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Lions suspected in drowning of 400 buffaloes in Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana | AFP | More than 400 buffaloes believed to have been chased by lions drowned in a river in northern Bostwana this week, the government said. The mass drowning occurred in Chobe River near the border with Namibia. Early investigations by authorities in both countries “suggest that an …

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Ugandan second in Singapore Intercontinental Birding competition

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ashely Brian, secretary of the Uganda Bird guiding club, has emerged second in the inter-continental birding competitions held recently in Singapore. The competition, which attracted participants from 78 countries, was aimed at testing birders on different bird species across the globe. Birdwatching, or …

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Uganda launches Christmas tourism campaign

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Godfrey Kiwanda, the minister of state for tourism wildlife and antiquities has today launched Uganda’s latest tourism campaign dubbed ‘Christmas Tulambule Campaign’ which is geared towards attracting Ugandan travelers to local tourist attractions during the festive season. The campaign that started today will end …

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Mountain gorillas one of Uganda’s biggest draw

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mountain gorillas may be Uganda’s biggest draw, but they aren’t the only primates hanging around the country’s forests. Chimpanzees can be found in a number of different areas, reports visituganda.news, and chimp trekking offers wildlife lovers a fast-paced adventure following these playful primates as …

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New service to link Uganda with the Maasai Mara

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bucket list travelers seeking to combine a Kenyan safari with gorilla trekking, a boat safari on the Nile, and other uniquely Ugandan experiences will be able to do so easier than ever with new interline air service launching next year. Starting June 1, 2019, …

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Uganda gets 3 new gorilla trekking groups

Bwindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three gorilla groups recently completed Uganda’s gorilla habituation program, bringing the total number of groups available for trekking to 19 and the total number of daily gorilla trekking permits available to 152. The addition of these groups, reports visituganda.news, helps meet increased demand for gorilla …

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New Source of the Nile Bridge marvels at launch

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said that government should focus on establishing joint ventures with foreign contractors for big infrastructure projects. Museveni, who addressed the public on Thursday after commissioning the source of the Nile Bridge in Jinja district, says that Ugandan engineers have …

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