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16:14
16:14

Kasese Youth Urged To Use Technology To Boost Tourism 1

State Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Godfrey Kabyanga, highlighted that despite past negative media publicity and insecurity, Kasese is now making strides towards development.
09:42
09:42

Kasese Village Leaders to Mobilize Funds for Mumbere's Homecoming Charles Rwomushana

After nearly seven years away from his kingdom, Mumbere is expected to return on October 4, 2023. Mumbere was barred from visiting the area in 2016, when he, alongside over 200 Kingdom subjects, was arrested and charged with treason, terrorism, malicious damage to property, attempted murder, and aggravated robbery, among others.
12:36
12:36

USMID Road Works Excite Kasese Town Residents USMID Roads 3 3

About 5.64 KM of roads in town have been worked on, modern street lights installed, pavements, business access roads, green zones, and improved drainage systems. Three other roads; Rukiidi III, Portal extension, and Crescent roads measuring 320m have also been considered for tarmacking with all works expected to be complete by the end of December.
15:48
15:48

Minister Commits to Support Wildlife Research Training ministry of tourism 6 1

The state minister of Tourism, Martin Mugara Bahinduka said development of tourism sector and conservation of nature can only happen if there is commitment to conduct research to inform policy formulation, planning and management.
13:30
13:30

Wildlife Research and Training Institute Launches First Research Symposium 2 4

Dr. Moses Muhumuza the principle researcher told URN that the symposium will bring together different researchers in the wildlife conservation area to share on what they have been doing and to what extent it can benefit the tourism sector.
12:32
12:32

UWA Rallies Journalists to Support Wildlife Conservation 3 1

The Chief Warden of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ezuma Pontious, acknowledged the significant contribution of the media in environmental conservation and expressed interest in collaborating with journalists as a bridge between the authority and the local community.
07:35
07:35

Man Drowns in Kasese Hot spring 1

John Bukombi Baptist, the Katonzi Cell LC I Chairperson suspects that the deceased together with his friends were drunk by the time they entered the hot spring.
09:31
09:31

UWA Proposes Total Ban of Livestock Grazing, Cultivation Within Wildlife Sanctuaries 5 1

John Makombi, the Director in Charge of Conservation told URN that they have drafted a paper that soon will be presented to the cabinet proposing the total elimination of all other activities within the conservation areas.
13:13
13:13

Farmers Take to Apiary to Protect Gardens from Wildlife 4 2

Mobilised under Kataara Women’s Poverty Alleviation Group-KWPAG in Kicwamba Sub County of Rubirizi district, the farmers now have over 200 beehives spread along the boundary of the park and their agricultural fields.
07:24
07:24

Extinction of Flamingos Threatens Local Tourism in Kasese 5 1

Sulait Mabulu, the manager of Munyanyange caves lodge, which is adjacent to the lake says the reduction of the bird population has significantly seen a drop in the number of tourists interested in bird watching in the area.
21:46
21:46

FPU Destroys Illegal Fishing Gear in Kasese District 2 6

The FPU also burnt 3,300 monofilament nets, 64 basket nets, 650 under size gill nets and 2040 under-size fishing hooks among others. The items were confiscated in the last 30 days.
11:32
11:32

Pictorial: Uganda Police Force Win Inter-Forces Games 2022 in Kasese Police FC

This year’s edition was hosted by Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA in Mweya, Queen Elizabeth National Park under the theme: “Interforce Collaboration a key to Effective Wildlife Protection”.
07:48
07:48

Police Crowned Champions of Inter-Forces Games 2022 Uganda police force 3 2

The competition returned this year having temporarily been suspended due to the COVID- 19 pandemic and attracted teams from Police, Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces-UPDF, Uganda Prisons Service-UPS and Uganda Wildlife Authority -UWA.
17:11
17:11

UWA Staff Ask Gov’t to Increase Funding to Sports in Conservation Areas 1 4

Bashir Hangi, the UWA communication officer said that there is a lot of talent within UWA that needs to be given an opportunity to manifest by allocating reasonable resources at conservation area level to boast training.
12:01
12:01

Rwenzori Festival Excites Kasese Residents 7 2

The festival is meant to showcase the opportunities and cultural diversities in the Rwenzori region to attract investors and tourists.
11:38
11:38

Gov't to Operationalise Compensation Clause in Wildlife Act Next Month Uganda Wildlife Act 5 1

According to the Act, the government will effect the compensation when the person’s legal representative submits a claim to the wildlife compensation verification committee.
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.
08:40
08:40

Stray Elephants Kill Another Kasese Resident 2

Nuwamanya was attacked by a herd of elephants at around 10 p.m. as he and his friend attempted to chase them from their gardens. The herd had reportedly escaped from Kibaale National Park.
08:34
08:34

Minority Tribes Call for Establishment of Cultural Museums 2 7

James Bakaine, the deputy prime minister of the defunct Busongora Kingdom, says that community museums can play a very important role in preserving and presenting the diverse cultural heritage of minority tribes and provide spaces for appreciating different cultures.
15:13
15:13

Omudhingiya Kamya Launches Campaign to Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease 4 3

In his brief address during his coronation anniversary celebrations held at Bughanikire Royal Palace grounds in Bughanikire Town Council, Kamya said the sickle cell prevalence remains higher in Bundibugyo and Uganda as a whole mainly because many people especially those intending to get into intimate relationships lack quick access to testing services.
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