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Kampala - July 30, 2020 – The Kabale Chief Magistrate’s Court yesterday sentenced Byamukama Felix to 11 years in prison for killing Rafiki the Silverback of Nkuringo Gorilla group and other wildlife...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kanungu - July 24, 2020 – The Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Hon. Tom  Butime has assured the public that Uganda’s national parks are safe to visit because the ...
July 11, 2020. Kampala, Uganda. Uganda has been ranked the sixth most popular destination in Africa for hosting international conferences and events in the 2019 statistics report released by the...
Compliance inspection for tourism facilities in Uganda kicks off Kampala, Uganda. June 23, 2020. Uganda Tourism Board has today kicked off the inspection of hotels to ensure compliance of the...
Following the outbreak of Corona Virus (COVID-19) and the declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by World Health Organization (WHO), the Government of the Republic...
In my opening address at this year’s 5th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) held in February, under the theme- Promoting Intra-African Travel, I told stakeholders that for Uganda to have a...
In light of the presidential directive on the management of COVID-19, and as Uganda heightens her safety measures against the disease, it is of utmost importance that we take the necessary...
March 4, 2020 Background A press statement from the Ministry of Health in Uganda noted an outbreak of the Corona Virus disease; which was declared by the People’s Republic of China on 31 December...
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is set to host the 5th annual Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE 2020); a tourism and travel trade exhibition which brings together regional and international tour...
Kampala, Uganda. December 3, 2019. State Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Hon. Godfrey Kiwanda has today launched the Tulambule Christmas promotion 2019. Tulambule will this year...
Barcelona, Spain. November 20, 2019 – A team from Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) led by Ms. Susan Muhwezi the Vice-Chairperson of the Board, along with tourism and hospitality private sector are...
For immediate release: (Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 October 2019): Uganda Tourism Board has officially launched the “Experience Uganda – First!” campaign, in what is the first time for Uganda to...

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