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Hippo Census Kicks Off in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Hippo Census Kicks Off in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Uganda Hippo

Hippo census, a scientific function undertaken once in two years to monitor population trends kicked off on February 25, 2014 at 8.30 am. It was flagged off by the CAM who participated in the count as a visitor. The census provides an opportunity for clients interested in management programmes to participate and contribute towards achievement

Uganda’s Prime Minister Awed by Tree Climbing Lions

Uganda’s Prime Minister Awed by Tree Climbing Lions

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Uganda’s Prime minister and head of government business Mr. Amama Mbabazi on November 9th 2013 led a high powered delegation of eminent citizens to visit Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park where he sighted the much sought after tree climbing lions. With the help of researchers who tracked and established the exact location of

Tourism Circuit Bridge Fixed in South Western Uganda

Tourism Circuit Bridge Fixed in South Western Uganda

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Life gradually returns to normal after the Ntungwa -Ishasha Bridge at the Rukungiri- Kanungu district borderline was re-opened by the Kanungu RDC for traffic Canon Benon Bwagi Ruronga. A heavy truck loaded with cement enroute to DR Congo had earlier collapsed the weak bridge bringing the entire channel down into the river. The broken bridge

Broken Ishasha Bridge to Take Long to Get Repaired

Broken Ishasha Bridge to Take Long to Get Repaired

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The Ishasha bridge that fell in a few days may take long to be repaired than expected. This is because of the magnitude of the damage of the bridge compared to the size of the bridge. The bridge, which connects Queen Elizabeth National park and Bwindi National park is a major tourism contributor as the

Ishasha Bridge Breakage Disrupts Tourism

Ishasha Bridge Breakage Disrupts Tourism

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There has been interruption of tourists following the breaking on Ntungwe bridge that connects Queen Elizabeth National park and Bwindi national park. The bridge collapse has been as a result of heavy trucks which use that road on the way to DR Congo or Kihiihi. National roads authority is working down the clock to ensure

UWA Deplores Killing of a Lion in Queen Elizabeth National Park

UWA Deplores Killing of a Lion in Queen Elizabeth National Park

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The Uganda Wildlife Authority has learnt with dismay the merciless killing of an adult lioness by a section of Kazinga village residents   neighboring Queen Elizabeth National Park in south western Uganda on Thursday. While we sympathize with the community over the loss of their goats  killed by the straying lioness, the act of spearing the

Queen Elizabeth National Park Excites Marketers

Queen Elizabeth National Park Excites Marketers

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Lwanyaga in her mid 20s is an account manager with Vantage communications Ltd while her partner is an expert in Graphic design and advertising. The duo were part of the lucky few who secured slots for the most sought out boat ride on the Kazinga channel which links Lakes Edward and George during the peak

Queen Elizabeth National Park Signs Alliance Pact With Queen Elizabeth Country Park England

Queen Elizabeth National Park Signs Alliance Pact With Queen Elizabeth Country Park England

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ON Wednesday 28th of January 2009, authorities of the Queen Elizabeth National park in Western Uganda with their counterparts from Queen Elizabeth Country Park in the UK signed an alliance of five year memorandum of Understanding at an occasion led by the Deputy British high commissioner Mr. Phillip Mani. The move is aimed at bolstering

Kazinga Channel Launch Trips Resume

Kazinga Channel Launch Trips Resume

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The popular launch trips on the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park that were temporarily suspended on October 20th 2004 will resume on Monday 8th November 2004. Uganda Wildlife Authority would like to assure members of the public that Queen Elizabeth National Park is safe for tourists because humans are in no danger of

Anthrax in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Anthrax in Queen Elizabeth National Park

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After weeks of investigations involving the Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) and the Ministry of Health on what has been causing the death of hippos in Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area (QECA), it has been confirmed that anthrax has been the cause of the deaths. Because