On Saturday, Rt. Rev. Robert Muhiirwa, the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Portal, flagged off the pilgrims from Uganda Martyrs Minor Basilica in Munyonyo. The Minister for Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities Tom Butime was among the pilgrims.
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However, speaking at the sideline of a media briefing at the Uganda Media Center, Samuel Kizaalwa the Assistant Commissioner for Museums and Monuments revealed that the plan has been set aside to allow for the development of the National Museum at Kiira Road in Kampala and the existing regional museums in Moroto, Soroti and Kabale district.
Road Runner Kenneth Kannyeke is rallying Ugandans to embrace road running which can easily be a good means of transport to tourist attractions anywhere in the country.
The Administration Manager, Adrift Uganda, Ruth Riley says they have seen activities return since the beginning of February, and hope that the reopening of the economy will boost this increase.
At the back of the court ruling, there is a story of bickering among members of one of the five oldest clans in Buganda, the need for money and emotions attached to the cultural site whose existence has been long threatened.
The event dubbed “Bark-cloth to the Roots” was organized by the Ugandan Embassy in Washington to put a spotlight on the oldest known African textile taken from a Mutuba tree. The exhibition was part of the commemorations for February-Black History Month, which is marked to honour African Americans and raise awareness of Black history.
The Chief Executive Officer of UTB Lilly Ajarova says that the MoU shall enable the two agencies to improve the quality of services offered to tourists in Kampala. She says there are two types of tourism, leisure tourism, and business tourism. Leisure tourism involves entertainment while business tourism is largely concerned with meeting, conferences, and exhibitions.
“When you talk about EAC at this border, (Nemba Border point in Burundi) you will only be told EAC is in Arusha by Mr. Ngobonziza the border manager. We have faced many challenges but this has to be our biggest one yet,” said John Bosco Balongo, the expedition director
Katusiime asked parliament to reconsider the different taxes, fees and licenses in the sector to enable it to recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. She said that the waivers will enable the sector to recover faster.
The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC) has revealed plans to establish four regional model satellite wildlife centers across the country at a tune of 44 billion Shillings in the next financial year.
Kayondo, a softspoken but form advocate of traders' rights, together with other business personalities like Issa Sekitto, transformed KACITA from a small traders group in Kampala to one of the formidable workers union-like organisations in the country
Facing strong resistance, the Archbishop could not even place the foundation stone close to the church. Muwonge says the stone was instead placed some meters away near the martyrs’ lake and was recently relocated to another place during the recent renovation of the place.