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09:28
09:28

Ssese Gets First Museum 4 3 Top story

Ssempebwa says tourism in Ssese is beyond resting on beaches and in hotels, which many people focus on but rather even the undiscovered sites that can make a positive impact if well established. He says they have opened up the museum purposely to allow tourists discover the history of Ssese islands.
08:03
08:03

MV Kalangala Increases Trip Ahead of Festive Season 3 2 Top story

Normally, the vessel leaves Kalangala for Entebbe at 8 am and Entebbe for Kalangala at 2 pm making two trips a day. However, now the vessel leaves Kalangala at 7:30 am and arrives at Nakiwogo by 11 am. It docks for 30 minutes while loading for another trip and leaves at 11:30 am and arrives at Lutoboka in Kalangala at 3 pm.
16:22
16:22

Kaka, Kamukama Accused of Encroaching on Lutoboka Forest Reserve 2 2

Well as Victoria Forest Resort was awarded a permit by the National Forestry Authority to engage in eco-tourism development, the resort owners illegally cut down trees from the forest to construct cottages. Kaka on the other hand has no permit to use any demarcated part of the forest reserve. Other people using the forest for eco-tourism include Ssese Islands Tour Guides Association.
16:58
16:58

Tour Operators, NFA Oppose Kalangala Forest Land Degazzettment district 5 1

The Chairperson Ssese Islands Tourism Development Association, Joyce Kikomeko opposes the degazettment of the forest reserve since it preserves many tourism sites including the Henry Stanley and John Speke sites.
15:30
15:30

Ferry Breakdown Takes Toll on Tourism in Kalangala christmas season 1 4

Patience Ntungwa, the manager Brovad Sand Resort in Kalangala says they have lost more than 70% of the tourists who had booked to spend their holidays in Kalangala due to unstable transport.
17:23
17:23

UPDF Calls for Calm after Heavy Deployment in Kalangala Islands kalangala security

Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) is calling for calm after heavy deployment of soldiers in Kalangala. Kalangala district security committee has confirmed deployment of UPDF soldiers in the area. Kalangala district is made up of 48 islands.
13:08
13:08

Kalangala Rules Out Rehabilitation of Tourist Sites 2

In 2012, the district received one billion Uganda shillings Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) to revamp the tourism sector by facilitating the redevelopment of several tourist attractions in the area. Willy Lugoloobi, the Kalangala District LC5 Chairperson, says instead the district will spend some of the money to buy a modern cruise boat to ease transportation of tourists from one site to another.
15:06
15:06

Kalangala's Oldest Beach Faces Demolition After Court Battle kalangala islands 1 Top story

Kalangala grade one magistrate Kenneth Gimugu ordered a German investor Dicker Whitman the proprietor of Hornbill beach and campsite international, to vacate the land he has occupied since 1986, after losing a suit in which his land ownership was challenged.
07:59
07:59

Kalangala Firm Under Fire Over Ferry Services 1 1

. Last year, government contracted KISL to operate two ferries to Kalangala district at a tune of 16 billion shillings annually.
17:42
17:42

Kalangala Gets UGX 1 Billion to Revamp Crumbling Tourist Attractions ugandan tourism 2

Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) has given Kalangala district a grant of 1billion shillings to facilitate the redevelopment of several tourist attractions in the area. Kalangala district is made up of 84 islands each with unique tourist attractions.
10:17
10:17

Minister Byabagambi Defends Relocation of Bukakata Ferry water transport 1

The relocation of Bukakata-Luku ferry from Kalangala to Kiyindi landing site has sparked off a disagreement between passengers and State Minister for Works and Transport. Bukakata –Luku ferry has been the main means of transport connecting Bukakata landing site in Masaka and Bugoma landing site in Kalangala for the last 17 years.
14:02
14:02

Govt Clears Kalangala Private Ferry Operations. kis limited ferry 1

KIS had grounded the ferry at Bugoma landing site in Kalangala early this year after the government declined to advance the company up to seven billion shillings to enable its operations.
11:10
11:10

Ferry Services Grounded Over Lack of Funds kis ferry 1

Government is also supposed to foot transport fares for passengers and their goods for boarding the KIS Ferry. Every year, Government is supposed to pay 7billion shillings to Kalangala Infrastructure services limited.
14:46
14:46

Bukakata Ferry Introduces Night Services works ministry 2

Now majority of the passengers have resorted to using Bukakata ferry plying the Masaka-Kalangala route causing it to overload due to the surge in the travelers. As result, The Ferry has now introduced a sevenths route from the usual six routes it initiated made to connect across L. Victoria.
15:42
15:42

Private ferry Rolls Out Operations in Kalangala mv kalangala 1

The introduction of private ferry services between Kalangala and Kampala has drawn a mixed reaction from residents.
08:12
08:12

Tourism in Kalangala Floats under Uncertainties 3

Dr. Jim Ayorekire, a Makarere University Tourism lecturer says poor infrastructures mean the tourists who visit Kalangala leave unsatisfied which may affect their length of stay and hence loss of revenue.
18:04
18:04

Bukakata Ferry Resumes Operations mp fred badda

Bukakata Luku Ferry has resumed operations a day after it was grounded after failing to dock at Bugoma Island in Kalangala due to engine failure.
12:44
12:44

UNRA Hunts for Ushs 100M to Overhaul Dilapidated Kalangala Ferry mp fred badda

Bukakata luku ferry resumes temporary operations ahead of its overhaul. Residents criticize plans to spend more money repairing it. They want government to bu new one.
13:20
13:20

Hundreds Stranded As Kalangala Ferry Breakdown Again 1

Fuel Shortage, food scarcity loom in Kalangala as Bukakata luku ferry breakdown again. Several passengers stranded.
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