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Thousands Protest Against Mass Tourism In Spain’s Balearic Islands

Thousands of people protested in Spain’s Balearic Islands on Saturday against mass tourism ahead of the summer season. Holding posters reading SOS Residents, Enough Mass Tourism, protesters marched through Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the largest Balearic Island. About 10,000 demonstrators took part, a Spanish National police spokesperson said. A smaller protest with a […]

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EU to commit Shs60bn to support tourism sector

Exhibitors give information to visitors at one of the stall. The European Union is committed to supporting tourism sector through financing, visibility and fostering local participation in tourism development, EU Ambassador to Uganda Jan Sadek has said. Amb Sadek was speaking during a panel discussion on the theme; Sustainable Financing for Tourism held on the

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Missing Kenyan Mountaineer Cheruiyot Kirui Found Dead on Mt. Everest

A collage of Kenyan climber Cheruiyot Kirui and Mt. Everest in the background.   PHOTO   KIRUI In a harrowing turn of events, Kenyan mountaineer Cheruiyot Kirui has been found dead, after hours of search and rescue.  Kirui was attempting to become the second Kenyan to climb Mt Everest, and the first to do so

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Gulu’s Lukodi Massacre: Survivors Seek Government Aid

Survivors of the brutal Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) massacre in Lukodi Village, located in Bungatira Sub-County, Gulu District, have issued an appeal to the government to provide additional support beyond the reparations mandated by the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this year. Lukodi is among the four case locations central to Dominic Ongwen’s trial, along

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UAE Firm’s $120m Investment Set to Transform Uganda’s Tourism and Industry

A company based in Dubai, known for its investments in construction, medical supply, real estate, and hospitality, is interested in investing over sh456.7 billion (approximately $120 million) in Uganda’s hospitality and industrial sectors. This Dubai-based company is among the largest in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with investments spanning Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and

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UTB to register and license all tourism enterprises

KAMPALA, (Examiner) – The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has announced a comprehensive initiative to register and license all tourism enterprises in the country, aiming to identify and eliminate illegal operators. This move targets all unlicensed tourism enterprises, including hotels, restaurants, guest houses, tour operators, and travel agents, to ensure they comply with legal and industry standards.

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Speke Resort Convention Centre to host Uganda’s Biggest Tourism Expo next week

The Speke Resort Convention Centre which hosted the NAM and China G-77 Summits early this year is set to yet again host Uganda’s biggest tourism expo which starts in Kampala next week. The Annual Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) 2024 under the theme “Responsible Tourism” will take place at the newly opened Speke Resort Convention Centre

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Uganda and Kenya Sign Petroleum Agreement During President Museveni’s Visit

President Museveni in Kenya for the State Visit. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was this morning, officially welcomed to State House, Nairobi, by President William Ruto. The visit marked a significant step in strengthening the bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries. The meeting commenced with a private tete-a-tete between the two leaders, allowing them to

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KAMPALA CITY SKYLINE: is significantly changing due to the magnificent work of the private sector

KAMPALA CITY SKYLINE* is significantly changing due to the magnificent work of the private sector. The most recent addition is the Nakivubo War memorial stadium in Kisenyi, which was commissioned by H.E. the President  Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on 25th April 2024. The President commended Hajji Hammis Kiggundu the developer saying he is a man of

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