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Wildlife Authority Suspends Primate Tourism and Research in Protected Areas COVID-19 1 1

UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandha announced that the activities will be suspended until April 30, 2020 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the eventual confirmation of a number of cases in Uganda. Up to 14 cases have so far been confirmed in the country, according to an update issued by the Ministry of Health today.
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Tourism Paying Price for Coronavirus Outbreak United Kingdom 1 3 Top story

“Even someone who had planned to come say in November it might be very hard to do so because their economies have been largely affected. What this means is that things of tourism become secondary to them. The priority shifts to survival other than leisure,” Hangi said.
17:22
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Man Arrested for Reporting False Abduction of Tourists 2 1

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.
18:07
18:07

Compensation Demands Hindering Road Repair in Bunyangabu Kabonero 1

Residents argue that the repair is going to cause damages to their plantations, houses and burial sites, and therefore should be compensated before the repairs start.
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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.
18:02
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Makerere in Talks With Buganda to Solve Land Dispute authority 1 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University says the kingdom is among the good friends of the university and in case of any issues, they would be able to amicably resolve the dispute.
17:07
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Archbishop Kaziimba Flags Off Environment Conservation Walk 1 2

While flagging off the group, Archbishop Kaziimba appealed to Ugandans to love the environment and every natural surroundings since they were given to man by God with a special responsibility to care for them.
16:58
16:58

Nine Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum Namokora Subcounty 1

Mark Ocheng, the LCI Chairperson of Orabul village in Namokora sub-county told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that nine elephants were sighted in their area on Monday morning.
08:52
08:52

Government Formulating Law to Fund Artists 1 3

Government through ministry of gender, labour and social development, is formulating the creative and art law, which will see extension of government support to artists through funds.
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Uganda Stops People Traveling from Countries Highly Hit by COVID 19 WHO 1 3 Top story

According to the ministry of health, the decision to stop the travel was made after government,WHO and CDC experts reviewed the evolution of the disease and what kind of risk it presented to Ugandans
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Environmentalists Want Lake Bunyonyi Turned into Ramsar Site Self Help Africa 1 7

They argue that by turning Lake Bunyonyi into a Ramsar site, it will help in protecting its nature and waterfowl habitat. They also say that its consideration into a Ramsar site will help in the promotion of tourism.
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Kasese Farmers Demand Compensation for Destroyed Crops elephants 6 3

According to the Act, compensation will be given to a person who suffers bodily injury or is killed or suffers damage of his or her property by wild animals.
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Gov't Faulted for Failing to Tarmac Tourism Roads 5 2

Eng. Ivan Mbabazi Batuma, Chairperson for Kigezi Tourism Cluster says that failure for the government to implement the promise of tarmacking the roads has greatly frustrated tourism business.
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Environmentalists Call for Tougher Law to Protect Crested Crane Self Help Africa 2 9 Top story

Evas Asiimwe, the Kabale District Environment Officer, says there is need to introduce tougher laws to protect grey crested cranes, which are hunted for food by locals and sale in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
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Sub County Chief Accused of Frustrating UWA Revenue Sharing Projects 6

The money is part of the 4.5 billion Shillings that was allocated to Rubanda, Kisoro and Kanungu districts during the Financial Year 2018/2019 to communities surrounding Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area.
11:54
11:54

Pictorial: Inside Cardinal Wamala’s Memorial Museum Top story

The museum, which is found in Cardinal Wamala’s ancestral home in Kamaggwa village in Kyotera district, will act as a reference center for his contribution to both the Catholic Church and country at large.
11:54
11:54

Pictorial: Stray Elephants Wreck Havoc in Muhokya Sub county UWA Top story

The elephants raided Rutooke and Busambu vilages in Muhokya sub county where they destroyed gardens of tomatoes, Cotton, maize, vanilla and banana plantations.
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Catholic Church Unveils Museum in Memory of Cardinal Wamala Masaka Diocese 2 5 Top story

Bishop Serverus Jjumba of Masaka Diocese says the Museum is a collection of significant items and moments in the life of Cardinal Wamala, which will help priests and ordinary Christians to reflect on how to live purposeful lives filled with great contributions to the society.
08:02
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Emorimor Names New Cabinet Teso Sub Region 1 1 Top story

While releasing the names of the new cabinet at Soroti District Council Hall on Saturday, Emorimor called for peace and reconciliation in Teso land. He observed that there were conflicts brewing from Iteso Cultural Union- ICU leadership, something he notes, needs selflessness. He urged the Iteso to unite for the development of the land.
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Stray Hyena Shot Dead in Lamwo 1

Both UWA rangers and UPDF soldiers had been deployed in the area to hunt down the wild animal suspected to have strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park.
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