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Stray hippo killed by residents in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Saruti B in Kasese municipality have killed one of the stray hippos that have been disturbing the area. The hippos escaped from Queen Elizabeth National Park in July last year and inhabited the stagnant water in Kanyangeya cell adjacent to River Nyamwaba. This …

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Hippos invade gardens in Butaleja district

Butaleja , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Butaleja district are counting losses after stray hippos invaded their crop gardens and destroyed crops. The stray hippos have also killed domestic animals like cattle and goats. The animals have ravaged gardens in villages of Lukana A, Lukana B and Busime among …

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Uganda’s Hippos are 2nd best at AFCON 2021

AFCON U20 FINAL 2021 Uganda 🇺🇬 0  Ghana 🇬🇭 2 BEST XI 2021 🇬🇭 Danlad Ibrahim 🇨🇫 Flory Yangao 🇨🇲 Blondon Meyapya 🇬🇲 Jawra Lamin 🇺🇬 Aziz Kayondo 🇲🇦 El Mehdi El Moubarik 🇬🇲 Lamarana Jallow 🇹🇳 Chibeb Labidi 🇬🇭 Abdul Fatawu I. 🇺🇬 Kakooza Derrick 🇧🇫 Joffrey Bazie Weight of history too …

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Stray hippos kill cows, destroy crop gardens in Busia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Stray hippos from Lake Victoria have killed 7 cows, 5 goats and destroyed over 24 crop gardens in Busime sub-county in Busia district. The hippos rampaged in Busime and Lukaba villages which are on the Lake Victoria shores. According to residents, the hippos come …

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Hippos kill three people, four animals in Kalangala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people have died when a boat they were travelling in was hit by a Hippo. The accident happened on Lake Victoria, in areas adjacent to Lulamba Island, Kalangala District. The deceased persons were travelling from a nearby Buwuvu Island when they were hit and …

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How humans alter ecosystems

They may have transformed the Sahara from lush paradise to barren desert Kampala, Uganda | DAVID K WRIGHT | Once upon a time, the Sahara was green. There were vast lakes. Hippos and giraffe lived there, and large human populations of fishers foraged for food alongside the lakeshores. The “African …

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