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Katwe residents abandon animal rearing over crocodile attacks

    Katwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Katwe neighboring lake Edward in Kasese district are abandoning rearing of domestic animals over rampant crocodile attacks. The residents say they now live in fear because the crocodiles appear on the shorelines at different intervals during the day waiting for animals …

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UWA to compensate family of teenager killed by crocodile

Kaberamaido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has agreed to compensate the family of Simon Okello, the teenager who was attacked and killed by a crocodile at Okile landing site in Kaberamaido district early this month. The 14 year old pupil of primary four in Okile-Kobulubulu Primary School …

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Crocodile kills 35 year old man in Murchison Falls National Park

Kiryandongo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A crocodile has reportedly killed a 35 year old man at Murchison Falls National Park in Kiryandongo district. Simon Okumu,  a resident of Okwece village in Karuma town council went missing on Saturday after he went fishing on River Nile, 10 kilometers South of the …

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Crocodile kills 14 year old boy in Kaberamaido

Kaberamaido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Okile sub county in Kaberamaido district are searching for the body of a 14-year- old boy they suspect to be a victim of a crocodile attack. The teenager only identified as Okello disappeared when he went fishing at Okile landing site on Sunday …

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Teenager killed by crocodile in Namayingo

Namayingo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A body of a 13-year-old girl has been retrieved from the lake in Namayingo district where she was attacked and killed by a crocodile on Friday. It is reported that the child, Juliet Nakyaki from Bumera C village in Mutumba sub county had gone to …

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Police recovers body parts of crocodile attack victim

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Mayuge district on Sunday recovered some body parts of a 16-year-old who was killed by a crocodile on Thursday. Shafiq Watangwa, a primary six pupil at Musubi primary school in Musubi village, Bukatube sub county, Mayuge district had gone swimming with his …

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Crocodile devours fisherman in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A fisherman has been eaten by a crocodile from the shoreline of Lake Kyoga in Nakasongola district. The deceased has been identified as Abbas Zziwa, a fisherman at Kibuye landing site in Lwampanga sub-county in Nakasongola district. It’s reported that Zziwa met his death …

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Crocodile takes woman during night swim in Australia

Sydney, Australia | AFP | A woman is feared dead after being seized by a crocodile during a night-time swim with a friend at a beach in northern Australia, with reports that she yelled “A croc’s got me!” before disappearing. The women went for a stroll on Thornton Beach on …

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