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‘Welcome Mwandha, well done Seguya’

ATC News by Wolfgang H. Thome: Change at the helm of the Uganda Wildlife Authority Kampala, Uganda | WOLFGANG THOME | News emerging from Kampala indicates that Sam Mwandha has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) as Dr. Andrew Seguya prepares to step …

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UWA boosts domestic tourism with buses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority has boosted domestic tourism with the acquisition of five brand new tourism buses worth US$800,000. The funding was part of the US$100 million World Bank funded Competitive and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP) overseen by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). “The purchase …

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Uganda tourism sector gets buses boost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Wildlife Authority and Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) have got a boost of vehicles from the Private Sector Foundation to help boost the tourism sector. Officials in the tourism sector have today launched the busses and safari cars acquired through the Competitiveness and Enterprise …

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VIDEO: KCCA and UWA launch 400M project to construct monuments

VIDEO: KCCA and UWA launch 400M project to construct monuments Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Kampala Capital City Authority and Uganda Wildlife Authority have launched a project to build two monuments that are meant to boost tourism in Kampala and Uganda at large. The two monuments, one depicting an Impala …

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COMMENT: The Primate Lodge story

COMMENT | By Amos Wekesa |  Towards the end of 2005, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) called for expression of interest in running two rooms that existed in Kibale National Park and I thought since there was no indigenious Ugandans seriously running an accommodation inside a national park, I would give it …

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Kob translocation successful at Murchison Falls National Park

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has this month completed the translocation of hundreds of Kob antelopes from Murchison Falls Park. Translocation is a way of increasing population of that specie of animal from one park to the other in order to boost numbers across the country. It also help boost tourism …

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UWA loses 50, denies extrajudicial killings in park

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has refuted reports that it has been involved in extrajudicial killings of members of communities living near national game parks. This follows media reports that seven civilians were shot dead in August by game rangers in Murchison Falls National Park. The reports indicated that the civilians killed were not armed. UWA …

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Seguya appointed UWA boss

By Julius Businge Andrew Seguya has been appointed as the substantive executive director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), according to the UWA statement. The appointment was confirmed by the Minister of Tourism Maria Mutagamba. The position fell vacant in 2010 following the sacking of Moses Mapesa and other officials …

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