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10:33
10:33

Absence of School Field Activities Leave Kazinga Channel Guides Counting Losses 4 2

Kazinga Channel and Katwe Landing site are key geographical study destinations for students both in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions.
16:07
16:07

Kasese Residents Demand Sensitization on UWA Law 6 1

Geoffrey Asiimwe Kamuhanda a resident of Kahendero landing site says they had a community engagement with UWA in 2019 and asked for public information on new laws and issues to do with human and wildlife conflicts.
11:55
11:55

Kasese Residents Want UWA to Expedite Compensation Wildlife Act 2019 4 2

Geoffrey Kasozi a model farmer in Karusandara sub county says they have had numerous discussions with various stakeholders in regard to the Act. But he questions why the compensation clause has been handled sluggishly yet the wild animals continue to cause havoc in communities including destroying crops and injuring people.
17:44
17:44

Karusandara Residents Plead for Electric Fencing after Elephant Killing Man 7 3

Robert Bitariho LC1 chairperson Kabaka village says for decades, wild animals especially elephants have attacked and killed some residents neighbouring the park.
07:16
07:16

UWA Rangers Kill Stray Hippo in Kasese 2 1 Top story

Tadeo Masereka, a native of Kanyangeya says the hippopotamus had taken over Nyamwamba River blocking people from fetching water for fear of being attacked.
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.
04:58
04:58

Crocodile Kills Another Person on Lake Edward 3 1

Pascal Ecumu the OC marine police on Lake Edward and George told URN on Wednesday that they have so far recovered some of the deceased’s suspected body parts.
17:05
17:05

Hotel Owners Engage EU Ambassadors on COVID-19 Losses European Union 5 1

Lodge owners and tourism operators have appealed to the European Union (EU) delegation in Uganda to consider clear accessibility of the Euro 6 million grant (25.2 billion Shillings) that was recently extended to support the private tourism sector.
15:59
15:59

Stray Elephants Cause Panic in Kasese Town 2 3

Kananga Baluku a resident of acholi quarter say the elephants reached their area at 7:00am but residents managed to repulse them with shouting and beating of metallic objects.
15:10
15:10

Queen Elizabeth Launches Use of Bomb Pistols to Control Stray Game Animals electric fencing 2 5 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.
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.
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.
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.
11:54
11:54

Pictorial: Stray Elephants Wreck Havoc in Muhokya Sub county UWA Top story

The elephants raided Rutooke and Busambu vilages in Muhokya sub county where they destroyed gardens of tomatoes, Cotton, maize, vanilla and banana plantations.
15:36
15:36

UWA To Resume Electric Fencing Around Queen Elizabeth National Park Elephants 4 2

Pontious Nzuma, the Chief Warden Queen Elizabeth National Park, says they are set to continue with the work in a few days’ time. He says some sections will be erected to cross rivers and landscapes characterised by hard underlying rocks.
11:15
11:15

Pictorial: Rwenzori Art Centre And Sculpture Gallery Changing the Face of Tourism In Kasese Rwenzori Founders

Rwenzori Art Center and Sculpture Gallery is the only dedicated hub for casting sculpture in the Region. Visitors are treated to a stunning display of works cast in the adjacent studios by talented craftsmen
15:08
15:08

Six Arrested for Growing Marijuana in Queen Elizabeth National Park UWA 1

According to ASP Vincent Mwesige the Kasese Police Public Relations officer he told URN reporter that the suspects had planted over one hectare of cannabis.
18:11
18:11

MV Kazinga Gets Operational Licence Great Lakes Safaris 3

The 65-seater boat was launched on Lake Edward in August. Amos Wekesa, the Director, Great Lakes Safaris, says MV Kazinga is a strong addition to the tourism menu in Kasese, which recently passed a resolution to be labeled and gazetted a tourism district.
14:10
14:10

Nursing Student Drowns in Kiwa Heritage Hot Springs 1

Ericana Kisobolhu, the Director Kiwa Heritage, says Mugume was picked from the hot springs around 9PM after one of the revelers noticed that he was lying unconscious in the pool.
17:37
17:37

Kiwa Heritage Changing Face of Local Tourism in Kasese 1 8 Top story

Sylvester Kule Walyuba, a team leader at Kiwa Heritage says the site was established in 2013 to interest the community in environmental conservation and preserve the positive cultural norms and values of the Bakonzo people.
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