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07:37
07:37

Kasese Farmers Want President to Assent to Uganda Wildlife Bill kasese district 4

The outcry comes as the farmers especially those in the neighbourhood of Queen Elizabeth National Park continue to incur losses as a result of wild animals that stray into communities destroying crops and sometimes even causing death of people. On Sunday night elephants from Queen Elizabeth National Park raided Kyondo village, Scheme Ward of Nyamwamba Division destroyed crops worth hundreds of millions.
10:57
10:57

Residents, UWA Disagree on Revenue Sharing locals 4

In 2018/2019 financial year, UWA released 600 million shillings to be shared by all sub-counties bordering Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Mpungu Sub County received 60 million shillings.
17:59
17:59

Journalist in Trouble Over Crocodile Skin amolatar district 1

Nyalo was picked up from Muntu Sub County on Tuesday in an operation conducted by the Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA.
14:01
14:01

Rwandans Accused of Stealing Uganda's Fertile Soil 4 1

The reserve, Ranked Ugandas most important forest habitat is home to more than 150 species of birds, eighteen of which are endemic to the reserve, including the Grauers Swamp Warbler, the worlds highly endangered bird.
11:06
11:06

Sub County Chief On the Spot for Embezzling Funds rwimi sub-county 2

In March, Kabatagweta received the funds from Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA to purchase goats for the 280 families neighbouring Kibaale National Park. Each of the goats was supposed to be valued at shillings 160,000.
08:33
08:33

Residents Demand Access to UWA Funds nelson guma 1

According to the wildlife act 2000, UWA is expected to remit 20 of the revenue collected from the protected areas to the neighboring local governments. The local government is expected to distribute the money to residents to set up income generating projects to deter them from encroaching on the protected area.
17:23
17:23

UWA Starts Wildlife Census in Unprotected Areas sport hunting

Uganda Wildlife Authority Spokesperson Simplicious Gessa says that after the exercise, UWA will introduce a comprehensive plan to protect those animals and authorize communities to carry out sport-hunting on certain species for income generation.
19:24
19:24

Ugandan Celebrities Join Anti-Poaching Campaign wildaid 2 1

Some of Ugandas top celebrities, Anne Kansiime, Irene Ntale and Maurice Kirya have joined conservation groups in a news campaign aimed at combating poaching.
17:16
17:16

Minister Blocks Creation of Two Sub counties in Katakwi katakwi district 2

Walter Elakas Ekiring, the Katakwi District LC V Chairperson, says the Local Ministry halted the proposed creation of the two sub counties until the land dispute between the community in Magoro Sub County and Uganda Wildlife Authority is resolved.
13:24
13:24

UWA Awaits Cabinet Decision on Seized Ivory 1 2

Dr Andrew Seguya, the executive director of Uganda Wildlife Authority says the authority proposed the destruction of the ivory, building a Museum or a real high rising Ivory tower to impart conservation knowledge and generate revenue for the nation, as viable options to derive value out of the illegally acquired animal trophies.
08:03
08:03

Report: Ugandans Mind Wildlife Extinction national parks 1 1

The survey shows that 79 percent of the respondents said it would matter a great deal to them if Wildlife disappeared. The findings of the study released by Uganda Conservation Foundation, WildAid and UWA indicate that only five percent of those interviewed, said they didnt care about wildlife heritage.
15:11
15:11

Seven Arrested in Lira for Illegal Possession of Ivory illegal ivory trade 1

North Kyoga Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong told Uganda Radio Network that the suspects were rounded up last night while attempting to find market for the ivory.
18:11
18:11

Police, UWA Raid Gulu Night Club For Breeding Tortoises police flying squad 1

Officials from the Uganda Wildlife Authority UWA this afternoon raided a night club operated by a Chinese national in Gulu Town for illegally breeding tortoises in his premises.
15:06
15:06

Sport Fishing Boosts Conservation in Murchison Falls 2 1

In early March, some 60 professional fishers concluded sport fishing here after paying USD 200 each in entry fees and caught between 600 and 800 Kilograms of fish which they tagged for research before releasing them back into the wild water.
11:39
11:39

District, Sub Counties Clash Over Utilization of UWA Funds diversion of funds 1

The two sub counties, Rwebisengo and Kanara, located in the neighborhood of Tooro Semuliki Game Reserve, received 250 and 200 million Shillings respectively from Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA last month.
18:04
18:04

MPs: High Value Exhibits Not Safe in Police Custody police exhibits 2 1

Parliamentarians on the Committee on Tourism, Trade and Industry want restrictions on the mandate of Uganda Police in keeping exhibits impounded from illicit wildlife trading activities in the country.
07:37
07:37

UWA Killings: Murchison Park Neighbours Narrate Ordeal uwa rangers 6 1

A- 42- year old Anna Kobusinge, a resident of Masamba Village in Kiryandongo district and mother of eleven, lost her husband Wilson Sunday on June 22, 2014 at the hands of UWA rangers of Diika camp.
11:41
11:41

Wildlife Authority Sued over Park Shootings uwa game rangers 2 1

The seven petitioners from both Masindi and Kiryandongo districts instructed human rights lawyer Ladislaus Kiiza Rwakafuuzi to file a suit against Uganda Wildlife Authority UWA for the continuous killings by game rangers in Murchison falls.
12:05
12:05

Man Arrested with 15 Kgs of Hippo Teeth police 2

The hippo is a highly aggressive and unpredictable animal, ranked among the most dangerous animals in Africa due to the threat posed on them by habitat loss and poaching for their meat and ivory canine teeth.
12:16
12:16

Stray Elephants Devastate Plantations in Kasese

Locals say that the four elephants, from Queen Elizabeth National Park, attacked the area at around 2am today and destroyed plantations owned by Rossette Mbambu, Jackson Mutsele, Margret Kathungu, Asasio Bukombi and Jones kyakimwa.
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