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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

OUR WILD LIFE HEROES

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…
Thursday, 23 May 2013 09:29

UWA ED MEETS PRINCE OF WALES IN ENGLAND

Seen in the photo extreme left is Dr. Seguya and extreme right is Prince WilliamThe Executive Director of Uganda Wildlife Authority Dr. Andrew Seguya who is also a board member of the Uganda Tourism Board,on…
Sri Lanka PresidentMurchison Falls National Park in My hosted a number of high profile visitors including the Sri Lankan President HE Mahinda Rajapaska.The Sri Lankan head had a boat ride to the bottom of the…
Friday, 31 May 2013 09:25

GORILLA PERMIT PROMOTION ENDS

The discounted gorilla tracking permits promotion initiated by the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to enable East Africans and Foreign residents to enjoy the same gorilla tracking experience at reduced rates successfully ended on…
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