Vincent Opyene rubs shoulders with ex Botswana president Seretse Khama Ian Khama in South Africa.
The Chief Executive Officer of Natural Resource Network, Vincent Opyene, recently participated in a workshop that was held in South Africa and was organized by the Attorney General Alliance of Africa in partnership with Good Governance Africa. Putting an end to the illegal trade in wildlife in Southern Africa was the primary emphasis of the
Man found with Crocodile Skin, Arrested
Yesterday, a combined operation by Uganda Police, Uganda Wildlife Authority, and Natural Resource Conservation Network resulted in the seizure of three pieces of crocodile skin that were being sold at a man’s residence The suspect, a 45-year-old peasant farmer named Obote Napoleaon, was taken into custody by Ugandan police after the discovery of the crocodile skin.
Man Convicted Over Leopard Skin
A man found guilty of unlawful possession of protected species has been sentenced by the standard utilities and wildlife court at Buganda road. Chief Magistrate Kamasanyu Gladys presided over the case. Tindyebwa Amos was sentenced to a UGX 2M fine or a 2-year prison term in a judgment issued on Wednesday, June 15. BackgroundUganda Police
Senior Officer Arrested Over Wildlife Trade.
A senior officer in the UPDF, Lt. Col. Ariko Robert, 54 , and his neighbor turned business partner, Alcumar Hellen, 30, were apprehended while attempting to sell ivory. Ariko was arrested from his home in Africa village, Aboiboi parish, Getom sub/ty Katakwi district. The suspect is attached to the 43rd Battalion As recently as a month ago
Kob meat pushes man to flee and leave wife, baby. Suspects Arrested
The suspect who hunted and killed a Uganda Kob has been arrested. Ohuru Lawrence, 23, was arrested alongside his hunting partner Okot Nichola, 32, on Thursday at 0200hrs in a dramatic turn of events at his home in Olulim Village, Got apwoyo, Nwoya district. This was after he attempted to flee from Uganda Police earlier
18yr old caught with Warthog meat
Juma Jawiambe(18yrs) was arrested on the night of 9th May 2022 after community members alarmed police when they saw him with a Warthog. He was arrested from te-okot village , apwoya sub-county, nwoya district. Warthogs (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) are not among the animals you can say that are peaceful or attractive, they are said to have a lifespan
Man found with Ivory-Arrested
An operation by Natural Resource Concervation Network, Uganda Police and Uganda Wildlife Authority has led to the arrest of a man found in possession of wildlife parts. The suspect, Thembo Yokonia (48 yrs), is a resident of musyenene 1 Kagoro parish, nyakiyumbu sub county kasese district. At the time of Arrest, Thembo was found in
Man in Pakwach Netted With Ugandan Kob Meat
A man who has been found with 100kgs of Ugandan Kob meat has been arrested. The suspect, Okello Robert, 35yrs, was netted in Te-Okot village, balyec parish, apwoya sub-county in possession of Ugandan Kob meat and other remains. The Kob appears on the country’s court of arms (right) to represent the east African nation’s abundant