Reuters Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park is bisected by the majestic Nile river and boasts some of Africa’s wildlife treasures – elephants, lions and a rare giraffe sub-species. Beneath it lies another natural prize: oil. Now French energy giant Total has begun surveys to prepare for seismic tests in the national park, one of
Over the last one year Uganda Wildlife Authority has trained and recruited 430 new rangers with the chief mandate of monitoring oil activities and fighting poaching in the gazetted areas of UWA. The President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni commissioned the youthful rangers in April 2013 following a four month training that they had undergone.