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11:55
11:55

Returning Ugandans Without COVID-19 Test Certificates to Be Quarantined 3 3

While announcing the re-opening of Entebbe International airport, President Yoweri Museveni announced said that all returning passengers must have tested negative for COVID-19 at least 72 hours before travelling to Uganda.
13:13
13:13

UWEC Proposes Strict COVID-19 Preventive Measures wildlife 4 5

UWEC Managing Director James Musinguzi says that the ban on impromptu visits to the centre will enable better planning, enforcing social distancing within the centre, and limit the number of visitors at a given time. Visitors will also not be allowed to interact with wildlife, especially animals and will only be allowed on condition that they make cashless payments.
18:03
18:03

New Cultural Museum to Change Kalangala’s Tourism Fortunes 4 1

The district's attractions include the Mapeera site where the first missionaries Amans Delamans and Simeone Loudel constructed the first Catholic Church in Uganda, Nanziri waterfalls and Wanema shrine on Bukasa Island, several caves, the John Speke site in Lutoboka and the Ssese tree. But most of the tourism sites and regalia had been neglected, burying hundreds of years of history in scrubs and ignorance.
07:00
07:00

UWEC Receives First Wildlife Ambulance 1 5 Top story

Flavia Kabahenda, the UWEC Board Chairperson says illicit Wildlife activities remain a huge challenge that requires multinational cooperation so as to protect the remaining wildlife across the world.
14:51
14:51

High Number of Tourists Overwhelm Kalangala MV kalangala 1 1

The huge number of tourists and travelers prompted marine vessels plying the Kalangala route to increase the number of trips but also carry excess passengers on board. The passenger manifest of MV Kalangala shows that the vessel has been carrying on average 500 people since December 20th, 2019 compared 300 last year. MV Vanessa, which commenced operations this year, also took an average of 162 passengers to Kalangala.
15:52
15:52

Increasing Deforestation Threatening Wildlife Conservation-UWEC 1 4

Speaking at the Birding Expo at UWEC, James Musinguzi, the Executive Director of UWEC called for prevention measures which include the drafting of a plan that will ensure wildlife, birding and the habitat are not destroyed by human nature.
12:23
12:23

UWA Struggles to Capture Stray Crocodile 1 3

Several fishermen have sighted the reptile in the lake between the UPDF Marine Docking pier, the Ministry of Energy and at the shoreline of the Botanical gardens.
17:18
17:18

Zakayo Legacy: UWEC to Construct Museum 1 3

Zakayo was in June 1964 found abandoned in Ssemiliki National Park in Bundibugyo, hand raised by a whites until June 9th 1976 when Zakayo was surrendered to the Uganda Wildlife Education Center. At that time the Chimpanzee was becoming aggressive and Difficult to Manage.
15:27
15:27

Conservationists Call for Protection of Primates Primates in Uganda 3 1

Uganda is considered the World’s Primate Capital for being home to 54 percent of the surviving global Gorilla Population, 8 percent of the global Mammals population and 35 percent of Mammals in the African Continent.
12:41
12:41

Activists Call for Political Will to Conserve Environment 3

James Musinguzi the UWEC Executive Director urged conservationists to involve in activities that would protect Wildlife to promote tourism, and preserve environment. He says such efforts help in mitigating such wildlife-human conflict.
08:01
08:01

MV Vanessa Starts Weekend Trips to Kalangala water transport 1 Top story

Augustine Kibaya, the Operations Manager MV Vanessa, says the vessel has been making trips to the island district to map out the shortest route.
18:01
18:01

CAA, Clan Leaders Clash over Cultural Site 1 3

The contested land houses Entebbe za Mugula, a cultural site for the clam. It is located about 15 meters away from the expanded part of the airport at Kigungu landing site.
14:35
14:35

Kaazi National Scouting Grounds Underutilized uganda 2 1 Top story

Richard Okello, the National Executive Commissioner, Uganda Scouting Association, says the facility is severely underutilized. The facility is only utilized during the national scout camping in August and December. Apparently, UPDF uses it to train marine soldiers.
08:16
08:16

Ugandan Emerges Second in Intercontinental Birding Competitions bird watching 1

John Kamugisha, a bird watching guide under the Birdlife International and American Bird Association challenged the Ministry of Tourism to promote bird watching by training more guides in the sector.
16:37
16:37

Tour Operators, Council Clash Over Bird Watching Tax protest 3 1

Mabamba Swamp lies in an area that covers about 2,424 hectares on the shoreline of Lake Victoria. It stretches through a narrow bay that meets the shoreline of Lake Victoria in the southern part of Wakiso district. The area is a sanctuary for the shoebill, a bird species that feed on lung fish and It is a common breeding place for lung fish.
14:23
14:23

UWEC Guides Ignorant of Indigenous Animal Names resources 3

James Musinguzi, the UWEC Executive Director, says that the receives close to 110,000 foreign visitors every year. He, however, decried the limited government financing which leaves UWEC to do resource mobilization by itself.
14:07
14:07

Schools Asked to Teach Heritage Education competition 3 1

John Ssempebwa, the Deputy Executive Director Uganda Tourism Board says that teaching heritage education, students will have a better appreciation of their heritage. He says that the inter-school history competition is meant to make history and culture more interesting to the young people.
15:33
15:33

UWEC Projects Increase in Tourist Numbers wildlife 5

The projection comes after the installation of Zakayo the second, as the heir to Ugandas oldest chimp Zakayo-the-first, who succumbed to old age and Chronic Gastroenteritis in April ending a 54-year-life journey that started in Semuliki National Park.
10:10
10:10

Entebbe Struggling To Increase Tourism Earnings revenue 1 4 Top story

James Musinguzi, the Executive Director Uganda Wild Life Education Center, says although the municipality doesnt earn directly from the sector, residents it benefit by providing good and services to sector players like UWEC.
08:23
08:23

UWEC to Preserve Remains of Zakayo, Uganda's Oldest Ape

Zakayo succumbed to old age and Chronic Gastroenteritis ending a 54-year life journey that started in Semuliki National Park in Bundibugyo. The chimpanzee acted as the alpha male and oldest Chimp in the East, West and central Africa.
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