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About 150 Tourism students in the village of Kasugho at the Tayna Center for Conservation Biology (TCCB) are getting ready to present their research and graduate in February, 30 of …

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The Ministry of Tourism in Kenya has placed a law excluding unsanctioned foreign tourism companies from the country’s major attractions. It has been discovered that the unregistered foreign and local operators …

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Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has created a new route which is shorter and easier to get to the top of the mountain. Lillian Nsubuga, the Public Relations Officer of UWA …

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Among the thick forests clinging to the sides of the steep volcanoes that straddle the borders between the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda live some of the world’s only …

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The re-construction of the Kasubi Royal tombs, a tourism site that were razed by fire earlier this year will cost an estimated US$1million, Buganda Kingdom officials have said. The permanent secretary …

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Conservationists say the growth of eco-tourism could help save Africa’s critically endangered mountain gorillas from extinction. There are just 700 of the animals left on the planet, all of them living …

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Two mountain gorillas which were rescued from poachers by Rwandan authorities were, on Tuesday, handed back to Congolese officials after three years at a care centre in Kinigi, Musanze District. …

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Uganda government will start licensing tour guides; a measure aimed at professionalizing the tourism guide sector, the Uganda Tourism Board has said. Cuthbert Baguma, the executive director said they will …

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The Tourism and Trade Minister Kahinda Otafiire has directed all resident district commissioners in the districts bordering Mt. Elgon National Park and security officials to immediately stop the destruction of …

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Comments made by the embattled chairman of the Uganda Wild life Authority UWA, who rubbished the “Friend a Gorilla” campaign in recent statements, were generally dismissed by conservation stakeholders as “unsound,” …

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