Johnson on Friday also pledged to advance the wildlife
conservation agenda in Kenya, saying the British agencies were
already cooperating with the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) to
conserve elephants and to increase the number of British tourists to
Several British charities such as the David Sheldrick Trust have
been involved in elephant conservation in Kenya.
Johnson earlier paid a visit to British nationals living in
Laikipia, an agriculturally productive region that has been at the
center of a mass raid by cattle herders escaping drought.
The latest incident involved the killing of a British rancher
Tristan Voorspuy, who was shot dead while inspecting farm damage
following a raid by the armed pastoralists.
The Kenyan government has announced plans to send the military to
help restore stability in Laikipia.
Johnson said he was happy the Kenyan government agreed to take
what he called tough measures to deal with the crisis in Laikipia,
where British nationals were affected.
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