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18:10
18:10

Nwoya Residents Task UWA to Expedite Installation of Electric Fence 5 1

UWA had planned to erect electric fences on the National Park’s border with the sub-counties of Purongo, Got Apwoyo, Anaka, Koch Goma, and Koch Lii all in Nwoya District.
08:35
08:35

MP Katehsumbwa, Butime Clash over Park View Safari Lodge Fire Incident inferno 2 3

Last year fire gutted the lodge owned by Katehsumbwa, destroying 15 cottages and a restaurant.
14:37
14:37

UWA Needs USD 13m to Relocate Rhinos from Ziwa Sanctuary Rhino Fund Uganda 2 1

This followed a land wrangle between Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranches (ZRWR), the owners of the 16,000 acres of land where Rhinos are being bred and Rhino Fund Uganda who are managing the sanctuary. Capt Joseph Charles Roy, the proprietor of Ziwa Rhino & Wildlife Ranches has since ordered Rhino Fund Uganda to vacate the land.
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.
11:14
11:14

Rangers Accused of Demanding Cash to Return Marauding Elephants to Murchison Park 1

According to Jalon Lakony Opiyo, every time elephants invade the area, each member of the village which has around 2000 households contributes 1000 shillings for the rangers to rescue them and their properties.
11:06
11:06

Ntoroko Farms Flooded; Residents Beg to Enter Semliki Wildlife Reserve Executive Director 1 2

Thousands of acres of farms are flooded and the cattle have nowhere to stand or graze, as the submerged grass is now rotting away and the animals cannot eat it
12:15
12:15

Armed Group Invades Apaa, Occupies Chunk of Land 4th UPDF division 2 1

Denis Okot, a resident of Acholiber, says the armed men numbering 30 started invading the area on Saturday evening and by Sunday yesterday, their numbers had grown to over 60. According to Okot, the armed men who speak predominantly Madi are chasing away people from their homes and erecting temporary structures. He says several people including him have fled the area to nearby Punudyang village for fear of their lives.
18:36
18:36

Government Offers new Incentives for Domestic Tourism Covid 19 3

Lilly Ajarova noted the opportunity presented by the COVID-19 pandemic; saying that because of the pandemic, destinations have been inclined to look inwards.
11:07
11:07

Reptiles Left to Starve as River Nile Stretches Banks animal 3 Top story

Three of the cages have been totally submerged. The affected reptiles include two Egyptian cobras, three vipers, six pythons, an unspecified number of chameleons, four monitor lizards and other wild animals such as monkeys that are stuck in their cages.
17:47
17:47

Tourism Paying Price for Coronavirus Outbreak United Kingdom 3 1 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.
07:18
07:18

Uproar as Kigezi District Council Chairs Are Left to Waste Abel Bizimana 5 1 Top story

A top civil servant from Kanungu district told URN on condition of anonymity that he was perturbed when he saw the seats dumped on the verandah of Kabale district council hall.
12:23
12:23

UWA Struggles to Capture Stray Crocodile 3 1

Several fishermen have sighted the reptile in the lake between the UPDF Marine Docking pier, the Ministry of Energy and at the shoreline of the Botanical gardens.
17:25
17:25

Elephant Kills Child, Injures Mother in Kaabong Kaabong Hospital 1 Top story

Nakwang is hospitalized at Kaabong Hospital in critical condition. Mathew Kubal, the Community Development Officer-CDO in Kakamar Sub County, says the mother had gone to the garden to harvest maize when the elephant attacked.
18:28
18:28

Nwoya Locals Accuse UWA of Land Grabbing

The over 200 people from eleven households also accuse UWA for leasing out part of the land in question to some government officials
12:41
12:41

Activists Call for Political Will to Conserve Environment 3

James Musinguzi the UWEC Executive Director urged conservationists to involve in activities that would protect Wildlife to promote tourism, and preserve environment. He says such efforts help in mitigating such wildlife-human conflict.
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