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Wildlife Authority Suspends Primate Tourism and Research in Protected Areas

25 Mar 2020 · UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandha announced that the activities will be suspended until April 30, 2020 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the eventual confirmation of a number of cases in Uganda. Up to 14 cases have so far been confirmed in the country, according to an update issued by the Ministry of Health today.

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Wildlife Authority Suspends Primate Tourism and Research in Protected Areas COVID-19 1 1

UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandha announced that the activities will be suspended until April 30, 2020 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the eventual confirmation of a number of cases in Uganda. Up to 14 cases have so far been confirmed in the country, according to an update issued by the Ministry of Health today.
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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.
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Man Arrested for Reporting False Abduction of Tourists 1 2

The man identified as Stephen Kakooza, a driver of Crane Mitsubishi motor vehicle registration UAY 061Z reported the case of abduction at Pakwach Police Station vide CRB:247/2020 alleging that he found three vehicles carrying abducted tourists parked along the Karuma - Arua highway.
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Compensation Demands Hindering Road Repair in Bunyangabu Kabonero 1

Residents argue that the repair is going to cause damages to their plantations, houses and burial sites, and therefore should be compensated before the repairs start.
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Police Searches for Tourists Purportedly Kidnapped in Murchison Falls foreign tourists 1

The incident allegedly happened on Thursday afternoon at around 3 p.m. inside Murchison Falls National Park, about 20 kilometres from Karuma bridge in Nwoya District. An initial police search for the abductees did not yield any results.
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Makerere in Talks With Buganda to Solve Land Dispute authority 1 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University says the kingdom is among the good friends of the university and in case of any issues, they would be able to amicably resolve the dispute.
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Archbishop Kaziimba Flags Off Environment Conservation Walk 2 1

While flagging off the group, Archbishop Kaziimba appealed to Ugandans to love the environment and every natural surroundings since they were given to man by God with a special responsibility to care for them.