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Climate change: France calls for global action
Agriculture takes a leap forward at Bonn Climate Talks
Does Uganda's 'open door' policy on refugees set an example for the rest of the world?
'This Fraud Must Stop': How a Green Norwegian Company is Using Climate Change to Exploit ...
Uganda's coffee trade in danger from drought, climate change
Uganda: Government Sets Ambitious Targets in Shs21.9 Trillion Budget
Nigeria: Paris Climate Change Agreement - How Has Nigeria Fared?
Uganda: MPs Asked to Expedite Climate Change Law
How Idi Amin of Uganda fought climate change
In Uganda, anti-GMO scare tactics even taint conventional hybrid crops
Worst-case global warming scenarios not credible: study
AfDB couches Africa water ministers ahead of World Water Forum
“Fight for Integration not for Positions” – President Museveni
Uganda: Government to Develop Irrigation Policy
IPS is pleased to name Sally Nyakanyanga as the Star of the Month
Climate change law in offing
Forests fall, animals die, desert looms: Uganda's burning problem – in pictures
Africa: Keeping Up with Climate Change - Climate Zoning as a Tool to Fight Hunger
Uganda: Legislators Oppose Recovery of 4981 Hectare Forest Land
Why Uganda needs to go off-grid
Nantaba earns millions selling carbon credits through forestry
How to save beans in the face of climate change
When Kenya's poison easily became lucky Uganda's meat
Kenya: When Kenya's Poison Easily Became Lucky Uganda's Meat
East Africa: Changing Climate Pushes Producers to Alternative Energy
Uganda: Saleh Demands Ban On Export of Unprocessed Grains
COMMENT: Uganda's climate change policy
Kenya's climate change plan leaves out poor people - lobbies
Act now before we face an environment catastrophe
Waste, pesticides and climate change pose alarming threat to food security, Dubai event hears
Involve indigenous people in climate change fight
Uganda bids farewell to FAO Country representative
Uganda, Switzerland milk cultures captured in international exhibition
Uganda: Therapy Dogs Heal Traumatised Survivors of Brutal Ugandan War
Over 180 job offers in today's New Vision
Parliament scrutinizes environmental bill 2017
Uganda: Parliament Scrutinizes Environmental Bill 2017
Well handled, coffee can take Uganda to next level
Coffee revolution looks set to transform Uganda
Uganda: Coffee Revolution Looks Set to Transform Uganda
Africa's First NDC Partnership Plan Established in Uganda
Welcome to this week's eco@africa
Way to Go: Climate change
Study predicts wildlife of Africa's Albertine Rift will be threatened by climate change
Study predicts wildlife of Africa's Albertine Rift will be threatened by climate change
Climate change activist, Walker set to walk 370km
Monitor joins walk to plant million trees
Gaps in our earth journalism
Climate Smart Agriculture, combating climate change across Africa
Study of climate change could lead to understanding future of infectious disease
Study of climate change could lead to understanding future of infectious disease
There is urgent need to sensitise population on climate change
Water week climaxes with multi-celebrations
Archbishop Lwanga calls for sustained security in Easter message
Climate change threatens maize output
Uganda, a country located in the sub-Saharan Middle East of Africa, with a population of nearly 44 million people, calculated by World-O-Meters, possesses powers beyond their own knowledge to alter the effects of global warming. The knowledge and education about sustainable energy sources is ...
The researchers led by Gertrude Kenyange, a private consultant discovered that the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) is not yet domesticated by Uganda. In addition, the ILO Convention 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples, 1989 is yet to be ratified by Uganda.
A Ugandan-German partnership between Christian Service International and Ndejje University is using maize spindles as waste biomass to produce briquettes. Uganda has a huge problem with deforestation, with much of the wood being used to cook food. So the partnership persuaded local farmers to ...
Over 30 years after their displacement, the Batwa people is still largely landless and many Twas find themselves having to re-create settlements in the forests. The article below highlights the harsh conditions of living and the consequences of climate change on the indigenous peoples of Uganda, who ...
“Not even the remotest corner of the Commonwealth remains unaffected or unthreatened by the impacts of climate change. ... the Revd Niyongere Pierre Celestin, an Anglican priest in Uganda; Archbishop Ron Cutler, of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island in Canada; the Bishop of Edmonton, Jane ...
The State Minister for Environment Mary Goretti Kitutu has said Uganda's forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, attributing it to human encroachment for ... All other organisations ought to take part in planting trees as a priority to manage the climate change challenges,” said Kitutu.
To make his point at the highest levels, Jarvis climbed two of the mountains during the Paris climate talks of 2015 and beamed into the conference once from the Carstensz Pyramid then six days later from the Ruwenzori mountains in Uganda, offsetting his carbon emissions along the way naturally.
He also predicted that at that rate, Uganda would not have any forest in the next 40 years. This situation also ushered in a number of environmental problems, such as devastating impacts of climate change and soil degradation, degradation of water shades, and food insecurithy due to very bad drought.
To start with, Uganda is drought-prone, and maize is a thirsty crop. WEMA maize is drought-tolerant, making it part of the climate resilient agriculture the country desperately needs to adapt to global warming. WEMA maize is also insect-resistant too. Originally bred to defeat the corn borer pest, it also ...
In 1992, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the intergovernmental treaty, was adopted as the basis for a global response to tackle the challenges posed by climate change. With 195 Parties, the convention enjoys near-universal memberships. The ultimate ...
KAMPALA - When Global Research Agency Mercer released the City ... We also launched the Kampala Climate Change Strategy and currently ...
Behind Uganda's lush beauty, climate change is looming large. Dubbed 'the Pearl of Africa' for its stunning nature, this verdant east-African nation is ...
Behind Uganda's lush beauty, climate change is looming large. Dubbed "the Pearl of Africa" for its stunning nature, this verdant east-African nation is struggling to deal with the prolonged dry seasons and more intense rainfalls that have become the new normal. “Rain has become my enemy. When it ...
At Kampala weather station, 1,418mm of rainfall was recorded in 2001 ... Environmental degradation has resulted into climate change, also referred to ...
... effects of climate change. “Earth system models give us a sense for the scope and magnitude of the problems we face,” Deborah Lawrence said. “We looked at where heat stress will occur and compared it with where people are likely to be. “For example, more than 70 million people in Uganda and ...
Millions of Kenyans and Ugandans will experience extreme heat stress later this century as a result of climate change, a new US scientific study warns ...
They range from climate change, incurable crop diseases, a fast growing ... Uganda is the largest producer of banana and sweet potato in Africa.
“There is a big deficit and it is evident when one takes any direction from Kampala. The land is bare and the effects of climate change are more felt due ...
While the Bonn Climate Change Conference saw some progress on the ... 10 May 2018: The UN Climate Change Conference concluded following ... of people, killing dozens, in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.
A Ugandan and German team called 'Agali Awamu' has developed an ... to climate change through emissions and deforestation, and damage health.
But when floods hit in countries like Uganda as is happening right now, you ... In the context of climate change, adaptation refers to the wide range of ...
Uganda, like other countries in the world, is experiencing climate change. This is manifested mainly in the form of rising temperatures, erratic and ...
The conference brought together civil society groups from Kenya, Uganda and ... Kioli said climate change knows no colour, creed or economic status of ... Kioli said Kenya's economy is vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
In the global fight against climate change, one tool is proving increasingly ... litigation across 13 countries, including the U.S., Pakistan and Uganda.
t seems obvious that climate change has – and will – cause human conflict and the ... Climate change can play a role in forcing people to migrate. ... Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
... Nation building, Interest and Identity, Climate change, Intra-state conflicts, ... CDF Muhoozi in a group photo with officers from UPDF, Uganda Police, ...
KAMPALA. Environmentalists have called upon Ugandans to lead the fight against climate change by defending the wetlands and the entire ...
Lawrence Biyika Songa, the chairperson of the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change explains that climate change impact in Uganda is ...
Waste to wealth: Revolutionising health financing in Uganda ... From Waste to Wealth: Sustainable wastewater management in Uganda - 2014; ... mitigate the impact of climate change, salary augmentations and ultimately advance ...
There are also new threats looming large on the horizon, including climate change, infrastructure development and the ever-present spectre of ...
We must not let education become the forgotten casualty of climate change ... shocks, as was found in studies in Pakistan and Uganda after natural disasters there. ... It is vital that we understand the threat posed by climate change to ...
Climate Change is real, says Dr Virginia Burkett, Chief Scientist, Climate & Land Use Change, USGS. Check how USGS is studying the possible ...
Sabina is among the women Uganda Red Cross targeted to empower ... says Stephen Opolot, Uganda Red Cross Climate Change and Adaptation ...
CLIMATE CHANGE. KAMPALA- The Chinese saying that a journey of one thousand miles begins with one step was repeated on Tuesday at Hotel ...
The Ugandan Government approved the plan to deliver on the country's commitments to advance the Paris Agreement on climate change; Plan ...
BY SAMUEL NABWIISO. KAMPALA, UGANDA- Uganda has released its strategy to deliver on commitments under the Paris Agreement, in a blueprint ...
She said climate change is affecting different sectors in Uganda and pointed out that agriculture on which most people depend as the worst affected ...
26 June 2018: Uganda has signed the first Nationally Determined ... the SDGs and on commitments made under the Paris Agreement on climate change. The 'Uganda NDC Partnership Plan' lists five priority areas identified by the ...
Uganda's national climate change policy and its implementation strategy focus on using adaptation to reduce vulnerability. The country has made ...
Mr Amayo notes that the impact of climate change is more felt in northern Uganda, which has become the main supply of charcoal for the rest of the ...
East Africa's cities need to plan for climate change flooding now ... a climate scientist with the UK Met Office, during a recent meeting in Kampala.
Kampala — Environmental activists have asked government to set up ... Ms Christine Kaaya, a climate change advocate, attributed the low prices to ...
As one of the countries cooperating under the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, ...
KAMPALA – The United Nations Development Programme has handed over vehicles, motorcycles and computers to Uganda to help various ...
Why fighting climate change is a patriotic call for youth ... championship for all secondary schools in Uganda under a theme “fighting climate change ...
The walk dubbed ‟Walk Uganda in one hour for Climate Change,” is expected to start at Mabira Eco site on the side facing Jinja and will be ...
KAMPALA - Climate change is real and its effects are visible globally. Many organisations are teaming up to help mitigate its effects and those to do ...
... Authority, Kampala Capital City Authority, Uganda Bureau of Statistics and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), identified climate change and ...
Uganda, nestled in the center of East Africa, has a remarkable wealth of ... global agricultural production is unsustainable and climate change is, to a ...
Mr Sempala is expected to coordinate efforts of Climate Reality Project is helping society strive together to implement solutions to climate change in ...
The commissioner in charge of climate change at the Ministry of Water and Environment, Mr Chebet Maikut, said Uganda is on the right path to ...
Bachelor's/Master's students environment related course or professional qualification in climate change, energy, environment or natural resource ...
Artists and Activists Rise to Fight Climate Change ... Mânitow Sâkahikan territory in Canada, the Pacific Islands, Europe, Uganda and Indonesia.
Climate change: Experts draw lessons from locals ... the Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change and government officials in Kampala this week.
The Uganda National Household Survey 2016/2017 showed that almost ... Kadaga urged the Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change to prioritize ...
Uganda, and the African continent at large, needs typical agricultural ... It will not be about water or climate change, but seed,” Prof Nhamo said.
In Uganda, climate change is expected to bring less rainfall overall, while shifting its distribution between seasons and increasing water evaporation ...
... discover how residents in the UK have kept fracking at bay. Plus, we visit a group of students in Uganda who are using plants as natural pesticides.
Trapped in such environmental hazard, Kampala Capital City Authority ... These efforts are financed under the Kampala Climate Change project ...
KAMPALA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Uganda government employees on Friday converged at different locations across the country in a nationwide drive ...
Uganda Unveils Its Climate Change Indicators and Communications Strategy: The Government of Uganda launched its new strategy to spread ...
Ugandans are beginning to feel the effects of climate change. ... Certainly, the fight against climate change should be a concerted effort from all right ...
Kampala. The Seeds of Gold farm clinic will be heading to Ngetta Zonal ... Institute, said northern Uganda still faces problems of climate change.
She is part of a class team working on a project to turn Kampala into ... Chebet Maikut, Uganda's commissioner for climate change, tells IPS that ...
VIDEO: French Envoy Stephanie Rallies Uganda for Kampala Geopolitics Conference ... Is there still hope for global citizens to fight climate change?
The report by UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ... Mr Maikut said at the sidelines of Post COP23 feedback meeting in Kampala.
The world must drastically reduce its meat consumption in order to avoid devastating climate change, scientists said Wednesday in the most thorough ...
(CBS19 NEWS) -- A University of Virginia climate change expert has been selected ... She projects Uganda will eventually see 127 days a year in that ...
Uganda, being an agrarian economy, has in the recent past been hit hard by climate change. The 2015-2016 drought left millions of people without ...
The Country Director of Sasakawa Global 2000 Uganda Dr Nyamutale ... “Uganda, like other countries, is facing the challenge of climate change but ...
Get the top headlines of the day in your morning briefing from NBC 4 New York, Monday through Friday. Sign up for our newsletter here. Judge Tosses ...
Uganda is undoubtedly one of the countries in Africa that is most vulnerable to climate change. In the world, Uganda is ranked as the 27th most ...
The Uganda Red Cross Society has today launched a three months ... districts whose lives remain at stake due to adverse effects of climate change.
... of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food ... and Great Lakes Coffee in Arabica coffee growing regions in Uganda.
KAMPALA, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Uganda Red Cross, a relief organization, on Wednesday launched an appeal for over 5,000 families in the eastern part ...
Uganda Red Cross, a relief organization, on Wednesday launched an appeal for over 5,000 families in the eastern part of the country that are at risk of ...
Uganda Red Cross launches emergency appeal to support Bududa ... These battle with effects of climate change almost every year and there is ...
Trapped in the effects of climate change comprising floods, droughts and ... Middlemen from Mbale, Kampala and neighbouring countries happen to ...
She urged development partners in Uganda to continue supporting efforts towards climate change mitigation and enhancing food security by investing ...
On October 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an international body of scientists for climate change, sounded yet another ...
Bank of Uganda deputy governor Luis Kasekende has advised Ugandan ... currently when most of the countries are experiencing climate change.
The parties also agreed to strengthen the ability of countries, especially poor ones like Uganda, to deal with climate change impact and funding ...
Efforts by the Nigerian government on its fight against climate change ... Togo, and Uganda with the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) as ...
Last week, while attending the “7th African Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa” in Nairobi – Kenya, organised by the United ...
Uganda's briefing paper at the 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change in 2016, noted that the snow on ...
The mayor also highlighted the salient areas of the Kampala Climate Change Action Strategy which was designed in 2016 under the aegis of the ...
Walking against climate change, Ayeni starts 370km trek ... It will take the team of walkers led by Ayeni, 10 days to walk from Kampala to parts of ...
Tough choices for Uganda landslide survivors ... Exacerbated by climate change, deforestation, a growing population living off the land, and years of ...
MBARARA, Uganda, Nov 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When ... As climate change and illegal human activity in the swamps curb their food ...
As climate change and human activity in wetlands have reduced the primates' food sources, they are raiding fields. By Fredrick Mugira. MBARARA ...
Buhikire was shocked by how people in southwest Uganda's Mbarara ... As climate change and illegal human activity in the swamps curb their food ...
... finalists for the 2018-19 “Climate Change Needs Behavior Change” contest. ... Solar Sister (USA/Nigeria/Tanzania/Uganda) - Empowering women ...
Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at "extreme risk" of the threats posed by climate change, ...
Agriculture in Uganda is mainly rain-fed, therefore, weather and climate are the main drivers of production. Climate change and variability exacerbate ...
The walking expedition led by Geoffrey Walker Ayeni from Kampala to ... The walker started walking to raise awareness on climate change last year by ...
The walker started walking to raise awareness on climate change last year by walking from Kampala via Tirinyi and Mbale before concluding his walk ...
Uganda is likely to face more disruptive weather changes in the coming years as a result of global warming if nothing is done to reverse the trend.
Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Agriculture can provide jobs to ... harvesting technologies to combat climate variability and climate change is ...
It has been a culture in Uganda that people litter anyhow. That bill will cater for that. I also urge Parliament to support climate change bill when it ...
“Despite the fact that it rains in most parts of the country, 80 percent of Uganda has a rainfall deficit due to Climate Change and evaporation, there is ...
Africa and Israel join hands in battle against climate change ... Owen Singura from Uganda said that there has been extreme weather in his country ...
KAMPALA – As climate change threatens natural resources like fodder for feeding cattle, a principal scientist has said insects could be the ideal ...
Climate change could undermine Uganda's roads. Climate change has been one of the internal factors that continue to undermine economic ...
This is part of Karamoja, a hotspot for climate change impacts bordering on Kenya and South Sudan. For decades, the sub-region has been ...
CLIMATE CHANGE: Government, partners design resilience mechanisms ... Launching, the plan in Kampala today, Agriculture Minister Vincent ...
An Assessment study on Uganda Vulnerability to Climate Change shows that crops such as Coffee, Rice, and Maize are to be more affected by ...
The government of Uganda through the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) has launched the National Adaptation Plan for ...
Africa Paying a High Price Due to Climate Change ... Kampala, Uganda, whose population will grow 5,1 percent till 2035; Dar es-salam, Tanzania (4 ...
The smaller, poorer nations that will bare the devastating brunt of climate change are pushing for richer states to make good on the promises they ...
As the impact of climate change continues to grow worldwide, farmers are ... Other GMO plant varieties bred by Ugandan scientists include bananas ...
The new entrant to the list of catalysts of price fluctuations is climate change ... Despite the fact that Uganda has got a number of companies that offer ...
Illegal traders in tree products load a truck with bags of charcoal in northern Uganda. “Uganda loses 90,000 hectares of forest cover every year.
The event which will take place under the theme; “combating climate change through environmental protection, a patriotic call for all Ugandans” is ...
28 November 2018: The Government of Uganda has launched its first ever National Adaptation Plan for the Agriculture Sector (NAP-Ag), which aims ...
The Ugandan government has launched its National Agricultural Sector Adaptation Plan (NAP-Ag) for climate change. It consists of at least 21 ...
CLIMATE-As world leaders meet in the chilly Polish city of Katowice for the UN conference on climate Change, the Ugandan delegation hopes these ...
Dastan Onyango, 53, says: "I should have left this area long time ago. The conditions just keep getting worse. When it starts shining, it is like God is ...
KAMPALA- The Swedish embassy in Uganda on Wednesday 12 December won the Diplo 4 Climate change award in Kampala. The awards were ...
Architects Worldwide Invent Groundbreaking Waterborne Solutions To Climate Change, Part 4 ... This will be followed by Kampala in Uganda. Olthuis ...
Vatican Christmas concert will support refugees in Iraq, Uganda ... to escape wars, miseries caused by social injustice and climate change,” the pope ...
Tourism
Uganda woos Israeli investors
BEN MWESIGWA: Tax exemptions would develop sports in Uganda
Kabushenga shows how getting hands dirty is good for the pocket
Just loves his job
Uganda: Minister Says Kampala Traffic Jam Is Good for Tourism
Kampala launches sight seeing tourism bus service
Ugandans in 30-Month Wait for National Airline
'Tourism development of Malabar a top priority'
Uganda hosted 1000 conferences in 2017
Cameras to capture errant drivers in Kampala
New Uganda Expressway will Reduce Travelling Time
Uganda: Government Sets Ambitious Targets in Shs21.9 Trillion Budget
Uganda: Govt Targets Higher Revenue Collection in 2018
Sightseeing made easy in Kampala
Uganda targeting 20 trillion shillings in tourism revenues by 2040
Privatise national museums
Etihad Airways in trouble? A blow to the tourism industry in Uganda and Iran…
Etihad Ditches Routes as It Comes to the Crunch
Ugandan tourism ministry hails China's "fantastic" ivory trade ban
Ugandan tourism ministry hails China's 'fantastic' ivory trade ban
Miss Uganda North America jets in to promote tourism
Build on tourism gains
A Visit to the House of the Mountain Gorillas
Ugandans in Diaspora Set to Launch Restaurant Chain
Uganda: Auditor General Presents 2016/17 Audit Report, Warns of Mess in Gold Sector
Uganda tourism sector gets buses boost
US: Chinese Businessman Enters Not-Guilty plea in Alleged Bribe to Uganda and Chad Leaders ...
