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Museveni speaks out on South African visas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said Ugandans should get visas on entry in South Africa. Museveni was reacting to reports that several Ugandan tour operators recently had difficulty getting visas while others were denied entry to attend the Indaba Tourism Fair in Durban last week. …

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Uganda wins gold at Africa’s Travel Indaba Expo 2019

Durban, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has emerged  Best Exhibitor in the category of Southern African Development Community and Africa as a whole, winning gold at Africa’s Travel Indaba Expo 2019 that ended today in Durban There were at least 10 Ugandan exhibiting companies including Abacus African Vacations, …

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‘Uganda still safe for tourists’

Kelley Mac Tavish is the Executive Director Pearl of Africa, Tours and travel Limited. She spoke to The Independent’s Patricia Akankwatsa about the state of Uganda’s tourism opportunities. First, can you briefly describe your company? I opened a tour company in Uganda in 1999 called Pearl of Africa, Tours and …

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Tourists raise safety queries on Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of international tourists have raised concern about their safety while in Ugandan national parks. This follows the kidnap of US tourist Kimberly Sue Endecott from Queen Elizabeth National Park recently. Kimberly was kidnapped by four gunmen alongside a Ugandan tour guide, Jean-Paul …

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