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15:26
15:26

UWA to Erect Electric Fence Around Murchison Falls National Park stray animals 1 3

This follows numerous complaints filed by residents of Buliisa district settling adjacent to the National Park against the invasion of wild animals including elephants, Baboons, and Buffaloes into the community to cause havoc.
08:51
08:51

Installation of Electric Fence Around Murchsion Falls National Park Stalls Over Lack Of EIA Report 1 2

Hangi says without the Environmental Impact Assessment reports from the World Bank, they cant carry on with the installation of the electric fence around the national park.
15:16
15:16

Stray Elephant Kills 75-year-old Man in Buliisa death 2

The deceased has been identified as Mogo Ungyera, a resident of Waiga village in Bugana Parish. He was attacked on Sunday evening when the elephant strayed from the Murchison Falls National Park into his tobacco Nursery Bed.
14:57
14:57

Stray Elephants Invade Buliisa Villages garden crops 3 1

More than twenty elephants from Murchison falls national park strayed into Bugana, Kicoke, and Nganzi villages in Bugana sub-county on Wednesday night and destroyed several acres of cassava, maize, beans, sorghum, and banana plantations among others.
18:58
18:58

Missing Poacher Found Dead inside Murchison Falls Park

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong in a statement issued on Wednesday noted preliminary findings indicate the deceased was trampled to death by elephants.
22:36
22:36

Buliisa Residents Petition UWA Over Rampant Invasion of Elephants from Murchison Falls National Park 3 1

In their petition dated August 17, 2022 addressed to UWA, the residents contend that they are being raided by wild animals like elephants and Buffaloes which destroy their crops and cause injuries to the community members.
16:01
16:01

Four Suspected Poachers Disappear In Murchison Falls National Park 1 2 Top story

Anaka Sub-County LC III Chairperson, Morris Kakanyero Opiyo told URN in an interview Wednesday that initially, five men entered the park on a hunting trip. He however says that one of them escaped during an encounter with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers before alerting local leaders about his colleagues three days later.
18:18
18:18

Poachers Vandalize Electric Fence At Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The installation of the electric fence covering a 20-kilometre stretch around the Park started in January 2020 to stop wild animals from straying into human settlements. The move followed complaints of crop destruction, severe injuries, and death of locals caused by stray animals mostly elephants straying from the National Park.
17:12
17:12

Saudi National Trampled to Death by Elephant in Murchison Falls Elephants 1 1 Top story

Bashir Hangi, Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA Communications Manager told URN that the deceased was in the company of three other colleagues on a journey from Masindi District through the National Park to Arua city while using a Toyota Wish car.
14:51
14:51

Dutch Mother Won’t give up Search for Her Missing Daughter 1 7 Top story

Sophia arrived at the Student’s Education Centre on that fateful Wednesday afternoon with two travel companions and their tour guide. She apparently went to the latrines, some forty metres away from the room but never returned.
17:08
17:08

UWA Struggles to Mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Kidepo, Murchison Falls 2 4

UWA says that human-wildlife conflicts within the areas continue to manifest much as it has put in place several measures to mitigate them.
17:55
17:55

Total Boosts Plans to Re-Introduce Rhinos into the Wild Next Year Total E&P Uganda

“Accordingly, Total will provide its support to increase by 50% the number of rangers ensuring the preservation of Murchison Falls park and will support a program to reintroduce the black rhinoceros in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).” said Pouyanne.
07:04
07:04

Floods Submerge Paraa Docking Pier 2 1

UWA on Sunday issued a flood alert indicating that the floods have submerged the ferry docking points at Paraa crossing making it impossible for the ferry to operate across the Nile river.
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