Nyege Nyege, Glastonbury Festival’s little sibling

Nyege Nyege, Glastonbury Festival’s little sibling

Jinja’s  Nyege Nyege Music Festival has the potential to become East Africa’s Glastonbury Festival. The latter is the largest greenfield festival in the world – attracting close to 175,000 people. Such large numbers require investments in infrastructure in terms of security, transport, water, and electricity supply. The 3rd edition of Nyege Nyege conclude last weekend […]

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 […]

Ugandans second to China in pork eating worldwide

Ugandans second to China in pork eating worldwide

Ugandans are the biggest pork consumers in Africa, second in the World after China according to International Livestock Research Institute. According to Dr Ben Lukuyu, a nutritionist and the Uganda country representative of the International Livestock Research Institute, per capita consumption of pork in Uganda is 3.5 kilogrammes, making Uganda the biggest consumer of pork […]