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Tuesday, 26 July 2011 12:48

UWA official wins prestigious award

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) senior warden Law Enforcement (SWLE) Mr. Lulu Itipa has joined the world of celebrities after receiving a prestigious continental award for his exceptional contribution towards elephant conservation in Africa. Mr. Itipa’s…
Uganda Wildlife Authority has offered fully paid round trips to the winners of the Buganda Tourism Expo 2011 quiz winners after hosting the finalists to a sumptuous dinner at the Carnival Palace hotel in Kampala.Ms…
A new census of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) mountain gorilla population is set for September this year according to Uganda Wildlife Authority.Periodic censuses of endangered populations of high-profile species including gorillas help conservationists…
Monday, 06 June 2011 14:44

Law enforcement beefed up

With a total of 204 energetic and enthusiastic rangers trained and recruited by the Uganda Wildlife Authority recently, protection for the wildlife, guarding against national parks encroachment and improved tourist security are guaranteed.The strong force…
Thursday, 30 June 2011 16:09

New Tariffs for July 2011 to June 2013

UWA ANNOUNCES NEW TARIFFS AS THE NEW FINANCIAL YEAR BEGINSUganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has new tourism tariff for tourists visiting the National Parks which will take effect on 1st July 2011.According to the new tariff,…
Uganda minister for Tourism Professor Ephraim Kamuntu has called for Private –Public Partnership as a tool for promotion of tourism through capacity building and skills development .He observed that Tourism is one of the primary…
THE Queen of Buganda, Nabagereka Sylvia Naginda has urged central and local governments to scale up investments in tourism by uplifting our heritage sites and wildlife conservation centers  to foster rapid  socio-economic development.   The…
The Management of a national protected area system requires up-to-date information on a wide range of subjects including ecology, law enforcement, tourism socio-economy, patrol coverage as well as species distribution. Through monitoring of important key…
Tuesday, 21 June 2011 12:08

Habinyanja Black Back Killed by poachers

Friends of critically endangered Mountain Gorillas are mourning the brutal death of Mizaano (meaning playful) on Friday June 17 2011, of Habinyanja Family, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park(BINP) who has been the only blackback in the…
Friday, 01 April 2011 10:17

UWA boss targets domestic tourism growth

Uganda Wildlife Authority acting Executive Director, Dr. Andrew Ggunga Seguya has assured the Honorary Wildlife Officers that the organization is stable and devising strategies of increasing the numbers of domestic visitors to Uganda’s national parks…
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