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11:14
11:14

Rangers Accused of Demanding Cash to Return Marauding Elephants to Murchison Park 1

According to Jalon Lakony Opiyo, every time elephants invade the area, each member of the village which has around 2000 households contributes 1000 shillings for the rangers to rescue them and their properties.
11:04
11:04

Nwoya District Grumbles Over UWA Cash stray animals 1 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Chairman Nwoya District says the District only received UGX 490M of the expected UGX 1.4 billion for revenue share of collections made by the Park in last financial year.
18:18
18:18

Delayed Electric Fencing of Murchison Falls National Park Fueling Human-Wildlife Conflict stray wild animals 2 1

Last year in October, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced that it would install 30 Kilometers of low voltage electric fencing in major human-wildlife conflict hotspots in Murchison Falls National Park. Each Kilometre will cost 50 Million shillings.
07:45
07:45

Primate Mauls 11-Months-Old Boy in Nwoya Anaka Hospital 1 Top story

According to Muluwe, the baboon entered their barracks in the morning while they were attending the routine parade and attacked the infant killing him instantly. He says rangers later pursued the primate and killed it.
14:09
14:09

UWA Suspends Boat Trips on Murchison Falls as River Nile Burst Banks lockdown 1 1

The authority said in a press statement issued on Monday, that the rising water level has submerged the landing points for ferries on both sides of the falls making it hard for vehicles to cross.
17:22
17:22

Man Arrested for Reporting False Abduction of Tourists 'false information' 1 2

The man identified as Stephen Kakooza, a driver of Crane Mitsubishi motor vehicle registration UAY 061Z reported the case of abduction at Pakwach Police Station vide CRB:247/2020 alleging that he found three vehicles carrying abducted tourists parked along the Karuma - Arua highway.
15:43
15:43

Police Searches for Tourists Purportedly Kidnapped in Murchison Falls foreign tourists 1

The incident allegedly happened on Thursday afternoon at around 3 p.m. inside Murchison Falls National Park, about 20 kilometres from Karuma bridge in Nwoya District. An initial police search for the abductees did not yield any results.
17:32
17:32

Installation of Electric Fence Around Murchison Falls National Park Starts 1

The electric fence will be used to block elephants from accessing the communities. Bashir told URN that the each kilometre will cost 50 million shillings.
18:15
18:15

Nwoya District Wants UWA Revenue Sharing Guidelines Revised 3 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that since Nwoya was carved out of Gulu in 2010, the district has been continuously suffering immense destruction by stray animals from Murchison Falls National Park.
12:33
12:33

Elephants Invade Anaka Town Council

Patrick Okello Oryema the LCV chairperson Nwoya district says the two elephants have destroyed close to 15 acres of food crops including maize, bananas sesame among other crops in the affected area.
11:59
11:59

Hope of Finding Missing Dutch Tourist Fades as Police, UWA Suspend Search 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa Regional Police Spokesperson says they have done their best to find the missing dutch tourists in vain.
11:40
11:40

Dutch Police Join Search For Missing Tourist suspected suicide 1

Aswa Regional Police spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema tells URN the Dutch police experts arrived on Thursday and using a drone to search for the tourist.
13:42
13:42

UWA Translocates 15 Giraffes to Lake Mburo National Park giraffes in uganda

The Uganda giraffe, also known as Rothschilds giraffe, is one of the most endangered giraffe subspecies, with only a few hundred members in the wild. They estimated to be not more than 1600 in the world. About 700 of them are in captivity around the world and about 800 can be found in the wild with the biggest population in Uganda
10:16
10:16

UWA: Oil Exploration Activities Reduce Poaching 1 3

Ahlem Friga Noy, Total’s cooperate affairs manager says their workers have recovered more than 120 snares used by poachers to trap animals since they started working in the park last year.
10:43
10:43

UWA Commends Nwoya Community for Driving Away Stray Elephants wild animals 1

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Executive Director Andrew Seguya has applauded the community in Paduny in Nwoya district for driving away three stray elephants that invaded the community on Thursday morning.
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