Uganda Wildlife Authority Tourism Tulambule Buses Launched
Wildlife foundation donates land to Rwanda national park to help with gorilla conservation
Wildlife foundation donates land to Rwanda national park to help with gorilla conservation
Ugandans should acquire multilingual skills
Batwa: Uganda's 'conservation refugees' mired in extreme poverty
A bright future for Rwanda's mountain gorillas and adjacent communities
Top four must-visit destinations in eastern Africa in 2018
Put Lake Bunyonyi on your bucket list
TECH REVIEW: Local platform DeiPlaces set to boost tourism
Uganda: Put Lake Bunyonyi On Your Bucket List
Dr Bill Winston announces return to Uganda
Miss Uganda North America's scintillating Ugandan tour
Kenyan tourism sector to get a boost from Ugandan start-up
Second Jumia Travel Awards Holds January 25
Jumia Travel's African Travel Awards back for 2nd edition
THURSAY LIVE UPDATES: News From In And Around Uganda
UWA boosts domestic tourism with buses
Ethiopia's Hotel Industry Needs Help to Encourage Tourism
Agro-tourism slowly taking root around the Virunga massif
Ray of hope for marginalized Batwa communities of Uganda and DR Congo
Rwanda expands gorilla home
Reviving Uganda's cotton sector
SEATINI calls for more funding to trade and tourism sector
Sports Broadcasting Ltd acquires Uganda Premier League rights
Uganda: Shs10b TV Deal for Local Football
NRM Liberation Day: Live updates
A walk through the ambiance of Kabira Country Club
Team building at the Vogue as Tourism take centre stage
Museveni urges Ugandans on discipline
Uganda can't be lectured on democracy - Museveni
AfrikFest Coordinator Urges FG To Invest More On Culture, Tourism And Entertainment
AfrikFest coordinator urges FG to invest more in culture, tourism and entertainment
How community-based programmes help in conservation around Virunga massif
Local platform Deiplaces to boost tourism
Ghana: Jumia Travels Rewards Excellence in Service Delivery
Plans for World Cup trophy tour in Uganda revealed
Excitement as the historic FIFA World Cup trophy returns to Kampala city
Safari lodges to consider when visiting Uganda's national parks
How about a cultural dance treat?
Uganda: Plans for World Cup Trophy Tour in Uganda Revealed
Uganda: Government, Coca-Cola Trust World Cup Trophy Tour to Boost Tourism
Onboard UWA's executive tourism bus
WEDNESDAY LIVE UPDATES: News From In And Around Uganda
Climate change law in offing
Famed Mt Everest solo climber: None compares to Rwenzori
Uganda and South Africa sign pact to strengthen trade relations, tourism
Mt Rwenzori is special, says Malaysian climber
Bazanye's Bad Idea: How to develop Uganda faster
Bazanye's Bad Idea: How to develop Uganda again
Tourism industry earnings grow to Sh120 billion in 2017
Kenya tourism earnings rise to Sh120 billion with more arrivals
Tourism sector grows by 20pc in election year to net Sh120b
Kenyans like holidays: Domestic tourism shot up despite election
Tourism earnings zoom past Sh100 billion mark
Kenya Tourism Earnings Rise to Sh120 Billion With More Arrivals
Kenya's tourism sector surpasses Sh100 bln growth
Nigeria: At Nigeria Travel Award, NTDC Boss Tasks Stakeholders On Domestic Tourism
Chinese community in Uganda celebrates New Year
Uganda's open-Roof tourist bus provides Kampala's scenic landscape experience
Abdulsalami: Why Medical Tourism Persists
'Saleh proposal on ministries will fail'
Uganda: ISO Boss Speaks Out On Hotel Deaths
Uganda: Museveni Advises Bishop to Read Ecclesiastes 3 - 1-3
East Africa arrivals lift Kenya's tourism under open travel
A realistic dream of Uganda Airlines is to start with domestic operations
Museveni promises to look into raised complaints against VAT
Uganda to host 4th tourism expo
Tourism to earn Shs 10 trillion by 2020
Uganda: World Focus Turns to Uganda's Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo
Uganda tour operators harvest over sh3.6b in Netherlands expo
TUESDAY LIVE UPDATES: News from in and around Uganda
Uganda can learn a lot from Israel
Bringing Uganda to Ugandans
Flydubai launches new route to Kinshasa
Open visa scheme benefits Kenya in East African intra-tourism visits
Uganda: URA to Collect Shs1.2 Trillion From Cargo Clearing Programme
Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2018: Uganda bets on domestic travellers
English Premier side Arsenal to visit Uganda next year
WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Zambian Kwacha seen gaining, Ugandan shilling losing
Kenya: Jambo Jet Makes Inaugural Flight to Uganda at US$116
Jambo Jet makes inaugural flight to Uganda at Sh11,740
English Premier League club Arsenal confirms visit to Uganda
Arsenal FC to visit Uganda in 2019
English giants Arsenal set to tour Uganda in June 2019
Uganda: Jambojet Entry to Cut Entebbe-Nairobi Flight Costs
Arsenal set for 2019 Uganda visit
Who is UWA new boss Mwandha?
English giants Arsenal set to tour Uganda in June 2019
Jambojet launches daily flights between Nairobi and Entebbe
Some Scenes From Black Panther Shot From Uganda
Katonga on track to become 11th national park
Uganda: Katonga On Track to Become 11th National Park
Malaika Nnyanzi signs Two Major Deals With Rock Star TV
MTN Pumps Dimes Into Nyege Nyege Music Festival
Uganda's fourth tourism expo ends in Jinja
Uganda bids to host Africa water congress
Live from Romanian Tourism Fair: Turkey remains most popular among Romanian tourists
Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo opens today
FRIDAY LIVE UPDATES: News from in and around Uganda
Kenya, Uganda seek to deepen tourism cooperation
Arsenal Will Play In Uganda As Part Of Its 2019 Pre-Season Campaign
Uganda's Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo draws 200 exhibitors from 14 countries
Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo doors open
Arsenal Will Play In Uganda As Part Of Its 2019 Pre-Season Campaign
Ugandans urged to tour and promote their country in the tourism Expo
Rock python excites tourism revelers
With golf, our tourism can actually tee off to better greens
Pearl of Africa tourism expo ends, promotion key
Kipsiro confident after Wildlife marathon win
Kipsiro hopes for big marathon season
Fashion agency PAFA relishes global recognition
Coffee revolution looks set to transform Uganda
French Ambassador has tasked Ugandans to market their own country
Social entrepreneurship: new model of conservation around Virunga Massif
France offers to promote Uganda's tourism in Europe
Tourism sector players targeting UGX 5 Trillion in income from Bird watching over a 10 year Period
Uganda – France week celebrations officially launched
Uganda: Coffee Revolution Looks Set to Transform Uganda
Key advocate welcomes new campaign targeting orphanage tourism
Uganda determined to conserve big cats
Uganda to promote country's tourism in China
Uganda to promote country's tourism in China
Take care of your personal security, Gen Tumukunde tells Ugandans
Kasese demands release of king to boost tourism
Make this more than just a trophy tour
Uganda to host second African bird expo
Uganda: Cancer Survivor Starts Firm to Ease Treatment
Excitement as the FIFA World Cup trophy arrives at Entebbe Airport, Uganda
FIFA has special confidence in Uganda, says President Museveni
Not so king of the swingers! Baby chimpanzee tries to climb in forest of trees only to fall off a weak ...
Students boost domestic tourism
Uganda Cranes will one day win the FIFA World Cup, believes President Museveni
Uganda will qualify for world cup, says Museveni
Mpondwe export zone to boost trade between Uganda and DR Congo
Uganda raises red flag over trafficking of teen girls to Kenya
UGANDA: IS TOURISM THREATENED IN THIS 'BANANA REPUBLIC' WHERE SIX FOREIGNERS ...
Red Rocks Rwanda's Abdoul on pursuing a career in tourism
Uganda: Six Westerners Die In February -- Fears of Impact on Tourism
Uganda: Mpondwe Export Zone to Boost Trade Between Uganda and DR Congo
Dr Bill Winston postpones visit to Uganda
Uganda: World Cup Trophy Receives Warm Welcome At Lugogo Cricket Oval
Uganda targets sh3b at Berlin Tourism expo
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, Rwanda & DRCongo a sure way to support Ecotourism
Delight and despair at fourth tourism expo
Uganda eyes 5.6 mln USD investment to market nation's tourism
Wekesa's tolerance for risk pushes his businesses to greater heights
Baryamujura's love for tourism inspires others
Uganda President Museveni: We will win the World Cup one day
Miss Heritage Universe auditions begin!
Athletes Chemos and Cheptegei to run in Ethiopia
Planning Body Presents 5 Point Strategy To Transform Kampala
Escaping the 'bubble': LGBT tourism eyes new horizons
LGBT tourism eyes new horizons as world becomes more accepting
Escaping the 'bubble': LGBT tourism eyes new horizons
Uganda comes 5th at ITB Berlin Tourism expo
Ugandan shilling firm, draws support from agricultural inflows
TUESDAY LIVE UPDATES: News from within and around Uganda
Are big cats at risk of extinction?
Uganda: Africa Ready for Digital, Museveni Tells Customs Experts
Africa ready for digital, Museveni tells customs experts
Emirates stewardess falls out of parked Boeing 777 in Uganda
Africa will be part of global trade on equal terms-Museveni
Museveni's pitches tourism at World Customs conference
IN THE INDEPENDENT: Tumukunde sacking and 'inner circle' politics
Kenya targets 4 million annual tourists
France-Uganda friendship week set
Ugandan children top participation on Commonwealth Day -Paris
How Nassolo inspired Miss Lira
Uganda's tourism revenue figures
Uganda Champagne Bar: Taste of France in the heart of Kampala
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I would like to authoritatively state that the Greater Kampala Economic Development Strategy does not affect the administrative boundaries of ... deliberate efforts to promote tourism in the GKMA, which can create millions of jobs from exploiting the rich untapped tourism potential; and effective city and ...
Uganda relies on its wildlife and natural resources to support its economy, growth and development through tourism. Wildlife conservation and sustainable use are therefore paramount for the country's global development objectives,” says TRAFFIC's Alessandra Rossi, author of the assessment.
Being a member of the Mubare (or M-group), the first habituated gorilla group in Uganda to be introduced to tourism 25 years ago this month, Kanyongi is a fitting mascot for the company. “I knew him since he was born 20 years ago,” recalls Gladys fondly. “He was a playful silverback who always liked ...
Based on those challenges mentioned in the report, there was an institutional committee co-led by the National Planning Authority, Ministry of Local Government, Ministry of Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, KCCA and the tourism ministry under a planners' forum to generate strategies for better ...
KAMPALA, April 11 (Xinhua) -- As Uganda strives to exploit its full tourism potential, the country is now targeting hosting conferences with an aim of attracting over four million tourists by 2020. Stephen Asiimwe, Chief Executive of Uganda Tourism Board, told reporters on Wednesday that Meetings, ...
Sadly, Kanyongi died earlier this year following a fight with a rival silverback, but his legacy continues - in both the cups of steaming espresso brewed in Entebbe and the continuing success of gorilla tourism in this East African country. Along with neighbouring Rwanda and the DRC, Uganda is home to ...
The deputy Executive Director Uganda Tourism Association, Mr Herbert Byaruhanga, described the incident as very unfortunate, noting that it is a big blow to the country's tourism sector. Conservationists have expressed concern over the declining number of lions in the country with current estimations ...
The deputy Executive Director Uganda Tourism Association, Mr Herbert Byaruhanga, described the incident as very unfortunate, noting that it is a big blow to the country's tourism sector. "It will affect the tourism sector very much because lions are among the top animals that attract tourists into the area.
Hangi said before the death of the 11 lions, Uganda had an estimated 400 lions, with 100 of them residing in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Lions are a key tourism attraction in Uganda's national parks. Tourism is Uganda's main foreign exchange earner. It contributed up to 1.35 billion U.S. dollars to ...
... eleven lions at Hamkungu fishing village in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese district. It is said that the three lionesses and eight cubs were poisoned. The Authority says that with a population of about 400 lions in the whole country, this incident is a huge blow to the Uganda's tourism sector.
Conservationists believe the pride had attacked a cow close to Queen Elizabeth National Park, one of the country's main tourist destinations. They were found dead ... Tourism is one of Uganda's most lucrative industries, with each lion estimated to be worth more than $15,000 in annual revenue. Herbert ...
TOURISM Kampala as best city: The little things that matter. ECONOMY Mutebile's economy optimism: Governor projects 6.5% economic growth in three years but private sector concerns remain. BANKING Banks court small borrowers: Centenary becomes third bank to unveil micro-loans to customers ...
After the tour, the Masaka diocesan bishop John Baptist Kaggwa will lead the congregation in a Mass after which the Kabaka will give a speech and later serve his subjects a birthday cake which will climax the week- long celebrations that begun with Kabaka Birthday Run last Sunday in Kampala and ...
The world bank will support a tourism skills training camp as an attempt in addressing the sticking gap in Uganda's tourism which is the required skills that lag behind Uganda's regional partners. This is part of celebrations to mark World Wildlife Day.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) spokesperson, Simplicius Gessa, revealed Thursday that the lions had been found dead around Hamukungu fish ... He assured visitors that Uganda's National parks are safe for visitors with all the attractions therein that we are naturally gifted with as a country.
The big cats are a huge tourist draw. A WCS investigation found that each lion in Queen Elizabeth National Park generated roughly $13,500 per year for Uganda's economy. Tourism is a huge economic driver for the country, contributing heavily to employment, foreign investment and foreign exchange ...
The April, 20 event is expected to attract competitors from Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Kampala. Saturday and Sunday April 20-21. FIM Central Africa Enduro & 4x4 championships. In a bid to promote domestic tourism, the Enduro Club of Uganda will host the first round of the FIM Central ...
The event is being sponsored by Vision Group, International Tennis Federation (ITF), Grand Slam development fund, National Council of Sports, Uganda Tourism Board, KCCA, Stanbic Bank, Shax Extra, Jibu Water, Tusker Tusker lite, National Informational Technology Authority and Uganda Olympic ...
Eleven lions were found dead in the popular Queen Elizabeth National Park, said Jossy Muhangi, a spokesman for the Uganda Wildlife Authority. The deaths are a "big blow" to the park, which depends heavily "on promises to tourists that they are likely to see lions," he said. The park in the country's ...
Ugandan wildlife officials have long called for the eviction of communities within the park's boundaries, leading to conflicts between herdsmen and wild animals. The dead lions are believed to have been poisoned after attacking livestock. Tourism is a major source of revenue for Uganda's government, ...
April 13 (UPI) -- Wildlife and tourism officials in Uganda said they suspect intentional poisoning caused the deaths of 11 lions -- including eight cubs -- this week. Bashir Hangi, communications manager of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, said officials found the dead pride of lions in the fishing village of ...
KAMPALA. Frank Mwesigwa has been replaced as the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, Mwesigwa will move to head tourism police department. Mwesigwa replaced Assistant Inspector General of Police Abbas Byakagaba in July 2016 and has headed the unit for less than two years.
In line with the terrible news of the malicious killing of 11 lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park (8 cubs and 3 females), confirmed by the Uganda Wildlife Association (UWA), the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) issued the following statement condemning this act. A UWA official said that it ...
Frank Mwesigwa has been knifed from his post as Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander and moved to head the tourism police department to ensure tourists don't get killed in hotels and lions don't get poisoned by angry farmers. This comes as new Inspector General Of Police Martin Ochola ...
Ugandan wildlife officials have long called for the eviction of communities within the park's boundaries, leading to conflicts between herdsmen and wild animals. Mr Simplicious said the deaths would have a negative impact on Uganda's tourism industry, which heavily relies on the country's rich wildlife to ...
Mwesigwa replaced Assistant Inspector General of Police Abbas Byakagaba in July last year and has headed the unit for less than a year. The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola appointed Moses Kafeero as new KMP commander. Frank Mwesigwa will now head the Tourism Police.
Conservationists are mourning the death of 11 lions that were killed with poison in a national park in Uganda. ..... The authority said in a statement: “The minister, tourism, wildlife and antiquities, Professor Ephraim Kamuntu, ED UWA, Sam Mwandha and other officials will address the media and public ...
Mr Ochola has replaced Kampala Metropolitan police commander, Frank Mwesigwa with Mr Moses Kafeero who has been commandant for the police Staff ... Mr Mwesigwa who replaced AIGP Abbas Byakagaba, in June 2016 has been appointed commander for Tourism police whereas Mr Lawrence ...
Also, Kabira Country Club, Stanbic Bank, the National Information Technology Association (NIRA), Kampala Capital City Authority and the Uganda Tourism Board are the distinguished bodies partnering with the UTA in this cause. Babu highlighted that this event not only has sporting benefits to ...
The Minister of Tourism Ephraim Kamuntu told the community in Hamukungu fishing village, an enclave in the park, that there will be repercussions if it discovered that they were responsible for the deaths of the lions. In Uganda lions can be found in Queen Elizabeth, Murchison falls and Kidepo national ...
... transfer changes in police command and leadership recently made by IGP Martins Okoth-Ochola, CP. Moses Kafeero Kabugo has been appointed as the new Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander replacing CP. Frank Mwesigwa who also assumes office as the new Commandant Tourism Police.
Khombe will be deputised by William Omoding who has been the commandant Tourism Police. Omoding has been replaced by Frank Mwesigwa, the former commandant Kampala Metropolitan Police. SCP Charles Agaba has been appointed the deputy director Crime Intelligence, while former ...
Spain is known for football and tourism. Uganda can be known for both tourism and athletics as well if we decide now to act. Mr President I'm more than willing as a person to give my time, especially when it comes to the positioning of Uganda in those two areas. I have many connections we can tap into ...
“On behalf of the board, management and entire membership of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO), we condemn this malicious act as devoid of moral character by one serial enemy of tourism,” a statement from AUTO reads in part. “AUTO is asking the Government of Uganda to support ...
Not only traversing East Africa with its finest sounds, the Mashariki Music tour will also raise awareness and funds toward the conservation of the Ugandan Mountain Gorilla alongside the Uganda Tourism Authority. With an estimated 880 left in the wild, the critically endangered species calls South ...
Lions and other big cats like cheetahs and leopards are an important tourism attraction in Uganda. They are second only to the mountain gorilla as the most-sought-after species. Tourism is Uganda's main foreign exchange earner. It contributed up to 1.35 billion dollars to the export basket in 2016.
Kabesiime, a Wildlife Campaigns Manager at World Animal Protection made the comment at a time when the country's tourism sector is in shock after the poisoning of 11 lions in Queen Elizabeth National park in Western Uganda. According to media reports, the big cats were killed by cattle keepers who ...
"We condemn in the strongest terms possible such an act of deliberately killing animals," Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda's tourism and wildlife minister, said. "It is... unfortunate that such an economically vibrant resource is maliciously being exterminated by selfish Individuals that are negative towards the ...
Mr Simplicious said the death of the lions would have a negative impact on the country's tourism industry, which relies heavily on Uganda's rich wildlife attracting millions of visitors every year. Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda's tourism and wildlife minister, said: "We condemn in the strongest terms possible ...
