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Uganda experiences mountain gorilla baby boom

Kanungu, Uganda | XINHUA | Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, host to more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas is experiencing an unprecedented baby boom never recorded before according to experts. High up the ridges of what is known as one of Africa’s oldest rainforest, the population of mountain …

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Uganda’s tourism sector secures UGX 26 billion from EU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s tourism sector has received a boost of 6 million Euros (26 billion Shillings) thanks to the European Union. The funding will enable recovery of the sector which has been named one of the most affected by the coronavirus crisis. It is remitted through the …

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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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A discovery of Uganda’s Kidepo valley national park

Kaabong, Uganda | XINHUA | Behind the misty rugged mount ranges in north eastern Uganda lays Kidepo Valley National Park. Kidepo, which ranks among Africa’s finest wildernesses, shares a border with South Sudan and northwestern Kenya. The animals move back and forth across the borders with no hindrances as the 1,442 …

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Kenzo officially unveiled as Uganda’s Tourism Ambassador

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eddy Kenzo has officially taken on the role of Uganda’s Tourism Ambassador. The task requires him to blend his music appeal to the beauty of Uganda and encourage both local and international tourists to explore Uganda. Initially, Kenzo had been named Kenya’s tourism ambassador in …

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Deal sealed to promote Uganda as a film and tourist destination

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly promote “Destination Uganda” as a premier film and tourist destination. The MoU enjoins the two parties to collaborate and jointly market Destination Uganda, and to improve Uganda’s brand …

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