April 30, 2016

Preparing for Ivory burning by Uhuru Kenyatta

Preparing a visit for the burning of the largest ivory burning in history. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will light a match to 105 tons of elephant ivory, 1.35 tons of rhino horn, exotic animal skins and other products such as sandalwood and medicinal bark. Uhuru Ke nyatta is not the first president to burn ivory. His predecessors Daniel Arab Moi and Mwai Kibaki did the same. Today’s burning will be historic because it’s the biggest pile of ivory burned ever. Controlled burning Ivory won’t burn by itself, so the arte facts will be set ablaze with a mixture of fuels that are injected under high pressure through perforated pipes, thus creating a controlled fire. Most likely the ivory will be burning for days despite the torrential rains that are torturing the Kenyan capital.   Di Caprio For the past week,