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Uganda showcasing tourism potential at IBTM 2022 in Spain

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Tourism Board is participating in this year’s IBTM, the biggest Marketing Incentives Conferences and Events (MICE) expo in the world from which started on Wednesday and ends tomorrow (Dec.01) in Barcelona, Spain. The tourism agency said in a media statement on Nov.29 that the Board …

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Uganda to leverage on MTN Kampala Marathon to market tourism

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda plans to leverage on the Kampala Marathon to market the East African nation as an ideal tourism destination. This follows a partnership between the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities and MTN Uganda for the upcoming MTN Kampala Marathon slated for Sunday 20 November …

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EAC member states urged to join forces in promoting tourism

Arusha, Tanzania | Xinhua | Burundian Vice-President Prosper Bazombanza has called on member states of the East African Community (EAC) to join forces in promotion of tourism in the region, the EAC said in a statement late Saturday. The statement issued in Tanzania’s northern city of Arusha, said Bazombanza also urged …

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UWA arrests 60 poachers in 8 months!

  Nakapiripirit, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Wild Life Authority (UWA) has arrested 60 people for illegal poaching in the wild life protected areas in Nakapiripirit district. James Okware, the senior warden officer incharge of Pian Upe game reserve in Nakapiripirit district said 60 poachers were arrested in …

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Tourism experts call for repatriation of Uganda’s artefacts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Tourism Association (UTA) has called for the establishment of a committee to lead the return of Ugandan artefacts from foreign museums. Herbert Byaruhanga, the President of UTA made the call on Tuesday, 30 August 2022, as he and association members appeared before the Committee …

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Ultimate Guide to Self-Drive East Africa: Adventure through Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya

SPECIAL FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organization of six partner states, the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo. A traveler requires one tourist’s visa to explore all the wildlife and primates within the region except …

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