Vincent Mugaba would know as the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) publicist. He told The Independent that besides the vibrant entertainment scene and food, Kampala scores highly on security and safety. Gaël Grilhot, a French independent journalist who has been filing stories for Le Monde Afrique and ...
Hence, the sudden death of 11 #tree-climbing lions in a national park in #Uganda has got the authorities worried. The animals were ... ensure the safety of the animals. The abundance of wildlife attracts tourists and loss of animals will often affect the tourism potential of the Sub-Saharan African regions.
The carcasses of 8 cubs and three lionesses, all from the same pride, were found scattered in the fishing village of Hamukungu, in southwest Uganda, last week, according to Uganda's Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. The lions are suspected to have eaten poisoned meat given to them by ...
Uganda strives to save lions following poisoning ... The death of 11 lions in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park left many conservationists perturbed on whether the east African country was making ... Lions and other big cats like cheetahs and leopards are an important tourism attraction in Uganda.
Even the carcasses of 2 cubs and three lionesses, all by the same pride, which were found scattered in the fishing village of Hamukungu, in southwest Uganda, a week, according to Uganda's Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. The lions have been supposed to possess eaten poisoned meat ...
Kamuntu said that “nature tourism” is worth $1.4 billion to Uganda's economy. That's more than 5 percent of its annual gross domestic product, according to the United Nations. But in a country where each person's share of that total works out to less than $650, the loss of a herder's livestock to big cats ...
That's why the news out of Uganda is troubling: A suspected poison attack has killed 11 lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park. ... same pride, were found scattered in the fishing village of Hamukungu, in southwest Uganda, last week, according to Uganda's Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities.
Mr Simplicious said the death of the lions would have a negative impact on the country's tourism industry, which relies heavily on Uganda's rich wildlife attracting millions of visitors every year. Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda's tourism and wildlife minister, said: “We condemn in the strongest terms possible ...
Addressing journalists in Kampala, Ephraim Kamuntu the Tourism minister, said together with the Work Bank funded Competitive Enterprise Development Programme (CEDP) they expect the ground breaking ceremony for the construction works to begin next month even as funding has been slashed.
Lions and other big cats like cheetahs and leopards are an important tourism attraction in Uganda. They are second only to the mountain gorilla as the most-sought-after species. Tourism is Uganda's main foreign exchange earner. It contributed up to $1.35 billion to the export basket in 2016. Minister ...
The Ministry of Tourism has said the World Bank has reduced funding for construction of the Jinja based Hotel and Tourism Training from the initial $13m (Shs46.2b) to $7m (Shs25.2b). Addressing journalists in Kampala, Ephraim Kamuntu the Tourism minister, said together with the Work Bank funded ...
Ambassador Asuquo said he had the knowledge, the experience and exposure to govern the state, adding that the current administration in the state had failed to provide the dividends of democracy in all sectors, including agriculture, housing, health, education and tourism. Asked why he would not ...
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Baryamwisaki, replaced Amos Ngabirano, who recently resigned his position in the Uganda Police Force (UPF). ... In Kampala, Ochola moved CP Frank Mwesigwa to head Tourism Police and replaced him with Moses Kafeero formerly, the commandant at the Police ...
That's how Uganda ended up with five netball coaches! Need I mention that the team also had five members of parliament? At the end of the day, government will have spent nearly Shs 5bn by April 14 when the games end, with almost a quarter of that going on officials' travel expenses, per diem, and ...
“We are just battling to restock rhinos and cheetahs,” lamented the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) board chairperson Barbra Adoso. “The law ought to punish the guilty heavily, that way they will serve as examples to others those hoping to amass wealth through the same means.”
The project is also supporting tourism competitiveness development. Tourism is currently the leading export earner for Uganda, whose potential has not been fully exploited. The project is supporting interventions in policy development, product development, packaging and promotion, capacity building ...
KAMPALA -- Certain quarter from Uganda's tourism industry have called on the government to jail for life the culprits who poisoned 11 lions in the Queen Elizabeth National Park to serve as a deterrence. The visibly furious industry officials asked the government to take the four suspects to Luzira ...
China accepted to share its experience with Uganda in developing special economic zones, industrial parks and other development projects. The two countries also agreed to strengthen cooperation in such fields as infrastructure development, mutual investments and tourism. As the old saying, a friend ...
Some of Uganda's players as David Oringa, Simon Ayella, Boris Aguma have already confirmed their participation. Uganda Tennis Association has partnered with International Tennis Federation along with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), Kinetic Management, ...
Small things to fix in Uganda tourism. By Website. Added 19th April 2018 04:58 PM ... Email Address to receive a Free Newsletter. While tourism managers are always asking for billions of shillings to boost the industry, New Vision TV looks at the small things which require fixing to make a big difference.
And then added, "which I find would go great lengths to boost our tourism industry, if we could focus on promoting and exporting such local culture." This would contribute to offsetting our trade imbalance. You were talking about foreign trade policy, earlier, no? Is this something you think the foreign trade ...
“A restaurant is an integral part of the tourism industry to the extent that you have good cuisine. What unites us all as East Africa is tourism. When tourists come here, they will spend on food and drink. It serves a variety of and adds value to a tourist's stay in Kampala,” he said. Joyce Mcharo, country ...
This is the adorable moment a baby gorilla tried to play hide and seek with a tourist in the Ugandan forest as he tries to steal her coat. The playful primate grabbed hold of the woman's coat while she was on a hike to visit the endangered species in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. The country ...
Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola on Friday promoted the team of eleven Uganda police ... Tourism Uganda (@Tourismuganda) April 20, 2018 ... “Despite the entire struggle, you didn't fail the Uganda police force, the country and the continent.
Regional culinary competition, Gorilla Highlands Silverchef, competition will for the first time take place in Kigali, on Saturday April 28, at the Kigali Marriott Hotel, bringing together 16 chefs from Rwanda, Uganda and Congo,. Tourism, conservation, media and development professionals from the three ...
A robust criteria can be developed and this can fast-track sports infrastructure development powered by the private sector. With committed institutional financing of sports activities, Uganda has every potential to rule the world. In this way, other sectors such as tourism will also be promoted by default.
“This is what Ugandans should do. And today (Sunday) I have emulated this culture by taking my German friends on a tour around Kampala. Many of us live in Kampala, but we never get time to tour the seven hills of our city. It is a shame that people from other countries know our country better than us,” ...
His statement was presented to the Parliamentary committee on Finance by Kasese Municipality MP Robert Centenary, the shadow minister for Tourism, Wild Life and Antiquities. The lawmaker wants the government to tap into the informal sector for taxation by formulating and implementing policies that ...
“As we all know east or west home is the best, today we embark on a new journey as I sign as the Uganda Tourism ambassador. I'll work hand in hand with all tourism departments to promote our tourist attractions, and I'll continue flying the Uganda flag so high with God grace and mercy. Thank you MY ...
.t the beginning of his career, many people doubted him, and claimed he wasn't measurable to any of the Ugandan artistes who were making it big back then. Today, we can stand on our toes and say Eddy Kenzo has made Uganda one of the proudest mothers that ever existed. He has now been made ...
The UWA top management refuted allegations that the population of Uganda's lions has gone down and that as a consequence, this will affects the tourism sector in the country. Stephen Masaba the Director of Tourism at UWA said the country has good number of big cats. “The incident that happened in ...
Professor Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda's Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities ( in the middle) with other officials holding a copy of the guidelines for ... Kampala, Uganda-- The Ministry of Tourism Wild Life and Antiquities has developed Wild Life offences guide manual to help prosecutors and ...
Honoured to host the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in 2020, Rwanda will be the next nation in East Africa to host the Commonwealth Summit after 2007 CHOGM held in Uganda. Rising as Africa's unique tourist destination by its gorilla and nature conservation ...
Uganda and Rwanda tightly control the number of tourists who trek to see gorillas, releasing just eight permits per gorilla family per day. In Rwanda, a single permit now costs $1,500, yet they still sell out. And mountain gorillas have become one of responsible tourism's conservation success stories.
“As we all know east or west home is the best,” he said. “ Today we embark on a new journey as I sign as the Uganda tourism ambassador. I shall work hand in hand with all tourism departments to promote our tourist attractions and I'll continue flying the Uganda flag so high with God's grace and mercy.
Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A ground breaking ceremony has taken place today to kick start the reconstruction of the Uganda Hotel Tourism and Training Institute (UHTTI) also known as the Crested Crane Hotel in Jinja. The re-development of Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute is, ...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda has begun counting its population of critically endangered mountain gorillas amid confidence their numbers are steadily rising, boosting prospects for its tourism industry that relies heavily on the primates. The last census in 2011 showed the East African country had ...
The habituated gorillas — those comfortable in the presence of humans — in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and nearby Mgahinga National Park have become Uganda's main tourist attraction. A gorilla tracking permit costs a tourist up to $600, and last year thousands paid for the opportunity to see ...
Jinja — A ground breaking ceremony has taken place today to kick start the reconstruction of the Uganda Hotel Tourism and Training Institute (UHTTI) also known as the Crested Crane Hotel in Jinja. The re-development of Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute is, according to officials, aimed at ...
At the time of his death, Kabale has been the managing director of Bwera Training Institute, one of the colleges that are known for training students who serve in the hospitality and tourism industry. He has also been the Head of Laity at the St Peter's Nyakasanga Church of Uganda in Kasese town.
Gorilla trekking isn't cheap: a permit costs $600 dollars a day, with the revenues going to the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Gorilla tourism also provides thousands of locals with their livelihoods, from the mountain guides to the staff of the lodges dotted around the perimeter of the parks. It's widely regarded ...
Uganda has begun counting its population of critically endangered mountain gorillas amid confidence their numbers are steadily rising, boosting prospects for its tourism industry that relies heavily on the primates. The last census in 2011 showed the East African country had 480 mountain gorillas in two ...
KAMPALA, April 26 (Xinhua) -- Ephraim Kamuntu, Ugandan Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, has warned that proceeds from wildlife trafficking could be used to sponsor other global crimes like terrorism. Kamuntu was speaking in Kampala, Uganda's capital on Thursday during a meeting on ...
The real meaning behind top car company logos in Uganda Sandra Suubi mixes music and art: Most people know Sandra Suubi as the girl who won the Airtel Trace competition 2015 and went on to launch a fledgling music career. Not many know that Suubi combines her music with art. TOURISM
KAMPALA, April 26 (Xinhua) -- Tourists and conservationists will miss the joyous moments they have shared with Zakayo, Uganda's oldest known captive chimpanzee, after he died aged 54 on Thursday. According to Tourism Uganda, a Twitter handle run by the country's ministry of tourism through ...
On asking how come they knew of the former Ugandan president, “They said they had watched him in the movies killing people”. “Then it hit me that we could actually use these movies to promote our country,” Mwine said. Mwine's opinion is not that different from tourism operator Baker Masheta's, who ...
It is all mourning and sadness in the tourism industry, as we lay one of the oldest, yet pride of the country to rest. Zakayo, the Chimpanzee who has lived at Entebbe Zoo has passed away at the age of 54. WHAT KILLED ZAKAYO? We have celebrated all his birthdays with him, since the time he was taken ...
I'm currently gorilla-trekking in south-west Uganda, home to more than half of the world's mountain gorillas, and having a wonderful time. The gorillas themselves are nothing like the way they're depicted in popular culture – they are gentle and placid, like oversized koala bears. As I crouched in a glade ...
Elephants walk at Queen Elizabeth National Park in the western Ugandan district of Kasese, January 31, 2017. (Xinhua/Ronald Ssekandi). KAMPALA, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Ephraim Kamuntu, Ugandan Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, has warned that proceeds from wildlife trafficking could be ...
KAMPALA, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Tourists and conservationists will miss the joyous moments they have shared with Zakayo, Uganda's oldest known captive chimpanzee, after he died aged 54 on Thursday. According to Tourism Uganda, a Twitter handle run by the country's ministry of tourism through ...
The delegation met the Vice Governor of St. Petersburg, Mr Oleg Aleksandrovich Markov who assured the delegation about St. Petersburg readiness to cooperate with Uganda in several sectors including; Water and Enviroment , Health Sector , Education, Tourism and Hospitality , Transportation, ...
Senior government officials, including Mr Isaac Biluma Sebulime from the Foreign Affairs ministry and his counterparts from the Tourism and Local Government ministries, have since camped in the area and even interfaced with the leaders of the tenants as part of a plan to fast-track the project.
Zakayo's internal organs will be buried today while his body will be preserved at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe. Several tour operators across the country eulogised Zakayo as the first Chimpanzee that boosted the tourism industry. Speaking to URN, Rashid Kiyimba, a tour operator ...
The delegation met the Vice Governor of St. Petersburg, Oleg Aleksandrovich Markov who assured the delegation about St. Petersburg readiness to cooperate with Uganda in several sectors including Water and Environment , Health Sector , Education, Tourism and Hospitality , Transportation, ...
Ugandan firm Roko Construction has begun reconstruction work on Uganda Hotel Tourism and Training Institute(UHTTI) in what officials say is aimed at “enhancing skills among the tourism sector's labor force to meet world class standards.” Also known as Crested Crane Hotel, the building consists of a ...
Ugandan firm Roko Construction has begun reconstruction work on Uganda Hotel Tourism and Training Institute(UHTTI) in what officials say is aimed at "enhancing skills... - Advertisement -. MOST POPULAR. Kenya economy will withstand politics officials say · Kenya economy will withstand politics, ...
Ugandan firm Roko Construction has begun reconstruction work on Uganda Hotel Tourism and Training Institute(UHTTI) in what officials say is aimed at “enhancing skills among the tourism sector's labor force to meet world class standards.” Also known as Crested Crane Hotel, the building consists of a ...
Zakayo's internal organs will be buried while his body will be preserved at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) in Entebbe. Several tour operators across the country eulogised Zakayo as the first Chimpanzee that boosted the tourism industry. Speaking to this publication, Rashid Kiyimba, ...
It's not the first time the Uganda Tourism Ambassador, Eddy Kenzo is doing collaboration songs with artists from West Africa, we all remember the 'Mbilo Mbilo' remix which took the continent by storm, now the latest from the Kenzo camp is that he could be hitting the studio very soon to do a song with ...
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda has bagged the World Travel and Tourism Council's inaugural Global Leadership Award for its efforts to put tourism at the centre of economic and social development. The award, received on behalf of the country by Prime Minister, Edouard Ngirente, ...
The Gorilla Highlands Silverchef competition was launched in 2011 to promote culinary excellence in Uganda. Rwanda was brought on board two years ago when the geographical 'reach' of the Gorilla Highlands was expanded in a bid to promote the idea of having young chefs from resorts, safari ...
Niwagaba wants court to call UWA to explain to Ugandans circumstances under, which innocent lions in a National Park lost their lives. Figures from the 7th Annual Tourism Sector Performance Report indicate that tourism continues to be a pillar of Uganda's economy, contributing nearly Shs7.3b to ...
As with much of Kenya's tourism industry in general, tourism activities in Malindi are largely driven by women. The sector is growing in Kenya as a whole, but women who work in tourism say political insecurity combined with weak infrastructure support and a lack of clear policy guiding development have ...
According to statistics available at the Uganda Lodges, the company which manages, Eco Tourism in Budongo Forest at Kaniyo Pabidi Eco tourism site, there are over 500 visitors who visit Budongo Forest for chimp tracking, out of these, 45% of the visitors are locals and the 55% international tourists.
Interviews with new exhibitors, such as Luxe Worldwide Hotels, Russian Convention Bureau, Bravura Technologies, Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Caribbean Tours, and Lebanon Ministry of Tourism. • Major announcements at press conferences from Oman, C2, IAPCO, Malaysia, SITE, Colombia, Tel Aviv ...
TOUR Operators and Hoteliers in East Africa will now benefit from huge loans disbursed by the Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), which intends to boost the travel and hospitality industries in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South-Sudan. The timely decision by CBA comes just as Tanzania ...
Uganda has for the last three years had hopes to be ushered into the lower middle income bracket supported by the National Development Plan II targets. According to UN ... to 10 or 15 years ago? These are still largely three items including coffee, tourism, remittances and a few non-traditional products.
The primates are also a major source of tourism revenue to countries that host them. Hangi said tourists who come to see the gorillas contribute a considerable percentage to the Uganda's tourism revenue. Tourism is Uganda's main foreign exchange earner and the sector contributed up to 1.35 billion ...
With more than 51,000 followers her Twitter, Sarah Kagingo has used her account to promote the tourism potential of the country. While she is also known to paint a colourful picture of some of the ruling government's programmes, her main tweets now portray the picturesque scenes of the country, ...
This odd behaviour has drawn visitors to the park eager to watch big cat acrobatics. Geoffrey Baluku, a tourism consultant told The Independent on April 19 that the death of the 11 lions is a “national disaster.” Jimmy Kisembo, a conservationist who works as a lead ranger and lion monitor for the Uganda ...
Duli told The Independent that lions are one of the most iconic wildlife species for Uganda's tourism sector because every tourist who comes to Uganda would like to see a lion. "Lions are not very easy to see; they are very solitary animals and they are territorial and they hunt at night. So to be associated ...
“There is need for Uganda to explore alternative banking institutions that can meet the financial needs of majority of people, especially those that are engaged in production of goods and service,” reads part of the report discussed in parliament last week. And the sectors such as agriculture, tourism, ...
Between May 2006 and July 2007, 15 lions were also killed in the area in attacks blamed on landless herdsmen defending their cattle.. Niwagaba says lions cannot continue dying because of the negligence of the Uganda World Life Authority yet tourism is the country's leading foreign exchange earner.
"There is need for Uganda to explore alternative banking institutions that can meet the financial needs of majority of people, especially those that are engaged in production of goods and service," reads part of the report discussed in parliament last week. And the sectors such as agriculture, tourism, ...
UDB, a successor company to Uganda Development Bank, mainly lends to enterprises in key growth sectors of the economy such as agriculture, industry, tourism and housing, among others. The bank, which has had a fair share of poor performance in the previous years could be on the road to recovery ...
In south-western Uganda, sector investors are panicking following increased cancellation of mountain gorilla tracking bookings by tourists due to impassable roads to Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga national parks. Tourism is a top foreign exchange earner and Uganda last year raked in $1.4b (Shs5 ...
Since 2006, Promote Uganda Ltd has been working with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs to install and maintain TV plasma screens in the Lobbies of Uganda Missions abroad. This later evolved into provision of promotional videos about different sectors of Uganda, ranging from tourism promotion to ...
Among the new exhibitors this year are the Russian Convention Bureau, the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Caribbean Tours, the Lebanon Ministry of Tourism, Luxe Worldwide Hotels and Standard Hotels. Technology companies exhibiting for the first time include Bravura Technologies, Event Tech Tribe ...
Since 2006, Promote Uganda Ltd has been working with the MoFA to install and maintain TV plasma screens in the Lobbies of Uganda Missions abroad. This later evolved into the provision of promotional videos about different sectors of Uganda, ranging from tourism promotion to investment ...
PIC: (The chairman of China Africa Friendship Association of Uganda, Eng. Benon Mugarura (left), China's ambassador to Uganda Zheng ZhuQiang (centre) and Godfrey Kiwanda, state minister for tourism (right) during the launch of the second edition of the Dragon Boat Festival. (Credit: John Odyek)
KAMPALA - The Parliament budget committee chairman, Amos Lugoloobi, also Ntenjeru north MP, has urged Government to restructure the national ... Lugoloobi said, without restructuring the national budget to focus on production and wealth creating sectors such as agriculture, industry, tourism, and ...
In a new drive to promote Uganda's tourism and investments in technology, the foreign affairs ministry has signed a memorandum of understating (MOU) with ... “We will be able to get the latest material about Uganda which we will show with our missions abroad to promote the country,” said Ambassador ...
He also served as a Member of Parliament for 18 years and held various government posts as: Minister for Information and Tourism, Minister for Planning and Community Affairs, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Co-operatives, Minister for Health and was also General Manager of the defunct Uganda ...
