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Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group and the US Forest Service Present AWF-USAID/Uganda Tourism for Biodiversity Program on July 18th at 12p In Washington DC

Please join the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group and the US Forest Service-International Programs — In a presentation Improving community opportunities through wildlife habitat conservation. Uganda enjoys a tremend...


Obama to launch Major Initiative to Curb Wildlife trafficking in Africa

President Obama will launch a new initiative in Tanzania on Monday aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking, according to White House officials. Using his executive authority, Obama will convene a Cabinet-level task for...



Vocabulary Tips Await Kampala Election Tourists Visiting From Kenya – By Joachim Buwembo

Some more vocabulary tips for wealthy, apolitical Kenyans and Nairobi expatriates intending to hang out in Uganda until Kenya’s election season ends.An “academy” is a dodgy establishment in a rented building from which in...



OPINION PIECE ~ We Must Promote Domestic and Eco-Tourism to Sustain the Industry in East Africa, By Isaac Sebakije

By Isaac Sebakijje, M.H.C.I.M.A ~ The current nations of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi have so much in common that unification of the region makes a lot of sense. With the prospects of continued tourism growth in ...


The East African | In the Historic Footsteps of Explorer Sir Samuel Baker

Wow! What a heavenly sight!” Exclaimed David Baker at the sight of the Murchison Falls, one-and-a-half centuries after his great great grandfather Sir Samuel Baker named it after the president of the Royal Geographical Societ...



Uganda’s Tourism Potential – A Great Past Year and Hopeful Future

The year Uganda’s tourism industry shone can best describe 2012. In December, Uganda was voted in the top 10 must-see places in 2013 by MSN, Microsoft’s leading internet portal, in which Mweya Safari Lodge was featured. It ...



Opinion Piece ~ Professional Training Needed for the Booming Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Uganda, By Isaac Sebakijje

By Isaac Sebakijje, M.H.C.I.M.A ~ In East Africa today, changes are taking place that will affect travel, tourism and the hospitality industry. All stakeholders and participants including the governments need to be foresighted...


National Geographic Lists Uganda Among the Top 13 Travel Destinations of 2013

Africa’s new frontier– Uganda, once the cornerstone of Africa’s Grand Tour, is today bypassed by most visitors. The nation and its people have been brutalized by dictators, battered by warlords, and negatively portra...



UWA – Dr. Seguya Appointed Uganda Wildlife Authority Substantive Executive Director

Dr. Andrew Ggunga Seguya has been appointed as the substantive executive director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). The Minister of Tourism, Maria Mutagamba made the appointment ending the long running uncertainty and co...


Uganda Observer | Birds or Gorillas – Which tourism activity brings in more revenue?

By Simon Musasizi — Birds are increasingly becoming the main creature flying Uganda’s tourism industry high. Conservationists and tour operators who have monitored the sector for some time now say birders spend more tha...







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