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Uganda Wildlife Authority has released 204 highly endangered African grey parrots back to the wild after a six months quarantine period. The parrots were confiscated at the Mpondwe Customs border post in Kasese and at…
A scenic crater lakes drive, an array of fauna and countless species of birds were a source of a memorable experience for Ms Rukiya Lwanyaga and her partner Joseph Kikomeko who recently won a fully…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…