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23 Aug 2016
It starts with you knowing what you have in your own country.   Here, state tourism minister Godfrey Kiwanda feeds a giraffe at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) in Entebbe earlier this...
10 Aug 2016
MBALE, UGANDA — The Bamasaba cultural institution in partnership with Uganda Tourism Board has unveiled a plan to upgrade Mutoto cultural site, where biennial circumcision rituals are held, into a...
27 Jul 2016
KAMPALA - July 27 2016 - The decision was reached after a request by officials from the tourism docket. With effect from today July 22nd, tourists seeking to come to Uganda will pay half of the money...
19 Jul 2016
Stephen Asiimwe, CEO UTB addressing the press at the launch of Twegaite Source of the Nile Run. KAMPALA, Uganda - The second edition of Twegaite Source of the Nile Run in Jinja due for 18th July...
12 Jul 2016
This was announced by Ireland’s Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh, at the Uganda Investment Authority offices in Kampala on Monday. The Ireland’s...
07 Jul 2016
KAMPALA, UGANDA — The Government of Uganda has introduced the online visa application system with effect from 01 July 2016.  All persons intending to come to Uganda for holiday, tourism, business,...
30 Jun 2016
Addressing the media while at the Uganda Tourism Board, Kiwanda said the cycling event is good for Kampala because it allows residents and visitors to see the different parts of the city, and yet...
22 Jun 2016
East Africa: Famous for mountain gorilla and spectacular mountain scenery, Rwanda is set to host the annual Africa Travel Association (ATA) Congress to be taking place in Rwanda’s sprawling city of...
08 Jun 2016
"We need to know that this invisible business of tourism is built on awareness." Francis Mugoga addressing tourism students at the Tourism Institute of East Africa. Although Uganda, known as...
17 May 2016
ENTEBBE, UGANDA - President Yoweri Museveni today Monday 16 May handed over marketing contracts to Tim Henshall, the managing director of Kamageo and Hanna Kleber (second left), the CEO/managing...
13 May 2016
“Joining the tourism sector in most African economies is still challenging for young enterprises because most of the main products are offered by established players with whom an upstart can hardly...
10 May 2016
The show brings together typically between 8,000 and 11,000 of Africa’s tourism leaders, policy makers, global buyers and travel media Traditional dancers treating guests to the Zulu warfare dance...

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