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Uganda launched a fundamental network to track gorillas last month which was attended by world leaders and local and international superstars. This was revealed by Ms. Eunice Mahoro, the Director of Tourism Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) in an interview with East African Business Week. She said that fundamental gorilla tracking will involve stationing of cameras …

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Uganda’s government this financial year has increased money allocated to Uganda Tourism Board to ensure success full advancement of this Tourism Industry. With Uganda Wildlife Authority, we generate funds to supplement the Tourism budget. This financial year, the Government intends to generate up-to Shs20 billion and that has been increment from the Shs4 billion in …

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A group of hippos from Lake Mburo National Park in western Uganda have displaced hundreds of residents in Rakai district and have destroyed peoples’ banana, cassava, sweet potato, maize, beans and ground nuts plantations worth millions of shillings. “Most of the residents who have fled their homes are from the villages of Mukogote, Lyakisaana, Lwanga, …

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UgandaWildlife Authority (UWA), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Tourism Uganda are to work hand in hand to optimize and promote Uganda’s Tourism potential jointly. The Uganda Tourism Board in its Newsletter said a memorandum between the trio was in final stages and was awaiting provision of budgeted funds and formulation of concepts for upcoming exhibitions …

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Uganda Minister of Tourism, Trade and Industry major General Kahinda Otafiire together with the Executive Director of Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust Lilly Ajarova received a cheque of raised money from motor sport 4×4 chimp challenge that was organized recently. This money was for Ngamba Island Sanctuary which is found on Lake Victoria and …

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Seven gorillasreturned to Uganda’s Mgahinga National Park from Rwanda last week. The Nyakagezi group, the only habituated group in Mgahinga National Park left the country on November 18, last year and this is the longest time the group has spent in Rwanda, as they often cross the boarder and come-back after a short period of …

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The flights which are in and out of Entebbe International Air port are aimed at serving the growing number of Uganda tourists and business prospects. The British Airways general manager for Asia, Pacific and Africa, Ashley Cowen said that they were interested in African markets because they were growing in contrast to other depressed markets. …

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Uganda is lucky to hold the AU conference this month.The long waited Special African Union Summit has opened today morning October 19th 2009at Common Wealth Resort Beach hotel Kampala. Its expected to end on the 23rd.of this month. The present heads of states and other delegates are from Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Ghana, Mozambique, Somalia, …

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The long waited Special African Union Summit has opened today morning October 19th 2009at Common Wealth Resort Beach hotel Kampala. Its expected to end on the 23rd.of this month. The present heads of states and other delegates are from Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Ghana, Mozambique, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana …

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“Friend a gorilla” campaign soon will be reaching the participants of World Travel Market next month and the tourists in London. The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) will lead a delegation comprising of tour operators, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), National Forestry Authority and Uganda Coffee Development Authority to camp in London. Following the launching of the …

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