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17:22
17:22

Three Lionesses Electrocuted in Queen Elizabeth National Park 2 1

According to Hangi, the Lionesses were found dead on a private electric fence belonging to Irungu Forest Safari Lodge in Kigabu Village Katunguru, meters away from the National Park.
15:46
15:46

Can Everlasting Peace Reign in Disputed Apaa Township? Apaa land conflict 8 1 Top story

Brutal skirmishes over the land however intensified in October 2017, after the then Local Government Minister Tom Butime, annexed the land from Pabbo Sub-county in Amuru District and officially handed it to Adjumani District Local government.
21:04
21:04

UPDF Soldier in Hiding After Hiring Gun to Poacher in Amuru hippopotamus 2 1

Arop hired out his gun, an AK47 assault rifle at an undisclosed fee to Tofa Abola on December 24 for poaching.
14:14
14:14

Persistent Elephant Invasion in Kitgum Sours UWA, Residents Relations Orom Subcounty 9 3

More than 200 acres of maize, groundnuts, finger millets, soya beans, sunflower, and potato gardens have already been destroyed by the wild animals in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish.
12:41
12:41

UWA to Compensate for Teenager Killed by Crocodile in Kaberamaido wildlife animals 1 2

The Community Liaison Officer of UWA under Elgon Region, Jimmy Tinkansimire confirmed the decision when the team visited the home of the deceased on Tuesday to commiserate with the family. The team met the family of the deceased and the leadership of Okile sub county and of Kaberamaido district.
16:00
16:00

Crocodile Kills Another Teenager in Kaberamaido 1 1

Paul Ewoyu, the Aperikira sub-county LC III chairperson, says that the deceased made one alarm after the attack before the crocodile dragged him into the water. He says that some residents are forced into such risky fishing methods due to the biting hunger that has already hit several families resulting from the prolonged dry spell.
15:33
15:33

Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum District marauding elephants 4 1

Orom Sub-County Chairperson Johnson Todera Acellam says that close to 200 hectares of food crops have since been destroyed by the marauding elephants.
17:57
17:57

Conservationists Call For Ban of Legal Trade, Breeding of Wildlife Snakes Uganda 4 1

According to conservationists, several snake farms in West, East and South Africa are infested with bacteria, and people who are licensed to keep wild animals as pets don't also provide appropriate diets. This is partly because of limited knowledge about how these animals feed.
19:03
19:03

Five Arrested in Possession of Ivory, Live Pangolin in Northern Uganda 1 3 Top story

Bashir Hangi, the UWA Communications Manager told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that three suspects were arrested from Agago district while attempting to sell off a live Pangolin. They were found in G&G Victoria Hotel in Kalongo Town Council where they had set up to meet their customers.
16:40
16:40

UWA Starts Licensing Ugandans to Milk Snakes for Cash Snakes Uganda 3

Some of the requirements for one to open a snake farm include getting approval from their neighbors, having not less than two acres of land and ability to pay an annual fee that is yet to be set. Besides conservation of species that face extinction, the most compelling justification for snake farming is milking them for venom.
16:27
16:27

Motorists Demand for Guard Rails at Apaa Bridge 1 1

The Apaa Bridge connects major roads that link Pabbo Sub-County to River Nile landing site; Puno-Dyang, Acholiber, Amuru Town Council, Layima, Pailyec in Amuru and neighboring Opuwa and Itirikwa Sub-Counties in Adjumani.
18:50
18:50

Poaching in Game Parks Reduced After Covid-19 Lockdown - UWA Wildlife 2

While there are persons who engage in poaching and wildlife trade as their main activity, though illegal, the lockdown is said to have forced many others to join the practice for survival as they no longer had access to their jobs.
18:18
18:18

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

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.
16:42
16:42

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

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.
17:16
17:16

Six Elephants Destroy One Thousand Hectares Of Crops In Agago stray elephants 1

Silvesto Asia Ali, one of the affected Farmers says he lost two hectares of Pumpkins to the stray elephants that invaded his farmland on Monday night. Some six elephants that reportedly strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park into community farmlands have been terrorizing farming communities in Luyita and Lujim parishes of Omiya Pachwa Sub county.
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.
18:21
18:21

High Court Halts Construction of Karenga District Headquarters Soroti High Court

Karenga District Local Government, carved out of Kaabong district in July 1st, 2019, has been constructing its headquarters in Kidepo Town Council and the structures are currently at the roofing level.
07:56
07:56

Lamwo Residents In Panic As Stray Lions Kill Six Cattle 1 Top story

The Padibe East Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, Julius Peter Olung told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that residents are currently living in fear following the invasion of the lions. He says the lions suspected to be male and female attacked another kraal on Monday night in the same village where they killed three more calves.
17:32
17:32

Installation of Electric Fence Around Murchison Falls National Park Starts 1

The electric fence will be used to block elephants from accessing the communities. Bashir told URN that the each kilometre will cost 50 million shillings.
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