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MPs reject proposed budget cuts in the tourism sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have rejected the projected budget cuts in the tourism sector, saying it is a key contributor to foreign revenue and a remedy to debt burden. Legislators are dismayed that government is moving to cut the tourism budget from Shs195 billion in 2022/2023 Financial …

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UWA seeks additional land for rhino conservation

Madi Okollo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA is considering acquiring additional land for the expansion of Ajai Wildlife Reserve in Madi Okollo district to boost Rhino conservation. This comes a few days after UWA announced plans to reintroduce the White Rhinos to Ajai Wildlife Reserve. The proposed …

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UWA to reintroduce white Rhinos in Ajai Wildlife Reserve

Madi Okollo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has announced plans of reintroducing White Rhinos to Ajai Wildlife Reserve in Madi Okollo district. This follows a feasibility study by the Uganda Wildlife Authority in 2020 that confirmed Ajai Wildlife Reserve as one of the best Rhino habitats in Uganda. …

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