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05:28
05:28

Victims of Wildlife Attacks in Kasese Seek Govt Compensation 5 2 Top story

The shoreline of the lake, one of the water bodies in Queen Elizabeth National Park is a habitat for Hippos, Buffaloes, elephants and crocodiles.
13:13
13:13

UWEC Proposes Strict COVID-19 Preventive Measures wildlife 5 4

UWEC Managing Director James Musinguzi says that the ban on impromptu visits to the centre will enable better planning, enforcing social distancing within the centre, and limit the number of visitors at a given time. Visitors will also not be allowed to interact with wildlife, especially animals and will only be allowed on condition that they make cashless payments.
16:51
16:51

USAID Extends UGX80Bn to Address Poaching, Wildlife Conflict in Uganda biodiversity 1

In a Press statement, USAID said the multi-year activities will reduce wildlife trafficking, help communities manage their natural resources and promote real world alternatives to poaching and encroachment into natural areas.
11:59
11:59

Kasese Farmers Demand Compensation for Destroyed Crops elephants 6 3

According to the Act, compensation will be given to a person who suffers bodily injury or is killed or suffers damage of his or her property by wild animals.
14:23
14:23

UWEC Guides Ignorant of Indigenous Animal Names resources 3

James Musinguzi, the UWEC Executive Director, says that the receives close to 110,000 foreign visitors every year. He, however, decried the limited government financing which leaves UWEC to do resource mobilization by itself.
15:45
15:45

MPs Want Uganda Wildlife Bill Expedited problem elephants 1

Tabled before parliament in July 2017, the Uganda Wildlife Bill is meant to provide for the compensation of loss occasioned by wild animals from wildlife protected areas. Alum says that under the current provisions, the Uganda Wildlife Authority is incapacitated to handle the marauding animals and deal with compensation for loss of property arising from destruction by wildlife.
15:33
15:33

UWEC Projects Increase in Tourist Numbers wildlife 5

The projection comes after the installation of Zakayo the second, as the heir to Ugandas oldest chimp Zakayo-the-first, who succumbed to old age and Chronic Gastroenteritis in April ending a 54-year-life journey that started in Semuliki National Park.
07:41
07:41

UWA Undecided on Stockpiles of Confiscated Wildlife Exhibits 1 1

Currently, the UWA has over 8 tonnes of elephant tusks, rhino horns, and Pangolin scales that were impounded from traffickers and poachers.
13:07
13:07

PAAZAB President: Tough Legislations Alone Cannot End Poaching wildlife 1

Several countries have toughened laws against poaching which they think can reduce the vice. In the new proposed Uganda Wildlife Act Amendments, the authority has proposed 20 years jail term, or a fine equivalent to value of the confiscated wildlife product.
16:19
16:19

UHRC: Government Must Resettle Evicted Mt Elgon Residents wildlife 2

Several investigations by Uganda Human Rights Commission indicate that though government said they would resettle the people who were evicted, it remains to be seen when the exercise will be done.
14:29
14:29

UWA ED: Oil Activities Not Interfering with Wildlife albertine region 2 Top story

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Executive Director Andrew Seguya has said that oil activities are not interfering with wildlife in the Albertine graben. This is contrary to the information from other UWA officials who say that the activities going on in the Albertine have greatly affected wildlife in the area.
18:41
18:41

Buffalo Population in Namugongo Peninsula Declines by 70% poaching 2

At least 400 hectares of Namugongo peninsula was cleared by unknown people for settlement. It comes a day after Mayuge district natural resources department ordered the eviction of encroachers from the peninsula.
09:25
09:25

Buffaloes Stray from Park in Rwanda wildlife

Over 40 buffaloes have strayed from Akagera National Park in Rwanda and gone on rampage destroying people’s crops and forcing many to flee the villages of Mwiri and Murundi in the district of Kayonza.
11:20
11:20

Man-eating Crocodile Captured In Kasese wildlife

The 300 kilogramme crocodile was captured on Sunday after a five day operation mounted by an UWA team specialized in animal capture.
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