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15:31
15:31

Ministry to Open Boundaries for Karenga, UWA Dispute

The two are locked in a land row over location of the site for district headquarters that is under construction in Kidepo Town Council. The site is allegedly situated inside part of the 956 square kilometres set aside as Karenga Community Wildlife Management Area, a protected area managed by Ateker Safari LTD, formerly known as Karamoja Safari LTD following an agreement with UWA.
17:53
17:53

UWA to Relocate 33 Rhinos From Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Over Land Wrangle 1 Top story

The statement further says that in the medium and long time, the rhinos will be introduced to UWA managed protected areas, adding that plans are underway to achieve this after completion of feasibility a study to identify a suitable location and conditions that need to be met.
16:08
16:08

Lwengo Schools Join Campaign to Conserve the Crested Crane 4

The campaign follows the death of 60 Gray-crowned cranes, in different wetlands which were poisoned by encroachers in two weeks. The dead cranes were discovered in a survey conducted by ICF to identifying and protecting the crested crane habitats in the district.
16:07
16:07

Kasese Residents Demand Sensitization on UWA Law 6 1

Geoffrey Asiimwe Kamuhanda a resident of Kahendero landing site says they had a community engagement with UWA in 2019 and asked for public information on new laws and issues to do with human and wildlife conflicts.
11:25
11:25

Visitor Numbers Remain Low At UWEC 3 5

David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
11:10
11:10

Low funding, Poor Road Network Hampering Tourism Sector in Rukiga 4 7 Top story

Praise Nshabaruhanga, the Rukiga District Tourism Officer, says that locals up today climb Rugongo hill to praise Muhumuza’s visible footmarks as well as fetch water that never dries up with the belief of receiving blessings.
11:05
11:05

MV Kalangala Resumes Operations Ahead of Easter Feast 2 5 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Executive Director Nation Oil Distributors Limited that operates MV Kalangala, says the vessel is set to resume operations this afternoon with a testing route voyage from Nakiwogo at 2pm to Lutoboka in Kalangala.
08:36
08:36

Dokolo to Develop Tourism Heritage in Memory of Kabaka Mwanga, Kabalega 3

The historical sites awaiting development include the current Dokolo Town Council mayor's garden, where the Colonial agent Semei Kakungulu settled and planted the nuvule trees in memory of his settlement in Lango in 1917
10:34
10:34

60 Crested Cranes Killed In Lwengo In Two Weeks 1 4

Ainomuchunguzi, whose organisation has launched a campaign to save the Gray-crowned crested crane, says the birds are so far the most endangered species of the African cranes.
09:54
09:54

Suspects in Lions' Killing Transferred to CID Headquarters 1 3

On Wednesday night, Fred Enanga, police spokesperson said that Tumuheirwe, Miryango and Ariho have been transferred from Kanungu police station to Kibuli CID headquarters for more interrogations.
10:22
10:22

Lango Cultural Institution Seeks UGX 19 Billion for Development Plan Tekwaro Lango 3 1

The plan provides a roadmap that will guide the institution to conserve and promote Lango culture, strengthen the capacity of Lango Cultural institutional and as well as promoting the spirit of unity, peace and stability.
18:04
18:04

Prime Suspect in Queen Elizabeth National Park Lions’ Killing Arrested 2 3

Ssekandi confirmed to our reporter on Tuesday afternoon that following a tip-off from one of the concerned locals, security officials on Monday night arrested the prime suspects.
12:52
12:52

Body Parts of Killed Lions Recovered 2 2

The parts were recovered by officials led by Hajji Shafique Ssekandi, Kanungu Resident District Commissioner, his Deputy Gad Ahimbisibwe Rugaju, Pontious Ezuma,UWA warden for Queen Elizabeth National park.
20:52
20:52

UWA Puts UGX 10M Bounty on Lions Killers 2

On Monday, Hangi Bashil, UWA Public Relations Officer issued a statement requesting members of the public to share information pertaining to the death of the lions through telephone number +256 776 800 152.
13:32
13:32

Six Lions Found Dead in Queen Elizabeth National Park 1 1 Top story

Hangi Bashil, UWA Public Relations Officer confirmed to our reporter on Saturday that, also found eight carcasses of vultures lying near dead bodies of the lions.
11:25
11:25

UWA Adopts Drones to Fight Poaching in Rwenzori Mountains Park 1 3

Dubbed Smart Monitoring and Reporting Tool –SMART, the technology will facilitate UWA to carry out activities like ecological monitoring, topographical mapping and detection of disaster and deforestation.
17:06
17:06

How To Avoid Crocodile Attacks problem animals 1 1

The most recent crocodile attack was reported in Mayuge district in February where a crocodile mauled a 16 year old boy Shaffic Watangwa. This is just one of the reported cases of crocodile attacks from Lake Victoria but the numbers are said to be around 10 – 20 incidents each year, according to Kisambira, awareness and education officer at UWA headquarters, Kampala.
13:26
13:26

Flipflopi Plastic Boat Expedition Excites Jinja Residents Lake Victoria 1 1

The Kenyan made plastic dhow is being showcased on selected beaches across Lake Victoria in the countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda with an aim of challenging central governments, local governments and private entities on the need to take action against plastic pollution in East Africa’s largest water body.
09:29
09:29

Panic as Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum District stray animals 1 1 Top story

Qirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson Lower Local Government told the Uganda Radio Network on Saturday in an interview that the elephants have been into the area for a week now
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