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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…
Thursday, 13 February 2014 16:35

STRAY ELEPHANTS KILL THREE COMMUNITY MEMBERS

  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…
 STATEMENT BY UGANDA WILDLIFE AUTHORITY ON THE ALLEGED IMPLICATION OF UWA STAFF IN MURDER OF 7 FORMER POACHERS Our attention has been to the headline of the Sunday Vision of 9th February 2014 entitled “UWA…
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 08:28

IVORY :PRIEST GETS 12 MONTHS IN PRISON

A Chief Magistrate’s court in Fort Portal, Kabarole District has sentenced an Anglican priest Rev. Misaki Maitene and an ex-soldier Retired Captain Benon Twinomujuni to 12 months in prison after they were convicted of illegal…
A visit to Murchison Falls National Park is incomplete without a hike to the top of the falls using the famed Baker historical trail which offers the best viewing points for the Murchison and Uhuru…
  There are stories currently running on social networks especially face book, insinuating that Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is now part and parcel of the illegal ivory trade and that staff of UWA seem to…
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