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08:02
08:02

No Celebrations as Rwenzururu Kingdom Marks 11 Years 2 2

The day also marked 54 years since the Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere succeeded his father the late Isaya Mukirania. It has been celebrated with pomp, ever since Mumbere returned from the United States of America and since Obusinga bwa Rwenzururu was recognized as an independent cultural institution in 2009.
10:07
10:07

'Suspected Leopard' Terrorizing Rwimi Residents wild life 3

The Rwimi town council mayor, Abel Ngomayondi says the wild beast has been in their area for three months, killing at least 40 domestic animals including goats and pigs
07:34
07:34

National Forest Authority, UWA Accused of Destroying Forests in Kigezi Region 6 1

The officials accuse NFA and UWA officials of working with those who destroy these forests, yet they should be the ones to take the lead in conserving them.
18:29
18:29

UWA to Remove Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament cattle egrets 2 1

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs.
11:04
11:04

Nwoya District Grumbles Over UWA Cash stray animals 1 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Chairman Nwoya District says the District only received UGX 490M of the expected UGX 1.4 billion for revenue share of collections made by the Park in last financial year.
11:21
11:21

KCCA Drafting Law To Preserve Historical Buildings From Tasteless Investors 2

KCCA and Conservationists are still battling with Watoto Church Limited management that wants to demolish the historical structure formerly known as Norman Cinema and put up a 'modern' structure. If Watoto Ltd ignore the city authorities and the conservationists and proceed destroy the original structure, they can only be fined ugx2,000( about half a dollar).
18:18
18:18

Delayed Electric Fencing of Murchison Falls National Park Fueling Human-Wildlife Conflict stray wild animals 1 2

Last year in October, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced that it would install 30 Kilometers of low voltage electric fencing in major human-wildlife conflict hotspots in Murchison Falls National Park. Each Kilometre will cost 50 Million shillings.
16:30
16:30

Colobus Monkey Faces Extinction in Uganda wildlife tourism 1 3

Christine Nakayenze, a game warden at Mountain Elgon national park says the Bagishu traditional dancers who go for the circumcision (imbalu) dance hunt down the colobus monkeys for their skin.
10:15
10:15

One Killed, 12 Injured in Karuma-Pakwach Highway Accident Aswa River Region

The incident happened on Saturday at 7:30 pm around Murchison Falls National Park in Purongo Sub-County along the Karuma-Pakwach Highway.
16:42
16:42

Kidepo Sees Growth of Domestic Tourism after COVID-19 Lockdown 1 3

Reports obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN obtained indicates that between July and August, a total of 301 tourists visited Kidepo National Park shortly after lockdown measures were lifted by government. In July in particular, there were 88 visitors while 213 tourists visited the National Park in August according to the reports.
18:34
18:34

Gandhi Centre Project Delay, Bank Loan Interest Anger Migereko Tourism 4

Speaking at the inauguration of the 4th Board of the Uganda Tourism Board, the Chairman Daudi Migereko accused the management of UTB of being 'too slow' at implementing some projects. He said, Uganda had lost a lot during the COVID-19 pandemics and that it would be difficult to catch up with global trends unless they changed the way they do work.
11:55
11:55

Returning Ugandans Without COVID-19 Test Certificates to Be Quarantined 3 3

While announcing the re-opening of Entebbe International airport, President Yoweri Museveni announced said that all returning passengers must have tested negative for COVID-19 at least 72 hours before travelling to Uganda.
16:00
16:00

Rubirizi Residents Minting Cash from Elephant Dung elephants in uganda 3

Kyomugisha says the project has changed the lives of Rubirizi residents as they are now able to pay fees for their children in private schools and universities. She says that they have also constructed social amenities such as health facilities, energy stoves and a hotel, which has brought windfall profits that they only dreamt of in the past.
11:23
11:23

District Chairman Sentences 2 Hippos To Death hippopotamus 2

The District Chairperson Michael Lakony says the hippos have been causing mayhem along an 8km stretch the community has been told to hunt and kill them since UWA has failed to come to contain them
12:51
12:51

UWEC Gets Donation After Counting Losses 2

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre commonly known as (Entebbe Zoo) received donations including food for the animals in the Centre from the Foreign Grant Thorntan Community.
18:34
18:34

Uganda's Tourism Sector Secures UGX 26 Billion from EU Financing 3

Hundreds of tour operators suspended operations and more than six per cent of Uganda’s labour force lost their employment when the pandemic brought activities to a halt. The operators have also to recover from revenues lost when prospective visitors made cancellations, with some tourists likely to demand compensation.
15:04
15:04

No Date Yet for Resumption of Commercial Flights -UCAA coronavirus 2 1 Top story

The UCAA Manager of Public Affairs, Vianney Luggya told URN that this was not a final schedule, but a draft sent to the operators, who were asked to give their input for a final plan.
18:36
18:36

Government Offers new Incentives for Domestic Tourism Covid 19 3

Lilly Ajarova noted the opportunity presented by the COVID-19 pandemic; saying that because of the pandemic, destinations have been inclined to look inwards.
17:32
17:32

Stray Hippos Destroy Gardens in Amuru 3

The Hippos numbering three are believed to have wandered from Murchison Falls National Park from neighbouring Nwoya District. They have already grazed on 12 acres of rice and millet fields belonging to over 10 households.
16:42
16:42

Kenzo Officially Unveiled as Uganda's Tourism Ambassador 3 1 Top story

Although Uganda Tourism Board had engaged the same musician to join the Tulambule campaign two years ago, he was unable to perform the duties because of his running contract with Kenya. Today, State Minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda said that Kenzo was now ready to use his global profile to promote Uganda as a preferred tourism destination through his music.
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