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16:26
16:26

Tourism Sector Recovery Disrupted by Budget Cuts 5 1

Martin Mugarra Bahinduka, the Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities told MPs that the sector remains poorly funded to perform its role meaningfully.
16:58
16:58

Tourism Sector Embrace New Assessment System For Guides 6 1

According to Mukyala, the team that reviewed the system emphasized things that are expected of a tourist guide, which include values, attitude, and skills using the knowledge obtained.
20:26
20:26

KCCA, UTB Enter Agreement to Promote Kampala as a Tourist Destination 2 1

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.
12:56
12:56

We Appointed Inexperienced Board, Managers At Uganda Airlines-Minister Kasaija 3 6

Kasaija says that the operations of the national carrier have been dodged by mismanagement and the gross impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global travels among other issues.
18:40
18:40

Burundi Rejects EAC COVID-19 Testing System, Denies Cyclists Entry 2

“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
07:13
07:13

Ministry of Tourism Asks for Tax Waivers tourism sector 5

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.
20:02
20:02

UWEC to Establish UGX44Bn Regional Centers 1

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.
17:43
17:43

MPs Question UWEC Officials Over UGX 1.2Bn 3

Last year, UWEC launched a fundraising drive to maintain the welfare of the animals after President Yoweri Museveni announced a national lock down to control the spread of Corona virus.
12:04
12:04

EAC Develops Approach to Revive Tourism Sector Hit By Covid-19 1

The EAC Sectoral Council on Tourism and Wildlife Management has now approved the EAC Regional COVID-19 Tourism Recovery Plan that seeks to revive the sector that has been badly hit by the pandemic.
02:29
02:29

Who Was Everest Kayondo? 1

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
17:59
17:59

Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrines; Scene of Silent Clashes Between 'English' and 'French' Catholics place 6 1

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.
20:09
20:09

Kabaka Cautions Baganda On ICT, Social Media Misuse 2 1

The Kabaka, who has been the subject of fake news and misinformation regarding his health status, says that although the use of ICT and mass media is becoming inevitable, the tools might be disastrous if misused.
16:58
16:58

Tourism Sector Recovering Steadily, Ministry 2

The UWA Executive Director, Sam Mwandha says domestic revenues are still limited mainly because of the continued closure of schools, which are the main contributors to local visitors to the parks.
12:41
12:41

Archaeologist Demystifies Earlier Assumptions on Northern Uganda Suitability for Settlement 3 1

Before his study, the general perception of pioneering archaeological researchers was that northern Uganda was dry and not conducive to human habitation.
10:16
10:16

Gov't to Turn Forest Reserves into Eco-tourism Centres Forest cover 4

Okot-Okidi says apart from eco-tourism, the protected areas will be turned into research and learning centres, and that hopefully, these initiatives will make communities feel the forests are part of their livelihood.
15:31
15:31

Ministry to Open Boundaries for Karenga, UWA Dispute

The two are locked in a land row over location of the site for district headquarters that is under construction in Kidepo Town Council. The site is allegedly situated inside part of the 956 square kilometres set aside as Karenga Community Wildlife Management Area, a protected area managed by Ateker Safari LTD, formerly known as Karamoja Safari LTD following an agreement with UWA.
17:06
17:06

How To Avoid Crocodile Attacks problem animals 1 1

The most recent crocodile attack was reported in Mayuge district in February where a crocodile mauled a 16 year old boy Shaffic Watangwa. This is just one of the reported cases of crocodile attacks from Lake Victoria but the numbers are said to be around 10 – 20 incidents each year, according to Kisambira, awareness and education officer at UWA headquarters, Kampala.
17:55
17:55

Total Boosts Plans to Re-Introduce Rhinos into the Wild Next Year Total E&P Uganda

“Accordingly, Total will provide its support to increase by 50% the number of rangers ensuring the preservation of Murchison Falls park and will support a program to reintroduce the black rhinoceros in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).” said Pouyanne.
17:57
17:57

Conservationists Call For Ban of Legal Trade, Breeding of Wildlife Snakes Uganda 4 1

According to conservationists, several snake farms in West, East and South Africa are infested with bacteria, and people who are licensed to keep wild animals as pets don't also provide appropriate diets. This is partly because of limited knowledge about how these animals feed.
08:40
08:40

EU Gives UGX 1.6Bn for Wildlife Conservation

The EU Delegation in Uganda says these response activities are designed to address conservation and wildlife protection in these very difficult times plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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