Uganda Wildlife Authority News

Lilly Ajarova: The ‘mother’ of orphaned chimpanzees

Ms Ajarova comes from Nebbi District and formally worked at Uganda Wildlife Authority.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 12, 2019

For 7 Years Uganda Earned $1.4b From Tourism Every Single Year,1.4m As The Number Of Tourists Every Year- Amos Wekesa – Red Pepper Uganda

For many years I have asked and will not stop asking for Uganda Wildlife Authority and Uganda Tourism Board to publicly give quarterly tourism statistics.

Red Pepper , Uganda Jan 11, 2019

Kiwanda announces new bosses at UTB

Ochieng and Kiwanda Ajarova is a graduate of Social Sciences from Makerere University and previously worked with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) where she was in charge of the development and marketing of tourism products in Uganda’s national parks.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 10, 2019

4,000 hectares of forest cover restored- UWA

In a bid to boost biodiversity and tourism in the Rwenzori sub-region, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has embarked on forests restoration.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 10, 2019

Uganda Tourism Board gets new leadership

Previously, Ms Ajarova worked as a tourism product manager at Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) where she spearheaded the development and marketing of tourism products in Uganda’s national parks.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 10, 2019

Farmers want flexible wildlife conservation policies, compensation

On many occasions, residents have complained that Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) officials arrest them for trapping and killing stray hippos and other stray animals that destroy their crops.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 10, 2019

Uganda Wildlife Authority captures lions on a village invasion

According to Bashir Hangi, the communication manager at Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), the lions were fitted with a satellite collar and hip with a very high frequency (VHF) in 2018 to monitor their movements in a bid to address the lion – human conflict.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 9, 2019

Nakasongola district council intervenes in Rhino saga

Roy assured the councilors that his initial plan was to transform the Zziwa Rhino sanctuary into a private game reserve and that the Rhinos would stay and that they had been granted permission to introduce other animals at the ranch by the Uganda Wildlife Authority.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 8, 2019

KCCA unveils city plans for next six months

To promote tourism in the city, Mr Kitaka says, KCCA will this year partner with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to construct two monuments of the Impala and the Gorilla, and complete the tourism information centre in the Jubilee gardens at Sheraton.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 8, 2019

Rakai farmers demand pro-people wildlife conservation policies

On many occasions, they have complained about arrests by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) officials for trapping and killing stray hippos that destroy their crops.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 5, 2019