For nearly a decade, Zakayo had remained a household name and most popular inhabitant of the zoo, and the most popular tourist attraction at the Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) in Entebbe. According to Lawrence George Opio, a Veterinary Doctor at the center, Zakayo's respiratory organs ...
Being a first cousin to former president Milton Obote, he easily joined Uganda People's Congress (UPC) party when it was formed. .... During his tenure as Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Tourism, Hon Adoko Nekyon started Uganda Television (UTV, the precursor to UBC), Uganda's first TV ...
PIC: Sudhir (secoend-right) and his wife Jyotsna Ruparelia seated with other VIP guests of the Gujarat Indian community in uganda during the Gujarat Diavas Day celebrations ... The initiative of celebrating state days aims at displaying the rich cultural heritage and tourism potentials of India's states.
Many African tourism ministers called for the African governments to prioritize tourism to reap maximum benefits from the sector. Ugandan tourism ...
CAIRO – 8 May 2018: The common Ministerial committee between Egypt and Uganda concluded its activities Monday, the final meeting included ...
Eager to get this year's Africa's Travel Indaba on the road, the brief opening ... Deputy mayor of eThekwini, Fawzia Peer, Deputy Minister of Tourism, ... Tourism KwaZulu-Natal, Durban Tourism, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Uganda.
Tourism Ministers from Angola, Kingdom of eSwatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe were joined by a panel of ...
The Utilities Court at Buganda road in Kampala has sentenced a customs ... species in the wild, which has greatly affected Uganda's tourism sector.
KAMPALA, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Uganda Free Zone Authority (UFZA), ... facilities, science and technology parks or a tourism development zone.
Uganda and Egypt will co-operate in different fields of agriculture as well. ... The Egypt Export Development Authority and Uganda Export Promotion Board ... trade and investment, tourism, agriculture, defence and security, transport, ...
At the 2018 Africa Travels Indaba, a tourism expo hosted by South Africa Tourism and attended by both tourism buyers and sellers from all over the world ... Steven Masaba of the Uganda wildlife Authority, highlights the fact that the Gorilla is Uganda's signature tourism attraction and all must be done to ...
Tourism Ministers from Angola, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe were joined by a panel of tourism experts to explore potential solutions to the challenges of regional integration. The discussions emphasised the need for increased commitment from all African states in ...
A legal battle followed for over a decade, but Kenyan professionals were concentrating on diverting the message into tourist numbers. That is why there is this adage: “The brave eat grass, victors bag trophies while the faint pray.” Surely, Uganda's tourism marketers are the faint type! Did I hear that some ...
“However, it is expected to recover on the back of high tourist arrivals, ... Uganda's capital, Kampala, also registered a solid performance in 2017 with ...
Russian Convention Bureau, the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Caribbean Tours, the Lebanon Ministry of Tourism, Luxe Worldwide Hotels and ...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep ...
KAMPALA, Uganda — Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai ... houses to keep the savannah open for tourism benefiting two foreign safari ...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the ... Villagers in northern Tanzania's Loliondo area, near the Ngorongoro Crater tourism hotspot, have been evicted in the past year and denied access to ...
(KAMPALA, Uganda) — Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the savannah open for tourism benefiting two foreign safari companies, a U.S.-based policy think tank charged Thursday. Villagers in northern Tanzania's ...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai ... "As tourism becomes one of the fastest-growing sectors within the ...
Adoko Nekyon; politician of many firsts, dies at 86: Akbar Adoko Nekyon was Uganda's first minister of Information, Broadcasting, and Tourism in 1962, ...
KAMPALA, Uganda — Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the ...
Primate tourism is well-established in Uganda and Rwanda. Exactly one year ago, Rwanda doubled the cost of permits to visit mountain gorillas from ...
KAMPALA, Uganda - Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the ...
The attack will draw parallels with the massacre of eight western tourists, three of them Britons, kidnapped while gorilla trekking in Uganda's Bwindi ...
Kampala, Uganda: Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burnt their houses to keep the savannah ...
The Ugandan military on Saturday assured tourists that the country is safe amid reports of two British nationals being kidnapped in neighboring ...
KAMPALA, May 12 (Xinhua) -- The Ugandan military on Saturday assured tourists that the country is safe amid reports of two British nationals being ...
The woman who reportedly tried to save the two British tourists before she was killed ..... Primate tourism is well-established in Uganda and Rwanda.
A leopard that snatched and killed a three-year-old boy in Uganda has been ... according to a post from a staff member of the Ugandan tourism board.
Uganda already generates huge revenues in tourism from the ecosystems that is being threatened by the oil industry, which has potential to generate ...
Uganda: Lands Starts Shs20b Digital Demarcation ... Mr Lutaaya said the new system will also benefit other sectors, including tourism and transport. ... But we are yet to cover south-western Uganda, that is Kabale and Rukungiri," he ...
Mr Vincent Lutaaya Kimbowa, the officer-in-charge of Buganda cultural norms and tourism in Buddu County, says he is equally concerned about the ...
It's not the first time the Uganda Tourism Ambassador, Eddy Kenzo is doing collaboration songs with artists from West Africa, we all remember the ...
This does not come as a surprise as we all know that the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards (ASFAs) is one of the most anticipated events in Uganda.
The suspension comes one day after the release of two British travelers and a ... There's no word yet on when the park will be reopened to travelers. ... oldest, covering 3,000 square miles on the border with Uganda and Rwanda.
Travel Alert: East African Countries issue deadly Ebola virus outbreak alert ... compared to its neighbors, Kenya has a big movement of travelers from Congo through its Busia and Malaba entry borders across Ugandan borderline.
The show floor boasts more than 40 new stands this year, including the Russian Convention Bureau, the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Ras Al Khaimah, ...
... rugged mountains and volcanic plains adjacent to Rwanda and Uganda. Since tourism was relaunched in 2014, Virunga National Park – Africa's ...
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Rangers said on Tuesday they had stopped tourists entering Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park during ...
Kamuntu Minister of Tourism was a colourful display of different Ugandan ... University which were most recently ranked first and second in Uganda.
The State Minister for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda, says government will hire there more public relations firms from China, Japan and Gulf states to ...
They can also visit more than 40 new stands from all continents including the Russian Convention Bureau, the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Ras Al ...
The Uganda delegation was led by Ambassador Patrick Mugoya and included ... Water and Environment related issues and Energy, Tourism, Industry, ...
Kiwanda says government will also renew the contracts of the three firms. He says the overall assignment given to these firms is to leverage Uganda ...
In 2016, Uganda hired three PRs in German, UK and America to market the tourism sector with the aim of bolstering the number of foreign tourists.
Uganda will spend at least $1.2 million (Shs 4.4bn) on marketing the country's tourism potential, an addition to the $1.5 million that was spent last year.
The hotel industry, Ms Muhwezi said, has been key in the promotion of Uganda's tourism, therefore it was unfair to squeeze it with multiple taxes.
Uganda will partner with General Electric Healthcare in modernization of ... of manufacturing of medicines, health technologies and medical tourism.
... continents including the Russian Convention Bureau, the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Ras Al Khaimah, Azerbaijan, the Lebanon Ministry of Tourism ...
Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Akbar Adoko Nekyon was Uganda's first minister of Information, Broadcasting, and Tourism in 1962, drew up ...
The ban on tourists in Virunga National Park will be in place until June 4, ... rugged mountains and volcanic plains adjacent to Rwanda and Uganda.
A variety of LDCs and developing countries, such as Laos, Uganda and Kenya, are realizing the formerly unknown benefits of pro-poor tourism.
Rangers stopped tourists entering Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park during investigations into the kidnapping of two Britons.
“The suspension of tourism is being undertaken as an additional ... is in the rugged mountains and volcanic plains adjacent to Rwanda and Uganda.
No fewer than 175 rangers have died protecting the park, which is in the rugged mountains and volcanic plains adjacent to Rwanda and Uganda.
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda will spend US$1.2 million on marketing the country's tourism potential, an addition to the US$ 1.5 ...
... 15,112 gorilla trackers that toured Uganda, according to 2017 tourism data. ... inhibited in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park south west of Uganda.
Uganda has half of (320) the world's gorilla population with the largest ... 15,112 gorilla trackers that toured Uganda, according to 2017 tourism data.
... in the broader context of its potential for multiplier effects on sectors such as tourism and the cost of moving into and out of Uganda by air," she says.
From under 60MW hydro power that NRM found in 1986, today Uganda ... A number of the oil and tourism roads that are expected to spur more ...
Under the Ministry are implementing Agencies: Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) for tourism promotion and marketing, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) ...
Uganda's Foreign Affairs minister, Sam Kutesa, signed on behalf of the ... Spain provides the best resorts in Europe and reaps big from tourism.
MAPUTO, May 17 (Xinhua) -- President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni, leading a ... defense and security, agriculture, industry and trade, and tourism.
She is "on a mission to become the first black woman to travel to all of the countries in the world". Ugandan-American Jessica Nabongo has set herself ...
Mozambique, Uganda ink private sector cooperation deal ... Mozambique and Uganda have agreed to create a joint forum involving the private sector of ... industry and trade, and tourism as five key areas of bilateral cooperation.
The opening of the investment window follows the staging of the Giants Club Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum in Kampala in October ...
... Ugandans living in UAE, said the group, 12 of whom are female, landed in United Arab Emirates on December 31, 2017 on one-month tourism visas ...
As the minister of Information, Broadcasting and Tourism, one unique task of Nekyon was to use government media to promote 'national unity'.
PIC: Ven. Gitta Kavuma the Archdeacon for Mengo Archdeaconry while briefing representatives of Uganda tourism ministry on how they started the ...
The four weeks ITF Uganda Pro Circuit is the first biggest tennis event ... National Council of Sports, Uganda Tourism Board, KCCA, Stanbic Bank, ...
Leaders from the East African region have been urged to fast track the realisation of the East African region so as to allow the free movement of people ...
The problem of quack tour guides has been growing in Uganda's tourism industry. ... Tourism as an industry has become a serious revenue earner.
Leaders from Kenya and Uganda are calling for fast - tracking of the East African Community Integration, in order to enhance trade and tourism across ...
Speaking on Monday when he opened the first Cross-Border (Cultural/Tourism) Expo between Bungoma and Eastern Uganda at The Tourist Hotel in ...
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi is one of the most popular Uganda tourist activities and so many tourists visit Uganda every year specifically to take part in ...
The delegation is on a five-day study tour of Uganda. They have so far toured the Uganda Air Defences Headquarters in Entebbe and slated to visit ...
Rwanda has become the official tourism partner of English football club ... including the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, where one can ...
State Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi together with religious leaders organising for the 2018 Uganda Martyrs Day ...
He told the tourism minister and the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) that instead of talking in boardrooms, they need to move out and explain the ...
The country has signed a tourism deal with Arsenal club. Rwanda has ... We will have a spill over, of many people coming to visit Uganda. The many ...
He told the Ministry of Tourism and antiquities and the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) that instead of talking in boardrooms, they need to move out and ...
KAMPALA, UgandaUganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has commissioned a ... Commissioning the Building, the Minister for Tourism Wildlife and ...
Mr Godfrey Kiwanda, the State Minister for Tourism said government ... way to two shrines in Namugongo, some 15 kilometres east of Kampala city.
By Fred Kiva. KAMPALA. The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities will soon be changing name to Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage.
By Kampala Post Reporter. BUYENDE. President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized the need for Ugandans to promote tourism adding that no one ...
22 killed in Uganda when speeding bus strikes beer truck .... Zealand have extensive people-to-people links, including through tourism, education, ...
We were about to ask him if the current spate of kidnappings was generating more revenue than tourism and it Uganda Tourism Board would best ...
Fabulous and premier tourism exhibition the Kilifair and Karibu Tourism fair is ... Tourist Boards from Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Kenya have ...
MABAMBA SWAMP - A Shoebill rescued in January 2018, and kept under close scrutiny at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) was released ...
With Tourism Uganda logo included in Stadium Tour marketing campaigns and materials and the opportunity to create Virtual Reality destination tour ...
KAMPALA - Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is on the heels of the Catholic ... The tourism fraternity beaming with smiles of satisfaction and great ...
Looking to attract more tourists, the government of Uganda plans to unveil a war museum showcasing colonial-era wars and more recent conflicts.
The deal will highlight Rwanda's tourism prospects which include national ... tourists by promoting the 'rolex;' a popular cheap food item in Uganda, ...
“The Rwanda Development Board generates revenues from sale of tourism ... The Arsenal deal falls within this arrangement, just like our tourism ...
The deal will highlight Rwanda's tourism prospects which include national ... found only in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
“We do not have a special program for the African American yet,” said John Ssempebwa, deputy CEO of Uganda Tourism Board. “We are in [the] first ...
“He sometimes came and slept at my home while he was in Uganda. ... According to Vincent Mugaba, the Uganda Tourism Board public relations ...
Now Uganda wants the world to catch a glimpse of the scenes from the eight-year regime by opening a war museum as it turns to dark tourism to boost ...
... creation as well as promotion of image of the country and tourism. ... The recent move by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General, ...
Ugandan elected to head Africa Zoo body ... “This is an opportunity to promote Uganda's conservation and tourism in the whole world,” Mr Musinguzi ...
The Head of Tourism Police Department in the Uganda Police Force, Commissioner of Police, Frank Mwesigwa has said that the department requires ...
When completed, it would be Uganda's second international airport, ... in the development of agriculture and tourism in Uganda's Western Region.
Uganda plans but does not execute -Development experts ... for health and education tourism respectively coupled with wildlife and nature tourism.
"This is an opportunity to promote Uganda's conservation and tourism in the whole world," Mr Musinguzi said. The conference was held in Rawsonville ...
Kampala- “When I first came here, we used to buy merchandise and take it .... With the tourism, hospitality, entertainment, media and manufacturing ...
THE tourism industry globally constitutes a whopping 9% of world GDP and growing, ... She added that Uganda's participation will be good for all the other ... “Last year, when we played Uganda at the African Championships in their ...
The tourism sector in Africa is growing by leaps and bounds with the ... cities have fewer than five chain hotels each with Kampala woefully supplied.
KAMPALA, June 1 (Xinhua) -- A new census report showed that the number of ... Mountain gorillas are a major source of tourism revenue in Uganda, ...
... Hon Amos Lugoloobi stated that the budget will focus on enhancing production and productivity of the agriculture, tourism and the oil an gas sectors.
Uganda hopes to attract tourists with a war museum showcasing some of the darkest moments from its history. Atrocities committed under ex-President ...
Uganda Tourism Board Chief Executive Stephen Asiimwe is quoted by the BBC to have said that “We want to put the record straight. History gets ...
The other is Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. ... Mountain gorillas are a major source of tourism revenue in Uganda, responsible for a ...
In its plan to attract tourists, the Uganda government is building a war museum to showcase the darkest moments from its history, including the ...
Ugandan government hopes to attract tourists with a war museum ... "We want to put the record straight," Uganda Tourism Board chief executive ...
When the idea of the Inter-Provinces football tournament (The Drum) was conceived by the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA), ...
In a bid to attract tourists to Uganda, the country plans to build a war museum showcasing some of the darkest moments from its history. Idi Amin was ...
The Uganda Tourism Board Chief Executive Officer, Mr Stephen Asiimwe has Saturday June 2nd revealed that the government is set to build a war ...
"We want to put the record straight," Uganda Tourism Board Chief Executive ... Formed in Uganda more than two decades ago, the group became ...
PARIS – Uganda stood tall at this year's edition of Africa Week held at the ... market the country and strategically place herself for tourism, trade and investment. ... Ugandan socialite Judith Heard led the models representing Uganda, ...
In the other development, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) have extended a Shs75m sponsorship package to the tourney for the remaining two rounds.
But, as luck would have it, I had an opportunity to travel in Uganda from Jinja, ... We were in Kampala in an hour's time, thanks to the Sunday traffic.
(I assume Uganda Tourism Board and its quest for religious-based tourism is mining this fact.) I have not counted, but in countries like Nigeria, Ghana, ...
"We want to put the record straight," Uganda Tourism Board Chief Executive Stephen Asiimwe told the BBC. The Uganda war museum, which has yet ...
Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Grace Aboki arrived at the Uganda ... According to Tourism ministry officials, up to three million people are ...
For the last four decades, media reports show Uganda Martyrs Namugongo has ... The little money the tourists give us is what we use to pay our staff.
Tourism: How Namugongo can generate income- Catholic Shrine rector ... can take advantage of the Uganda Martyrs to make money out of tourism.
However, John Sempebwa, the deputy executive director of the tourism board, told VOA he disagrees with his colleagues who suggest Ugandans are ...
Ben Tenywa, a tourist guide at Uganda Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo, and author of 'Short History of the Uganda Martyrs, explains that June 3rd ...
Labour export can spur Uganda's economic growth ... You see, Uganda may not be hugely endowed with sports talent to the level of Brazil or ... modest revenue in tourism in spite of the country's huge potential as Africa's pearl.
The Uganda Tourism Board sponsored FUFA Drum tournament progressed with eight matches played over Saturday and Sunday across the country.
Uganda: Labour Export Can Spur Uganda's Economic Growth ... You see, Uganda may not be hugely endowed with sports talent to the level of Brazil or ... revenue in tourism in spite of the country's huge potential as Africa's pearl.
Ugandans and Christians from across the world have been asked to ... According to the state minister for tourism Godfrey Kiwanda, this is the only way ...
Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Craig Packer, professor of ecology, ... Most of Africa's protected areas are unsuited for mass tourism – the ...
Uganda will open a war museum that will showcase the country's grim history, in hopes of attracting tourists to the East African nation, the BBC ...
Uganda plans to attract tourists with a museum dedicated to the brutal dictator Idi Amin and other violent episodes in the country's history, including ...
Uganda: Kasaija Disowns New Tax On Mobile Money ... He was briefing the press at the Finance Ministry headquarters in Kampala about ... focus on key growth sectors of agriculture and tourism by modernising them to provide jobs ...
Kidnappings and murder have forced the famed Virunga wildlife park in the Democratic Republic of Congo to close for visitors until 2019, the ...
Most tourism adverts don't have the name Uganda,” said Libby Andrada, the team leader of researchers during her presentation of the report to the ...
Uganda's finance minister told journalists on Monday that a new tax on ... growth sectors of agriculture, tourism, ICT and infrastructure development.
Born in February 1968 in Uganda, Samuel Micaiah's journey from being a driver to tour operator can be described as epic. He says his parents ...
The CAA should have plans to develop a second international Airport and improve on the condition of the various 13 air fields in Uganda which will be ...
Bashir Hangi, the communications Manager, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) says the elephant died on Monday due to multiple injuries and the meat ...
The other speaker, Mr Stephen Asiimwe, who became the chief executive officer of the Uganda Tourism Board in February 2014, began his career ...
Uganda's Tourism Ambassador is said to have been hospitalised at Case Clinic for close to two weeks but it was kept a secret as only close friends ...
According to the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities' annual tourism sector performance report 2016/17, tourism is so far Uganda's leading ...
Speaking at a media briefing in Kampala yesterday, Ms Pearl Kakooza, the Uganda Association of Travel Agents chairperson, said government's ...
This will promote conservation for the future and also promote the development of tourism since Uganda is gifted with thousands of wildlife species,” ...
Banobi expressed concern over tourists visit Uganda just to manipulate the tourism sector and instead promoting their own culture. He urged ...
The announcement was made by Tourism Board Chief Executive Stephen Asiimwe to the BBC who said the museum was a chance for Ugandans to ...
It was all joy for conservationists from Uganda, Rwanda, and the ... gorillas is attributed to the effectiveness of conservation policies, regulated tourism, ...
Kampala's Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago was touched. ... of Uganda, Uganda Tourism Board, Buganda Heritage and Tourism Board, Uganda Museum, ...
