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Speed up investigations into Ivory smuggling, says EU

Kristian-Schmidt-150x150The European Union envoy to Uganda, Kristian Schmidt has called for thorough investigations into the smuggling of ivory and other wildlife trophies.

Speaking during the launch of the sustainable financing of the Mt Rwenzori National Park at Alliance Francaise in Kampala yesterday, Schmidt said Uganda is widely used as a transit route for wildlife traffickers and also a source of wildlife crime itself. Continue reading Speed up investigations into Ivory smuggling, says EU

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UWA ivory scandal sucks in army, police

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Seized ivory linked to missing UWA stock

A well-knit syndicate is destroying wildlife and involving some of the officers at the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), police and the army. Continue reading UWA ivory scandal sucks in army, police