On 7th October Uganda’s prime minister Apollo Nsibambi launched Uganda Manufacturer’s Association. [UMA] exhibition at UMA show ground Lugogo Kampala. Over 900 exhibitors from more than 33 countries across Africa, the Middle East, and Europe attended the UMA show. Among the participants are new entrants like Turkey, Malawi, Syria, British Council, the Broadband Company, Orange …

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Uganda is visited by Over 600,000 every year, of which 100,000 adventures protected areas and this means Uganda’s tourism industry is doing greatly as mentioned by the Executive Director of Uganda Wildlife Authority Mr.Mapesa Moses while having a business breakfast at Protea Hotel Kampala. The Tourism Industry has boosted Uganda’s economic growth through infrastructure development …

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The Pearl Development Group, on 1st October 2009, launched the former Ranch on the Lake Hotel as Lake Victoria Serena Resort Hotel under the management of Serena Hotels. This Hotel is related to the well known 5 star Kampala Serena Hotel and has same looks. Located 30km from Entebbe International Airport and 15Km from Kampala …

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The theme for this year’s Independence Day celebrations is: “Unity, a key factor in protecting Uganda’s destiny and independence.” The theme was chosen because of the recent divisions in the country, said the Minister for the Presidency, Beatrice Wabudeya. Uganda has known eight presidents since the British Union Jack was lowered and the Ugandan flag …

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Uganda blessed by nature, homes half of the world’s population of the endangered mountain gorillas. On Saturday 26th September 2009, the Ministry of Tourism together with the Uganda Wildlife Authority launched a tourism marketing campaign that was projected to throw the presently struggling sector to the path of competitiveness. This was the first ever campaign. …

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Uganda‘s Amaanyi was hospitalized in Entebbe for over a month and now has returned to her home in Rweshama Forest Reserve in Masindi district. This 6 year old chimpanzee’s leg was caught up in atrap that left its born severely crushed . The chimpanzee was escorted by a team that included Dr. Andrew Seguya, the …

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Heritage Oil will soon start exploration works at seven new sites in Murchison Falls National Park. The seven sites are located in the middle of the main tourism area. Four wells will be drilled along the Pakwach-Paara track; two others are expected to be in the first part of Buligi, the main safari track running …

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A school of hippos has found a new home at Munyonyo in Kampala. The hippos have become a regular spectacle at the shores of Lake Victoria at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. There are three hippos, an adult male, which is as big as a “commuter taxi” and a mother hippo, which is always accompanying her baby. …

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For about 28 years, Uganda’s Rhinos have been extinct following the political turmoil by during Idi Amin’s regime in early 1980s. At that time wildlife was not given enough attention and Rhinos were hunted down for their precious horn. Filled with joy and happiness, the Executive Director of Rhinos in Uganda Angie Genade announced that …

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The endangered mountain gorilla (G. g. beringei) of Uganda and Rwanda are one of the amazing gorilla species worldwide thus heading the primate family in these tourism destinations due to their large, bulky size and their total number is estimated to be only 700. The western lowland gorillas (G. g. gorilla) is the commonest one …

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