Tag: Uganda wildlife

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

Bickering follows IGCP meeting in Kampala
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Bickering follows IGCP meeting in Kampala

editor editor- October 18, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The Greater Virunga Transboundary Committee meeting took place in Kampala last week, discussing closer cooperation and harmonized ... Read More

Bird watching bonanza in Uganda for World Tourism Day celebrations
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Bird watching bonanza in Uganda for World Tourism Day celebrations

editor editor- September 14, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Ugandans will once more have the opportunity to get into the country’s national parks and forest reserves ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority counts its success
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Uganda Wildlife Authority counts its success

editor editor- October 23, 2009

Statistics released by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) once again reveal an increase in visitor numbers to the parks, proving ... Read More