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BBC Travel Special | Kampala Tops World’s Friendliest City According Expat Insider Survey

By Lindsey Galloway — For many expats, finding new friends can ease the often overwhelming task of adjusting to a new life abroad. But with huge variances in local culture and language capabilities, some places can defini...


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Ugandan Diaspora | Editorial | February 2017 | The Hypocrisy Of Trump’s Travel Ban

Dear Readers, Greetings and Welcome to February — Black History Month. After just a couple of weeks in office President Trump has been true to his promise to shake things up, issuing executive orders whose ripple effects ...



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Uganda Adventures | My Visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kasenyi Safari Camp!

By Ronnie Mayanja — In 1907 Winston Churchill embarked on an African safari, setting off from Mombasa and traveling through Kisumu to Uganda. At the end of his sojourns he would write a book, My African Journey, and coin ...



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Dreams Travel Inc | Introduces Cheap Fares to Uganda This Festive Season

Dreams Travel Inc — We are a travel agency located in Springfield, VA. We are one of the largest travel agency concentrating on African travel from the united states. With over 7 years in the travel business focused on Af...


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Tour & Travel | The Lake Victoria Serena Resort and Marina – Probably East Africa’s Best Golf Course!

By Ronnie Mayanja — Styled to replicate a pastel-shaded Italian hillside village, The Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa stands amid terraced rose gardens above its own boating Marina, which has been sculpted from...



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Nile Adventures | Experiencing Murchison Falls National Park Like Never Before….And why its a Must See!

By Ronnie Mayanja — Last week I was privileged to embark on yet another tourism adventure this time in the western Albertine region and on the world’s longest river. The destination was none other than Murchison fal...



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Life in the wild | My Day On Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust – By Ronnie Mayanja

By Ronnie Mayanja — As part of my New Year’s resolution I purposed to set up a new group tour company based in North America after realizing the thirst and interest Americans have for an African safari experience. B...


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The World’s First Gorilla Encounter in Virtual Reality, 360 Degree Video ~ Uganda Tour by Matoke Tours

On 6 January 2016, Matoke Tours is launching the first virtual reality travel brochure allowing travelers to experience a complete virtual Ugandan safari. Come eye-to-eye with mountain gorillas, including a close-up encounter w...



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Aviation News | Ethiopian Airlines To Become First African Carrier to Take Delivery of Airbus A350 XWB Next Year.

The first Airbus A350-900 for Ethiopian Airlines is taking shape on the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.  Ethiopian Airlines will be the first African A350 XWB operator when it takes delivery of the aircraft next...


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Ethiopian Airlines 2015 outlook | More Rapid Expansion As it Becomes Africa’s Largest Airline – CAPA

Ethiopian Airlines is planning further fleet and network expansion in 2015, enabling the flag carrier to widen the gap with other leading African carriers. Ethiopian has already become the largest airline inAfrica based on flee...



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Travel | Fly Daily London to Entebbe via Nairobi Aboard Kenya Airways Newly Acquired Dream-liner Fleet

Kenya Airways, a leading African airline and member of the Sky Team Alliance, flies to 58 destinations worldwide via its hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. Kenya Airways rou...



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Travel | Ethiopian Airlines to Start Direct Flights to Los Angeles(LAX) via Dublin

The First Service Linking the Two Cities with Africa. Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start flights to Dublin and Los Angeles starting from June 20...


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A Picture Diary | The Lake Victoria Serena Resort — A world away from the city

Styled to replicate the lines of a classically rustic Roman villa, which might just as easily stand amid the sunflowers of the Tuscan Hills, as on the shores of Africa’s largest lake, Lake Victoria Serena Resort is the la...



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Etihad Airways – National Carrier of the United Arab Emirates to launch daily passenger flights to Entebbe

Press Release — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will build upon the success of its Entebbe cargo flights with the launch of a new passenger service to the East African city. Daily flights...



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Travel Index | Africa’s air travel demand to soar 5.7% yearly

As Africa’s tourism sector gears up, demand for air travel is also rising. The continent will see air traffic growth soar 5.7% annually over the next two decades, beating the global average of 5%, according to estimates b...


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UTB Travel | Uganda Tourism Board gets news boss – Mr. Stephen Asiimwe

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Following a vigorous search that has been on for months, Uganda Tourism Board got a boost last week when the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage, Maria Mutagamba, confirmed Mr. Stephen Asiimwe as ...



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Ugandan Community Boston Bus Tour And Shopping Spree — To New York City, November 9th!

Ugandan Community Boston Bus Tour And Shopping Spree — To New York City on November 9th 2013. Departing at 7am from 154 Riverside Street, Waltham. It is a bus tour organised by Horizon Bus line. Tour Ground zero, Empire S...


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Ethiopian Airlines to Receive its First Boeing – B777-300ER, The Largest Aircraft with a 400 Passenger Seat Capacity

News Release – Ethiopian Airlines – Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, will take delivery of the first of its four Boeing 777-300ERs on 7 November 2013. The B777-300ER is the l...



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Travel Advisory | Ethiopian Airlines Offers Ugandans In North America Special Holiday Fares – Starting At USD $999 Dollars

To all Ugandan Diaspora In North America — Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce a special holiday fare for all Ugandans travelling home for Christmas holidays. The promotional fares to Uganda starting in November IN...



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Top Gear Comes To Uganda | Adventure On The Nile

Despite thousands of years of exploration of the Nile, there still seems to be some debate about the location of the source of the world’s longest river. UK’s extremely popular show “Top Gear” travelled to Uganda to put...


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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...






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