Theft of Shs4 billion worth of ivory haunts UWA boss Seguya, lucrative job advertised

Theft of Shs4 billion worth of ivory haunts UWA boss Seguya, lucrative job advertised

Public Service has advertised the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Executive Director’s job after Dr. Andrew Seguya’s five-year contract at the helm expired on November 20. But the development comes after the UWA board, chaired by Dr. Ben Otto, unanimously recommended the renewal of his contract to the tourism, wildlife and antiquities minister, Dr. Ephraim Kamuntu, […]

‘UWA was conspiring with Chinese diplomats to export illegal ivory from Uganda’

‘UWA was conspiring with Chinese diplomats to export illegal ivory from Uganda’

A new investigation has been ordered by President Museveni into whether staff at Uganda Wildlife Authority conspired with Chinese diplomats to export illegal ivory. Five senior officials were suspended two years ago after it was discovered that confiscated f the 1,335 kilogrammes (2,943 pounds)  of ivory had gone missing from the UWA strongroom. The outcome of […]