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ITB announcement: Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda Joint Visa Launching at ITB 6th March, 2014 Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda made an announcement on the introduction of the East African single joint visa, which took effect on…
The glamour and valour at the long awaited Kidepo day celebrations on February 28th,2014 were unprecedented.  The presence of the President and Fountain of Honour, a couple of cabinet ministers and  dozens of Legislators including…
MINISTRY OF TOURISM, WILDLIFE AND ANTIQUITIES PRESS STATEMENT ON THE RULING OF JUSTICE WILSON MASALU MUSENE IN MISCELLANEOUS CAUSE NO.49 OF 2013 KAYUMBA EMILE OGANE VS UGANDA REVENUE AUTHORITY OVER IVORY TRAFFICKING We have received…
A participant's account of the exerciseHippo census, a scientific function undertaken once in two years to monitor population trends kicked off on February 25, 2014 at 8.30 am. It was flagged off by the CAM…
FIFTEEN boats and 42 fishermen (anglers) graced this year’s annual Murchison Falls Invitational Fishing Tournament (MFIFT) which ended on February 22nd with more kilograms of Nile perch caught compared from 2013. It was fanfare with…
  Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has won a Constitutional Petition in the case of Tukamuhebwa George and 2720 others in the Court of Appeal sitting as a Constitutional court. The petitioners were residents of Mpokya…
LONDON CONFERENCE ON THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADEDeclaration1.We, the representatives of Governments and Regional Economic Integration Organisations*, gathered in London on 13th February 2014, recognising the significant scale and detrimental economic, social and environmental consequences of…
  On the morning of Wednesday 12th February, 2014, five elephants strayed out of Murchison Falls National Park to Atura village in Loro sub county Oyam district  about five kilometres from the park boundary. One…
In 2010, the Uganda Wildlife Authority requested UCF’s support to help recover MFCA, citing worrying levels of poaching which stretch UWA’s limited resources and capacity. Elephants are a major target for their ivory, although all…
At an event on 7 February, British High Commissioner HE Alison Blackburne, and Executive Director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Dr Andrew Seguya, spoke to the Ugandan media about the fight against the illegal…