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Queen Elizabeth National Park Records Rise in Local Tourists attract tourists 2 5

Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most popular savanna park in Uganda, is the best place to see lions and prides in a great diversity of habitats that include: lakes, savannah grasslands, forests and wetlands that serve as home to the biggest variety of large mammals in the country.
16:41
16:41

Peace Ambassadors in Kasese Demand Collaboration With UWA to Curb Human-Wildlife Conflicts 6 3

Muhindo Chrispus Daki, a peace ambassador from Buhuhira Sub County says that locals cannot appreciate the importance of wildlife if their interests are not being addressed.
11:18
11:18

Kanyabwanga Sub-county Residents On the Verge of Starvation Landslides 1 3

Stephen Bangumya, one of the residents, says that he and his workers woke up on Sunday morning last week and found their gardens buried by the landslides. The affected villages include Kigyende 1 , Kigende 2 and the neighboring areas of Omukayaga, Rwenshama ridge that are well known for their fertile soils.
08:27
08:27

Kahendero Residents Walk Away From Ministry of Lands Survey Exercise 7 3

According to the residents, UWA had previously conducted surveys on the disputed land but they were surprised when the ministry surveyors went the disputed UWA demarcations and encroached on their private land. They accused the land officials of being compromised by UWA and police.
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13:37

Queen Elizabeth National Park Registering Record Increase in Wildlife Population wildlife animals 6 4

In the 2018 wildlife census, UWA registered 3,953 elephants in Queen Elizabeth national park up from 2,913 elephants in 2015. Today, this number has grown to over 4,000 elephants while buffalos whose figures stood at 1,500 before March are now above 1,700. The park also has more than 90 mammals and 600 bird species.
13:32
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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.
11:55
11:55

Kasese Residents Want UWA to Expedite Compensation Wildlife Act 2019 2 4

Geoffrey Kasozi a model farmer in Karusandara sub county says they have had numerous discussions with various stakeholders in regard to the Act. But he questions why the compensation clause has been handled sluggishly yet the wild animals continue to cause havoc in communities including destroying crops and injuring people.
17:44
17:44

Karusandara Residents Plead for Electric Fencing after Elephant Killing Man 3 7

Robert Bitariho LC1 chairperson Kabaka village says for decades, wild animals especially elephants have attacked and killed some residents neighbouring the park.
18:15
18:15

EU Commissions Ranger Outpost at Queen Elizabeth National Park European Union 1

The project is part of a bigger USD 1.3 million (4.8 billion Shillings) three-year program for Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. It also covers the training of judicial and law enforcement officers in both countries, the installation and supply of camera traps inside the park and specialized training of wildlife crime analysts.
21:43
21:43

Queen Elizabeth National Park Records an Increase in Wildlife wild life 3 1

The Park's Chief Warde Pontius Ezuma says that the park is currently witnessing an increase in the wildlife population. He attributes the increase to some of the measures that were put in place to control the spread of coronavirus disease.
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Queen Elizabeth Registers Increasing Cases of Poaching in Lockdown lock-down 4 1 Top story

Pontus Onzima, the Chief Warden Queen Elizabeth National park, says they have registered more cases of poaching compared to the period before the lock down. Over 60 poachers have been arrested between March and May compared to only 20 in February.
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17:35

Ryeru Sub County Chief Interdicted Over UGX40 Million Accountability 6 1

Richard Kimunyu, the Ryeru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says he had earlier warned the chief about accountability but he didn’t heed to his warning.
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11:39

Poacher Shot Dead In Queen Elizabeth National Park 1

Emmy Ngabirano, the Kanungu Deputy Resident District Commissioner confirmed the incident on Saturday saying that after the incident, two of the poachers run away.
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20:22

A sneak peek inside Queen Elizabeth National Park, truly Medley of nature

Queen Elizabeth National Park has been described as a medley of nature” you can never get that feeling until you visited this National. This sneak peek gives images of some of the flora and fauna in this park. We also found a number of foreign tourists
09:56
09:56

How UWA Ranger Was Shot Dead game ranger 1 2

Elly Maate, the police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that during the operation, Asasira together with three other officers were tipped that Sabiiti, was selling Ivory. They disguised as buyers and went to Sabiiti’s home where they started bargaining.
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