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10:42
10:42

Conservationists Want Apaa Market Closed for Illegally Operating in Protected Areas Friends of Zoka 4 2

Both NFA and UWA say that the market is located in the protected areas of Zoka Central Forest Reserve and the East Madi Wildlife Reserve and argue that it is threatening the two natural resources.
10:08
10:08

Tourists Hail Uganda For Keeping Tourism Sector Open 7 3

Roganeil Bongaus from Holland jetted into Uganda in June after he was forced to cancel his earlier travel last year when the country closed its borders. He says that there is a sense of safety with strict health measures put in place across the national parks he had visited so far.
12:04
12:04

EAC Develops Approach to Revive Tourism Sector Hit By Covid-19 1

The EAC Sectoral Council on Tourism and Wildlife Management has now approved the EAC Regional COVID-19 Tourism Recovery Plan that seeks to revive the sector that has been badly hit by the pandemic.
16:13
16:13

Stray Elephants, Buffaloes Spark Compensation Demands in Karenga UWA 1

The wildlife from the Kidepo Valley National Park strayed Wednesday and Thursday nights destroying the maize that was just ready for harvest. The destruction comes at a time when the region is struggling to cope with a threat of hunger and food insecurity where green belts such as Karenga, Kaabong, and parts of Kitido Nakapiripirit among others are the region’s food basket are also thrown into food loses due to prolonged drought and problem animal.
13:37
13:37

Queen Elizabeth National Park Registering Record Increase in Wildlife Population 4 6

In the 2018 wildlife census, UWA registered 3,953 elephants in Queen Elizabeth national park up from 2,913 elephants in 2015. Today, this number has grown to over 4,000 elephants while buffalos whose figures stood at 1,500 before March are now above 1,700. The park also has more than 90 mammals and 600 bird species.
07:22
07:22

New COVID-19 Wave, Lockdown Slows Down Tourism Recovery in Uganda 2

“Thankfully, unlike in the first lockdown when the airport was totally shutdown and numbers ground to a halt- this time, numbers are holding steady- with a slight hitch, evidence the sector can be regardless of a hostile environment,” says Ajarova. According to the Association of Uganda Tour Operators, AUTO, it will take long to recover to the previous industry figures.
18:11
18:11

Former Teacher Goes Missing On River Nile crocodiles 1 1

Charles Omiya, a resident of Karuma Town Council told URN on Sunday that Opota abandoned his teaching job 7 years ago for unknown reasons and to fishing for livelihood.
08:11
08:11

Two Poachers Get 12-Year-Jail Term for Killing Bushbuck 1 Top story

Prior to their sentence, the prosecution led by Latif Amis, told the court that the convicts were found in possession of a carcass of a bushbuck, two machetes, spears and eight snares they used to kill the animal.
07:40
07:40

Tour Operators, Travelers Decry Slow Ferry Services At Kazinga Channel Bridge 1 6

Bashir Ibrahim, a tour guide at the Queen Elizabeth conservation area, says that it takes between 40 minutes to one and half hours for the ferry to make a single trip. He says the delays are likely to discourage tourists who have scheduled travel time.
02:29
02:29

Who Was Everest Kayondo? 1

Kayondo, a softspoken but form advocate of traders' rights, together with other business personalities like Issa Sekitto, transformed KACITA from a small traders group in Kampala to one of the formidable workers union-like organisations in the country
16:42
16:42

Bududa Farmers in Tears as UWA Rangers Slash Crops 1 4

The rangers claim that the crops were planted inside Mt. Elgon National Park. The most affected parishes include Kasuuni and Nametsi in Bukalasi and Bundesi Sub Counties respectively.
12:19
12:19

UWA Reopens Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola 2

Now, after close to two months with the sanctuary under lock and key, the wildlife body has announced the reopening in a joint statement issued by the UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandah and Charles Joseph Roy, the Managing Director of Ziwa Rhino & Wildlife Ranches.
11:40
11:40

200 Labour Export Companies in Crisis as Flights to UAE are Suspended 1

Uganda Airlines has also been preparing to launch flights to Dubai at the end of this month using its two newly acquired A330-800Neo Airbuses. And the over 200 labour export companies under Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) will soon meet to discuss the latest move and communicate the way forward.
07:29
07:29

Akalo Town Council Residents Rejects Lira City Cemetery 3

In 2017, Lira Municipal council started developing a plan to use the land as their burial ground drawing protests from the former leaders of Akalo Sub County rendering the land idle.
20:08
20:08

Government Planning To Run Ankole Kingdom Palace As Private Entity 3 3

According to Katusiime, the study will determine whether to run the palace through a private-public partnership.
17:59
17:59

Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrines; Scene of Silent Clashes Between 'English' and 'French' Catholics place 1 6

Facing strong resistance, the Archbishop could not even place the foundation stone close to the church. Muwonge says the stone was instead placed some meters away near the martyrs’ lake and was recently relocated to another place during the recent renovation of the place.
11:51
11:51

Uganda Airlines Direct Flights to South Africa Excite Frequent Travelers 2 2

Eng.Mohamed Kaggwa Maseko, a Ugandan who is a permanent resident in South Africa says that it has been a hustle having to stop over in Nairobi or Addis Ababa for long hours, moreover worsened by the increase of (health) procedures at every airport in transit which is already hectic.
11:10
11:10

Kyaggwe County Embark on Planting of Indigenous Tree Species 1 2

Elijah Bogeere Mulembya, the Kyaggwe County Head (Ssekiboobo) notes that the county has lost most of its natural forests to timber dealers who have destroyed animal habitats and sources of nutrition.
08:53
08:53

Karusandara Residents Demand More UWA Community Outposts As Elephant Kill Another Person 1 4 Top story

Ibrahim Saad, who survived an elephant attack, last week says that his two acres of soya garden have been destroyed by stray elephants. He says UWA staff takes time to respond to community calls, something he thinks can be resolved by establishing more rangers outposts across the park.
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