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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 ...
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
The Equator can become bigger tourist attraction
Uganda's tourism sector requires vibrant development strategy
Sport Relief and Red Nose Day drop stars from foreign appeal films
Sport Relief to drop celebrity-led appeal films after 'poverty tourism' backlash
Kampala to become greater metropolitan area
Comic Relief plans to ditch celebrity appeals after "poverty tourism" criticism
Uganda's Tourism Sector Requires Vibrant Development Strategy
Seguya's era at UWA ends today
Indian community starts celebrating state days
Singer Vinka On Love, Sex and Career
Kenyans, EAC tourists boost hotel business ahead of Easter
Uganda: Federation, CAF Launch Shs720m Beach Arena
Easter packages unveiled
France-Uganda Friendship Week ends on high
How to nail Easter getaway at Queen Elizabeth national park
“New Nile Bridge Project a Symbol of Partnership and Friendship between Uganda and Japan ...
Uganda is prime investment destination: Edward Ssekandi
Victoria Beckham's `poverty tourism'
Tourism becomes a household noun
Heads of vocational institutions tipped on innovation
Elders, clergy want truth and reconciliation commission
Chinese enterprises encouraged to invest in Uganda
Animals that gave Kampala a name moved to Pian Upe
St. John's yogi helps Ugandan mothers
Indian firms seek to invest $600m in mining
Uganda: New Rules of Engagement On Lake Victoria Over Fish Stocks
This may be Africa's most scenic mountain range, yet it struggles to attract tourists
Uganda: Byarugaba Gambles On Savers' Midterm Access to NSSF Funds
Three African countries push for sustainable gorilla conservation
CAF approves 'Visit Kampala' logo on KCCA shirts | Champions League
Kenzo donates 3 awards to museum
EAC property development ripe for business tourism and beyond
Banyakigezi Convention in Canada to promote tourism back home
Uganda: Police Hunt 3000 Deserters
Police hunt 3000 deserters
Experts advise government on skilling Ugandans
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 ...
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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 ...