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‘Truly unique’ mother lioness nurses leopard cub in Tanzania

‘Truly unique’ mother lioness nurses leopard cub in Tanzania

These beautiful pictures are the first ever taken of a wild lioness nursing a cub from a different species – an extremely rare event. The pair were spotted by Joop Van Der Linde, a guest at Ndutu Safari Lodge in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The scene is the Serengeti; the attentive mother, five-year-old Nosikitok. The […]

Ugandans gear up for International Cultural Fair

Ugandans gear up for International Cultural Fair

Preparations for the Uganda International Cultural Fair are in top gear at the Uganda Museum in Kampala that is slated for the 29th to 31st July 2016. As a way of drumming up support for the event, the Uganda Tourism Board late last week organised the Uganda international cultural fair Schools’ cultural quiz media briefing […]

National Forest Authourity calls for climate change fund

National Forest Authourity calls for climate change fund

The National Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Ministry of water and Environment calls on members of parliament to advocate for the climate change fund. This comes as environmentalists and youth were discussing promotion of tree planting with members of parliament at parliament. The head of climate change in the ministry of water and Environment Chebet Maikut says […]

Speaker urges Ugandans to pick interset in local tourism

Speaker urges Ugandans to pick interset in local tourism

HE speaker of parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has urged ugandans to get interseted in visiting tourism sites in the country as  a way to promote domestic tourism. Kadaga said this while launching a charity run known as Twegaite Source of the Nile run Jinja which is aimed at attracting people to learn more about the source […]

Involve communities in fight against encroachers on wildlife centers – Mutagamba

Involve communities in fight against encroachers on wildlife centers  – Mutagamba

Outgoing Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Maria Mutagamba says that the problem of encroachers on wildlife centers can be solved if the wildlife authority can involve the communities in the planning, management and advocacy for wildlife conservation. Handing over office to the incoming minister, professor Ephraim Kamuntu, Mutagamba  said that this is the only way people will own, […]

Government asked to intervene in view of exorbitant fare charges by Kenya Airways

Government asked to intervene in view of exorbitant fare charges by Kenya Airways

Jinja West member of parliament Moses Balyeku has called upon government to intervene in the situation where Kenya airways exploits Ugandans by charging high travel costs despite Kenya being a member of the East African Community. This while presenting a matter of National concern at the floor of parliament this morning where he explains that the […]

When a lake gives more than ‘fish’: A peek into Ggaba’s mushrooming businesses, a livelihood for many at Uganda’s Lake Victoria in Kampala.

When a lake gives more than ‘fish’: A peek into Ggaba’s mushrooming businesses, a livelihood for many at Uganda’s Lake Victoria in Kampala.

UGANDA is by far one of the most beautiful countries on earth. To many visitors, it’s a place that has welcoming people. Uganda’s charm mostly lies in its astonishing diversity – of wildlife, vegetation, landscapes and cultures – the beautiful land. Perhaps it is no wonder that Winston Churchill popularized this by naming it the […]

Ministry identifies 500 sites to increase on tourism

Ministry identifies 500 sites to increase on tourism

Uganda has untapped assets in the tourism industry and the commissioner museums and monuments in the ministry of tourism, Rose Nkaale Mwanja, says that over 500 sites have been identified to increase attraction of tourists in the country. Mwanja told reporters during a meeting with visiting Turkey officials that the sites which have been neglected for […]

Some parliamentarians launch ‘OPERATION TUNA LENGO MOJA’

Some parliamentarians launch ‘OPERATION TUNA LENGO MOJA’

Members of parliament have launched an operation code named ‘OPERATION TUNA LENGO MOJA’ [let’s work together] aimed at countering FDC’s defiance campaign which they say is illegal. The operation led by Col. Fred Mwesigye [MP Nyabushozi] and Buganda youth chairman Mukasa Sewava Joseph among others, has been launched at Fairway hotel. The group said that they […]

MPs ask government to revive National Airline Carrier

MPs ask government to revive National Airline Carrier

Members of parliament on the Tourism, Trade and Industry committee of parliament have pleaded to government to consider reviving a National Airline carrier to boast tourism and marketing the country. MPs on the committee chaired by Kyegegwa district woman MP Flavia Kabahenda demanded for the national carrier while meeting the minister of Tourism Maria Mutagamba who […]

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