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16:46
16:46

Tour Operator Handed 3 Year Jail Term For Fleecing Tourists 1 3

Mpamu had used social media to communicate with tourists. Police arrested him on October 10th and arraigned the suspect before the court on October 15th, 2021 on charges of obtaining money by false pretence.
07:10
07:10

Construction of Cultural Village Fails to Kick Off kabale municipality 2 1

The proposed cultural village is aimed at promoting and boasting urban tourism in Kigezi region.
11:33
11:33

Buffalo Injures Three in Rukungiri stray buffalo

Domiano Kijaguzo, the Bugangari Sub county Chairperson, says residents armed with stones, machetes and spears ran after the stray buffalo from Bugangari trading Centre with intentions to kill it.
07:39
07:39

Manpower Shortfall Affecting Tourism Police Performance 5 1 Top story

Mwesigwa says they are still facing a challenge from communities neighboring the park who encroach on the park with their animals.
07:23
07:23

Police Probes Death of British Tourist in Kabale 1

Police in Kabale have launched investigations into circumstances under which a 60-year-old British national has died. Shukla Mukesh died on Saturday at around 5PM in Kyevu Butanda sub county, Kabale District.
18:26
18:26

Residents Protest Take Over of "Punishment Island" demonstrations 6 1 Top story

Patrick Tumwijukye, the Chairperson Uganda Community Tourism Association, accuses Muhereza for hiding behind his tribe to grab the island for his vested interests.
15:13
15:13

Unlicensed Tour Guides Hurting Tourism in Kigezi 2 1

James Mukwase, a tour transporter in the area, says that the presence of the fake guides frustrates visitors some of whom have ended up cancelling their visits. He implores the Uganda Tourism board to clean up the sector and ensure that ill-intentioned individuals do not infiltrate the industry.
08:19
08:19

State of Roads Irks Tour Operators bwindi 2

Fedelesi Kanyanmunyu, the Director of Wagtail Eco Safari camp in Rubuguri town board in Kirundo Sub County in Kisoro district, says the state of the roads has worsened with the onset of the rainy season.
15:14
15:14

Kigezi Residents Embrace Homestay Tourism 2

Last year alone, over 50 tourists from Europe and Asia who visited Uganda for gorilla tracking and the Batwa Cultural experience trail in Bwindi-Mgahinga Conservation Area chose to stay with homes, Richard Munezeero, the Kisoro District Tourism Officer says.
11:11
11:11

DRC Crocodiles Kill 12 People in One Month crocodile attacks

Twelve people have been killed by crocodiles in the month of November alone in a province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the administrator of the territory of Kasai-Oriental, Crispin Maria most of the dead were killed by the animals as they drew water from river Tshilemba.
07:14
07:14

Two Remanded over Attack on Tourists

Two of the tourists, a Kenyan identified as Samuel Wanyaga and Daniel Lanti a Swedish National were injured in the attack that took place on August 10th 2014. This brings to three, the number of persons who have been arrested in connection with the incident.
13:23
13:23

Tourism Operators Concerned Over Absence of Coordination Office. kabale 5 1

Kanyamunyu reveals that the absence of a coordination office in Kabale District makes it had for the tourism operators to effectively execute their business.
13:22
13:22

Three Rangers Held Over Dead Elephant ivory

A group of three game rangers attached to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park have been arrested in connection with death of an elephant. It is believed that they shot the elephant over the weekend.
11:57
11:57

Two Poachers held in Kanungu

Peter Angwara, the Kanungu district police commander confirms that the two were traced and arrested by game rangers who found them in possession of sharp spears, snares and wild meat. They were later handed over to Kanungu police station.
11:12
11:12

Taxi Drivers Hike Fares Over Revised Express Penalty Scheme Fines eps 3

The move follows the law that came into force recently following the issuance of Statutory Instrument No 9 of 2013, by the Ministry of Works in April.
12:03
12:03

Kabale Bus Operators Yet to Take Terror Alerts Seriously terrorism 1 3

Kabale bus operators are yet to heed police calls for increased security awareness. Police issued a directive on 26th April calling on all places where people gather to ensure there is security screening. The call was due to terror alert warnings. No steps have been taken for passenger safety in the public transportation areas though.
18:15
18:15

Passengers stranded as Police Impounds Buses 3

Ensinikweri explained that the buses would only be released after their owners pay a fine of 50,000 shillings.
14:32
14:32

NFA Allows Residents to Access Echuya Forest 2 1

National Forestry Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding with people living next to Echuya forest allowing them to access it.
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