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Tour Operators Impressed by Preparations at Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2024 tourism industry 11 1 Top story

Isa Kato, the Marketing Manager of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO), highlighted that the event has met most of his expectations. Unlike previous editions where preparations felt rushed, this year’s expo, held at the new convention center in Munyonyo, is regarded as a national treasure that enhances the country’s tourism sector.
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Nyege Nyege Festival Moves to Source of the Nile in Njeru for 2024 Edition South Sudan 2

Claire Mugabi, the Head of Marketing for the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), announced that UTB has partnered with Nyege Nyege to highlight Uganda’s rich cultural diversity. She noted that the festival is an excellent platform to reaffirm Uganda’s position as a premier cultural destination, showcasing the country's 53 tribes and varied cultures.
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Stone Quarrying Threatens Existence of Rock Painting Sites in Teso tourism in uganda 3 1

Jackline Nyiracyiza Besigye, the Acting Commissioner for Museums and Monuments at the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MoTWA) says that the ministry is involved in back-and-forth exchanges with some of the companies that have been quarrying in Kapir.
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Museveni Urges Collective Promotion Of Uganda’s Tourism 2 Top story

For increased benefit, the president rallied the tourism sector managers to carefully listen to the investors and travelers to identify their concerns for better marketing of destination Uganda.
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Uganda Tourism Board to Register and License All Tourism Enterprises Hotel Africana 2 1

Lilly Anjarova, the Executive Director of the Uganda Tourism Board, emphasized the importance of this exercise while addressing officers from the tourism police at Hotel Africana in Kampala.
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Alupo Urges Private Sector Investment in Eastern Region's Heritage Sites tourism 2 1

Speaking at the International Museums Day celebration in Soroti City, Alupo highlighted the government’s efforts to create an enabling legal framework for private investment via the Museums and Monuments Act 2023. She also noted the government’s commitment to tourism infrastructure development, including access roads to these sites.
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Abim Residents Abandon Gardens over Stray Elephants 4 1

According to farmers, they have for long been investing resources in the farms, hoping to get good harvests but it all ends in losses as the elephants continue destroying their crops.
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The Feminists On A Mission To Grow Birding In Uganda birding enthusiasts 7 Top story

Men shaped the culture of birding and still dominate it, but that could soon change. It is a major milestone that Judith Mirembe’s Association has inspired women in Uganda Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
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UWA Suspends Hiking To Margherita In Rwenzori National Park 1 Top story

Dr. Lily Ajarova, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda Tourism Board (Left) and Golola Moses, Uganda’s Kick Boxing Champion (Right) at the Margherita peak. statement from the authority on Tuesday said the decision comes as a precautionary measure after what UWA described as a comprehensive assessment by its team.
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Soroti to Host National Museum Celebrations 1 2

Nelson Abiti, the Principal Curator in charge of Museum Services at the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, emphasized that the week's activities aim to foster a deeper appreciation of the region's cultural heritage and highlight the transformative role of museums in shaping a brighter future for the country.
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Uganda Museum Visitor Numbers, Surpass Pre-COVID19 Levels by 137 Percent cultural heritage 3 1 Top story

During the belated Africa Worldwide Heritage Day celebrations, Minister of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, Tom Butime, revealed that the museum welcomed 131,508 visitors last year, compared to 67,366 in 2022, with 87 percent being domestic visitors.
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UWA Bans Passing Through Murchison Falls National Park Past 7:00pm press release 1

Effective today May 6th, 2024, the Uganda National Roads Authority has directed the closure of Karuma Bridge to heavy traffic, including buses, lorries, and trailers, allowing only passenger vehicles with a capacity of less than 28 people.
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Ugandans Urged to Invest in Museums 2 3

The International Museum Day will be celebrated on May 18th under the theme, “Museums Shaping Knowledge for the Future.”
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Take on High Value Crops; Museveni Tells Tea Farmers 2

The president’s message, followed a presentation by Col. Tom Butiime, the minister of Tourism and MP Mwenge Central in Kyenjojo district who informed the president that government need to urgently intervene in the plight of tea farmers with many abandoning their farms over drop in prices.
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UCAA Positions Entebbe Airport For 3.5 million Passengers Aviation 3 Top story

During a briefing with journalists, UCAA top management highlighted the progress of developments, which include the commissioning of a new passenger terminal on January 10, 2024, just before hosting two major conferences: the Non-Aligned Movement conference and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Speakers and Presiding Officers conference.
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Co-ops Tipped on Transformation Through Agricultural Tourism cooperative 5 1

Leonard Okello, the Chief Executive Officer at the Institute says this was one of the reasons that they decided on a fully paid trip for the most innovative cooperative society, to one of the top tourism centres in the country.
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09:06

Blacksmiths in Kabale Demand Recognition 3 1

Moses Kasingu , a one of the blacksmiths from Hamuganda village in Bukoora parish says that he has spent about 10 years in blacksmithing activity.
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Lamogi Chiefdom Seek UGX5 Billion Compensation Over Ruined Heritage Site Northern Uganda 3 1

According to Onen, while the Lamogi cultural institution had believed it was for investment, they later realized the investor was targeting Guru Guru Hill where he had begun excavating rocks for personal gains.
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Entebbe Records 6,000 Passengers Daily for Three Consecutive Months COVID-19 pandemic 1 1

Statistics availed by Vianney Mpungu Luggya, the Manager Public Affairs at the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority – UCAA reveals that the number included 93,884 and 83,483 departing and arriving passengers respectively.
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Former VP Begins Work, Directs Cancellation of Kitubulu Titles Environment 4 4

Bukenya who invited officials from the National Forestry Authority, National Environment Management Authority, Entebbe Municipal Council, Ministry of Water, Lands and Environment, and a civil society group acting on the environment was shocked to hear that portions of the forest have been parceled out and handed to individuals and companies for private development.
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