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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary reopened to tourists

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has reopened Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola district. UWA closed Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which sits on over 16,000 acres of land, and home to 33 endangered White Rhinos in mid-April this year with a message that no tourism activity would be …

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Fresh outbreak of foot and mouth disease reported in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola district has registered a fresh outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD. The outbreak has been reported in two farms in Kakooge town council in Nakasongola town. At least 7,000 heads of cattle are estimated to be kept in Kakooge town council. The Nakasongola District …

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Nakasongola district embarks on updating tax database

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Nakasongola district have embarked on a process to update their tax database so as to enhance revenue collection and fight corruption. Nakasongola district collected 539 million Shillings during the financial year 2019/2020 and close to 800 million Shillings by March 2021, far below the …

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Fisheries Protection Unit accused of abetting illegal fishing on L. Kyoga

Nakasongola , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF, Fisheries Protection Unit personnel have been accused of involving themselves in illegal fishing on Lake Kyoga in Nakasongola district. Last year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries lifted the ban on Lake Kyoga but directed that only boats …

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Police investigating death of passenger on MV Kyoga

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Nakasongola is investigating the mysterious death of a passenger who lost his life aboard MV Kyoga, which was heading to Amolatar district. The deceased has been identified as Ambrose Ongom, a resident of Owinyocwa village at Namasale landing site in Amolatar district. It is …

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UWA closes Ziwa rhino sanctuary following attack

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has closed Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola district with immediate effect following a recent attack. The decision comes amidst bickering between Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranches (ZRWR), which owns the land hosting the sanctuary, and Rhino Fund Uganda (RFU), a non-governmental organization that …

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UWA to relocate 33 rhinos from Ziwa rhino sanctuary over land wrangles

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA is planning to relocate 33 rhinos from Ziwa rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola district due to land conflicts. Located in Nakitoma sub county, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (ZRS) has been under the management of Rhino Fund Uganda, a non-government organization. However, about four years ago, …

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Nakasongola leaders resort to vigilantes to fight cattle thefts

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola district leaders have resolved to form committees on each village to fight the rampant cattle thefts. According to district authorities, between 16 to 20 cows are stolen each day in Nakasongola and sold in Kampala city. The thieves raid kraals and steal the cattle …

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