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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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Rising Lake Victoria waters intrigue Museveni

🔸 Lake Victoria RECORDS 📌12/05/1964 ⬆ 13.41m 📌19/05/2020 ⬆ 13.49m Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has described Uganda as the best country in the world, narrating the marvel that Lake Victoria is, in his latest missive. “Uganda is the best country in the World. I always marvel at some …

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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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