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King Oyo rallies youth to embrace culture

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The King of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru IV has closed a three-day launch of a “Ekyooto ha Mpango”  with a call on his subjects especially the youth to embrace and value Tooro culture. The King disclosed that the Ekyooto (fireplace) concept for …

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Tanzania’s Serengeti wins Africa’s leading national park award

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | The World Travel Awards (WTA) has declared Tanzania’s Serengeti as the 2021 Africa’s leading national park, the Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) said in a statement on Thursday. The statement signed by TANAPA’s senior assistant conservation commissioner for corporate communications, Pascal Shelutete, said Serengeti becomes …

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Kenya raises $149,000 for conservation of elephants

Nairobi, Kenya |  Xinhua |  Kenya on Saturday announced that it has raised 16.5 million shillings (149,000 U.S. dollars) toward the conservation of elephants against the target of 900,000 dollars within the current financial year that ends in June 2022. Najib Balala, cabinet secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and …

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Tooro’s King Oyo unveils 25-year development plan

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The King of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukiidi IV has launched the Kingdom’s development plan for the next 25 years. The plan was launched on Saturday on the eve of the King’s 26th coronation anniversary. According to the plan, the Kingdom will …

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