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GORILLA ORGANISATION RECEIVES 1,793 POUNDS FROM UBM ROUTES For their passion for mountain Gorilla conservation in Uganda, the members of the Routes Europe which is part of UBM Routes (England) have made a kind donation…
Thursday, 04 July 2013 14:29

Bwindi hosts research symposium

Researchers across the spectrum converged in Bwindi’s Buhoma park headquarters for a researchers’ symposium.  The symposium jointly organized by UWA (BMCA) and ITFC (Institute for Tropical Forest Conservation) had varied number of researchers in numerous…
GOLDEN MONKEYS: MGAHINGA NATIONAL PARK READY FOR EXPERIENTIAL TOURISMUganda Wildlife Authority directorate of Conservation has completed the process of habituating a family of Golden monkeys for experiential tourism as a strategy to diversify tourism activities…
Monday, 24 June 2013 12:01

UN-WTO Secretary General Visits Uganda

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary General Mr. Taleb Rifai has described tourism sector in Uganda as a star in the making waiting to rise to the surface.
Original source: katsafrica A hundred years ago more than 200,000 wild lions lived throughout the continent of Africa but according to present day estimates a mere 32,000 lions at best roam freely throughout the forests and…
Original source: Daily Mail China needs to act now on the country's illegal ivory trade to stop elephants becoming extinct, according to one conservationist. China accounts for 40 per cent of the world's trade in elephant…
TRAUMATISED BABY CHIMPANZEE RESCUED, GETS NEW LEASE OF LIFECommunities in Bugandikire Village, Busaru Parish in Bundibugyo District in a surprise move recently handed over a baby chimpanzee to the police after allegedly finding it stranded…
Monday, 10 June 2013 07:33


As we celebrate Heroes Day today, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) takes this opportunity to celebrate the lives of our colleagues who died or got maimed in the course of their work in the protected areas.…
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Conservation fees (tariff rates) will effective January 2014 be running on a two year calendar basis as opposed to the financial year.According to management, this move is meant to improve customer…
Uganda Wildlife Authority's Chief Conservation Area manager (CCAM) Mr. Charles Tumwesigye is the proud winner of the 2013 National Geographic Society/Buffet Award for Leadership in African Conservation.Mr. Tumwesigye becomes the second UWA officer to win…
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