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Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas go online

FEATURE | THE INDEPENDENT | On 21 January 2021, Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) launched a new tourism campaign dubbed “Explore Uganda”. This is an attempt to shift from the common norm of simply offering wildlife safaris, to exploring the “Pearl of Africa” as a whole. That is the street food …

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UTB unveils plan to boost tourism receipts

The country hopes to earn US$1.862billion next financial year Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Tourism Board has launched a six-month promotion campaign to further market destination Uganda to increase sector receipts as the world emerges from COVID-19 restrictions. UTB Chief Executive Officer, Lilly Ajarova, said on Jan.15 that the …

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Girls University, Tororo radio to get Museveni boost this year

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has pledged sh1.5billion to help the Tieng Adhola Cultural Institution (TACI) purchase land to construct a first ever Ugandan girls university in Tororo. He also promised another sh200 million to enable TACI to complete installation of the Tororo Broadcasting Network Limited radio …

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