What happened to Uganda’s survey trig. points?

An interesting, if unfortunate, story of what happened to the pillars that constituted (and in a few cases, still constitute)  Uganda’s primary triangulation network:

http://www.africover.org/download/documents/NCM3/g_Uganda.pdf

BTW: this shows a trig pillar atop Malundwe hill in Mikumi Game Reserve, Tanzania (August 2005) – being use as a handy table by a biological survey team:

And the corresponding area on the 1:50,000 topo map sheet:

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