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UWA Gives Shs 4Bn to Communities Surrounding Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on Thursday (April 25th, 2019) handed over cheques worth UGX 4,479,575,644 under the revenue sharing scheme to communities surrounding Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area. The cheques were handed over by the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu to the district leaders of Kisoro, Kanungu

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Chinese Diplomats, UWA Boss Implicated in Shs 3 Billion Ivory, Pangolin Scandal

President Yoweri Museveni has directed Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja to investigate allegations that Uganda Wildlife Authority (Uwa) executive director colluded with Chinese investors to smuggle ivory and pangolins. In a May 02 letter to the IGG, the president also accuses Seguya of “authorising the export of Pangolin (olugave)

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