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15:10
15:10

Queen Elizabeth Launches Use of Bomb Pistols to Control Stray Game Animals 5 2 Top story

John Muhangi, the Warden Law Enforcement and Security in Queen Elizabeth National park, says they are cognizant that most game animals have found alternative routes, which they use to stray into communities where they wreak havoc.
07:45
07:45

Primate Mauls 11-Months-Old Boy in Nwoya 1 Top story

According to Muluwe, the baboon entered their barracks in the morning while they were attending the routine parade and attacked the infant killing him instantly. He says rangers later pursued the primate and killed it.
21:43
21:43

Queen Elizabeth National Park Records an Increase in Wildlife wild life 3 1

The Park's Chief Warde Pontius Ezuma says that the park is currently witnessing an increase in the wildlife population. He attributes the increase to some of the measures that were put in place to control the spread of coronavirus disease.
05:00
05:00

Minister Magyezi Advises Voters to Shun Corrupt, Incompetent Leaders 1 2

Magyezi said that the goal to extend services closer to the people and improve their general standards of living, will not be achieved if their leaders are incompetent and dishonest. He was speaking at the launch of Fort Portal city on Thursday.
06:04
06:04

UWA Ranger Arrested for Killing Nephew in Sheema Murder

The accused, Captain Peter Mweebwe is who works in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park reportedly shot his nephew after he accused him of allegedly taking cow dung from his kraal to use it as manure in his plantation without his consent.
13:13
13:13

UWEC Proposes Strict COVID-19 Preventive Measures wildlife 4 5

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.
05:29
05:29

Works on Multi-Million Modern Arua City Monument Kicks Off 3 2

Joel Aita, a consulting Engineer and proprietor Development infrastructure says the monument will comprise a six-meter bronze coated Leopard Statue, a digital advertising platform and a city clock tower.
11:07
11:07

Reptiles Left to Starve as River Nile Stretches Banks animal 3 Top story

Three of the cages have been totally submerged. The affected reptiles include two Egyptian cobras, three vipers, six pythons, an unspecified number of chameleons, four monitor lizards and other wild animals such as monkeys that are stuck in their cages.
20:38
20:38

Four Suspected Poachers Arrested in Kazo District 2 3

The four, suspected to have poached from Katonga Wildlife Reserve have been identified as Bishonga John Bosco, Mutungi Benjamin, Akili Felix, and Alibariho Godwin. They were arrested from Buhembe Village, in Burunga Sub-county.
12:12
12:12

Lands Ministry Starts Opening of Queen Elizabeth National Park Boundaries ministry of lands 5 2

The exercise started with the validation of the 1952 geodetic reference frames made up of concrete pillars and proceeded to survey and confirm the boundary points. The exercise is to be conducted in Kyarukara, Rwenjubu, Top Hill, Kiganda and Kyakitale wards all in Katwe sub-county.
13:35
13:35

Conservationists Demand Tough Penalty for Silverback Rafiki’s Killing 6 1

Rafiki who was thought to be 25 years old went missing on June 1 and his body was discovered a day after at Hakato inside Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Kisoro district. At the time of his death, Rakifi was the head of a group of 17 Mountain Gorilla’s, one of those described as habituated, because they were used to human contact.
11:11
11:11

Four Poachers Arrested For Killing Buffalo in Queen Elizabeth National Park 1

David Agenya, the Assistant Warden in- charge of Tourism in Ishasha Sector, says that the suspects were arrested on Sunday while in the national park during an operation by park rangers. He says that the suspects were found carrying the dead buffalo.
11:46
11:46

Rwenzori Mountains Park Partners With WWF to Protect Endangered Species Congo 1

James Okware, the Senior Warden in charge of the park, says that due to poaching, climate change, and excessive degradation of the park by those engaged in timber cutting and collection of firewood, a number of tree species, mammals and reptiles are at the verge of extinction.
16:29
16:29

Four Held for Killing Uganda's Rare Silverback Rafiki 1 2 Top story

Rafiki went missing on June 1 and his body was discovered a day after at Hakato inside the national park, according to a statement issued on Friday by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Bashir Hangi, the UWA Public Relations Officer says that Rafiki’s body was found with a very sharp wound which could have resulted in its death.
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.
14:09
14:09

UWA Suspends Boat Trips on Murchison Falls as River Nile Burst Banks lockdown 1 1

The authority said in a press statement issued on Monday, that the rising water level has submerged the landing points for ferries on both sides of the falls making it hard for vehicles to cross.
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.
14:47
14:47

Fort Portal Municipal Council to Remove Lion Effigy 1 1

On Wednesday, while appearing on radio the Mayor Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga, said that they are in the final stages of removing the effigy which symbolizes aggressiveness and courage.
13:11
13:11

Hunter Misses Targeted Animal, Spears Colleague to Death poachers

Anaka Town Council Chairperson Denis Okema says that the two were poaching wildlife in the park on Thursday afternoon when Omara missed his target, a wild animal and accidentally speared Olyel. Okema told Police that Omara handed himself to the Local Council leaders of Olony village after the incident.
11:01
11:01

Govt’s Must Integrate Bicycles in Transport Infrastructure Design After COVID-19 1 Top story

The COVID-19 crisis has cut off commutes, and group activities involving travel of all kinds, throwing recreational sports around the world into a deep freeze. But cycling has not only proved to be largely pandemic-proof, but it also seems to be growing in popularity in many cities, across the world.
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