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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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American Tourist, Ugandan Driver Abducted at Queen Elizabeth National Park

A joint security team of Tourism Police, the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) and Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers has been dispatched at Queen Elizabeth National Park to pursue a group of 4 unknown gunmen who allegedly abducted an American tourist and a Ugandan senior tour guide/ driver who were on

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UWA Boss on the Spot for Soliciting Bribes from DFCU, Crane, Centenary Banks

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) executive director Dr Andrew Seguya is in hot soup for allegedly asking bribes from three banks. President Yoweri Museveni has directed Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja to investigate UWA and Dr Seguya. In a May 02 letter to Mulyagonja, President Yoweri Museveni wants Seguya investigated for,

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UWA Seeks Shs 11.5bn to Buy Chopper, Drone

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) executive director Dr Andrew Seguya on Monday appeared before the Tourism, Trade and Industry committee of parliament to present the authority’s Shs 66bn for the FY 2017/2018. The budget estimates indicate UWA’s plans to buy a chopper worth Shs 7bn and Shs 4.5bn for a drone. Dr Seguya

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