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UWA blocks 3000 cows from grazing in Zzwa rhino sanctuary

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has rejected requests by pastoralists in Nakasongola district to graze their animals inside Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. More than 100 pastoralists from Nakitoma Sub County have been grazing over 3000 head of cattle inside Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary with permission from Ziwa Rhino and …

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UWA needs USD 13 million to relocate rhinos from Ziwa sanctuary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Wildlife Authority needs over USD 13 million to relocate rhinos from Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to the National Park. The authority recently said that the 33 endangered white rhinos at the sanctuary will be introduced to protected areas after completion of a feasibility study to …

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Court to decide on Ziwa-Rhino Fund Uganda eviction on Monday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has fixed April 26, 2021, to give it’s decision on an application seeking to stay the eviction of Rhino Fund Uganda that has been operating at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongora district. The date has been fixed by the Civil Division Registrar Jameson …

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Ziwa rhino sanctuary land owner supports NGO eviction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The owners of the land on which Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is located have asked court to dismiss an application seeking to stay the eviction of the organization that has been operating on the facility. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a home to 33 white endangered rhinos located in …

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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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Mother Rhino Nandi dies at 21

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Nandi, one of the female rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is dead after suffering from a yet to be identified illness, according to the Uganda Wildlife Authority, UWA.  Nandi is one of the parent rhinos which were imported to revive the rhino population in Uganda.  …

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