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11:40
11:40

200 Labour Export Companies in Crisis as Flights to UAE are Suspended 1

Uganda Airlines has also been preparing to launch flights to Dubai at the end of this month using its two newly acquired A330-800Neo Airbuses. And the over 200 labour export companies under Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) will soon meet to discuss the latest move and communicate the way forward.
11:51
11:51

Uganda Airlines Direct Flights to South Africa Excite Frequent Travelers 2 2

Eng.Mohamed Kaggwa Maseko, a Ugandan who is a permanent resident in South Africa says that it has been a hustle having to stop over in Nairobi or Addis Ababa for long hours, moreover worsened by the increase of (health) procedures at every airport in transit which is already hectic.
12:34
12:34

Growing Human Needs Threatening Survival of Chimpanzees 4 2 Top story

The chimps live in or outside mainly tropical rain forests and woodlands located in Western Uganda such as Bugoma, Budongo, and Kibale among others There are also 25 individual chimpanzees that have been identified in Otzi Central Forest Reserve in West Nile, another habitat for the eastern chimpanzee.
11:25
11:25

Visitor Numbers Remain Low At UWEC 5 3

David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
15:14
15:14

UCAA Renews Licenses of Seven Air Operators 2 2

Eng. Ronny Barongo , the UCAA Director of Safety, Security and Economic Regulation, says the committee looks into the applicant's documents to ensure that they meet the requirements.
10:10
10:10

MV Kalangala Suspends Operations for Servicing 3 4 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the service will involve overhauling the engine of the ferry. He explains that the ferry is supposed to have an engine overhaul after every 10,000 running hours.
14:49
14:49

Uganda Airlines Gets Dubai, London Slots But Airbuses Remain Grounded 1

Roger Wamala, the Uganda Airlines Commercial Director says the two aircraft, code named Mt Elgon and Mt. Rwenzori, will however remain grounded because the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has not yet cleared them to fly. UCAA is expected to clear the planes end of April.
16:18
16:18

Entebbe Zoo Welcomes New Pair of Tigers After 50 Years tourism 3 2

The Executive director Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC), James Musinguzi said the addition of Tigers to the big cat family after decades will help boost tourism both domestically and internationally.
11:55
11:55

Returning Ugandans Without COVID-19 Test Certificates to Be Quarantined 3 3

While announcing the re-opening of Entebbe International airport, President Yoweri Museveni announced said that all returning passengers must have tested negative for COVID-19 at least 72 hours before travelling to Uganda.
12:51
12:51

UWEC Gets Donation After Counting Losses 2

Uganda Wildlife Education Centre commonly known as (Entebbe Zoo) received donations including food for the animals in the Centre from the Foreign Grant Thorntan Community.
13:13
13:13

UWEC Proposes Strict COVID-19 Preventive Measures wildlife 4 5

UWEC Managing Director James Musinguzi says that the ban on impromptu visits to the centre will enable better planning, enforcing social distancing within the centre, and limit the number of visitors at a given time. Visitors will also not be allowed to interact with wildlife, especially animals and will only be allowed on condition that they make cashless payments.
18:03
18:03

New Cultural Museum to Change Kalangala’s Tourism Fortunes 1 4

The district's attractions include the Mapeera site where the first missionaries Amans Delamans and Simeone Loudel constructed the first Catholic Church in Uganda, Nanziri waterfalls and Wanema shrine on Bukasa Island, several caves, the John Speke site in Lutoboka and the Ssese tree. But most of the tourism sites and regalia had been neglected, burying hundreds of years of history in scrubs and ignorance.
07:00
07:00

UWEC Receives First Wildlife Ambulance 1 5 Top story

Flavia Kabahenda, the UWEC Board Chairperson says illicit Wildlife activities remain a huge challenge that requires multinational cooperation so as to protect the remaining wildlife across the world.
14:51
14:51

High Number of Tourists Overwhelm Kalangala MV kalangala 1 1

The huge number of tourists and travelers prompted marine vessels plying the Kalangala route to increase the number of trips but also carry excess passengers on board. The passenger manifest of MV Kalangala shows that the vessel has been carrying on average 500 people since December 20th, 2019 compared 300 last year. MV Vanessa, which commenced operations this year, also took an average of 162 passengers to Kalangala.
15:52
15:52

Increasing Deforestation Threatening Wildlife Conservation-UWEC 4 1

Speaking at the Birding Expo at UWEC, James Musinguzi, the Executive Director of UWEC called for prevention measures which include the drafting of a plan that will ensure wildlife, birding and the habitat are not destroyed by human nature.
12:23
12:23

UWA Struggles to Capture Stray Crocodile 1 3

Several fishermen have sighted the reptile in the lake between the UPDF Marine Docking pier, the Ministry of Energy and at the shoreline of the Botanical gardens.
17:18
17:18

Zakayo Legacy: UWEC to Construct Museum 3 1

Zakayo was in June 1964 found abandoned in Ssemiliki National Park in Bundibugyo, hand raised by a whites until June 9th 1976 when Zakayo was surrendered to the Uganda Wildlife Education Center. At that time the Chimpanzee was becoming aggressive and Difficult to Manage.
16:50
16:50

Entebbe Moves to Preserve Historical Tourism Sites 1 3

Entebbe, Uganda’s first administrative town, holds several historical sites, parks and gardens. They include the first seat of the Ugandan Parliament, Muzinga square and Children's Park, all close to the statehouse, the Botanical Gardens and the freedom tree.
15:27
15:27

Conservationists Call for Protection of Primates Primates in Uganda 3 1

Uganda is considered the World’s Primate Capital for being home to 54 percent of the surviving global Gorilla Population, 8 percent of the global Mammals population and 35 percent of Mammals in the African Continent.
12:41
12:41

Activists Call for Political Will to Conserve Environment 3

James Musinguzi the UWEC Executive Director urged conservationists to involve in activities that would protect Wildlife to promote tourism, and preserve environment. He says such efforts help in mitigating such wildlife-human conflict.
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