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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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Uganda elephants migrating to DR Congo

 Experts say linking event to oil exploration is far-fetched Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | When hundreds of elephants crossed from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Congo’s Virunga National Park late last year, Congolese conservationists were excited to see the big numbers of the jumbos back after a long time. …

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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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Floods submerge houses at Rweshama landing site

Rukungiri, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | More than 50 houses have been submerged in Rweshama landing site on Lake Edward, Rukungiri district. This is after the overflowing of rivers Nchweera and Ntungwa in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Isaac Tinyinekabi, the Bwambara sub-county councillor representing Rweshama parish attributed the overflow of the …

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200 acre marijuana farm discovered in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s top tourism destination, Queen Elizabeth National Park is also being used to generate recreational substances whose earnings are not reflected in the country’s tourism revenues. What is arguably the country’s largest narcotics farm has today been discovered by a combined team of two …

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Nine injured in fresh Bakonzo, Basongora clashes in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | At least nine people were severely injured following land-related clashes between Basongora pastoralists and Bakonzo cultivators in Kabukero village, Karusandara sub-county in Kasese District on Sunday.  The clashes started when a group of Bakonzo armed with spears and pangas attacked the Basongora pastoralists who were …

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