo into Vietnam and China?
Seized in Singapore, 9 tonnes of ivory and 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales found in three containers of 'timber' on its way from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Vietnam. (Photo courtesy of Singapore National Parks Board / Customs and Immigration and Checkpoints Authority)

#49. How do traffickers ship ivory and pangolin scales from the Congo into Vietnam and China?

A brilliant case summary by the SVIS Initiative, a Singapore seizure of a DRC shipment with multiple convictions before a Chinese court.  This 4 tonne shipment began its journey in…

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Read more about the article #49. July 2019, Singapore – 8.8 tonnes of ivory and 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales
Seized in Singapore, 9 tonnes of ivory and 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales found in three containers of 'timber' on its way from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Vietnam. (Photo courtesy of Singapore National Parks Board / Customs and Immigration and Checkpoints Authority)

#49. July 2019, Singapore – 8.8 tonnes of ivory and 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales

SEEJ-AFRICA THUMBNAIL: On July 21, 2019, and acting on Chinese intelligence, Singapore customs searched 3 containers enroute to Haiphong, Vietnam, from Matadi, Democratic Republic of Congo. The 3 containers, declared…

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Read more about the article #141. CF 1649/2017 Kibera – Wanted by Interpol
Interpol Red Notice listing for Ahmed Mahabub Gedi aka Ahmed Mohamud Salah

#141. CF 1649/2017 Kibera – Wanted by Interpol

Ahmed Mohamud Salah aka Ahmed Mahubub Gedi is the seventh accused in this case (1649/2017 Kibera).  He was arrested 3-4 days after the initial six accused while trying to cross…

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Read more about the article #43: Feb 2017, Kampala – 1.3 tonnes of ivory seized from West African (Kromah) syndicate
Moazu Kromah, with his sons Mohammed Kourouma and Kourouma Bangaly shortly after their February 2017 arrest by NRCN in a Kampala home.

#43: Feb 2017, Kampala – 1.3 tonnes of ivory seized from West African (Kromah) syndicate

The Beginning of the End for Moazu Kromah Origin of consignment, last port before leaving Africa, seizure location, or destination location of some of Kromah's ivory. SNAPSHOT: Late on Friday…

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Read more about the article #41. CF 2511/2016 Mombasa     Ivory in Hollowed Out Timber
Clearing Agent Ephantus Mbare and the ivory secreted in hollowed timber

#41. CF 2511/2016 Mombasa Ivory in Hollowed Out Timber

1097 kg of Ivory Found in Hollowed Timber SEEJ-AFRICA THUMBNAIL: December 21st, 2016, Kenyan law enforcement seized just over one ton of ivory inbound for Cambodia. The 1097 kg of…

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Read more about the article #38: May 16, 2015 – 4.6 tonnes of Ivory From Mombasa Seized in a Shipment of Tea (The Sheikh’s #2)
Jefwa Brothers

#38: May 16, 2015 – 4.6 tonnes of Ivory From Mombasa Seized in a Shipment of Tea (The Sheikh’s #2)

No Charges Laid Despite Identical Logistics for Thailand 3.8 tonne Seizure Three Weeks Previous L to R: Abdurahman Mahmoud Sheikh, his half brother, father, and 3 other accused in Mombasa…

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Read more about the article #23.  June 2013 Mombasa – 1.5 tonnes of ivory
KWS officer arranging the 775 pieces of ivory at Port police, KRA officials intercepted the ivory haul destined to Malaysia at the Mombasa port. The consignment was from Uganda after which KRA seized it at a private yard in Changamwe. Photo/Norbert Allan

#23. June 2013 Mombasa – 1.5 tonnes of ivory

SEEJ-AFRICA THUMBNAIL:On July 3rd, 2013, Mombasa port authorities conducted a verification of container PCIU 1522740 that was also bound for Malaysia.  It was found to contain 1478 kg of ivory…

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Read more about the article #21: May 1, 2013 – 1478 kg of Ivory From Kampala/Mombasa Seized in Dubai
May 1, 2013. 1478 kg of ivory from Kampala/Mombasa seized in Dubai

#21: May 1, 2013 – 1478 kg of Ivory From Kampala/Mombasa Seized in Dubai

Irrefutable Evidence of Cartel Ivory Stockpiling - DNA Analysis Shows Tusks from Same Elephants in Different Shipments SEEJ-AFRICA THUMBNAIL:It is reported that on May 1st, 2013, Dubai customs officers located…

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#122. CF 754/2013 Mombasa – Republic versus Fredrick Sababu, James Kassiwa and Nelson Ayoo

January 23rd, 2013 - Singapore snags 3rd Mombasa ivory shipment in a month - 1833 kg found amongst mazera stones CASE CONCLUSION:  On Friday, February 11th, 2022, Chief Magistrate Francis…

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#19. CF 255/2013 Mombasa – Republic versus Fredrick Sababu and James Kassiwa

January 3rd, 2013 - Hong Kong seizes 1323 kg of ivory from Mombasa SNAPSHOT:Kenyan Authorities charged Fredrick Sababu Mungule (a clearing agent), James Ngala Kassiwa (a Kenya Revenue Authority officer)…

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#13. December 3rd, 2011 – 1478 kg of Ivory Destined for Cambodia Seized in Mombasa

SEEJ-AFRICA THUMBNAIL: December 3rd, 2011: “Acting on intelligence, Custom Officials and KWS seized a consignment of 465 pieces or elephant tusks weighing 1647 kgs disguised as “soapstone handicrafts” packed in…

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Read more about the article #124: March 2011 – Bangkok, Thailand – 2033 kg of Ivory From Mombasa Found in Container (Mungule 1)
2033 kg of ivory from Mombasa seized in Bangkok March 2011

#124: March 2011 – Bangkok, Thailand – 2033 kg of Ivory From Mombasa Found in Container (Mungule 1)

Originating From Uganda, 247 Tusks Found Amongst 100's of Boxes of Frozen Fish FREDRICK SABABU MUNGULE, a Kenyan clearing agent was identified as being involved but never prosecuted for this…

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