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Twelve injured as Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Dublin hits turbulence

Twelve people were injured when a Qatar Airways plane flying from Doha to Dublin on Sunday hit turbulence airport authorities said. Eight of the injured were hospitalized. Dublin Airport said in a statement that flight QR017, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed safely as scheduled before 1 p.m. (1200 GMT). It said that upon landing the […]

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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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Trucks banned from using Murchison Falls road

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has announced that, with the exception of buses, all big trucks, effective Friday 24, 2024, will use Kafu-Masindi, branch off on the left to use Hoima Biiso Buliisa Paraa road, to connect to Pakwach or Gulu Via Olwiyo, and vice versa. On May 6, 2024, UNRA announced changes in

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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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Traffic diversion into Murchison Falls puts heavy toll on UWA

Karuma Bridge was closed to heavy traffic for three months The Uganda wildlife authority (UWA) has decried financial stress over heavy deployment of rangers to Murchison falls national park to guide tourists and travelers as heavy traffic exacerbates.       Bashir Hangi, the public relations manager of UWA says, the operation budget has been

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Lord Mayor Lukwago to undergo spinal surgery in India

On a medical journey to New Delhi, upon referral by several neurosurgeons & other physicians to have a specialised Anterior Cervical Disc & Fusion surgery to remove the herniated that has bothered me for over 2months with excruciating pain & tingling in the back & upper left limb. Kampala Lord Mayor, Mr Erias Lukwago is

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CRIME: Private guard hailed for foiling armed robbery at City Forex Bureau

 Police have applauded the brave act exhibited by Odongo Moses, a private security guard for foiling an armed robbery at a Tonix Forex Bureau in Bukoto, Nakawa Division over the weekend. Odongo, a private guard attached to Cheetah Security Ltd is said to have shot at and injured the thugs who allegedly attempted to vandalize

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JUDITH HEARD LAUNCHES 50 MILLION TREES FOR AFRICA AHEAD OF GREEN CARPET FASHION AWARDS IN USA

17th February, 2024 – Bryan Morel Publications Ugandan born fashion model and environmentalist Judith Heard has again registered a major impact beyond the runways and red carpets. She proudly launched the “50 Million Trees for Africa” campaign in schools through her foundation, Judith Heard Foundation (JHF). This groundbreaking initiative aims to promote sustainable development and

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