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.
Lawrence Twebaze, a resident of Nyakabungo cell in Nsasi Sub County says Government must take full responsibility and compensate him for the loss of his wife Jerade Kasande, who was killed by the game animals.
The hunt for stray leopards that invaded Luweero has hit a snag due lack of trained staff and money at the district vermin control unit. The Luweero Vermin Control Officer, Geoffrey Ekanya, says that the residents petitioned his office over the matter, but under-staffing and lack of funds have hampered the efforts to hunt down and kill the animals.
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has launched an operation to capture a leopard that has been roaming in Kamaiba and Nyakabingo wards in Kasese Municipality, after it escaped from Queen Elizabeth National Park. For nearly four weeks, people in Kamaiba and Nyakabingo wards in Central Division in Kasese Municipality have been living under fear following reports of the animal being sighted in the area.