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Body parts of killed lions recovered

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces (UPDF) and the police have recovered body parts of the lions that were killed in Queen Elizabeth national park last week. The lions were found dead on Friday evening, in Ishasha sector, Kihihi Sub County, …

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UWA puts UGX 10M bounty on lions killers

Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has announced a cash bounty of 10 Million Shillings bounty for anybody who will provide information that will lead to the arrest of the people behind the killing of six lions in Queen Elizabeth National park.  The lions were found dead …

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Six lions found dead in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  Kanungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six lions have been found dead in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kihihi sub-county, Kanungu district. According to a statement from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), carcasses of the lions were discovered in the national park on Friday evening by game rangers …

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Uganda lions in danger

Numbers fewer than earlier indicated | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan lions are one of the most sought-after animals by tourists. This means they have great local tourism value as each lion raises about USD$ 14,000 (Approx. Shs52million) annually in park fees, according to official figures. Tourists find Ugandan lions interesting …

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Fear as stray lions invade Kihihi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Rushoroza parish in Kihihi Sub County in Kanungu district are living in fear because of a stray Lion in their area. On Monday evening, five Lions escaped from Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kihihi Sub County into the community. The Lions ate two …

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