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Uganda Wildlife Authority Launches Advanced Online Booking System

Views: 5 The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has launched an advanced online booking system for tour operators, enhancing the management of reservations for gorilla tracking and other wildlife attractions. Announced by Business Development Director Stephen Sanyi Masaba, this new system aims to improve efficiency and streamline the booking and payment process. The Uganda Wildlife Authority […]

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Chimps helping scientists find plants that have potential to become medicines

Views: 0 Observing primates could pave the way for new drug discoveries, researchers say. chimpanzee called Zalu at the Budongo Central Forest Reserve in Uganda  Sign up for a full digest of all the best opinions of the week in our Voices Dispatches email SIGN UP I would like to be emailed about offers, events

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Kasese to host 2024 World Tourism Day in September

Views: 0 Kampala, (UG):- The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities has chosen Kasese District to host the 2024 World Tourism Day event scheduled for 27th September 2024. Under the theme; Tourism and Peace, the ministry’s permanent secretary Ms Doreen Katusiime in a letter addressed to the Chief Administrative Officer-Kasese said, they anticipate using this event

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World’s oldest termite mounds discovered in South Africa – and they’ve been storing precious carbon for thousands of years

Views: 3 Purple spring flowers growing on termite mounds in Namaqualand The landscape along the Buffels River in South Africa’s Namaqualand region is dotted with thousands of sandy mounds that occupy about 20% of the surface area. These heuweltjies, as the locals call them (the word means “little hills” in Afrikaans), are termite mounds, inhabited by an

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Three police officers arrested with elephant tusks worth Sh2.5 million

Views: 0 Police in Kitengela, Kajiado county have arrested three police officers and one civilian who were allegedly found in possession of elephant tusks worth Sh2.5 million. In a dramatic chase, the suspects were cornered in Kitengela town a few meters from the police station along the Nairobi-Namanga road. Isinya Police boss Patric Manyasi confirmed

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Mt Rwenzori Marathon third edition set for August

Views: 1Uganda Breweries Ltd has launched the third edition of the much-anticipated Tusker Lite Mt Rwenzori Marathon. Kicking off the event, a group of avid runners participated in a spirited 5km run/walk through the streets of Kololo, culminating in the official announcement of the marathon’s third edition set for Saturday, August 24, 2024. This year’s

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Thousands Protest Against Mass Tourism In Spain’s Balearic Islands

Views: 3Thousands 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

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EU to commit Shs60bn to support tourism sector

Views: 4Exhibitors 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

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Gulu’s Lukodi Massacre: Survivors Seek Government Aid

Views: 0Survivors 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,

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

Views: 2A 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,

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