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Tour operator arrested for cheating tourists

Kigezi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Chief Executive Director of Gatatu Safaris Limited, Richard Tusasibwe has been arrested for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence from tourists.  Tusasiibwe who runs the tour company based in Kigezi sub region was arrested on Monday at around 10:00AM by heavily armed tourist police …

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Tour operator in Kigezi accused of conning tourists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Richard Tusasibwe, the Chief Executive Director of Gatatu Safaris Limited a tour company in Kigezi is on the spot for allegedly conning five tourists. Tusasibwe is alleged to have signed a contract with five tourists from United States of America last week. A police …

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Tour company cons tourists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mabare Tours and Travel Company is on the spot for conning sixteen tourists. The tourists included Ugandans and several foreigners who had paid for an Easter package trip to Murchison falls National Park The tourists paid between 350,000 shillings to 1 million shillings to …

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How many tourists visit Uganda?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | “How many tourists actually visit Uganda?” is a question that many keep asking. According to Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), 1.3 million visitors came to Uganda, generating 1.4 billion dollars. Uganda Radio Network put this question to the chief executive of UTB, Stephen Asiimwe, on whether …

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Germany confirms two nationals killed in Egypt attack

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Berlin on Saturday said two women who were killed after being stabbed in an Egyptian beach resort were German nationals, confirming earlier reports. “We can now sadly confirm that two German tourists died in the attack at Hurghada,” a foreign ministry statement said. Friday’s attack …

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