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Three arrested with Pangolin in Abim district

Police in Abim district, northern Uganda, are holding three men who were arrested in possession of a live and two skinned (10.1kgs) pangolin said to be worth sh6million. Felix Orebo, 44 years old and a police officer number CPL40752 attached to Jinja Road Police Station, Logel Bosco 36 years a Para-Legal with …

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Top conservationist Kuki Gallman wounded in Kenya gun attack

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Italian-born conservationist and writer Kuki Gallman was Sunday seriously injured after being shot in her conservation park in Kenya’s drought-stricken centre. The 73-year-old, whose best-selling autobiography “I Dreamed of Africa” was made into a film with Kim Basinger playing Gallman, was “shot in the stomach …

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Uganda to open investment office in Doha, Qatar

Uganda plans to open an investment office in Doha, Qatar to facilitate prospective investors with information on trade, investment opportunities and to promote tourism. “Uganda will open an investment office in Doha. It will be part of Uganda’s Embassy in Qatar andwill also work on the promotion of tourism,” said President …

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Key leopard population ‘crashing’, study warns,

Paris, France | AFP | The leopard population in a region of South Africa once thick with the big cats is crashing, and could be wiped out within a few years, scientists warned Wednesday. Illegal killing of leopards in the Soutpansberg Mountains has reduced their numbers by two-thirds in the …

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Uganda Tourism Night – In China

Ambassador Solomon Rutega has described Uganda’s tourism as a “smiling beauty in the dark” whose potential will stun the world once the spotlight is put on it. “Uganda’s tourism beauty has been compared to a smiling beauty in darkness,” he told over 100 major tour and travel operators, airlines and media …

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Four arrested with ivory in Abim, northern Uganda

Police in Abim District in northern Uganda are holding four men who were arrested with 22.5 kilograms of ivory. Sixty-seven year old Longoli Longura, Locul Peter Loro 45, Okot Francis 38 and Loila James Boda 24, all Ugandan citizens were arrested by the Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) with help …

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