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UWA heightens deployment in Upe Pian game reserve to curb poaching

Nakapiripirit, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has heightened deployment in Pian Upe game reserve to fight against massive poaching and illegal grazing. James Okware, the senior warden in charge of Pian Upe game reserve says that despite the continuous sensitization by UWA, residents have continued poaching animals …

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Stray lions trigger panic among residents in Nakapiripirit district

Nakapiripirit, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Namalu town council in Nakapiripirit district are living in fear following the invasion of lions in the area. On Friday night, an unspecified number of lions believed to have strayed from Pian Upe game reserve attacked a cattle kraal in Namalu town council …

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UWA translocating new species to Pian- Upe reserve

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA is embarking on translocation of new species to Pian- Upe Game Reserve. Pian- Upe Game reserve has its base in Nakapiripirit but under Mt. Elgon National park conservation area which runs through Bugisu, Karamoja and parts of Teso. The activity is aimed …

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Ugandan cheetah, spotted hyena face extinction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The cheetah of Kidepo Valley National Park, Pian Upe Game Reserve and Matheniko-Bokora Wildlife Reserve is critically threatened, according to a new red list of critically endangered species released by the Ministry of Tourism. The same list also names the spotted Hyena of Queen …

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