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08:29
08:29

UPDF Solider in Possession of Ivory Arrested in Oyam Gun

Obong, who is attached to 409 brigade in Arua district was arrested on Thursday following a tip off by concerned residents. The UPDF soldier was riding a motorcycle Reg No UFE 780M with the ivory tied in a mattress.
12:09
12:09

RDC Orders Arrest UWA Commander Over Shooting of Truck Driver in Apaa Contested Apaa 2

According to eyewitnesses, Opio was shot dead while fleeing from his truck registration number UAU 932G whose front tyres had been deflated by the rangers.
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.
11:23
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
10:19
10:19

Three People Die of Suspected Anthrax in Rubirizi Outbreak of Anthrax 3 2

Dr. Henry Mugaya, the Rubirizi District Veterinary Officer, although they are yet to confirm the disease in humans, it has claimed over 30 goats and 15 sheep since they often graze with buffaloes, hippos and water bucks in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
16:29
16:29

Uganda WildLife Authority Chokes on Dwindling Funds Tourism in Uganda 4

UWA is losing an average of UGX 7 billion (two million dollars) per month as a result of the COVID -19 pandemic lockdown.
13:07
13:07

Kavumba Recreation Center Halves Game Animal Feeds Due to Lockdown 5 2 Top story

Collin Mwesigye, the Manager Kavumba Recreation Center, says the lock down greatly affected their income forcing them to cut down on the quantity of food they give the animals.
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.
20:06
20:06

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.
09:17
09:17

UWA, UPDF Hunt for Stray Lions in Lamwo 2 6

The lions suspected to have strayed more than 140 kilometers from Kidepo Valley National Park invaded the area on Sunday night. The lions killed nine calves and injured three others belonging to a livestock farmer in separate attacks between Sunday and Tuesday.
12:11
12:11

Karenga Defies NEMA on District Headquarters 1 1 Top story

Moses Dalili, the Karenga Chief Administrative Officer, says the construction will go on as planned until a court order is issued stopping the works. He says Karenga district was created by the parliament and the district was cleared to establish headquarters within the contested area.
11:09
11:09

UWA Starts Eviction of 4,000 People from Matheniko- Bokora Wildlife Reserve

According to Charles Wilfred Okula, the warden Security and Law Enforcement Matheniko- Bokora wildlife reserve, the residents had encroached the protected area by 60.51 square kilometers.
16:36
16:36

UWA Translocating New Species to Pian- Upe Reserve giraffes in uganda 2 1

Bashir Hangi, the Manager Communication at UWA says they have translocated 15 giraffes and 92 impalas from Murchison Falls to the reserve to boost its capacity in tourist attraction.
19:23
19:23

US Soldiers Train UWA Rangers to Counter Wildlife Crimes in National Parks 1

The training led by US Soldiers under the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion was designed to develop leadership capability within Uganda Wildlife Authority necessary for investigating wildlife crimes, trafficking in wildlife as well as treat casualties during operations.
12:33
12:33

Elephants Invade Anaka Town Council

Patrick Okello Oryema the LCV chairperson Nwoya district says the two elephants have destroyed close to 15 acres of food crops including maize, bananas sesame among other crops in the affected area.
19:41
19:41

UWA to Install 30KM of Electric Fence in Murchison Falls National Park 1

The fence will be installed in areas whose trenches have been silted by flash-floods, gully erosion and elephant activities. Some sections will be erected to cross rivers and landscapes characterized by hard underlying rock outcrops which prevent effective trenching.
15:27
15:27

Conservationists Call for Protection of Primates Primates in Uganda 1 3

Uganda is considered the World’s Primate Capital for being home to 54 percent of the surviving global Gorilla Population, 8 percent of the global Mammals population and 35 percent of Mammals in the African Continent.
10:06
10:06

Apaa Residents Protest Plans to Close Polling Stations Apaa Township 6 1

The polling stations that are planned to be closed include Apaa Health Centre II, Apaa Primary School and Apaa Market. They were created during voting in 1980.
14:56
14:56

Victim of Elephant Attack Dies in Kaabong 1 1

Nakwang died on Tuesday at Kaabong Hospital where she was hospitalized for days after an attack at Natalapan Resettlement Camp in Lolelia South Sub County.
17:25
17:25

Elephant Kills Child, Injures Mother in Kaabong Kaabong Hospital 1 Top story

Nakwang is hospitalized at Kaabong Hospital in critical condition. Mathew Kubal, the Community Development Officer-CDO in Kakamar Sub County, says the mother had gone to the garden to harvest maize when the elephant attacked.
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