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17:18
17:18

Lango Paramount Chief Names New Cabinet 4 2

In July, Ebii dissolved his cabinet after attempts by some cabinet ministers to oust him.
16:18
16:18

Entebbe Zoo Welcomes New Pair of Tigers After 50 Years tourism 3 2

The Executive director Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC), James Musinguzi said the addition of Tigers to the big cat family after decades will help boost tourism both domestically and internationally.
14:38
14:38

Bunyoro Kingdom Complains over UPDF's Delayed Release on Cultural Site Attack 2 1

Ssememwa Cultural Site, which sits on top of Bikakate hill in Kakumiro district, is known for trenches that were used by the legendary King, Kateboha who reigned in the 14th century AD during the Bachwezi Dynasty.
11:16
11:16

Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu Starts Fundraising Drive for Palace 2

The Kingdom Prime Minister Joseph Kule Muranga says the Kingdom has opened the fundraising drive as an effort to restore the kingdom palace.
19:25
19:25

Tour Operators Asked to Formalize Businesses Stanbic Bank 5

Lillian Ajarova, the Chief Executive of Uganda Tourism Board insisted that the money and other government incentives will only go to those who are fully registered, and it will help the sector be more informal.
12:23
12:23

UDB Receives Applications for EU Tourism Sector Grant European Union 1 4

In July, the Ministry of Tourism negotiated a 6m Euro (25.2 billion) stimulus package from the EU towards the private tourism sector for post lockdown operations.
10:43
10:43

Bamba-Babwisi Communities Seek to Reoccupy Part of Semuliki National Park compensation 3 1

The Bamba-Babwisi people occupied about 125 square kilometres of land covering areas near the Saara stream to River Semuliki through River Lamia to the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Some of them settled in areas within Bwamba county within Bundibugyo district.
20:37
20:37

Uganda Gets Swedish Grant for Protection of Forests, Parks protected areas 4

The National Forestry Authority and Uganda Wildlife Authority will lead implementation of the project aimed at improving monitoring and securing forest and protected areas and community livelihoods in selected areas within the Albertine region.
08:02
08:02

No Celebrations as Rwenzururu Kingdom Marks 11 Years 2 2

The day also marked 54 years since the Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere succeeded his father the late Isaya Mukirania. It has been celebrated with pomp, ever since Mumbere returned from the United States of America and since Obusinga bwa Rwenzururu was recognized as an independent cultural institution in 2009.
10:07
10:07

'Suspected Leopard' Terrorizing Rwimi Residents wild life 3

The Rwimi town council mayor, Abel Ngomayondi says the wild beast has been in their area for three months, killing at least 40 domestic animals including goats and pigs
07:34
07:34

National Forest Authority, UWA Accused of Destroying Forests in Kigezi Region 6 1

The officials accuse NFA and UWA officials of working with those who destroy these forests, yet they should be the ones to take the lead in conserving them.
18:29
18:29

UWA to Remove Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament cattle egrets 1 2

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs.
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.
11:21
11:21

KCCA Drafting Law To Preserve Historical Buildings From Tasteless Investors 2

KCCA and Conservationists are still battling with Watoto Church Limited management that wants to demolish the historical structure formerly known as Norman Cinema and put up a 'modern' structure. If Watoto Ltd ignore the city authorities and the conservationists and proceed destroy the original structure, they can only be fined ugx2,000( about half a dollar).
18:18
18:18

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

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.
16:30
16:30

Colobus Monkey Faces Extinction in Uganda wildlife tourism 1 3

Christine Nakayenze, a game warden at Mountain Elgon national park says the Bagishu traditional dancers who go for the circumcision (imbalu) dance hunt down the colobus monkeys for their skin.
10:15
10:15

One Killed, 12 Injured in Karuma-Pakwach Highway Accident Aswa River Region

The incident happened on Saturday at 7:30 pm around Murchison Falls National Park in Purongo Sub-County along the Karuma-Pakwach Highway.
16:42
16:42

Kidepo Sees Growth of Domestic Tourism after COVID-19 Lockdown 3 1

Reports obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN obtained indicates that between July and August, a total of 301 tourists visited Kidepo National Park shortly after lockdown measures were lifted by government. In July in particular, there were 88 visitors while 213 tourists visited the National Park in August according to the reports.
18:34
18:34

Gandhi Centre Project Delay, Bank Loan Interest Anger Migereko Tourism 4

Speaking at the inauguration of the 4th Board of the Uganda Tourism Board, the Chairman Daudi Migereko accused the management of UTB of being 'too slow' at implementing some projects. He said, Uganda had lost a lot during the COVID-19 pandemics and that it would be difficult to catch up with global trends unless they changed the way they do work.
11:55
11:55

Returning Ugandans Without COVID-19 Test Certificates to Be Quarantined 3 3

While announcing the re-opening of Entebbe International airport, President Yoweri Museveni announced said that all returning passengers must have tested negative for COVID-19 at least 72 hours before travelling to Uganda.
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