By EDGAR R. BATTE, Monitor Publication A new nationwide survey shows that Ugandans value wildlife, which is good conservation news considering that it is one of the country’s tourism resources. In the ‘Attitudes to wildlife’…
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 07:54

New census for Bwindi gorillas

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has launched a new census of the mountain gorilla population in Bwindi impenetrable national park to assess their numbers and document information on poaching and other illegal activities. The census…
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 15:11

Tourism needs more marketing

Tourism needs more marketing LACK of marketing of Uganda’s tourism potential is one of the factors preventing the sector from developing, MPs have said.Last week, MPs on the committee on tourism quizzed wildlife minister Prof.…
Friday, 01 July 2011 16:15

Poachers arrested for killing gorilla

Three suspected poachers have been arrested over the brutal killing of a 12-year-old male mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, south-western Uganda, on June 17. Four others are on the run.The robust gorilla…
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 07:26

Baby elephant rescued from island

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has rescued a two-month-old male baby elephant abandoned at Hamukungu Island on Lake George, near Katunguru trading centre in Kasese District.The elephant named Charles Hamukungu after the fisherman who picked…
The number of animals in Uganda's national parks and game reserves has soared over the past decade, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) says.The latest figures show that the population of some species has doubled since…


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