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UWA to install 100kms of electric fence in Nwoya

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA plans to install more than 100 kilometers of electric fence around the Murchison Falls National Park boundary to curb rising wildlife invasion into community settlements. The plan according to UWA officials is an addition to the current 30 kilometers of electric fence …

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UTB leads Rotary leaders to Murchison Falls National Park

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Tourism Board together with Private Sector Foundation Uganda supported Adventure Vacation Safaris to host a domestic tourism promotional tour dubbed, “Fellowship on the Nile” between March 25th to 27 at Murchison Falls National Park in Buliisa district. ’The other key partner in this was …

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Women undress before minister in protest of persistent elephants invasion

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Furious women in Lii sub county, Nwoya district stripped before the State Minister for Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, Martin Magara Bahinduka on Wednesday in protest against the rampant invasion of elephants. The minister was in the district to interact with the communities of Got-Apwoyo, Purongo, …

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Elephants kill 40 year old man in Murchison Falls National Park

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Elephants have trampled to death a 40-year old man in Nwoya district. The deceased has been identified as Celestino Odongo, a resident of Kole district. The incident happened on Sunday evening from Koch Lii sub county, three kilometers inside the Murchison Falls National Park in …

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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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Floods submerge Paraa docking pier

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Floods have submerged the docking pier at Paraa in Murchison Falls National Park crippling transport. UWA on Sunday issued a flood alert indicating that floods had submerged the ferry docking points at Paraa making it impossible for the ferry to operate across the Nile River. …

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KKT bus catches fire, burns to ashes

Nwoya, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A Kampala bound coach belonging to KKT Bus Company from Paidha in Zombo district has caught fire and burnt to ashes. The bus registration number UAM 360M burst in flames on Friday afternoon near Agung trading center in Nwoya district reducing passenger’s property worth millions …

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