James Musinguzi, the Executive Director Uganda Wild Life Education Center, says although the municipality doesnt earn directly from the sector, ...
Chimpanzees' tourism has the potential to earn the country as much fortune as gorilla trekking, a celebrated chimpanzee researcher and a veteran ...
BY PPU. KAMPALA, Uganda–The new Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopian, Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, who was on a 2-day state ...
Uganda's Change From “A Pearl” To “A Small”. ... mockery of Uganda but is also poised to demean Uganda thereby sabotaging tourism there, further.
The main tourism attractions in Rwanda are trekking to see endangered mountain ... Uganda also holds the advantage in terms of luxury safari-style ...
Entebbe to host 2018 Dragon boat festival in Uganda ... Friendship Association of Uganda, Entebbe Municipality, Uganda Tourism Board and Uganda ...
It's understood the military were by last night planning to arrest former Kampala Metropolitan Police commander and current Tourism Police chief, ...
As expected Matia Kasaija, the Finance minister will this afternoon make deliberate increments to Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) to market Uganda.
On Thursday May 24, I visited Semliki national park found in the districts of Bundibugyo, Kabarole and Ntoroko in Western Uganda. This is the place ...
The Uganda government has earmarked a staggering Shs 32bn for the tourism sector which is expected to attract at least 4 million tourists per year by ...
Uganda's tourism department is targeting to make the festival an annual event attracting domestic and foreign tourists, Godfrey Kiwanda Ssubi, ...
KAMPALA, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Head of China's top political advisory body ... The second Ugandan dragon boat racing, co-hosted by the Chinese ... cooperation in fields of people-to-people exchanges, sports and tourism, he said.
The Ugandan government now is looking at tourism opportunities provided by the festival. Uganda's tourism department is targeting to make the ...
Uganda's tourism department is targeting to make the festival an annual event attracting domestic and foreign tourists, Mr Godfrey Kiwanda Ssubi, ...
PIC: Participants taking part in the Dragon Boat Race at Uganda Wildlife ... The State Miniter for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Godfrey Kiwanda ...
The Ugandan government is studying the tourism opportunities offered by the festival. The Ugandan Tourism Department aims to make the festival an ...
Uganda farmers move to mark coffee produce ... exchange earner after tourism and workers' remittances, it is high time Ugandan coffee is identified by ...
Ugandan tour companies like African Pearl Safaris are well in position to organise safaris and tours involving these tourist activities and so much more ...
Uganda has been importing significant amounts of products including mineral water, edible meat and fresh potatoes from as far as Europe, yet all ...
Ugandan Diaspora do more than post brave stuff on social media ... Kigezi's Tourism Potential,” is to target, educate and attract the Ugandan Diaspora ...
Kampala — The government has set aside Shs15 billion to buy out land ... Mr Godfrey Kiwanda, the Minister of State for Tourism, yesterday said the ...
Uganda's Consul-General in Guangzhou, Amb. Solomon Rutega has invited ... energy, oil and gas, ICT, mining and mineral beneficiation and tourism.
Finance ministers from Kenya Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania all ... Uganda's tourism sector also received a boost with developers receiving ...
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Agaba told journalists that government through the ministry of Trade and tourism has adopted a policy “Buy Uganda, Build Uganda (BUBU)” which ...
KAMPALA - The governor of Hunan province in China, Xu Dazhe, has held ... the need to propel industrial growth, agriculture, tourism and mining.
“The potential for cooperation between China and Uganda is big. ... State Minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda, Uganda's Ambassador to China, ...
“I know Ugandans have the money to afford visiting these places, but they just want to spend it on funny things. Local tourism doesn't fetch as much ...
The country's marketing arm, has hence forged a partnership with the Bride and Groom Expo 2018 in Uganda. The expo, which kicks off today will see ...
On World Refugee Day, Uganda's State Minister for Relief and Disaster ... Rwanda's goal is to double tourism receipts from $404 million by 2024.
Kampala, Uganda | JOSEPH WERE | President Yoweri Museveni on Friday said ... “The potential for cooperation between China and Uganda is big. ... David Bahati, of State for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda, Uganda's Ambassador to ...
You have heard of infrastructure, tourism, agro-processing and industrial ... Zheng Zhuqiang, Chinese ambassador to Uganda, said the east African ...
Neighbors with Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, and DR Congo, the new parks will provide a combined destination for tourists visiting wildlife in East Africa ...
The deal includes for cooperation in five sectors is agriculture, mining, energy, tourism, and industrialization created to advantage for both countries.
The festival therefore brings more fun to Jinja as a tourist town. Another event that is slowly growing in prominence in Uganda is the Bakiga Nation ...
Some of the activities within Uganda's debut gorilla festival will include ... “We also want the locals to be part of the tourism value chain and there is no ...
... the convict a harsh sentence, saying elephants are considered important species and his (Immanuel) act would affect the Uganda tourism sector.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Tuesday expected to host his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame of Rwanda at Safari Park ...
China, Uganda to Partner to Boost Agriculture Production ... as well as support Uganda to propel industrial growth, agriculture, tourism and mining.
Britain's Mail on Sunday said Rwanda paid the London club 30 million pounds ($40 million) to have Arsenal players wear the “Visit Rwanda” tourist ...
KAMPALA - There are many job opportunities in the tourism sector that should be used to ease youth unemployment and boost the employment of ...
In Uganda, wildlife officials have redoubled efforts to help locals live in ... The predatory cats are a boon for tourism, which accounts for 9 percent of the ...
Kasaija said Ugandans have been spending an estimated amount of $ 8m on travel tickets adding that “this money will be reserved to the national ...
Read More: Uganda Airlines: Govt to Procure 4 Bombardier Planes by December, ... boost Uganda's trade including agricultural produce and tourism.
To understand the current leadership struggle at Uganda Investment ... of Uganda Export Promotions Board and Uganda Tourism Board as well as ...
Tourists who can't afford the high cost of gorilla trekking will look for alternatives and Uganda is best positioned for this due to conflicts in the eastern ...
Gorilla trekking has always been at the top of the bucket list for travelers into Africa. This popular activity is expected to become even more popular ...
The initiative geared towards boosting domestic tourism is supported by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), Uganda Tourism Board and Uganda ...
The meeting was attended by Tanzania's Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Dr Hamisi Kigwangala, Uganda's Minister for Tourism, Wildlife ...
The mass grave cannot even be recognised by a first-time visitor. ... the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the country's tourism industry regulator, almost ...
The function coincided with the Entebbe Tourism Festival that was hosted by Entebbe municipal council and Uganda Tourism Board in Entebbe.
Ocheger informed President Conde that during his tour of duty, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has directed him to work towards consolidating the ...
Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has asked the government to prioritise research on cultural values as a way of promoting tourism. Speaking at the ...
Kabale — The Hashers, a cross border community association, has launched a new campaign aimed at promoting tourism and trade. About 50 ...
It has drawn tourists from far and near, for the pat two years. The Uganda Rolex Festival was also launcded, to show the different varieties in which an ...
From my little experience, tourism is one of the things that Israelis and ... The good news is Uganda still has a lot of room to grow its tourism. That room ...
The Uganda Tourism Board is in a massive recruitment drive to fill in what the management says are gaps needed to drive tourism to greater heights.
By Kampala Post Reporter. KAMPALA. The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Mrs. Janet Museveni on Thursday evening joined the ...
Uganda is unveiling new tourism products for travellers to the southwestern part of the country, a region that has hitherto been widely known for ...
In Exercise of Powers conferred on the President of Uganda by Articles 108(1), ... Minister of Tourism, ─ HON. ... Minister for Kampala City ─ HON.
“Youth Business Skills Training (is) to be undertaken by Enterprise Uganda. Enterprise Uganda shall set up five (5) Regional Skills Development Centres .... that government moves to increase funding to the Uganda Tourism Board.
“The Rolex Festival seeks to grow food tourism in Uganda as a key driver in the Tourism sector, support the SME sector through business education ...
... environmental standards, to promote Uganda as top culinary destination and to inspire more Ugandan youths to get involved in the tourism industry ...
By Amos Wekesa. KAMPALA – Recently the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Mrs. Doreen Silver Katusime, called me to have a ...
... the last week of July. His visit is expected to improve relations between Uganda and India in areas such as tourism, agriculture, business and health.
“Soon, a trip to Uganda without tasting a pineapple will be declared incomplete,” said Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) spokesperson, ...
Highly anticipated to be a tourist attraction event, Uganda Tourism Board , Ministry of Tourism has already thrown their weight behind the event, ...
Mess is brewing at the nation's tourism body, the Uganda Tourism Board after scores of staff are shown the exit. At least 35 staff, with years of ...
Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda maintained their positions not to change the protocol or the wildlife and tourism charter ratified by the council of ...
... growing accusations that Uganda, a feeble economy dependent on agriculture, tourism and a yet to be materialised petro-economy, has borrowed ...
“A&K has long believed that travel comes with a unique responsibility to leave the world a better place than we found it, to respect the natural ...
President Museveni Welcomes Six New Envoys to Uganda ... ways of marketing and boosting tourism in Uganda to international standards as well as ...
Mr. Museveni warmly welcomed to Uganda Ambassador Uriel Norman ... of marketing and boosting tourism in Uganda to international standards as ...
Travelling, tourism and entertainment do not necessarily mean that one ... Much as this activity has not entirely gained popularity among Ugandans, ...
If there was any motivation for revival of Uganda Airlines, it should have been tourism - an industry, whose potential government keeps singing about, ...
While meeting the envoys, Mr Museveni said Uganda will closely work with them and offer the necessary assistance to fulfil their tour of duties.
Uganda to partner with GE Healthcare in the modernisation of hospitals ... Upon completion of the project, it will help in reducing medical tourism to ...
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week's THE INDEPENDENT. ... Why can't Uganda build Standard Rail?: ... TOURISM
Buganda's dangerman Viane Ssekajugo (right) dribbles past Kampala's Siraje Sentamu as Martin Kizza closes by at Wankulukuku stadium.
HUNAN PROVINCE, CHINA: In a move geared to promote Uganda's tourism, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has launched a Uganda ...
Under the theme: 'Unlocking Kigezi's Tourism Potential', excellent ... and Lillian Kamusiime, two leading tourism investors and providers in Uganda, ...
Bakunzi's career as a tour guide was set in motion in 1995 when a Ugandan tour operator friend of his began to send him tourists so that he could help ...
By Kampala Post Reporter. HUNAN PROVINCE, CHINA. In a move geared to promote Uganda's tourism, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ...
In a move geared to promote Uganda's tourism, the Speaker of Parliament, ... the animals, they also get a very good picture of our tourism potential.
Kadaga who was officially opening a Uganda Culture park in Kaifu district in the Hunan province of China asked the Chinese to establish more parks ...
Kampala. The habit of high end restaurants and hotels to peg their bills on ... Mr Vivian Lyazi, the assistant commissioner in charge of tourism at the ...
Uganda's tourism sector is focused on the country's landscape and wildlife. It is a major driver of employment, investment and foreign exchange, ...
The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), is now working with counties in the Lake Victoria region to ... Uganda is Kenya's top source for tourists in East Africa.
The black rhinos were moved from Nairobi and Lake Nakuru national parks to Tsavo East last month in an operation trumpeted by Tourism Minister ...
Besides seeing to the construction of large hydropower projects, the government is promoting tourism from which Uganda earns $1 billion (about ...
Gulu DPC Mr. Mafundo Emmanuel, Miss Tourism for Northen Uganda Aciro Tinah, 4th Division Army deputy clerk Mr. Omara Boniface among other ...
Sitting out there, pulling black jack (biden pilosa) bristles from our clothes, listening to the foreign tourists who were full of praises, of Uganda and its ...
KAMPALA, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Ashraf Kimbugwe, a student at Uganda ... with skills in agriculture, construction, manufacturing, tourism and hospitality.
The 3rd Uganda International Cultural Tourism Fair is schedule to take place in September this year at the Uganda Museum in Kampala. The Fair ...
For starters, Russia has endured a bit of isolation from the West and this was their perfect opportunity to market their nation, especially in tourism, ...
The country of Uganda gets a fair amount of press in the West as one of the most homophobic countries in the world. Several years ago, the ...
KAMPALA. The Ministry of Health has disputed travel guidelines by World Health Organisation (WHO), advising pregnant women against travelling to ...
Ocheger stressed the need for closer commercial co-operation between Uganda and Ivory Coast in investment, trade and tourism. He also called for ...
Kampala — The Ministry of Health has disputed travel guidelines by World Health Organisation (WHO), advising pregnant women against travelling to ...
Opondo entreated the ministry to encourage more Chinese to set up investments in Uganda, especially in tourism and hospitality industries, and to ...
In January last year, Rough Guides, a travel publisher, named Uganda as the fourth-best tourism destination in the world after India, Scotland and ...
Opondo entreated the ministry to stimulate more Chinese to put investments in Uganda, specifically in the tourism and hospitality industries, and to ...
Bombardier Inc. said Uganda Airlines signed a firm order for four new ... it with a view to improving transport connections and promoting tourism.
Dr Wasswa Tom Davis, a Board Member of the Uganda Tourism Board and Manager for Marketing & Commercial Services at the Uganda Civil ...
While there have been concerns about viability, Museveni is optimistic the airline will promote Uganda's tourism and ease movement of travelers.
Dr. Wasswa Tom Davis, a Board Member of the Uganda Tourism Board and Manager for Marketing & Commercial Services at the Uganda Civil ...
By Sibasi Timothy, Feature Writer based in Kampala, Uganda ... to a range of 10,000-20,000, according to the Nature Uganda and Ministry of Tourism, ...
The Government has hailed the cordial bilateral relations it enjoys with the Arab Republic of Egypt, manifested by the flourishing trade between the ...
Zika virus gets its name from the Zika forest of Uganda, the country where the virus was first identified. Recently, however, Uganda's Ministry of Health ...
But, these great apes that are over 5000 in Uganda, the highest number in ... Grace Aulo commissioner tourism in the ministry tourism, wildlife and ...
The conservation and protection of the gorillas in Uganda to promote tourism is evidenced right from the price and accessibility regulations.
Uganda's Minister of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities has said these evictions have been peaceful and voluntary, but evidence of how previous ...
Kampala — The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is ... the projects we look at range from agriculture to power and tourism. We also ...
“In Uganda, the projects we look at range from agriculture to power and tourism. We also deal in hotels, and our primary objective is to help to multiply ...
The Uganda Airlines is expected to create almost 500 jobs in the first five years ... He said once the airline is revived, Ugandan tourist sites will be well ...
... strictly going to look at the safety of the food we consume in Uganda,” Agaba said. Recently, a report from the parliamentary committee on Tourism, ...
Uganda Airlines: Revival to Save Shs2trillion Annually ... thus raising the brand image of Uganda as an investment and tourist destination, and others.
India, Uganda agree to boost economic, defence cooperation ... Inviting Indians to visit Uganda, he said that promoting tourism would go a long way in ...
India can assist Uganda to promote tourism by launching direct flight from Mumbai and other cities, he added. He also sought assistance from Indian ...
PM Modi, who arrived here this evening on a two-day visit to Uganda - the first bilateral tour by an Indian Prime Minister since 1997, held one-on-one ...
President Museveni, during the press address at Entebbe said his target is to enhance tourism in Uganda. “Want to bring in more Indian tourists here, ...
India to gift cancer therapy machine to Uganda: PM ... is on a three-nation tour to the African countries including Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa.
In order to improve trade, we need to get Indian tourists in Uganda," Museveni said. "For the same, I have asked the Prime Minister to allow our airlines ...
President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday emphasised on trade, investment, and tourism during his discussions with Prime Minister ...
Entebbe (Uganda), Jul 24 (ANI): President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday emphasised on trade, investment, and tourism during his .
He said that to boost trade and tourism, the two leaders had agreed that the revived Uganda Airlines should have direct flight from Entebbe to Bombay ...
India and Uganda today signed four MoUs in the areas of defence ... the two countries would work together in trade, investment and tourism sectors, ...
Later on, President Museveni said the two leaders have agreed upon opening a tourism centre in the name of Mahatma Gandhi in Jinja, Uganda.
Museveni noted that Modi has promised to build the Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre at the source of the Nile in Jinja as a pilgrimage and tourism ...
Modi, who arrived in Kampala on Tuesday evening on a two-day visit to Uganda — the first bilateral tour by an Indian prime minister since 1997, held ...
KAMPALA – President Museveni has met Indian Prime Minister Narendra ... “We should encourage more Indians to tour Uganda and in the process ...
Museveni asked Modi to facilitate a revived Uganda Airlines to fly directly to Bombay and Mumbai in an effort to boost trade and tourism between ...
Earlier, President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni said that the two leaders discussed "trade, investment and tourism" in their meeting. "These are the ...
First is tourism. We should encourage more Indians to tour Uganda and in the process bring dollars here. To promote this, I have asked His Excellency ...
The return of Uganda Airlines is an automatic creation of jobs that will help to lower the current unemployment levels. It will also make air travel ...
Uganda and India yesterday signed a defence pact that will see the two ... To boost tourism, the two leaders agreed to market the Ugandan tourism ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Uganda today as part of his five-day, three-nation tour to African countries. The Prime Minister's aircraft landed at ...
Prime minister Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Uganda, the first bilateral tour by an Indian prime minister since 1997, addressed the business ...
Over 200 local and international cyclists are expected to be part of the Let's Tour Uganda 2018 championship slated for late November in Uganda.
PICS: In Uganda, Modi says Africa is a top priority for India ... In remarks to Uganda's legislature, Modi said that "Africa will be at the top of our priorities," saying ... included sectors such as defence, innovation, investment and tourism.
The Kenyan bikers, Wamuyu and Dos, took off on a world tour on July 3 for a three-year journey. Their first stop was Uganda, then Rwanda, Tanzania, ...
KAMPALA - The absence of a national carrier has been a major thorn in the hearts and pockets of tourism sector operators as well as local produce ...
The two leaders further discussed Uganda's tourism sector in which the ... that he would encourage Chinese companies to operate in Uganda.
The IGG's office has tasked Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) to explain the circumstances surrounding the termination of employment of some of the ...
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The Chairman of Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA), Mr. Kayondo Everest who also runs Ever Based Tours and Travel company has been ...
The Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO), the largest association of tour companies in Uganda elected its new executive board for the period ...
... with a power line in Kapeeka and support to Uganda through tourism since Uganda is reviving the Uganda Airlines that will also be flying to China.
MBALE – When you ask Ugandans what their dream destination would be, the majority would cross not only the national borders but the oceans ...
Ugandan Indians already control the bulk of the tourism industry in Uganda and East Africa and since Indians culturally tend to visit as families — from ...
When the same tourists asked him to help them organise a second trip to other popular tourist attraction sites in western Uganda, the idea bore a ...
After writing an opinion explaining how Uganda's tourism was catching wildfire, I realised I needed to shade more light on how tourism growth ...
... in Kapeeka and support to Uganda through tourism since Uganda is reviving the Uganda Airlines that will also be flying to China,” State House said ...
Victoria University kicks off Tourism section with vintage car show ... for value addition to lifestyle and tourism section in Uganda and East Africa, the ...
It may not have the cachet of a safari in neighboring Kenya or Uganda, but what a Rwandan safari also lacks is something you won't miss at all: tourist ...
(ii) With respect to Uganda's Chairmanship of the Bank's Board of ... and increase awareness of Uganda's potential for trade, tourism and investment to ...
... this opportunity will enhance the country's visibility and increase awareness of Uganda's potential for trade, tourism and investment to other Member ...
Integrated tourism group Tourvest's Accommodation and Activities division recently announced that Graeme Edmond has been appointed divisional ...
Ms Nabongo, a dual citizen, is using her Ugandan passport to show that African passport holders also travel as tourists to dispel what she calls ...
Uganda's economy will continue to grow to empower more citizens to fly. The attainment of middle income status means more air travel and need for ...
