Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

The Ministry of Tourism has called for collaboration with the private sector to maximize the country’s tourism potential. Opening a consultative meeting on the National Tourism Marketing Strategy in Kampala, Tourism Minister Prof Ephraim Kamuntu said Uganda has an exceptional range of natural and cultural tourism assets which largely remain untapped. Some of the challenges […]

All the best: Top 7 things to do and see in Entebbe

All the best: Top 7 things to do and see in Entebbe

Entebbe is a little slice of paradise off the coast of Lake Victoria majorly known for being home to the Entebbe International Airport, the only international traffic serving airport for Uganda. Before the 1962 independence, Entebbe was the protectorate administrative center for the colonial British government which easily escalated the town’s development. The town is […]

Katakwi residents protest, vow to slaughter over 70 buffaloes

Katakwi residents protest, vow to slaughter over 70 buffaloes

Residents of Obwobwo parish, in Ongongoja sub county, Katakwi district are protesting against the continued invasion by wild animals into their agricultural gardens. The area which borders Maseniko-Bokora game reserve, running from Napak to Moroto district has seen several wild animals cross over and destroy crops in the neighboring gardens which is their source of […]

Speke Resort Munyonyo Hotel’s cheap Christmas rates out

Speke Resort Munyonyo Hotel’s cheap Christmas rates out

Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort and Speke Resort & Conference Centre have lined up enticing offers to make their customers have a memorable Christmas season this year through to January next year. The hotels are offering accommodation Special Festive Rates to families, groups and individuals in Uganda & East African region willing to make their festive season […]

Forest Cottages Hotel unveils cheap Christmas and New Year offers

Forest Cottages Hotel unveils cheap Christmas and New Year offers

Honestly. The pressure. As if it wasn’t enough eating the famed but poorly prepared Luwombo and heavy smoke-filled family lunches in the village to reach perfection at exactly the same moment, now the whole of Uganda has an irritating opinion on food preparation, ingredients and of course, local brew. And the you’ve got New Year […]

Bazungu holidaymakers told to avoid Uganda in 2017

Bazungu holidaymakers told to avoid Uganda in 2017

It’s been called totally wrong by the government. Travel security specialist International SOS have released their annual Travel Risk Map for 2017 and it makes for scary viewing. Uganda carries a high risk status – the threat of terrorism, the biggest worry for holidaymakers at the moment. The map filters risks into medical, travel security […]

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 […]