Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

The newly appointed Uganda’s tourism Ambassador to Australia Jo Wigg has registered tremendous achievements in her short period of appointment with many Australians committing themselves to visiting Uganda to discover its tourism potential. Since her appointment late January this year, Jo Wigg has spent most of her time speaking to families, organizations, companies and institutions […]

Uganda govt, tourism industry offering cheaper services this Christmas season

Uganda govt, tourism industry offering cheaper services this Christmas season

As the world gears up for the forthcoming Christmas holidays, Uganda’s tourism industry has confirmed its readiness to handle visitors coming to the country during this festive season to beat the past records of service delivery. Hon. Godfrey Kiwanda, State minister for tourism and wild life antiquities says Uganda’s tourism sector has been beefed up […]

Christmas delight and January qualms

Christmas delight and January qualms

As the christmas season approaches, there is a tendency to get overly carried away in a general sense of it. Everything we do even whilst planning for what to do during the holidays, there’s a sense of excitement which always comes back to haunt us after the holiday season. We always have so much to […]

Kanungu youth win Ishasha Wild run, to fly to Entebbe

Kanungu youth win Ishasha Wild run, to fly to Entebbe

Youthful Biryomumeisho Mark and Tayebwa Anne won Aerolinks air tickets to fly from Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe after coming first in the inaugural Ishasha Uganda Wild run The duo beat competition from seasoned runners in the fun competition organised by Kinkiizi Tourism Club, a conversation group. At the handover ceremony on Sunday, Tourism minister Hon […]

Camping in Uganda’s wild – here’s how to make it memorable

Camping in Uganda’s wild – here’s how to make it memorable

There are so many travel opportunities we never get a chance to experience because of financial limitations or lack of accurate information. However, the satisfaction of travel is immeasurable. Camping is one of the experiences that very few travelers dare to choose despite their ability to pay for hotel room. When you go camping, you […]

Ishasha Wild Run excites conservationists

Ishasha Wild Run excites conservationists

The first ever wildlife run to be held in the Great Lakes region as excited nature conservationists to the extent it has attracted participants from as far as Tanzania, Kenya Rwanda, Ethiopia and Democratic Republic of Congo among others. The run slated for November 12th 2016,  is a brain child of Kinkiizi Tourism Club an […]

Uganda disowns twin gorillas ‘born in Mgahinga NP’

Uganda disowns twin gorillas ‘born in Mgahinga NP’

There are only about 880 mountain gorillas left The jubilation by Ugandans on social media about reports that high up in the mountains of Mgahinga National Park, Kisoro District, trackers on Monday encountered an extremely rare sight. A female gorilla, was holding to newborns—twins have been trashed by Uganda Wildlife Authority. “CONGS NALONGO: Jubilation in […]

China’s Wuhan City, Jinja sign pact

China’s Wuhan City, Jinja sign pact

Uganda’s former industrial giant town of Jinja is set for a revival after signing an agreement of mutual interests with Wuhan Municipality in China. Witnessed by Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, His Worship Wan Yong and Jinja’s Majid Batambuze signed a cooperation agreement putting in place a relationship expected to benefit both Municipalities. The pact […]