Tag: Uganda Wildlife Authority

Uganda Wildlife Authority issues notice on rescheduling of tourism activities
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Uganda Wildlife Authority issues notice on rescheduling of tourism activities

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 12, 2020

Following the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) issued notice to stakeholders on minor changes in the rescheduling ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust hand over to Dr.Joshua Rukundo
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Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust hand over to Dr.Joshua Rukundo

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 10, 2019

On 4th March 2019, the long-serving Executive Director of Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Ms Lilly Ajarova handed over ... Read More

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire
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Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019

A humble family living among the local communities that neighbor Murchison Falls National Park in the Masindi district have rescued ... Read More

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin
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Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

Conservationists from Chester Zoo have captured ‘momentous’ video footage of the elusive giant pangolin at Ziwa Rhino Ranch in Uganda ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket
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Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon
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Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO
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Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 10, 2019

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the government body in charge of promoting and marketing tourism, has appointed its first female ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism
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Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019

Experiential tourism was introduced in Uganda to allow visitors to actively participate in monitoring animals that live in the park ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO
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Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2018

Uganda Tourism Board CEO job is up for grabs as Stephen Asiimwe bows out after four years at the helm. Read More

Rwenzori Visitor Center opens doors in Uganda
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Rwenzori Visitor Center opens doors in Uganda

editor editor- August 28, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - The USAID-funded STAR program, short for Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift, has handed over their arguably ... Read More

National park fire destroys safari lodge
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National park fire destroys safari lodge

editor editor- February 9, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - A raging bush fire, allegedly set by staff of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, has devastated the Kyambura ... Read More

Uganda tourism ministry finally gets Kanyeihamba report
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Uganda tourism ministry finally gets Kanyeihamba report

editor editor- January 14, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - After four months of waiting, the Ministry of Tourism has finally received the Kanyeihamba report, giving the ... Read More

Appoint new boards, Uganda Ministry told
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Appoint new boards, Uganda Ministry told

editor editor- December 8, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Pressure is growing on the Uganda Ministry of Tourism to appoint boards for various institutions under the ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority Commission Chair just cannot shut up
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Uganda Wildlife Authority Commission Chair just cannot shut up

editor editor- September 27, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - In typical style, combative and controversial as ever, retired Supreme Court Justice George Kanyeihamba, only days after ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority lacks funds to play tourist
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Uganda Wildlife Authority lacks funds to play tourist

editor editor- August 18, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - A range of rather unprintable comments were received overnight when it became known that members of the ... Read More

Former Uganda tourism minister in cross hairs
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Former Uganda tourism minister in cross hairs

editor editor- July 1, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The immediate former Minister for Tourism Trade and Industry, the Hon. Read More

Kidepo lodge deal not in order
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Kidepo lodge deal not in order

editor editor- April 9, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - As reported last year, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) was given a directive from the Office of ... Read More

Uganda’s fallen tourism rankings lead to more squabbles
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Uganda’s fallen tourism rankings lead to more squabbles

editor editor- March 24, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - When news broke yesterday that Rwanda’s tourism sector’s competitiveness had risen to now top their standing within ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority to fork out a billion to Murchison Falls neighbors
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Uganda Wildlife Authority to fork out a billion to Murchison Falls neighbors

editor editor- March 17, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - As much as a billion Uganda Shillings (approximately US$415,800) has accumulated in accounts set aside to give ... Read More

Uganda tourism minister under renewed pressure
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Uganda tourism minister under renewed pressure

editor editor- December 27, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - The Attorney General’s Office last weekend published advice sought by government over initial plans to install a ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority woes far from over as donors wade into controversy
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Uganda Wildlife Authority woes far from over as donors wade into controversy

editor editor- December 15, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - Key development partners and donors of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) have now formally written to the ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority gets new acting executive director
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Uganda Wildlife Authority gets new acting executive director

editor editor- December 9, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - In a surprise move, the minister of tourism yesterday appointed Dr. Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority acting executive director under fire
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Uganda Wildlife Authority acting executive director under fire

editor editor- December 6, 2010

UGANDA (eTN) - Comments attributed to the acting executive director of UWA, Mark Kamanzi, to the effect of "what is ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority excels in mountain rescue of tourist
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Uganda Wildlife Authority excels in mountain rescue of tourist

editor editor- June 17, 2010

(eTN) Last week put the Uganda Wildlife Authority’s (UWA) rescue measures to the test, when a foreign tourist suffered a ... Read More

More landslide threats on Mt. Elgon
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More landslide threats on Mt. Elgon

editor editor- June 1, 2010

Latest information emerging from the east of the country indicate that further Read More

Uganda’s new hunting license promises more controversy
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Uganda’s new hunting license promises more controversy

editor editor- October 20, 2009

Reports recently in the local media, and a subsequent reproduction of an article by The Monitor on the eTN Website, ... Read More