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21:05
21:05

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Avail UGX 10.3b for UNESCO Conference, Dubai Expo tourism 1

In the report, Patrick Isiagi Opolot, the Vice-Chairperson of the Budget Committee noted that there was no budget allocation for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee Conference yet Cabinet had approved a request for Uganda to host it in May 2021.
12:48
12:48

Kira Municipality Strategizes to Benefit from Martyrs’ Day people 2 1

Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
16:35
16:35

Tree Cutting at Makerere University Angers Environmentalists food 6 3

Dr. Gerald Eilu, a Forest Biology and Ecosystems Management lecturer at Makerere University says that it is wrong for the university management to cut the trees especially during the breeding season for the birds.
10:46
10:46

Gov't Agencies Tasked to Market Source of the Nile As Tourist Destination country 2 1

While officiating over the rising of the international civil aviation organization-ICAO flag at the source of the Nile in Jinja district on Saturday, Kakuba argues that, three out of every 10 tourists who arrive to the country through Entebbe international airport tour the Nile.
11:56
11:56

UTB to License Tour Guides district 1 2

The drive involves offering free hospitality lectures to all tour guides and also meeting stakeholders like tourism police and tourism officers on how best they can enforce professionalism within the industry.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Seeks Gov't Assurance on Murchison Falls tourism 1

In her communication to the house on Tuesday, Kadaga said that she was seeking the assurance on behalf of the citizens who are concerned about fate of the falls.
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14:34

Future of Kibiro Hot Springs at Stake sorry state 4 1 Top story

Godfrey Abigaba, the Kibiro LC 1 chairperson, says government has completely abandoned the facility that he says have potential of generating revenue for the neighboring community. He wants government to renovate the hot springs to befitting standards.
10:48
10:48

More than 2,500 People Sign Petition to Stop Planned Power Dam in Murchison Falls hydropower 1

Amos Wekesa, the Executive Director of Great Lakes Safaris, took on social media to encourage Ugandans to sign the petition, which they said would be delivered to President Museveni. Under the hashtag #savemurchisonfalls, Wekesa implored Ugandans to share their pictures online while at Murchison falls.
08:01
08:01

MV Vanessa Starts Weekend Trips to Kalangala water transport 1 Top story

Augustine Kibaya, the Operations Manager MV Vanessa, says the vessel has been making trips to the island district to map out the shortest route.
07:49
07:49

Kasese Seeks UGX 26bn to Promote Tourism 1 3

According to the tourism development strategy under the Agro-Industrial Local Economic Development initiative, Kasese district council wants 11,700,000,000 (eleven billion seven hundred) million Uganda shillings while Kasese municipal council is seeking for 14,500,000,000 (fourteen billion five hundred) million shillings to develop key tourism destination points in the district.
18:25
18:25

Jinja Municipal Council Lacks Land for Mahatma Gandhi Centre Uganda 1 3

While on a visit in Uganda last year, the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi endorsed the construction of the centre in memory of India’s icon, Mahatma Gandhi whose ashes are believed to have been sprayed on the banks of river Nile following his death in 1948.
12:20
12:20

Busoga Kingdom in Drive to Promote Community Tourism home 2 1

Unveiling the 2019 tourism plan, the Kingdom’s Tourism Minister, Hellen Namutamba says that, most European tourists are attracted to African culture arguing that people who own traditional homes will gain out of this venture.
20:12
20:12

Tour Operator Remanded For Defrauding American tourism 1 1

Mugerwa isnt the first person to be arrested in such a scenario in this year.On Saturday, Didan Atukunda from Mamba Gorilla Safari was arrested from Kabale by the Tourism Police Regional Commandant of Kigezi region, Emmanuel Tinka for declining to refund an illegal payment to a client.
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.
07:57
07:57

Busoga Kingdom Starts Campaign to Promote Domestic Tourism Iganga 1 1

Busoga Kingdoms Minister of State for Tourism, Sheila Birungi says that the campaign is aimed at acquiring skills on how to boost Busogas tourism sites which she says are underdeveloped.
12:04
12:04

UNRA Faulted on Poor State of Kisoro Tourism Road kisoro district 5 1

Residents use the 12.2-kilometer road to transport their agricultural produce from Nyarusiza Sub County to Kisoro town. The road is also used by tourists to Muhabuura Volcano and to Mgahinga Gorilla Park.
17:45
17:45

Masindi Moves to Promote Tourism Sites tourists 1

There are several tourist attraction sites in the district but are undeveloped and not known to tourists. They include the Kings Palace in Kihande cell Masindi town, Muro holly hill in Bwijanga Sub County, Sir Samuel Baker monument in Kijura cell and the existing tombs in Budongo Sub County.
14:07
14:07

Schools Asked to Teach Heritage Education competition 1 3

John Ssempebwa, the Deputy Executive Director Uganda Tourism Board says that teaching heritage education, students will have a better appreciation of their heritage. He says that the inter-school history competition is meant to make history and culture more interesting to the young people.
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15:33

UWEC Projects Increase in Tourist Numbers wildlife 5

The projection comes after the installation of Zakayo the second, as the heir to Ugandas oldest chimp Zakayo-the-first, who succumbed to old age and Chronic Gastroenteritis in April ending a 54-year-life journey that started in Semuliki National Park.
10:10
10:10

Entebbe Struggling To Increase Tourism Earnings revenue 1 4 Top story

James Musinguzi, the Executive Director Uganda Wild Life Education Center, says although the municipality doesnt earn directly from the sector, residents it benefit by providing good and services to sector players like UWEC.
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