Posted by: APO | 12 February 2019

UK aid helps stop 750 pieces of illegal ivory being smuggled from South Sudan into Uganda

Thanks to scanners funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), the Ugandan Revenue Authority has made one of the largest seizures of wildlife contraband the country has ever seen. Customs officers in the Northern Ugandan town of Elegu, on the border with South Sudan, seized an estimated 750 pieces of ivory and thousands of pangolin scales, which have a street value of more than… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/uk-aid-helps-stop-750-pieces-of-illegal-ivory-being-smuggled-from-south-sudan-into-uganda?lang=en


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