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US soldiers train UWA rangers to counter wildlife crimes in national parks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  United States soldiers have trained rangers of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on new techniques for countering wildlife trafficking and other associated wildlife crimes. The 25 rangers drawn from Six National Parks of Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area, Lake Mburo National Park, Kabale National Park, Murchison Falls …

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UWA starts boundary opening in Murchison falls National park

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has started boundary opening of Murchison Falls National Game Park in Nwoya and Oyam districts. Murchison Falls is one of Uganda`s largest wildlife game reserve measuring 3,781 square kilometres and home to several wildlife. The exercise commenced on the …

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White-eared kob sighted on Ugandan soil after two decades

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A male white-eared kob technically known as Kobus kob leucotis has appeared for the first time in two decades in Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve in Karamoja. The white-eared Kob was sighted by the Ecological Monitoring and Research Unit of Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA on …

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UWA gives UGX 2M to family of catechist killed by stray elephants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority has given two million shillings to the family of a Catholic Catechist killed by stray elephants from Murchison Falls. Boniface Omara, a catechist at Bombay Catholic Chapel, Kamdini Sub County in Oyam district was attacked and killed instantly by the elephants on …

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Fury over Murchison Falls

Govt proposal to build a sixth power dam on the Nile kicks up storm Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Murchison Falls, one of River Nile’s remaining spectacular waterfalls tops the “bucket list” of iconic sceneries in Uganda that hundreds of thousands of tourists covet when they visit the country. …

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Parliament starts fresh investigations into Apaa land dispute

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The committee of Parliament conducting fresh investigations into prolonged Apaa land dispute has started investigations. The MPs will on Wednesday inspect evidence of old settlement in the area in view of establishing whether humans occupied the area in the 1970s after President Idi Amin …

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