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"The Ivory Trap" Film Premieres in Uganda

Celebrated Ugandan film director Isaac Nabwana's latest feature exposes the violence and corruption associated with wildlife poaching and trafficking.

"The Ivory Trap" premiered at a community screening in late December to an audience of 500 Ugandans. Before projecting the film, Nabwana gave remarks about the threat of poaching, and the economic benefits that come from nature tourism.

Ugandan celebrities help combat wildlife poaching

KAMPALA – The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), Uganda Conservation Foundation and WildAid today launched the "Poaching Steals from Us All" mass public awareness campaign featuring three high-profile national celebrities.

By starring in broadcast ads and short documentaries, actress and comedienne Anne Kansiime, singer Irene Ntale, and musician and actor Maurice Kirya use their voices to raise awareness about urgent wildlife conservation issues.