She consulted on several projects for the Republic of Uganda Tourism and Wildlife Authority, and has worked with tour operators, lodges, and airlines ...
Bayimba has previously been hosted at the Kampala-based Uganda ... and innovate and fans and visitors plenty of opportunity to experience and ...
The event brings tribes from this region of Uganda and neighboring countries together to celebrate their past and welcome their future. Travelers are ...
McBern Tours and Travel PHOTO: Travelers on a McBern Tours and Travel excursion stop at a site in Uganda marking the Equator. (Photo provided ...
Relatedly, Uganda is named the fourth-best tourism destination in the world by Rough Guides, a leading travel publisher. In recent years, Uganda has ...
Shillah Ainembabazi has had an experience she shares with very few people. She once was punched by a mountain gorilla – that near mythic ...
In 2016, the Bamasaba Cultural Institution in partnership with Uganda Tourism Board unveiled a plan to upgrade Mutoto Cultural Site to boost tourism.
John Ssempebwa, the Deputy Executive Director Uganda Tourism Board says that teaching heritage education, students will have a better ...
President Kenyatta will be hosted by his Uganda counterpart, President ... had been elevated to a carnival and added to Uganda's tourism products.
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Everest Kayondo has been elected the new board chairperson of the largest tourism fraternity in the country ...
Indeed, for this reason traffickers selling the animals into Thailand's tourist trade or Myanmar's logging industry generally avoid taking calves under ...
Uganda Airlines has agreed to acquire six new aircraft from Airbus and ... look forward to supporting the development of Uganda's regional air travel ...
The Deputy Director of the Uganda Tourism Board John Sempebwa has urged Ugandans to embrace their historical background and take the center ...
SpiceRoads Cycling Launches Tours in 3 East African Countries ... "These two new tours showcase the absolute best of Tanzania, Uganda, and ...
Masindi Moves to Promote Tourism Sites ... There are several tourist attraction sites in the district but are undeveloped and not known to ... In Uganda?
The Idependence monument in Kampala, Uganda. ... can boost the country's tourism industry since many international and domestic tourists will make ...
The method, called VirCapSeq-VERT and developed at CII, identified nine clusters of infections, including one potentially related to tourism from the ...
Contiki will offer travelers four new trips and five new extensions to explore ... relax on the beaches of Zanzibar or get up close to gorillas in Uganda.
Wagagai is Mt Elgon's highest peak [Point] located entirely within Uganda; Mt ... Many tourists will tell you Mount Elgon is a home for over 300 birds ...
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has pushed it's weight behind the event in a bid to promote domestic tourism as hundreds of people flock Mbale to ...
The Chairperson Ssese Islands Tourism Development Association, Joyce Kikomeko opposes the degazettment of the forest reserve since it preserves ...
The tour operators are slowing adopting the idea of selling Uganda using the big seven idea. Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) should use the similar ...
“I had a dream to travel around the world and meet new people and for ... The survey concluded that 30 per cent of the tourists that come to Uganda ...
Mugerwa realised two constants among young Ugandans; a poor reading culture and a ... He has also been named Uganda's tourism ambassador.
PYONGYANG. North Korea has stopped processing tourist visas for foreigners ahead of a high profile anniversary next month, according to a ...
It's undeniable that Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is a must visit on all Uganda safaris complementing other tourism spots all over the ...
Kampala- The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has appointed 32 honorary ... State minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda said: “We need to conserve wildlife. ... Mr Otto explained that wildlife in Uganda faces many challenges and ...
According to a representative from the Uganda Tourism Board Herman Olimi the Jamii Social ride is a whole family affair which will involve parents, ...
Uganda is a gifted country, with variety to showcase to a tourist so much that if half of its tourism potential were to be realised, its contribution to the ...
A person makes a rolex during the Kampala Rolex festival in Kampala on August 19, 2018. Highly anticipated to be a tourist attraction, Uganda ...
So at Kampala's third annual Rolex festival on a hilltop in the Ugandan ... "Rolex is a delicacy in Uganda," Tourism Board official Patrick Muhire told ...
A man makes a rolex during the Kampala Rolex festival in Kampala on ... "Rolex is a delicacy in Uganda," Tourism Board official Patrick Muhire told ...
PIC: The eleven girls who qualified for the Miss tourism boot camp. ... Out of the 11, only one contestant will be crowned miss tourism Uganda, Ankole ...
The national cycling team, best known as Team Rwanda, has been invited to take part in the inaugural edition of the Uganda Tourism Race scheduled ...
"The President of Uganda does not have such powers," he says in his latest .... the rioters may affect Tourism and will give a bad image to Uganda.
Last week, Ugandan police were called to a hotel in the center of the capital Kampala where an American citizen had ... besides addressing and challenging the place of aid, volunteer tourism (“voluntourism”), and missionary work.
The Rolex Festival is an annual Event that has become a tourism ... The Event attracted very many sponsors like Coca-cola, Uganda Tourism Board, ...
Read also: Uganda Improves in Government Online Service Delivery – UN ... Uganda Wildlife Authority; Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities ...
Ugandan travellers are suffering because of, apparently, not having a national airline… I did not care much about a national airline. I thought that our ...
“On top of the low fares, Air Tanzania will offer customers the ability to customize their travel to their needs and budget by allowing excess luggage and ...
KAMPALA – The Ministry of Finance has launched the National Electronic ... Uganda Wildlife Authority, Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, ...
Kiseka market sits at the slope of one of the hills in Kampala but with the ... Uganda earns about $1.4b (Shs5.1 trillion) annually from tourism and the ...
Tourism companies are refunding money and cancelling safaris. Uganda gets its tourists mainly from Germany, United Kingdom, United States and ...
International Tourism Arrivals Hit Record High In 2017. 28 Aug 2018, 12:11 0 Comments 179 Views Kampala, Uganda East Africa Lifestyle Tourism ...
As Uganda's upcoming MTN Nyege Nyege Festival draws near, tour companies are seizing on the opportunity to cash in on music tourism. Various ...
KAMPALAUgandan Hollywood star, also film maker and TV producer, ... corporate sponsors and doubled as a tourism attraction and beauty show.
In view of this fact, I propose that Uganda capitalises on its disorder and bits of chaos to boost tourism. Partly, my suggestion is based on doubt that we ...
Minister of Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda has said his department is facing difficulty in selling Uganda's tourism abroad amid the recent political upheaval ...
Tourism is now the leading export earner for Uganda, bringing in about 1.4 billion US dollars annually, which is 26 percent of its total foreign exchange ...
... return of the national carrier was critical for Uganda and Tanzania to enhance trade and tourism. "Uganda and Tanzania have business together.
Kampala. It was flags and chants as a 76-seater bombardier Q400 series owned ... the efficiency of air travel services and provide affordable air travel.
Tourism State Minister Godfrey Kiwanda alongside Sembabule RDC Henry Baguma at the Bigo Bya Mugenyi Main shrine, the Ancient sites are is ...
Ssempebwa says they expect to spend less in the next years but reap more returns because they have mastered the art of monitoring the firms.
This comes as other countries, notably Nigeria and Uganda, are working on reducing the gap between music and tourism. The set-up to bring Liberia's ...
PIC: Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) Deputy CEO in charge of operations John Ssempebwa speaking during a press conference at the Media Centre in ...
Ephraim Kamuntu has said that violent protests as those recently witnessed in Arua and Kampala pose a threat to the country's tourism sector, the ...
Tourism minister Prof Ephraim Kamuntu says they will soon hire three public relations firms from the Gulf, China and India in a bid to increase the ...
KAMPALA – The Minister of Tourism, Ephraim Katuntu has warned the media against running what he called alarming reports on violence in Uganda, ...
During that time, she won a writing competition about Ugandan wildlife for which she was rewarded opportunities to travel to many places such as ...
Uganda's vision 2040 is aimed at turning the western town of Fort-Portal into a tourism city. Whereas the people and the leaders of Fort-Portal have ...
Tour operators in Uganda are counting losses after a drop in tourist arrivals attributed to the recent political and security tension in the country.
The Uganda International Hotels & Restaurants Expo was founded in 2013 as an international hospitality and tourism organization that focuses on ...
The Association of Uganda Tour Operators on Monday came out to condemn the recent riots in the different parts of the country as well as the manner ...
On the impact of Uganda's tourism sector, Lokodo fired back: Let foreigners not come to Uganda for sex. If you are coming for sexual reasons worse ...
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) executive director Ms Allen Kagina has said government is looking for money to work on tourism roads ...
"Hotels and local tourism were going to be affected by the cancellation. It is a relief to many that the festival is on," said Jinja's mayor Majid Mutambuze.
A Ugandan music festival was reinstated on Wednesday following a public ... "Hotels and local tourism were going to be affected by the cancellation.
Uganda banned 'Nyege Nyege' festival: Police, organizers, sign pact ... “The purpose of the event is the promotion of culture, local music and tourism.
But the organisers clarified the famous festival was meant to promote culture, art and tourism. The Ugandan government has lifted a ban on the much ...
Taking the trend of Uganda in development issues poverty, unemployment, ... It is easy to ask a Tourist or a visitor in Uganda to take you to Theatre ...
Five years ago, the Uganda International Hotels & Restaurants Expo was founded as an international hospitality and tourism organization.
Up to 1,500 of the party-goers will be foreigners and this, according to protagonists, will rake in foreign exchange for the country, promote its tourism ...
KISORO – Allen Kagina, the Executive Director for Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has assured stakeholders in the tourism sector in Kigezi ...
The festival is a carnival that involves dancing and partying and attracts tourists from around the world. This year's event started at Nile Discovery ...
Kadaga, Kamuntu and the founder of Uganda Hotel Owners Association Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige at a breakfast meeting on Wednesday. Photo by ...
Steven Asiimwe, the Executive Director of Uganda Tourism Board says there is sensitisation going on to help members of the community get basic ...
As a sommelier, Masiga conducts private wine tasting tours at the Kampala ... But what value does the tasting of food and drinks add to the travel ...
She is the president of Uganda Tourism Association (UTA), chairperson of The Uganda Association of Travel Agents (TUGATA) as well as Seychelles ...
UCC to promote film sector as Uganda returns from Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards medal less ... But team Uganda has returned home medal-less. ... to promote more local content to “increase national identity and tourism, as ...
The Omukama of Toro kingdom, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has thanked the government of Uganda for earmarking Fort Portal as a tourism ...
The Minister for Tourism, and Antiquities, Ephraim Kamuntu has called on the international community to help the country to combat illegal wildlife ...
Tourism: Uganda Wildlife Education Centre Trust (UWECT), Uganda Tourist Board (UTB), Uganda Wildlife Authority and Uganda Island Chimpanzee ...
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and National Agricultural Advisory ...
Among the agencies that will lose their autonomy is Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), National Agricultural ...
The tourism industry came alive last week in Jinja and this week, many of the internationals will be touring other parts of Uganda before they return to ...
Kampala. The government will be saving Shs1 trillion each year in .... Hotel and Tourism Training Institute ... Uganda National Cultural Centre Uganda ...
The Kampala Twins Festival, which was held last month, was hosted by ... the prestigious event, the Petro twins got support from Zimbabwe Tourism ...
In 2014, three East African community member states – Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya launched the single tourists' visa allowing tourists visiting the ...
Uganda's economic growth was reported to have recovered markedly last year. ... The county's tourism sector has also continued to recover. Likewise ...
Uganda's Government decided to reintegrate 71 bodies, including the Uganda Tourism Board, into their relevant ministries as part of a plan to ...
(Xinhua/NAN) A U.S. tourist on Thursday committed suicide by hanging in the central Ugandan district of Wakiso, a police spokesperson said.
Mr Rugunda who led a team of cabinet ministers at the handover event preceded by a tour to the facility, said the new facility is going to promote ...
The Uganda International Hotels and Restaurants Expo 2018 has gone live with a social media campaign seeking to highlight Uganda's tourist ...
The affected tourism agencies include the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC), Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), Uganda Wildlife Authority, and ...
The report suggested the Uganda Investment Authority be merged with Uganda Tourism Board, Uganda Export Promotion Board, and Enterprise ...
Kampala — A government report that recommended the merger of ... the Uganda Investment Authority be merged with Uganda Tourism Board, ...
“The event will also help us showcase the new development at the Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute and the Source of the Nile in Jinja” he ...
He adds that the foreigners, who enter Uganda as tourists, front organizations and businesses that look like investments that aid them to get their way ...
Nyege Nyege is an international festival that takes place in the heart of Uganda's tourism hub, Jinja. Over the past three editions, the festival has ...
Uganda's Minister for Tourism and Antiquities, Ephraim Kamuntu, said the measures put in place to help tackle poaching and the illegal wildlife trade ...
The district tourism officer, Robert Aturinda, presented to the council a ... Aturinda adds, “When they are talking about tourism in Uganda, Ntungamo is ...
The 18-hole- golf course at Lake Victoria Serena Resort is a potential tourist ... in Uganda which has strong memberships in Entebbe and Kampala.
KAMPALA, UGANDA — Even as Harriet K. weaves her car through this capital city's busy downtown core, her phone consistently alerts her to ...
Rwanda and Uganda are East Africa's leading spots for wealth growth, and are ... retail, tourism, fast-moving consumer goods and telecommunication.
Uganda ticks the right boxes, economy picks up ... The value of foreign direct investment in Uganda increased by about 21 per cent last year to ... could affect investor sentiment, similar to latest troubles affecting the tourism sector.
Clad in a t-shirt with words Am Ugandan 100% made her visible among the group of tourists who tracked Nshongi Mountain Gorilla group.
Such roads are also being used by a number of tourists thanks to an improved international marketing strategy at Uganda Tourism Board. With an ...
He addressed the Ugandan community in Boston to make a case why ... “This will provide Uganda an opportunity to showcase its tourism, business, ...
“This will provide Uganda an opportunity to showcase its tourism, business, and investment potential,” Ambassador Adonia Ayebare, Uganda's ...
Africa draws just five percent of the world's tourists despite boasting attractions ranging from the Pyramids and Victoria Falls to wildlife safaris and ...
My mother even paid and made for me my creative wear for Miss Tourism Busoga and also when I participated in Miss Tourism Uganda, she made me ...
The Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Tourism Board John Ssempebwa has urged Ugandans especially the youth to use digital ...
While the project is supposed to be overseen by the ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, its budgeted cost is not yet known to the Ugandan ...
By Kampala Post Reporter. RUBIRIZI. President Yoweri Museveni has urged the residents of Bunyaruguru County in Rubirizi District to live as one ...
The report suggested that the Uganda Investment Authority be merged with the Uganda Tourism Board, Uganda Export Promotion Board, and ...
As compared to tourist destinations such as Zanzibar, Mombasa and Dar es ... “If all the old buildings in Old Kampala were preserved and the area ...
Rubirizi District is in South Western Uganda and comprises 2 ... He explained that Uganda receives 1 million tourists annually and US$1.5 billion from ...
A visit at Ssemagulu Royal Museum located at Mutundwe, a Kampala ... “Tourism in Uganda should not be just about wildlife about also culture and ...
The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities and Uganda Tourism Board have organised the World Tourism Day (WTD) 2018 celebrations ...
“We will consider easing similarly travel restrictions for certain categories of visitors for other countries‚ including Nigeria‚ Kenya and Uganda‚” Gigaba ...
He said Uganda looks forward to evolving more people-to-people programs between Chinese and Ugandans in tourism and sports. "In the spirit of the ...
He welcomed the envoys to Uganda and assured them of the NRM ... to execute their respective mandates during their tour of duties in Uganda.
He welcomed the envoys to Uganda and assured them of the NRM ... called for more cooperation between Uganda and Portugal in the tourism sector.
NAIROBI (Landscape News) — Uganda will be completely without forest ... plantations provide safe corridors through which wild animals can travel.
Museveni welcomed the envoys to Uganda and assured them of the NRM ... Uganda has in the past year exported more goods to Kenya and in the month ... for more cooperation between Uganda and Portugal in the tourism sector.
Kampala which came third after Lagos and Dakar received 0.5 million overnight visitors in 2017, who spent an average length of seven nights and ...
Uganda hopes to see more tangbile results of win-win cooperation with ... people-to-people programs between Chinese and Ugandans in tourism and ...
He was speaking in Kampala ahead of the UN World Tourism Day celebrated on September 27. The day will be commemorated in Jinja, also referred ...
Kampala — All patients, including Members of Parliament, who require ... of the Uganda Medical Association, yesterday said medical tourism is a ...
Kampala. All patients, including Members of Parliament, who require ... of the Uganda Medical Association, yesterday said medical tourism is a ...
Uganda Travel Month, the largest experiential tourism marketing event on the Uganda calendar is back with an exciting 2018 edition scheduled to ...
The main national celebrations for the World Tourism Day were held at Jinja Rugby grounds in Jinja town. The event's theme is 'Tourism and the ...
KAMPALA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- As the world marked World Tourism Day on Thursday, Uganda said it is targeting to use digital platforms to attract ...
The Uganda travel Month is back with the 2018 edition scheduled to take place ... The travel month is aimed at giving Ugandans much deprived urban ...
Since then the Rwanda Development Board has lost business to Uganda, leaving many guides and others in the hospitality industry without income, ...
Conservation is big business in the East African nation, where tourism is the top ... A similar fee is 600 dollars in Uganda and 400 dollars in Congo.
Uganda's smooth road network fosters effective wildlife management .... It is not debatable that 90% of Uganda's tourism is nature based and that the ...
DFCU Bank in partnership with Daily Monitor and Uganda Investment ... education, health, manufacturing, tourism, real estate, mining, construction, ...
He said that with support from government, the country can turn around the trend of medical tourism from Uganda to foreign countries. Uganda loses ...
KAMPALA, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- As the world marked World Tourism Day on Thursday, Uganda said it is targeting to use digital platforms to attract ...
He has in mind in particular the abolition under this plan of the Uganda Tourism Board, which oversees a sector that brings in $1.5 billion a year.
VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, RWANDA—Gorilla tourism is an important income source for ... A similar fee is $600 in Uganda and $400 in Congo.
Gorilla tourism is an important income source for the African country of ... A similar fee is $US600 ($A829) in Uganda and $US400 ($A553) in the ...
Just like the global tourism industry, the Ugandan market is steadily adapting to the digital trends. There is an ease in accessibility and personalised ...
KAMPALA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) — As the world marked World Tourism Day on Thursday, Uganda said it is targeting to use digital platforms to attract ...
Gorilla tourism is an important income source for Rwanda, but a recent ... Since then the Rwanda Development Board has lost business to Uganda, ...
By Kampala Post Reporter. NWOYA. President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the Ministry of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife along with the ...
President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the Ministry of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife along with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to improve ...
“The promotion of the potential of wildlife has been poor due to poor performance of Uganda Tourism Board. Other countries that have nothing to show ...
This year's World Tourism Day (September 27) celebrations were held along the theme of digital transformation and innovation. The Uganda Wildlife ...
Kigali, Rwanda: Gorilla tourism is an important income source for Rwanda, but ... A similar fee is $US600 in Uganda and $US400 in the Congo.
This is largely the story of Uganda the country — good geographical features and a complicated history but minimal returns from tourism; good soils ...
Minister Kiwanda while flagging off the cyclists said it is a sign that Kampala is safe. We should promote tourism through cycling, and be proud of our ...
The chairman Uganda Tourism Board, Mr Daudi Megereko, sounded the need to strengthen security within the sector for both workers and tourists.
President Yoweri Museveni last week accused the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) of failing to attract more tourists in spite of Uganda's unique potential ...
Watching the two little lion cubs boisterously play with each other at a conservation centre outside of South Africa's capital Pretoria, it's hard to see ...
This first ever social cycling event in Uganda was organised by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in partnership with Tendon bikes to mainly encourage ...
President Yoweri Museveni has excoriated junior Tourism minister Godfrey Kiwanda for 'chest-thumping' over Uganda receiving 2 million tourists.
