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15:26
15:26

UWA to Erect Electric Fence Around Murchison Falls National Park stray animals 3 1

This follows numerous complaints filed by residents of Buliisa district settling adjacent to the National Park against the invasion of wild animals including elephants, Baboons, and Buffaloes into the community to cause havoc.
10:38
10:38

UWA Releases 58 Impounded African Grey Parrots UWEC 3 3

The birds were impounded at Bunagana in April 2022 and have been undergoing treatment and rehabilitation to ensure they can survive when returned to the wild.
14:28
14:28

KaseseMan Mauled To Death By Hippo UWA

T LC 1 Chairperson said that they were alerted by the alarm made by the victim but by the time residents mobilized themselves to repulse the animal, he had already died.
15:00
15:00

Three Arrested for Possession of Suspected Rhino and Hippopotamus Teeth suspects 2 1

The suspects were arrested on Saturday after being found in possession of 134 pieces of suspected rhino and hippopotamus teeth, weighing 45 kg.
22:36
22:36

Buliisa Residents Petition UWA Over Rampant Invasion of Elephants from Murchison Falls National Park 1 3

In their petition dated August 17, 2022 addressed to UWA, the residents contend that they are being raided by wild animals like elephants and Buffaloes which destroy their crops and cause injuries to the community members.
11:16
11:16

UWA Gives UGX 3.1bn to Districts Neighbouring Wildlife Protected Areas 5 2

Sam John Mwandha, the executive director UWA said that the disbursement is the first in more than two years as a result of covid-19 restrictions and low revenue collections.
14:20
14:20

Jumbos, Hippos, Crocs and Buffalos Continue Killing Ugandans in Buliisa UWA 6

The wild animals majorly elephants, Hippopotamus, crocodiles and Buffalos from Bugungu Wildlife Conservation Area stray into the community almost on a daily basis causing havoc to locals and garden crops.
12:34
12:34

Gov't to Operationalise Compensation Clause in Wildlife Act Early Next Year Wildlife Act 2019 2 9

Mugara says the regulations to guide compensation are in the final stages of development by the Ministry of Justice, adding that by the end of March next year the Act will be fully operational.
16:08
16:08

UWA, Residents Agree to Reopen Boundaries on Disputed Land 5 2

UWA and the residents have been embroiled in a row over land measuring 9,000 acres of land neighbouring Queen Elizabeth National Park.
19:09
19:09

Kasese Man Succumbs to Injuries After Hippo Attack Hippopotamus 3 1 Top story

According to family sources, the hippopotamus injured the deceased when he went to fetch water from Lake Albert shores. The hippopotamus injured his right leg severely as it struggled to eat it off.
13:22
13:22

Oyam Residents Demand Compensation for Destroyed Crops OPM 5 1

For more than four years, the residents have been losing crops and fruits to animals especially elephants straying from the Murchison Park with their numbers increasing every year.
16:00
16:00

UWA Starts Removing Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament KCCA 1 1

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.
16:00
16:00

Rubirizi Residents Minting Cash from Elephant Dung elephants in uganda 3

Kyomugisha says the project has changed the lives of Rubirizi residents as they are now able to pay fees for their children in private schools and universities. She says that they have also constructed social amenities such as health facilities, energy stoves and a hotel, which has brought windfall profits that they only dreamt of in the past.
17:16
17:16

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.
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.
15:08
15:08

Six Arrested for Growing Marijuana in Queen Elizabeth National Park UWA 1

According to ASP Vincent Mwesige the Kasese Police Public Relations officer he told URN reporter that the suspects had planted over one hectare of cannabis.
13:05
13:05

Stray Chimpanzees Cause Panic in Hoima Villages UWA 6

Francis Semate, a resident of Kyedikyo cell says the animals invaded the area last week on Saturday triggering fear and tension in the area.
10:58
10:58

Stray Buffaloes Destory Crops in Bukwo UWA 3 1

Fred Muywa, the chairman LCI Loch-Kapkusawar village said that a few days ago, the Buffaloes also invaded the village and ate goats. He wants UWA to intervene in the matter to save people’s source of livelihood.
18:59
18:59

District Councilor Arrested Over Murder Of Police Officer UWA

Arapdison Malinga, the Suam Sub County district councilor was picked by police shortly after the murder of Chepukuto Wilfred a police officer attached to Anti Stock Theft Unit (ASTU)
12:51
12:51

UWA Ranger Wanted for Shooting Herdsman Dead 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says incident happened on Sunday evening near Sebigoro landing site in Nkondo parish in Kabwoya Sub County in Kikuube district.
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