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07:30
07:30

77 Poachers Surrender in Kisoro 4 2 Top story

On Wednesday evening, the group handed over their poaching tools including spears and arrows to Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA officials at Nkuringo community conservation in Nkuringo town council. Speaking at the handover, John Biteete Rwabatwaare and James Nbebera explained that they have been poaching in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for over 10 years.
13:11
13:11

Hunter Misses Targeted Animal, Spears Colleague to Death poachers

Anaka Town Council Chairperson Denis Okema says that the two were poaching wildlife in the park on Thursday afternoon when Omara missed his target, a wild animal and accidentally speared Olyel. Okema told Police that Omara handed himself to the Local Council leaders of Olony village after the incident.
12:29
12:29

UWA Teams Up with Reformed Poachers kisoro 1

35-year-old Therestine Munyaneza is a reformed poacher. According to Munyaneza, he started poaching alongside his father at a tender age. He says poaching was very dangerous, adding that their catch wasnt sufficient to sustain his family.
07:48
07:48

UWA Impounds 6kgs of Ivory In Karamoja kotido district 1 2

Uganda Wild life Authority officials acting on a tip have impounded six kilogrammes of ivory valued at Shs. 9 million in Kotido district, Karamoja sub region.
13:22
13:22

Three Rangers Held Over Dead Elephant ivory

A group of three game rangers attached to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park have been arrested in connection with death of an elephant. It is believed that they shot the elephant over the weekend.
11:57
11:57

Two Poachers held in Kanungu

Peter Angwara, the Kanungu district police commander confirms that the two were traced and arrested by game rangers who found them in possession of sharp spears, snares and wild meat. They were later handed over to Kanungu police station.
13:41
13:41

UWA Acquires 65 Spy Digital Cameras To Track Poachers animal conservation 2

Gessa Simplicious, the Public Relations Officer at Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) says the cameras will perform a great job. Gessa says they have been struggling with the poachers who have devised sophisticated methods of killing the animals.
14:56
14:56

84 Poachers Fined and Jailed poaching

84 people from Gomba district have been fined and jailed after they were found guilty of hunting and killing wild animals in Kyankwanzi district.
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17:00

UWA Warns Nwoya Over Severing Agreement poachers 1

Nwoya district has severed the agreement they reached with Uganda Wildlife Authority over Murchison Falls National Park. The decision stems from an alleged disappearance of two residents of Koch-goma Sub-county who went missing from the park two months ago.
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07:20

Wildfire Destroys Pian-Upe Game Reserve poachers

A wildfire set off by poachers has destroyed savannah from the 2788 square kilometer game reserve which stretches from Ngariam in Katakwi to Amudat close to the Kenyan border.
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