LONDON – Peninah Wampamba was crowned Miss Uganda UK after ... the love for tourism and culture and this included; Jumia travel, world remit, ...
I have served as the Board Chair for the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) for about four years now. During this time, I have seen the ...
... Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia. ... This exclusive, invite-only event focused on the luxury travel market brings ... share insights, and help carve a path into the future of luxury travel.
The Mombasa Sightseeing Limited has a sister company operating in Uganda which offers educational and historical tours in Kampala city.
“Her award is also good for tourism. There are people who have known Uganda and willing to visit through this award,” he said of the award that was ...
President Museveni interacts with a patient at the Mulago Specialised Woman and Neonatal Hospital during his tutor of the facility Login to license this ...
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni reportedly urged the Ministry of Tourism and Uganda Wildlife Authority to promote Uganda's tourism potential ...
Kampala. President Museveni officially opened the Mulago Specialised ... Hospital yesterday, saying this will bring to an end “medical tourism”.
That's why Paul Sherwen has taken notice (you may know him as a Tour de France announcer), and with a few other westerners, wants to show the ...
Platnumz was in South Africa while Zari was in Uganda celebrating her ... striking more business deals this time with the Uganda Tourism Ministry.
Socialite Zari Hassan named Uganda's tourism ambassador ... Zari in conjunction with her country's Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife struck a deal to ...
"Planning something big at the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife Uganda with Minister Godfrey Kiwanda. For the love of my beloved country," she wrote.
Zari Hassan, Ugandan Business lady has landed herself another gig. Sources confirm that she will be the new Tourism Ambassador for Uganda.
KAMPALA– South Africa based Ugandan businesswoman Zari Hassan has landed on a big deal with the Ministry of Tourism. “Planning something big ...
Socialite and businesswoman Zari Hassan has been appointed as Uganda's Tourism Ambassador under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and ...
Socialite, Zari Hassan looks to be eyeing something in the tourism realm, if the photos that emerged of a meeting with Uganda's Minister for Tourism ...
... T- Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, U- Uganda Prisons Service, W- Ministry of Works and Transport X- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ...
This after Uganda's Ministry of Tourism appointed her an ambassador for Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). Two days ago, the socialite announced on ...
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) partnered with Fufa for a while with Shs75m package with the company deputy CEO, John Ssempebwa stating that they ...
Wakiso — The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has protested a 'special tax' which Kasanje Town Council in Wakiso District has levied against every ...
Coffee remains Uganda's biggest export after tourism. Last year, Uganda exported 4.5million bags. The country's target is to export 20million bags by ...
Africa is currently Kenya's second biggest source market by region, having contributed 29% of total tourist arrivals to Kenya in 2017. Uganda is ...
This has emerged at the eighth edition of the Magical Kenya Travel Expo ... Uganda is Kenya's top tourism source market in Africa, as it commanded ...
MBARARA– The government of Uganda through the tourism ministry, wildlife and antiquities together with the Uganda Tourism Board have plans in ...
Radier said bilateral discussions were ongoing between the tourism ... According to KTB, Uganda is Kenya's top tourism source market in Africa, as it ...
When a tourist visits, they, in most cases want to partake in everything of that area; sights, sounds and tastes. Uganda, is, as per popular expression ...
He observed that heritage preservation efforts in Uganda and the world ... The deputy commissioner Uganda Tourism Board Ms Rosemary Kobutagi ...
After posting about Uganda's tourism being on fire a while ago, I realised I need to shed more light on how tourism marketing and number growth ...
Earlier this year, Uganda Wildlife Authority, an institution affiliated to the Ministry of Tourism appointed the 'Sitya Loss' singer, Eddy Kenzo, as a ...
Kampala golfers dominate Serena Johnnie Walker Open ... #Uganda #SerenaJWOpen @DavidMDale #Tourism pic.twitter.com/gbH73bBNUH.
... week expected to travel to London where he will address the prestigious House of Lords and also meet with potential investors in Uganda's tourism ...
By Daudi Migereko. Uganda celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27 in Jinja. Gen Moses Ali, the First Deputy Prime Minister re-presented ...
A new special Gorilla Tracking program through Uganda's Bwindi ... scenes at Cowaramup Brewery for a brewer-guided tour, followed by lunch and ...
This is why the institutions charged with promoting and preserving our tourism (Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Uganda Tourism Board, ...
It is difficult to imagine where Uganda's tourism sector would be today without the contribution of skilled Kenyan chefs and floor managers.
Fiona Ngesa, assistant regional manager, KTB, who also coordinates their involvement in the Bride & Groom Expo, said Ugandans travel to Kenya for ...
Every year, World Tourism Day is held in a different district of Uganda. The idea is to take tourism to the people, and also to tap the best in terms of ...
Fans Blast Zari For “Referring to Uganda as Museveni” ... even differentiate between Uganda and Museveni, and you're a tourism ambassador?
“It is our fervent desire to see the promotion of economic development between our people as well as tapping the tourism potential that both our ...
The President informed his visitors that Uganda has got so many ... paper making, tourism, food processing, pharmaceuticals, industrial grade starch ...
Ugandan socialite turned business lady Zari Hassan was recently mauled by her countrymen for an inappropriate Independence Day message she ...
He called on authorities to intervene as soon as possible before the country registers a massive decline in tourism. Uganda Wildlife Authority has ...
READ ALSO: Uganda's tourism ambassador Zari Hassan blasted by Ugandans after posting Museveni's photo. The same was embraced by other ...
Affected agencies include the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the Uganda Road Fund, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the National Forestry ...
Focus areas of growth are tourism, trade and logistics. It is a pity that up to this day a passenger going to Kampala, Goma, Kivu, Juba, Arusha and ...
The Kigezi Tourism Cluster chairman, Mr Ivan Mbabazi Batuma, yesterday said ... Recently, Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) announced that ...
Inadequate funding is the one of the greatest constraints in Uganda's ... Giants, Uganda hosted its first Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum.
“In Uganda, for example, 20% of the money generated from wildlife is ... We must strive to get our people out of poverty through sustainable tourism, ...
He said: “In Uganda, for example, 20% of the money generated from wildlife is ... Wildlife is the biggest contributor to Uganda's tourism revenue.
This is a golden opportunity for Uganda as a nation as the Tourism industry has always used these high profile visits to promote the country.
KAMPALA-With the second weekend of October fast approaching, party lovers ... Friday, October 12 will be the grand finale of Miss Tourism Uganda.
Still on her visit, she met Bryan White and Uganda's State Minister for Tourism at least to keep herself occupied with very pertinent issues.
Mombasa county is set to host the inaugural Aviation and Tourism football ... They include Rwanda Air and Association of Uganda Tour Operators ...
The 2015-2016 drought left millions of people without food, not to talk about the threat on our biggest foreign exchange earner, tourism, which largely ...
Uganda's landmark monument at Kikorongo, Kasese District in the western part of the country caused a great stir on social media when a vehicle ...
KAMPALA– Kankwazi Margarette a 22-year-old student pursuing a bachelor's degree in Tourism has crowned Uganda's Miss Tourism on Friday.
Rwanda and Uganda are among the over 26 teams which will be in Mombasa for the highly publicized Aviation and Tourism Football challenge to be ...
American rapper Kanye West and wife, also reality TV star, Kim Kardashian are in Uganda, reliable sources including the Uganda Tourism Board ...
KAMPALA, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- As the world commemorates World Migratory Bird Day ... "Birds are not only important for tourism but also for agriculture.
Their presence in Uganda is seen as a coup for official tourism promoters, who recently were criticized by the president for allegedly not doing enough ...
Murchison Falls National Park is among the top tourist destinations in Uganda, with a cocktail of waterfalls and game making for great viewing for ...
But all appeared well between Kim Kardashian and Kaye West, as they arrived in style at the 5* Chobe Safari Lodge in Uganda on Saturday.
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian in Uganda ... American rapper Kanye West and his wife, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, are in Uganda on a holiday visit.
The East African nation's tourism sector was recently criticised by the country President Yoweri Museveni, who said that Uganda was not doing ...
The are reportedly in East Africa for a holiday tour. - Ugandan government officials said the visit was a major boost to their tourism sector. - West is said ...
Their visit to Uganda is seen as a plus for official tourism promoters, who were recently criticized by President Yoweri Museveni for not doing enough ...
After an extremely tiring and demanding 12 months of travelling around Uganda's regions in search of Uganda's next Miss Tourism ambassador, ...
Uganda Tourism officials however consider this as an endorsement of Uganda's ... Capital FM Uganda (@CapitalFMUganda) October 13, 2018.
The visit is considered by Ugandan government officials as "an endorsement of our tourism resources.” He is expected to work on his ninth album ...
“Ugandans would be more grateful if their hard earned money was invested in ... He told the audience that he had delayed in Kampala seeing how the ... the Deputy Executive Director for Uganda Tourism Board's “Kanye West's visit ...
According to the website Watchdog Uganda, West's team has set up a ... tried to use the Kardashian-West hype to boost their country's tourism profile.
“I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts. I thank Kanye for the gift of white sneakers. Enjoy your time in ...
Kanye West took a trip to meet with the president of Uganda after his bizarre ... While excited tourism officials see the visit as an endorsement of the ...
Ye and Kim Kardashian West met with the President of Uganda, Yoweri K. Museveni, Monday during their trip to Africa. They chatted about tourism in ...
I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts," Museveni said. In the same tweet, Museveni stated that the ...
American rapper Kanye West and his model wife, Kim Kardashian West met with Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Monday as part of ...
Kanye West has said he will construct a world class tourism school in Uganda which will be a foundation of tourism in the East African region.
TOURISM. Legendary stories say Kampala, one of the fastest growing cities in Africa obtained its name from the beautiful herds of elegant Impalas ...
The meeting supposedly centered around promoting tourism and arts in Uganda, with the tourism board for the country reportedly very happy. 'Ye had ...
Kampala — Kanye West has met with Uganda's president during a visit to the ... While excited tourism officials see the visit as an endorsement of the ...
Deadly election-related violence in August caused many tour groups to cancel trips, dealing a blow to the economy. Uganda's tourism body is hoping ...
During their visit, the president and the couple discussed Uganda's tourism and the arts. West also gifted Museveni with a pair of signed Yeezy ...
But the pair have been criticized on social media for meeting the Ugandan ... They discussed tourism and promoting Uganda's arts and tourism, the ...
KAMPALA – American superstar Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian also a television celebrity and a fashion star who are in Uganda on private ...
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Kanye West and Kim Kardashian gave Uganda's ... “Ugandan” names, at a meeting aimed at promoting tourism in East Africa.
President Trump is not the only politician Kanye West has time for, as he discussed tourism and the arts with President Museveni and gifted him a ...
Kanye West gives Ugandan leader pair of trainers on trip to east African ... He also pledged to put up a "world class tourism school in the country ...
I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts,” he wrote on his official Twitter page, alongside photos of the ...
And sources told Page Six on Monday that West is most likely going to extend his trip in Uganda after talking with the President about tourism, telling ...
Uganda is known for its lush rain forests, waterfalls, and savannah. Tourists won't find all of the so-called 'big five' game animals, but there are plenty ...
Kanye West handed Uganda's president a pair of his autographed trainers ... said he and West held “fruitful discussions” about promoting tourism and the arts. ... While Uganda's presidency released photos of a hoodie-wearing West ...
Museveni said they discussed how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts. ... his name to YE, reactivated his Twitter account on arrival to Uganda.
“I held fruitful conversations with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts,” Museveni tweeted. “Enjoy your time in Uganda. It is the ...
So concerned: Kim and Kanye were there to discuss promoting Uganda's arts and tourism. Their visit was met excitedly by residents who hope they ...
In a bid to attract Tourism, many African countries have taken many ... “I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and ...
The Ugandan tourist board confirmed to Us Weekly that the family is staying in the luxurious Chobe Safari Lodge located “on the banks of the Nile ...
ACCRA (CBS SF) – The President of Uganda, Yoweri K. Museveni, ... Inspired, an eager West shared his Hollywood-inspired tourism schemes with ...
The head of state's discussion with the American entertainment stars focused on supporting Uganda's tourism and the arts," Don Wanyama, the ...
It doesn't appear that the President of Uganda is Keeping Up with the ... I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism ...
Kim Kardashian on Monday was asked by Ugandan President Yoweri ... discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts.
Kanye West met with Uganda's president during a visit to the East African nation and gave the 74-year-old leader a pair of signed white Yeezy ...
The visit of top American rapper Ye, popularly known as Kanye West, has excited Ugandans, especially those in tourism industry who consider it a ...
The office of Uganda's Yoweri Museveni says the president has given ... that he and West held "fruitful discussions" about promoting tourism and arts.
The couple has been vacationing in a national park while excited tourism officials see the visit as an endorsement of Uganda's tourism potential.
Kanye and Kim Kardashian West sign pair of trainers for Uganda's ... He spoke with Museveni, 74, about tourism and industry in the east African nation ...
We have had endless talk about just how much tourism-attraction can come ... Yet the real solution to Uganda's ills and issues lies right deep inside ...
Museveni gave Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Ugandans names ... He informed the President that he intends to put up a world-class tourism school ...
As Ugandans and other travellers prepare to use the bridge, following a successful test runs, fishermen delayed by its construction are counting losses ...
He also pledged to put up a “world class tourism school in the country saying it will be a foundation of tourism not only in Uganda but the east Africa ...
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian on Monday met Museveni at State House, Entebbe and discussed working together to promote Uganda's tourism ...
Kanye continued his Ugandan tour with a visit to Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni's home, where he was accompanied by his wife, Kim ...
Kanye West has been hooking up dozens of kids in Uganda with a pair of Yeezys as he and wife Kim Kardashian continue their trip around Africa.
The “fruitful” meeting, which was allegedly to promote Uganda's tourism and arts industries, saw Kimye gift the president with a pair of Yeezy trainers ...
As for the reason Kanye met with the Uganda President, the official purpose was to talk arts and tourism. Regarding the latter, Kanye spoke of building ...
Minister of Tourism defended Kanye West state house visit ... The president recently attacked Uganda Tourism Board for failing to do its role of ...
'I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and ... Kanye captioned the video 'Spaceship call earth 3 Uganda Domes.
Kanye West has also pledged to work with the Government to construct a hospitality training Institute in Uganda to boost the tourism industry, ...
West and his wife, Kim Kardashian, are staying in a luxury safari lodge as he records music from a specially built tent. The East African nation's ...
Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan has been busy lately trying to rake in as much ... READ ALSO: Uganda's tourism ambassador Zari Hassan blasted by ...
Checking out the wildlife: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West took a safari trip .... They discussed tourism and promoting Uganda's arts, the president ...
“If your aim was to increase tourism within Uganda you could [have] achieved that without condoning a dictators rule. Why not meet the political ...
This past Tuesday (Oct. 16), Ye shared videos riding through Uganda ... of Uganda where talks of tourism and the arts were the topic of discussion.
West, who is in Uganda to finish his latest album, played some of his new ... West apparently also promised to open a world class tourism school that ...
The new bridge was designed with a structural life span of 120 years and its picturesque location is expected to attract tourism for locals in the area.
Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye West enjoyed some family time during their trip to Uganda to take in some of their beautiful surroundings, ...
President Museveni tapped into a private visit by American artist Kanye West and wife, Kim Kardashian, a reality TV star, to market Uganda, Tourism ...
They even went on a safari with five-year-old daughter North! ... I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the ...
Kanye was accompanied to the orphanage by Minister for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda, Minister of ... Kanye and Kim arrived in Uganda last Friday.
There was also speculation that the Ugandan government was funding the trip under the guise of promoting Uganda as a tourism destination. Kanye ...
Kimye face backlash for visiting anti-LGBTQ Ugandan president ... “He wants to get involved in creating a tourism and hospitality school for higher ...
Samuel Muhoozi, the Director of Roads and Bridges at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), said the bridge could become a major tourist ...
Uganda National Roads of Authority (UNRA) has said the integration of tourism in the construction of the Source of the Nile Bridge contributed ...
"I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts. I thank Kanye for the gift of white sneakers. Enjoy your time in ...
For Kanye West, he believes it is high time for him to build a school in Uganda. The American music artist is reportedly in Africa in hopes of obtaining ...
Kanye West and his reality star wife Kim Kardashian were flown in a green presidential chopper in a rendezvous from Chobe Safari Lodge to Masulita ...
I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts. “I thank Kanye for the gift of white sneakers. Enjoy your time in ...
The couple stopped off in Uganda this week to pay president Yoweri ... According to https://t.co/FdFngwBDBW-a tourism blog, Kanye West and Kim ...
"I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts", he said. The Wests are enjoying their time in the Motherland.
Uganda President Museveni and Mr Masahisa Sato, the State Foreign ... As Ugandans and other travellers prepare to use the bridge, following a ...
In Video: Kanye West meets the Ugandan president… and gives him ... Kanye West is on a working holiday in Uganda but got an experience not every ...
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni cuts the ribbon during the ... “One of the aims of constructing this bridge was enhancing tourism with the addition ...
The Ugandan president tweeted his thanks for the shoes and said he "held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and ...
The pair met with President Yoweri K. Museveni, on Monday (15.10.18) to discuss “tourism and the arts” and before they ended their brief meeting, ...
Uganda- Kanye West has said he will construct a world-class tourism school in Uganda, which will be a foundation of tourism in the East African ...
Kanye West decided to go on an African tour, as he hoped that doing so would help him complete his upcoming album "Yandhi." During his stay there, ...
If you're looking for the quintessential tourism destination in Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Game Park stands out, this invaluable natural resource ...
Museveni also gave the couple a gift of his own: Ugandan names. ... I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and ...
He added that before the influx of Tourists to Uganda government needs to address certain concerns especially organizing special training sessions ...
Margaret Kankwanzi, 22, was crowned Miss Tourism Uganda last Friday at Serena hotel, Kampala. The Makerere University student managed to beat ...
Kim Kardashian and rapper husband Kanye West are not the first high-profile celebrities to visit Uganda's national parks; many have snuck into the ...
Mr. West traveled to Uganda with his wife Kim Kardashian on Oct. 13, where they both met with President Yoweri Museveni to discuss tourism, arts ...
Kanye was in Uganda to shoot a music video and rumour was rife that ... Uganda Tourism Board hailed the visit of the American celebrity couple as a ...
William Olobo-Lalobo, a Ugandan tour operator and proprietor of Heritage Safaris, Kanye's tour guide in the park, described the US celeb as a very ...
The individuals involved in this video are from Room 75 CPS Kampala. ... encouraging them to promote Uganda's Tourism and arts industries.
... a statement released by the President. “I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts,” Museveni posted ...
Friday was a terrifically cold evening and night and the majority of the Fufa visitors were all dressed the sweaters, jackets and scarfs for warmth.
Uganda music superstar Edrisa Musuuza a.k.a Eddy Kenzo has set the ... He was actually awarded the ambassadorial role in the Uganda Tourism ...
She recently organized an event in Uganda that attracted some of her supporters and I think officials from the UK. The visitors arrived in Uganda at the ...
Another high ranking official in the Uganda Police, who said he has ... The couple spent four days at the Chobe Safari Lodge Murchison Falls National ...
KABAROLE – Prof Ephraim Kamuntu, the minister for wildlife and antiquities has said that tourism is a central driving force for Uganda's middle class ...
Such dark tourism offers a more complex and personal stories of those affected. And these exposures could act as deterrents to Ugandans and visitors ...
KAMPALA- An American rapper Curtis James Jackson alias 50 Cent is reportedly coming to Uganda with the aim of boosting the country's tourism ...
According to sources familiar with the matter at Uganda Tourism Board Kanye and Kim Kadeshian's visit to Uganda had been known for over a month ...
The bridge is expected to also boost tourism, according to Samuel Muhoozi, the Director of Roads and Bridges at Uganda National Roads Authority ...
