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Baboon mauls 11 months old boy in Nwoya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Game rangers in Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district are mourning the death their workmate’s 11-months-old baby who was mauled by a baboon on Saturday. Isaiah Enyel Ibrahim was the son of Private Rogers Muluwe who is attached to Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) …

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 Three arrested over illegal possession of ivory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID has arrested three people over illegal possession of ivory valued at 76 million shillings. Charles Twine, the CID Spokesperson says that the suspects Dickens Opio, Denis Otuku and James Oluyi, were arrested from Oyam district. Twine, who is also …

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Tourism grew slowest in 2019 – BOU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Tourism earnings are estimated to have grown slower in the first ten months of 2019, according to to the Central Bank. The government planned to attract more one million tourists this year on top of the 1.8million people received in 2018.  But the Central Bank …

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UWA starts boundary opening in Murchison falls National park

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has started boundary opening of Murchison Falls National Game Park in Nwoya and Oyam districts. Murchison Falls is one of Uganda`s largest wildlife game reserve measuring 3,781 square kilometres and home to several wildlife. The exercise commenced on the …

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Tour company cons tourists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mabare Tours and Travel Company is on the spot for conning sixteen tourists. The tourists included Ugandans and several foreigners who had paid for an Easter package trip to Murchison falls National Park The tourists paid between 350,000 shillings to 1 million shillings to …

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Oil exploration: Restoration of park ecosystems incomplete

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The restoration of Murchison Falls National Park ecosystem where oil wells were dug during the exploration of the Albertine Graben remains incomplete.  Total E&P, the company in charge of the process says that there are still some remedial work to undertake in some of …

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