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Charles Njonjo marks 100th birthday with visit to Uganda

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s former Attorney General Charles Njonjo started celebrations leading to his 100th birthday this week by tracking gorillas in Uganda at the weekend. The former flamboyant and powerful Attorney General of Kenya in the Jomo Kenyatta and early Daniel Arap Moi presidency, was at Mgahinga Gorilla …

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UWA struggles to capture stray crocodile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA is struggling to capture a stray crocodile which is threatening the lives of fishermen in Entebbe Municipality. Several fishermen have sighted the reptile in the lake between the UPDF Marine Docking pier, the Ministry of Energy and at the …

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UWA translocating new species to Pian- Upe reserve

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA is embarking on translocation of new species to Pian- Upe Game Reserve. Pian- Upe Game reserve has its base in Nakapiripirit but under Mt. Elgon National park conservation area which runs through Bugisu, Karamoja and parts of Teso. The activity is aimed …

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US partners with UWEC to reduce wildlife trafficking

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | U.S. Mission in Uganda has partnered with the Uganda Wildlife Conservation and Education Center (UWEC) to host Zoohackathon 2019 in Entebbe. Zoohackathon is a computer coding event that brings together developers, designers, project managers, and subject matter experts to create applications, systems, and …

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