Visitors from neighbouring Uganda rose by 20.6 per cent to 61,542 to become the largest tourist source market for Kenya in the continent.
Renowned Ugandan multimedia visual artist Nuwa Wamala Nnyanzi is ... Tourism Board and a member of the Culture Committee of the Uganda ...
Newly crowned Miss Tourism Uganda queen Margaret Akankwanzi was appointed as the Arcadia Suits ambassador on Friday 26th October 2018.
For more than a decade that I have been writing for this publication, Uganda and her beautiful nature and amazing tourism potential have been a rich ...
Thirdly, the image of Uganda as a stable country, good for Ugandans, tourism and investments, should never be disturbed. Firm action against ...
Kanye West has offered to build a school for tourism in Uganda, and he personally said that he intends to construct this school so that it can serve not ...
Fly Uganda, a subsidiary of Kampala Executive Aviation, has launched scheduled flights across Ugandan attractions starting with Kajjansi – Bwindi ...
By Jack Sseruwo. In the wake of social media lucidity, Ugandans (quite a few) have certainly become travel enthusiasts. But whether this is simply for ...
KAMPALA – President Yoweri Museveni has issued fresh guidelines to ... the image of Uganda as a stable country, good for Ugandans, tourism and ...
Following with 'little' enthusiasm, the visit of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian to Uganda, it ended as it started with no significance to Uganda.
Whatever is done in Uganda should be done in Rwanda and the ... “We want the social-economic value of mountain gorilla tourism to trickle down to ...
Whatever is done in Uganda should be done in Rwanda and the ... “We want the socio-economic value of mountain gorilla tourism to trickle down to ...
To attract international trade and investment, as well as grow their tourism potential, Kampala like all other capitals in sub-Saharan Africa, should ...
By Kampala Post Reporter. MAYUGE. President Yoweri Museveni has said though Bishop James Hannington was killed in ignorance, his death has ...
The minister made the revelation while unveiling this year's Christmas Tulambule Campaign which is geared to attract Ugandan travelers to local ...
Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West will immediately be crowned Uganda's Tourism Ambassador on a visit, which will now be official.
Uganda Government has set a target to attract 4 million tourists by 2020 according to the State Tourism Minister Godfrey Kiwanda Ssuubi. The Minister ...
With about two more months to the close of the year, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has declared 2018 as the country's best tourism year ever.
Museveni's commandments for managing protests in Uganda ... The image of Uganda as a stable country, good for Ugandans, tourism and ...
The flights, which will be on Monday, Wednesday and Friday seek to connect travelers from Kampala to Kihihi in Kanungu district. The initial flight is ...
Uganda is in the process of procuring a Public Relations (PR) firm that will be responsible for marketing the country's tourism potential to Ugandans.
Kanye's latest tweets should come as a worry to Uganda's State Tourism Minister Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi who just hours ago announced that the ...
Government through the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is in the process of procuring a Public Relations firm to help prop up domestic tourism in the ...
By Edwin Muhumuza. The year 2018 is poised to be Uganda's best ever in regard to tourism. These were remarks made during the launch of the ...
In an effort to position Uganda as not just a tourism hub but also a destination that offers satisfactory customer service, government has partnered with ...
The new Uganda Tourism ambassador through her Facebook page said they are looking forward to training Healthcare Professionals for the health ...
Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Prof Ephraim Kamuntu has emphasized the urgent need for political leaders in Uganda to work towards ...
Uganda: Pay Us or We Won't Leave, Nile Encroachers Tell Government ... ago and has been one of Buganda Kingdom's fascinating tourism sites.
... Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sam Kutesa, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga and Uganda's Minister of State for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda.
The Uganda Tourism Board has launched Tulumbe Pearl Christmas campaign aimed at encouraging domestic tourists to take time off this festive ...
Ugandan hoteliers have been challenged to increase their hospitality and enhance their quality of service, as a way of attracting more tourists into the ...
On Tuesday 6th November 2018 Zari Hassan, as the Ugandan Tourism Ambassador, will officiate the the commencement of the Tourism and Digital ...
One of Uganda's biggest export and Uganda Tourism Ambassador, Zari Hassan, is in town to kick off with the Tourism and Digital Transformation ...
Government has launched a strategy to enhance job creation in the tourism sector. Addressing journalists at the Uganda Media Center this morning, ...
Zari, who is in Uganda for a Tourism and Digital transformation campaign, was received by a special convoy and dropped off at the launch of “Zari ...
Unlocking the potential of Uganda's hospitality industry will take more than just lip service according to global tourism watchers. Horst Schultze the ...
Zari Hassan, as the Ugandan Tourism Ambassador, will officiate the the commencement of the Tourism and Digital Transformation Campaign.
KAMPALA- Gorilla tracking permits in the country have run-out, a move the state minister for tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda, has attributed to an increase in ...
Sheikh Faisal's current visit to Uganda aims at exploring investment opportunities in the sectors of infrastructure, energy, tourism, mining and food ...
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Qatar Investment Authority officials ... Museveni also called on Sheikh Faisal to promote Uganda as a tourist ...
Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Hon Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi has called on hotel and lodge owners in the country to charge Ugandans in ...
... Affairs Sam Kutesa, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and Uganda's Minister of State for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda, among others.
A 24-year-old Ugandan Ashley Brain Baboineki was ranked the world's ... The two-week long competition was organized by Singapore Tourism Board ...
A dance crew named '24/7′ from Western Uganda has emerged the ... State Minister of Tourism, Wild Life and Antiquities, Kiwanda Godfrey Suubi ...
While speaking to this reporter at his palatial office along Kampala road, ... to Tourism minister Godfrey Kiwanda (R) for the tourism Ambassador job.
While this competition was going on, Ugandan birders, led by 'Nature Uganda', Uganda Tourism Board, Uganda Wildlife Authority, National Forestry ...
Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Horst Schultze, the co-founder of Ritz Carlton Hotels, ... He was hosted by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB).
The Uganda Tourism Ambassador, Zari Hassan, who is in the country for a tourism campaign that kicks off today was on Sunday visiting her father in ...
Over the years, several of them have set up health tourism companies in Kampala and have established unethical partnerships with Ugandan doctors ...
ENTEBBE: The general overseer of the National Fellowship of Born again Pentecostal Churches of Uganda (NFBPC) Bishop Joshua Lwere has urged ...
“New course development in South Korea and Uganda can't get much ... Kampala is also the point of entry for much of the country's safari tourism ...
This was the first stop Zari made as part of her Western Uganda tour ... Godfrey Kiwanda the Minister of Tourism set off for their journey to Mbarara.
The national park is one of Uganda's leading tourism destinations and it hosts thousands of wild endangered species of animals, birds, insects and ...
He was welcomed to the Standby Uganda Tourism Board Chief Executive Officer Steven Asiimwe and Uganda Ministry of Tourism officials.
Government to prioritise tourism roads ... director for budget in the ministry expressed concern that whereas Uganda has enormous tourism potential, ...
The beauty is currently undertaking her duties as her motherland's tourism ambassador. Send 'NEWS' to 40227 to receive all the important breaking ...
Tourism is an important sector of Uganda's economy and is currently Uganda's leading foreign exchange earner with US$1.45 billion in 2017, ...
Countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Madagascar rely heavily on tourism which in turn is due to this very wildlife, and thus they continue to protect the ...
Read: Zari Hassan Appointed Uganda's Tourism Ambassador ... Babu has consequently been barred from visiting Uganda unless he seeks special ...
This morning, as I moved from Wakiso to Kampala, I realized that we can as well promote tourism through abrupt waterfalls caused by vehicles during ...
KAMPALA – The Belgium-Uganda week, a calendar event will this year, fall .... ANS: In tourism, Uganda is a very endowed country and the sector is ...
The tourism ambassadorship has already began with Zari Hassan. The socialite, together with famous songstress, Iryn Namubiru, visited Uganda's ...
TOURISM PEARL OF AFRICA WESTERN UGANDA. During the launch of Zari, last week, as the ambassador of tourism, eyebrows remain raised in ...
Samuel Ajak, the team captain said Friday during a flag off dinner in their honour at Sheraton Hotel by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), that he could ...
Kampala. Government is planning to deploy three public relations firms in China, Japan and the Gulf states in a bid to sell Uganda's tourism. This will ...
By Kyetume Kasanga. The Minister of State for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda recently revealed that Grammy Award-winning rapper Kanye Omari West ...
Malango noted that Uganda's tourism potential is mostly in National Parks which are surrounded by locals who if brought on board can do much in ...
KAMPALA, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Tourism officials in Uganda on Monday said they have stepped up efforts to attract more Chinese tourists to the east ...
The battle is on for the scramble for the tourism market in East Asia, majorly in Japan and China. Both Uganda and Tanzania are looking to lure the ...
The Team was flagged off on Friday at Sheraton Hotel at a dinner organized by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). Mr. Samora Semakula, the Quality ...
... buildings among others, as government moves to promote cultural tourism. ... Daniel Kaweesi, the Programs Officer In charge Culture at the Uganda ... Emily Drani, the Executive Director Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda ...
... American rapper Kanye West and reality-TV star Kim Kardashian visited Uganda and managed to put the spotlight on Uganda tourism. While social ...
The government of Uganda through the Ministry Tourism, Wildlife and ... Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities pharaim Kamuntu said African ...
Uganda's GoodWill Tourism Ambassador to Belgium Sandra Kaushabe. This was during an interview on November 14, 2018. Photo by Lawrence ...
East African country Uganda has a mountain to climb should the landlocked nation actualize and realize its dream in economic development.
Kampala — The Ministry of Internal Affairs has said government is in ... agreement between Uganda and Algeria aimed at promoting tourism and ...
KAMPALAUganda's Minister of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities Ephraim Kamuntu has said African countries should focus more on Biodiversity ...
The event will bring together Rotarians and the cycling world who will ride to major tourism sites around Kampala's seven hills. According to the ...
KAMPALA – As the country continues to market itself to the outside world, Sandra Katushabe, a Ugandan living in Belgium has been tapped a tourism ...
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), a state conservation agency, in a ... Uganda earns over 1.4 billion U.S. dollars from the tourism sector annually.
Rotary Uganda to raise Shs100m in fight against polio ... and the cycling world who will ride to major tourism sites around Kampala's seven hills.
Botswana has been named the best African country for safari adventures, ... Uganda's tourism minister, Ephraim Kamuntu, said earlier this week that ...
The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has kicked off a retooling training of district health inspectors on the minimum standards for accommodation and ...
MPIGI. As a way of attracting more local and foreign tourists in the country, Mpigi District authorities have entered into a partnership with Uganda ...
Mpigi district authorities and Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) will spend Shs 1bn on a project aimed at beautifying the Equator site to attract more tourists ...
Uganda has about half of Africa's total bird list which is placed at 2,310 bird species. ... Similarly, Uganda Tourism Board has provided guide books.
KAMPALA - Uganda is doing all it can to preserve its status as the Pearl of Africa, diversify its natural endowment while earning a fortune from tourism ...
Recently, Zari who doesn't need a job, was named Uganda's new tourism ambassador. In other words, the State must ensure that she gets out there to ...
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) together with the local government of Mpigi District have earmarked Shs 1billion to revamp the Equator site, a leading ...
Rwot David Onen-Acana II, the Acholi Paramount Chief in traditional gear. “Since independence in 1962, Uganda has been plagued by ethnically ...
By Fred Kiva. KAMPALA. Professor Ephraim Kamuntu, the Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities says the Uganda Museum will not be ...
Other entries are the International Airports such as Entebbe in Uganda. Uganda earns about USD1.4 billion from the tourism sector but the sector is ...
... Museum and other historical buildings are not to be demolished as they remain key sites of Uganda's identity and heritage, the Minister for Tourism, ...
The chief executive officer of the Uganda Tourism Association, Mr Kawere Richard, said government "must mobilise resources to reinvest in our own ...
KARAMOJA– When it comes to tourism destination, Pian Upe Game Reserve ... conservation protected area in Uganda after Murchison Falls reserve.
Uganda's tourism is skewed more towards national parks or what is commonly known as the safari. There is more to Uganda's tourism than national ...
ACCA seeks to boost membership, focus on Ugandan oil sector ... Artificial Intelligence, Oil, tourism and agriculture discussed at Uganda's ACCA ...
After the Uganda Tourism board (UTB) appointing the 'mother of Ugandan slay queens', Zari Hassan as the tourism ambassador, the idea came with ...
He made the call at the 9th Annual Tourism Sector Review Conference held at Hotel Africana in Kampala recently. “Zero poaching is the way to go.
The project was officially launched by the Ugandan Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Professor Ephraim Kamuntu, in a ceremony in ...
In Uganda, in addition to oil, CEFC was to win concessions in the infrastructure, banking, and tourism industry. CEFC was offered the purchase of ...
The Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Tourism Board, Stephen Asiimwe has revealed that Uganda Local Government Association, is set to organize ...
By Abraham Kizza. KAMPALA. Uganda Local Government Association is organizing the first ever Coffee and Tourism Symposium in the country.
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is partnering with the Ministry of Tourism, Coffee Tourism Uganda, and the Uganda Coffee Development Authority ...
Uganda expects tourism income to rise by as much as a fifth in 2018 to $1.7 billion following last month's visit by musician and fashion designer Kanye ...
Uganda tourism and agricultural officials are making plans to promote coffee tourism in a bid to increase revenue from both sectors. Officials told ...
Government is organizing the symposium through the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Agriculture, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), Uganda Coffee ...
Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | In a bid to showcase opportunities, come December 6, Uganda will host the first Coffee and Tourism ...
Coffee Tourism Uganda in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture is set to host the first ever Coffee Tourism expo, The Tower Post reports. The 3-day ...
The event organised by Coffee Tourism Uganda, is in collaboration with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and ...
In an efforts to promote Uganda as a tourist destination, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) yesterday hosted a cultural gala for UN delegates who are ...
The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) on Thursday hosted a cultural gala for UN delegates who are in the country for the IGAD Conference currently ...
In continued efforts to promote Uganda as a tourist destination, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) Thursday hosted a cultural gala for UN delegates ...
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) spokesman, Gessa Simplicious, Uganda Tourist Board (UTB) executive director, Steven Asiimwe said it is joint effort ...
He further suggested that journalists should partner with Uganda Tourism Board and other bodies responsible to promote the beautiful cities in the ...
Back in South Africa, the mom of Diamond Platnumz two children, Zari Hassan, who is also Uganda's Tourism Ambassador was busy exchanging ...
Uganda, Sudan Warm Ties Give Breathing Space to Strengthen Trade ... Having buried their previous enmity, Uganda and Sudan have moved fast to ... of trade and regulatory standards; promotion of tourism; peace and security.
Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan fires back at critics who want her out of ... She was named Uganda tourism ambassador a move that was aimed at ...
Alain St.Ange, the loved former Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil ... meeting on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Kampala Serena Hotel.
The Vice President who was speaking during the 47th National Day of the United Arab Emirates said Africa has the best tourism destinations and rich ...
KAMPALA– The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is optimistic the foreign visitors to the country may hit the 1.7 million mark in 2018. This will be up from ...
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK, Uganda — On a misty morning, a small group of critically endangered mountain gorillas led by a ...
Uganda, according to the National Geographic Travelers Cool list, will be among the 19 key destinations that tourists must look out for in 2019 if they ...
Former Minister of Tourism (Seychelles), Alain St. Ange, who was the key speaker at the event, urged government to market Uganda's tourism ...
Thailand has been hailed for promoting good relations with Uganda especially in the sectors of agriculture, infrastructure and tourism. This was during ...
Mr Alain St. Ange, the Seychelles former Minister of Tourism and the keynote speaker at the breakfast meeting speaks to stakeholders at Kampala ...
Brought to you by the Uganda Tourism Board, #CoffeeTourismUganda & the Uganda Coffee Development Authority— the first ever Coffee Tourism ...
The one-day event was themed 'Unlocking Uganda's Coffee and Tourism Potential'. The symposium sought to engage stakeholders in the coffee ...
Seychelles' former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St. Ange, was invited to deliver the keynote address at yesterday"s ...
The husky voiced singer shared quite a lot including what he thought about Zari being the Uganda Tourism brand Ambassador and his take on ...
The show is co-sponsored by Nature Uganda, the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Uganda Tourism Board, Nation Media Group, Uganda Broadcasting ...
Herman Olimi, the Marketing Officer at Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) said the birding expo is aimed at selling Uganda as the most favourable birding ...
Claire Mugabi, UTB's marketing manager, said the gala was part of a continued effort to promote Uganda as a tourist destination beyond just national ...
The chairperson of the Uganda Tourism Board, Daudi Migereko has expressed optimism that now that Abenakyo's win has shed a positive light on ...
Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda is optimistic that the synergy between the tourism and coffee sub-sectors ...
After being voted the most beautiful woman in Africa, Quiin Abenakyo is being fronted to become the face of Uganda in a bid to boost Uganda tourism ...
The chairperson Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), Daudi Migereko said that Abenakyo's performance on the world stage has made Uganda proud as a ...
The chairman of Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) Daudi Migereko now wants socialite Zari Hassan to be immediately replaced as the country's tourism ...
Miss Tourism Uganda, Kankwanzi Margaret is among the 46 tourism beauty queens from around the globe who are contesting for the Miss Tourism ...
CAA needs to work with the Ministry of Tourism to push the assets and features of Uganda, and then the Airport expansion and upgrade will be worth it ...
Reports indicate that the Ugandan Tourism Board of Directors are considering replacing Zari with the new crowned Miss World Africa Quinn Abenakyo ...
I would like to congratulate Ms Quiin Abenakyo, the reigning Miss Uganda 2018-2019, for being selected among the top five contestants during the ...
According to data from Uganda Tourism Board, tourism now contributes nearly 10 per cent to Uganda's Gross Domestic Product. The sector fetched at ...
Zari Hassan has only been in office for two months and she could be forced to relinquish her position if the chairperson of the Uganda Tourism Board ...
Billions of Shillings have also been spent over the last few years on international PR firms to market Uganda's tourism in foreign markets on top of ...
"25 million tourists visit Thailand every year. We want to diversify Uganda's tourism because you are already lucky that Uganda has many tourist ...
Uganda's Tourism Minister Ephraim Kamuntu, who was the Chief Guest, noted that the deepening ties between Uganda and Kenya have resulted in ...
Ugandan socialite Zarina Hassan aka Zari has moved countless hearts on ... READ ALSO: Uganda's tourism ambassador Zari Hassan blasted by ...
KAMPALA - Uganda Tourism Board chief executive officer, Stephen Asiimwe, has said that Zarinah Hassan, better known as Zari, is still the country's ...
Brenda told Quiin not to worry as she will be on the next plane the moment she was set to travel. Read Also: Miss World: Uganda's Quiin Abenakyo ...
This year's gala is organised in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board, the Uganda Breweries Ltd and Airtel Uganda under the theme “Promoting ...
Miss World Uganda who was crowned Miss World Africa at the just-concluded Miss World and is set to become Uganda's tourism ambassador.
Abenakyo, 22, Miss world Uganda in the just concluded miss world will take over from Zari as a Tourism Ambassador. Zari was appointed to the ...
Deputy Speaker Oulanyah wants the Middle East controversial country to ease restrictions for Ugandans seeking to travel for study and tourism ...
Uganda's Minister of State for Primary Education Rosemary Sseninde has urged parents to nurture their children the right way in order to be good ...
Last month, the State Minister for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi together with officials from the Uganda Tourism Board visited the springs and ...
Uganda's Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda remained positive about the state of two major sectors, coffee and tourism, to play a fundamental role in ...
By Our Reporter. PARLIAMENT – Jerusalem is one of the most visited cities in Israel with the city receiving more than 3.5 million tourists annually.
Ugandans are still celebrating Miss Uganda, Quiin Abenakyo's impressive ... Uganda, as a travel and tourism destination, is blessed with many ...