Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, from Uganda, winner of the BID International Quality Summit Award in New York 2015. New York hosted this year’s BID International Quality Summit Convention, where professionals and business leaders from around the world gathered to recognize excellence and success.
The year 2015 is turning out to be a year of international awards for Uganda. Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, an eco-friendly accommodation facility in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, won gold at the 29th International Quality Summit Convention in New York on 25 May 2015.
Entebbe, Uganda – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni is hosting Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a landmark visit on 4th July 2016 at State House in Entebbe.
This is a significant visit in many ways. On the personal level for Netanyahu and his wife Sara, it is also a private visit to commemorate the death of Yonatan Netanyahu (the prime minister’s elder brother) who was killed 40 years ago on 4th July 1976 during the raid on Entebbe to rescue hostages held by Palestine fighters.
Speaker of the Uganda Parliament, Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, has launched the 2nd Twegaite Source of the Nile Run. The run is part of events to promote domestic tourism in the Busog region in Eastern Uganda, and specifically in Jinja the biggest city in the region.
“I have climbed many mountains, been to Mt. Kenya and Mt. Kilimanjaro, but none compares to what confronts you when you climb the Mt. Rwenzori Mountains.”
Those are the words of RavichandranTharumalingam who has just returned from the Rwenzori Mountains after an eight day hike that took him to the summit, Margherita at 5109m. Ravi, as he is popularly known, was addressing the media in Kampala.