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The Plot Thickens at Uganda Wildlife Authority

There is a firestorm of accusations coming from all directions at Uganda Wildlife Authority this week. It seems that earlier reports of the reasons for the sacking of the Executive Director and others may have simply been used to cover some questionable motives of the new Board of Directors.

I won’t go into detail here, because you can read about it in this article (http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-/688334/980714/-/item/0/-/y25hwyz/-/index.html) in the Monitor and follow the links to the related articles.

Take it all with a grain of salt, though, as I am sure more information will be uncovered as everybody begins to investigate everybody else.

What a mess. Continue reading

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New Vision Online : Top Wildlife bosses suspended over graft

I have a feeling it is not a coincidence that this story (see below) has come out soon after the suspension of the hunting licenses.  It seems that the new board at Uganda Wildlife Authority is taking its responsibilities seriously. … Continue reading

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