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Monday, 31 December 2012 16:20

MIKE SITES Donates GPSs

MIKE (Monitoring Illegal Killing of Elephants) subregional support office for East Africa Mr. Edison Nuwamanya handing over some GPS (Global Positioning System) units to UWA's Chief Conservation Area Manager to assist rangers in recording data…
Monday, 03 December 2012 17:10

UWA BATTLES SOUTH SUDAN ELEPHANTS

Staff of Uganda Wildlife Authority in Murchison Falls Conservation Area (MFCA) are battling a herd of elephants that crossed from Nimule National Park in South Sudan last Friday into Uganda in the villages of Pagirinya…
Following increased vigilance by Uganda Wildlife Authority to fight illegal trade in wildlife products, another consignment of 42 poisonous snakes and 147 chameleons was this week impounded at Entebbe International Airport in what is yet…
A consignment of 62kg of ivory was On Sunday night confiscated by Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers following a tip off from a security operative at the airport. The ivory which was parked in two blue…
TOTAL   E& P TRAINS UWA STAFF IN OIL AND GAS ISSUES By Justine NamaraEighteen staff of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) drawn from Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, and Kibale Conservation Areas and UWA headquarters have completed…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 22:18

Bwindi’s senior adult female gorilla passes on

One of the senior adult female mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwiruka has died barely three months after the oldest male, Ruhondeza of Mubare Group  passed on. She was known to be playful,…
This is to inform you that the Board of Trustees has approved recruitment of 303 rangers to fill vacant positions in various protected areas. The bulk of these will be trained and deployed for oil…
Fifty six senior officers of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on Saturday passed out after completing a three week course in leadership development and basic military training at the National Leadership Institute, Kyankwanzi. The pass…
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 12:49

Poaching in protected areas not out of control

Recently there has been a spate of press reports in print and electronic media, including The New Vision, on increasing illegal activities in the protected Areas with particular emphasis on rampant poaching which has affected…
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 07:24

UWA Expands Chobe Tourism Game Drive Zone

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has completed construction works for Ayago Game drive tracks in Murchison Falls Conservation Area for the purpose of expanding the Chobe Tourism game drive zone. According to the Conservation Area Manager,…
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