Ugandan Govt Gets Tough on Poachers
The government has moved to amend the 1996 Wildlife Act policy putting in place more punitive measures for those who will be caught poaching and trading in wildlife products.
Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Uganda.
Independent (Kampala), 25 January 2013
The massacre of African elephants that have been going on in Africa for decades and have escalated to record levels over the last 30 years have been linked to religious practices… Read more »
Central Africa: Poaching Fuels Ugandan, Sudanese Militia
African Arguments, 14 January 2013
There are no final or totally verifiable figures for the numbers of elephants slaughtered for their ivory in 2012. Read more »
Observer, 6 January 2013
The recent disappearance of four poachers from Murchison Falls national park, and subsequent attempts by Nwoya district leaders to cut ties with the park, have shed light on the… Read more »
Observer, 27 November 2012
Soldiers deployed in Murchison Falls national park have been accused of carrying out extra-judicial killings of suspected poachers. Read more »