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UTB unveils the Explore Uganda brand at CHOGM 2022 in Kigali

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Tourism Board in partnership with the Uganda High Commission in Kigali, will showcase Uganda’s tourism potential during the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda under the theme ‘’Delivering A Common Future: Connecting, Innovation, and Transforming.’’ Ahead of the official …

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Multi-billion Isimba and Karuma Hydropower Dams: How Chinese loan ‘spillovers’ are creating new growth opportunities

Ugandan government has in the past years faced harsh criticism over regular borrowings from China Import Export Bank to facilitate development of infrastructure projects including hydropower dams, roads and possibly soon the planned Standard Gauge Railway. But the Chinese loans have also had a fair share of positive aspects to …

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Ethiopia and Uganda to cooperate in promoting tourism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ethiopian Embassy in Kampala in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board recently held a webinar titled “Discover why Ethiopia is the origin of so much,” to explore tourism opportunities and cooperation between Ethiopia and Uganda. The online conference attracted senior government officials, tourism experts …

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Cheptegei unveiled as Uganda’s new tourism ambassador

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has today unveiled star athlete Joshua Cheptegei as one of Uganda’s tourism ambassadors. Lilly Ajarova, UTB’s executive officer confirmed the development during a function held today at the Uganda Golf club in Kampala. Last year, Cheptegei broke a 16-year-old world record …

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Government offers new incentives for domestic tourism

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Tourism Board launches a domestic tourism campaign dubbed ‘Take On The Pearl’, as part of promoting local tourism, but also get the sector ready when international borders reopen. On top of reduced fares for some services, the two-month campaign that starts next week will also …

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