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13:47
13:47

Rehabilitation Works at Source Of River Nile Launched 1

Doreen Katusiime, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Tourism on Thursday handed over part of the tourism site to Excel Construction Limited who have been contracted to construct a modern pier.
12:24
12:24

CCFU Asks New Cities to Draft Ordinances to Protect Heritage Sites 2

CCFU's Deputy Executive Director, Fredrick Nsibambi noted that if there is no law in place, a number of museums, cultural sites, historical buildings will continue to vanish in the name of modernity and development.
07:49
07:49

Jinja City Evicts Vendors to Pave way for Source of River Nile Redevelopment 1 3

Lwanga explained that the Ministry of Tourism instructed them to clear the land by November 13, 2023, to prepare the area for the construction of a modern pier valued at Shillings 19 billion.
08:59
08:59

Jinja City, Busoga Partner with Nyege Nyege Organizers to Promote Source of River Nile 1

Jinja City Mayor, Alton Kasolo, disclosed the partnership's rationale, emphasizing that offering free venues near the River Nile is a strategic move to highlight this significant water body to both international and local visitors.
12:21
12:21

Busoga Kingdom Rallies Subjects In The Diaspora to Develop Tourism sites Uganda 1 1

Namutamba said that key tourism sites like Kagulu Rock possess key historical insights about the roots of the Basoga, and if a private developer invests in a museum, it will attract many tourists from both Uganda and the diaspora.
19:32
19:32

Dad Graduates Alongside Daughter in Pursuit of Excellence as a Tour Guide school 2 1

Kibiina reveals that some reputable tourism agencies have been denying him high-profile clients, citing low levels of literacy and etiquette to suit their tastes and preferences in the modern adventure and leisure services industry, however, with a certificate in social work, he hopes to break such barriers.
15:05
15:05

Ministry Cancels Roko Contract as Crested Crane Institute Works Stall construction 2 1

Roko was contracted to construct the 11 billion Shillings two-floor expansion building in April 2018 and was expected to hand over the complete project in 2019. But, to date, construction is still ongoing, yet there is no clear explanation for the delays.
13:26
13:26

Flipflopi Plastic Boat Expedition Excites Jinja Residents Lake Victoria 1 1

The Kenyan made plastic dhow is being showcased on selected beaches across Lake Victoria in the countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda with an aim of challenging central governments, local governments and private entities on the need to take action against plastic pollution in East Africa’s largest water body.
11:07
11:07

Reptiles Left to Starve as River Nile Stretches Banks animal 3 Top story

Three of the cages have been totally submerged. The affected reptiles include two Egyptian cobras, three vipers, six pythons, an unspecified number of chameleons, four monitor lizards and other wild animals such as monkeys that are stuck in their cages.
10:57
10:57

Pictorial: Celebrations of the International Civil Aviation Organization-ICAO

Uganda's CAA raised the ICAO flag at the source of river Nile.
10:46
10:46

Gov't Agencies Tasked to Market Source of the Nile As Tourist Destination country 1 2

While officiating over the rising of the international civil aviation organization-ICAO flag at the source of the Nile in Jinja district on Saturday, Kakuba argues that, three out of every 10 tourists who arrive to the country through Entebbe international airport tour the Nile.
11:56
11:56

UTB to License Tour Guides district 1 2

The drive involves offering free hospitality lectures to all tour guides and also meeting stakeholders like tourism police and tourism officers on how best they can enforce professionalism within the industry.
19:45
19:45

Nationwide Tourism Drive Launched local governments 1

Tulambule pearl is a ten people team led by the Minister of State for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda who will mobilize local communities to visit tourism sites within their areas of residence on a weekly basis.
16:11
16:11

Jinja Municipal Leaders Block Demolition of Ripon Falls Hotel historical sites 1

Ripon Falls Hotel is one of the countrys first hotels. Located along Nile Crescent Avenue opposite Jinja Sailing Club, it is remembered as a place where Queen Elizabeth slept on her first visit to Uganda to commission the Owen Falls Dam in 1954.
07:50
07:50

Tour and Travel Agencies Fault UTB Over Enforcement of Hotel Standards 2

Vincent Byarugaba, UTB spokesperson says the process of standardization is still ongoing under UTB. James Ssebagala, the Coordinator Quality Assurance-UTB, says the hotel classification exercise is meant to determine whether a given hotel meets certain essential requirements.
09:12
09:12

Proposed Expansion of Jinja Golf Course Stalls 1 1

Morgan Otile, the Chairman Jinja Golf Club says the proposed expansion works are still on despite delays to realise the required funding. Otile says their funders, Kakira Sugar Limited, Nile Breweries limited and Eskom Uganda limited have not yet committed themselves on the project.
15:34
15:34

Govt Unveils Plan to Establish Regional Cultural Centers 1

The move is in line with the objective to promote and popularize Uganda\'s cultural heritage which formed the basis for the establishment of Uganda National Cultural center in 1959, Francis Peter Ojede, the UNCC Executive Director says.
12:45
12:45

Tour Operators Query Exclusion of Key Road in 2015/2016 Budget tourism roads 2

The 2015/2016 budget, presented yesterday, provided for the continued construction of Musita - Majanji road and Iganga - Kaliro road as key projects to be covered in the districts of Jinja and Kamuli. However, it ignored the 140-km stretch from Jinja to Buyende district. The road leads to a number of tourist attractions like Itanda falls, Bujagali, Iyongo and Kagulu hill.
06:48
06:48

Government Forms Clusters to Enhance Domestic Tourism tourism in uganda 2

In the campaign championed by the Tourism Ministry, Uganda has been clustered into 10 geographical areas, creating administrative levels at districts to manage and promote specific tourism attractions.
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14:14

Isimba Dam Construction Threatens Adventure Tourism kayaking 4 2

The Isimba dam site was previously used by companies promoting adventure tourism activities and trips from Bujagali. But reports show that the ongoing construction at Isimba Falls has blocked the 39 km route for which tourists would pay at least $125 for day\'s excursion.
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