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07:46
07:46

Buganda Kingdom Launches Online Portal to Boost Tourism technology 2 Top story

Speaking at the portal launch during a side event at the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) at the Munyonyo Convention Center, Robert Kasozi, Executive Director of the Buganda Heritage and Tourism Board (BHTB), emphasized that digitizing tourism will bring the kingdom’s hidden treasures closer to the target market without compromising conservation efforts.
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13:00

Uganda Tourism Board to Register and License All Tourism Enterprises Hotel Africana 1 2

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.
08:11
08:11

Alupo Urges Private Sector Investment in Eastern Region's Heritage Sites tourism 1 2

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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15:04

Chinese Envoy Asked to Back Africa’s Push for Permanent Seats at UN Security Council African Union - AU 1 3

Tayebwa stressed that the unrepresentative nature of the Council came into play during the Libyan conflict in 2011, where he observed that the UN Security Council approved the bombardment of the North African country without the input of Africa.
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11:08

Mukama Nyamutukura Monument Lights up Kagulu Rock Busoga 1 Top story

Nyamutukura, the chief Royal Prince of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom is believed to have deserted the land of his ancestors over endless power struggles, and saile through Lake Kyoga to settle in Busoga Kingdom, where he discovered the Kagulu Rock in the early 16th century.
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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.
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18:18

Vine Air Flight Academy Aircraft Crashes a Few Meters from Runaway Jinja 1 Top story

The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Spokesperson, Vianney Luggya confirms the accident, saying the affected student escaped unhurt and the situation is under control.
09:53
09:53

Queen's Visit Opened Up Jinja's Investment Potential-Senior Citizens Uganda 2 1 Top story

According to Nabwiso, Queen Elizabeth traveled along with tourists and investors who returned after her visit to set up factories mainly for ginning cotton and producing textiles. “Her visit earned Jinja town then, world-class publicity across international media outlets, which attracted several investors to the area hence earning its name of the industrial town of Uganda and East Africa," he told URN in an interview.
15:05
15:05

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

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.
15:04
15:04

No Date Yet for Resumption of Commercial Flights -UCAA coronavirus 1 2 Top story

The UCAA Manager of Public Affairs, Vianney Luggya told URN that this was not a final schedule, but a draft sent to the operators, who were asked to give their input for a final plan.
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Watoto Could Preserve Exterior of Kampala Road Building-Tourism Official Watoto church 1 4 Top story

Conservationists like Cross-Cultural Heritage Centre, (CCFU), Historic Resource Conservation Initiatives (HRCI) and Perfect Events Ltd, have called for the preservation of the Watoto Church Building built in the 1940s by the Indian businessman; Norman Godinho and housed Norman, the first Cinema hall in Kampala.
17:05
17:05

Hotel Owners Engage EU Ambassadors on COVID-19 Losses European Union 1 5

Lodge owners and tourism operators have appealed to the European Union (EU) delegation in Uganda to consider clear accessibility of the Euro 6 million grant (25.2 billion Shillings) that was recently extended to support the private tourism sector.
10:55
10:55

Wakiso Needs UGX 40B to Link Bussi Island to Mainland area 1 4 Top story

Bussi Island, which is 10kilometers away from Entebbe town, remains secluded and visibly detached from the rest of Wakiso district because of poor physical infrastructure and lack of proper transport means.
21:05
21:05

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Avail UGX 10.3b for UNESCO Conference, Dubai Expo tourism 1

In the report, Patrick Isiagi Opolot, the Vice-Chairperson of the Budget Committee noted that there was no budget allocation for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee Conference yet Cabinet had approved a request for Uganda to host it in May 2021.
12:48
12:48

Kira Municipality Strategizes to Benefit from Martyrs’ Day people 2 1

Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
16:35
16:35

Tree Cutting at Makerere University Angers Environmentalists food 6 3

Dr. Gerald Eilu, a Forest Biology and Ecosystems Management lecturer at Makerere University says that it is wrong for the university management to cut the trees especially during the breeding season for the birds.
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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.
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20:01

Kadaga Seeks Gov't Assurance on Murchison Falls tourism 1

In her communication to the house on Tuesday, Kadaga said that she was seeking the assurance on behalf of the citizens who are concerned about fate of the falls.
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Future of Kibiro Hot Springs at Stake sorry state 1 4 Top story

Godfrey Abigaba, the Kibiro LC 1 chairperson, says government has completely abandoned the facility that he says have potential of generating revenue for the neighboring community. He wants government to renovate the hot springs to befitting standards.
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