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100-year-old Charles Njonjo tracks mountain gorillas at Mt. Mgahinga National Park
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100-year-old Charles Njonjo tracks mountain gorillas at Mt. Mgahinga National Park

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 20, 2020

Charles Mugane Njonjo, Kenya's first post-independence Attoney General under President Jomo Kenyatta, turns a hundred on January 23, 2020. To ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles
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African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles

mm Alain St.Ange- June 11, 2019

Talking Tourism, the African Tourism Board was the talking points on the Seychelles Television "Good Morning Seychelles' (Bonzour Sesel) program ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board
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Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an ... Read More

Uganda Tourism pushing their culture as key tourism USP
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Uganda Tourism pushing their culture as key tourism USP

mm Alain St.Ange- May 2, 2019

"The Alur Jonam Cultural Festival at Uganda Museum, Kampala, brought together the Alur and Jonam together to celebrate their culture. ... Read More

Uganda Tourism  Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed
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Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " ... Read More

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda
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FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An American tourist and her Ugandan driver were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda's most known national park, Queen Elizabeth National ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day
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Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 16, 2019

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the Uganda National Roads Authority, ... Read More

Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust hand over to Dr.Joshua Rukundo
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Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust hand over to Dr.Joshua Rukundo

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 10, 2019

On 4th March 2019, the long-serving Executive Director of Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Ms Lilly Ajarova handed over ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019
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Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019

mm Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019

A global survey of Facebook posts, commissioned by Huawei on the occasion of launching their latest smart phone, brought about ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO
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Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 10, 2019

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the government body in charge of promoting and marketing tourism, has appointed its first female ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO
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Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2018

Uganda Tourism Board CEO job is up for grabs as Stephen Asiimwe bows out after four years at the helm. Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy
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Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

mm Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and ... Read More

Hospitality tourism training initiative rolls out in East Africa
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Hospitality tourism training initiative rolls out in East Africa

editor editor- April 18, 2013

UGANDA (eTN) - The Kampala Serena Hotel will be East Africa’s leading hospitality group’s second property to host a new ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Association gets new leadership
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Uganda Tourism Association gets new leadership

editor editor- March 11, 2013

UGANDA (eTN) - Information received over the weekend, albeit sketchy, speak of Herbert Byaruhanga, founder of the Uganda Safari Guide ... Read More

National Geographic names Uganda in their global top 20 destinations
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National Geographic names Uganda in their global top 20 destinations

editor editor- December 4, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - As 2012 is waning now, and with it Uganda’s accolade as the Lonely Planet Guide Books’ Number ... Read More

Marburg outbreak in Uganda should not be a threat to tourists
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Marburg outbreak in Uganda should not be a threat to tourists

editor editor- October 25, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Officials from the Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Tourist Board have gone on record yesterday in ... Read More

Double whammy as Yellow Fever outbreak joins Marburg Fever
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Double whammy as Yellow Fever outbreak joins Marburg Fever

editor editor- October 22, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Uganda’s tourism industry is in jitters since the announcement that Marburg Fever has been identified as the ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders seek assurances over Uganda Tourism Board and Tourism Ministry
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Tourism stakeholders seek assurances over Uganda Tourism Board and Tourism Ministry

editor editor- October 9, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Recent meetings of leading tourism stakeholders coming together to discuss the Ministry of Tourism’s sectoral review and ... Read More

Uganda Ministry of Tourism to take fresh look at funding sources
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Uganda Ministry of Tourism to take fresh look at funding sources

editor editor- September 17, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Details are beginning to emerge of how best to make operational certain provisions in the Tourism Act ... Read More

Kenya’s tourism stakeholders livid over budget cuts for marketing
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Kenya’s tourism stakeholders livid over budget cuts for marketing

editor editor- June 20, 2012

(eTN) - When a budget analysis was done in Kenya last Friday in a series of breakfast and lunchtime presentations ... Read More

Stakeholders in Uganda call for meeting amid allegations of association failures
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Stakeholders in Uganda call for meeting amid allegations of association failures

editor editor- June 8, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Long-pending differences of opinion and a range of allegations towards the incumbent leadership of the Uganda Tourism ... Read More

Uganda stand comes in 3rd at ITB
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Uganda stand comes in 3rd at ITB

editor editor- March 21, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Winners this year for best African stand was, to the surprise of many Moroccans, which seemingly met ... Read More

Parliamentary greed adds to tourism funding woes for Uganda
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Parliamentary greed adds to tourism funding woes for Uganda

editor editor- February 7, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - News emerged from sources in the Uganda parliament that a controversial deal for new vehicles for members ... Read More

Uganda tourism funding cut to pay for electricity
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Uganda tourism funding cut to pay for electricity

editor editor- February 3, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - The chronic funding shortage for tourism marketing and the pathetic facilitation of the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, ... Read More

Dar es Salaam to spend 5 billion Uganda shilling for tourism development
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Dar es Salaam to spend 5 billion Uganda shilling for tourism development

editor editor- January 17, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - The government in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, launched yesterday an ambitious 5-year tourism development plan, thought to ... Read More

Uganda tourism ministry finally gets Kanyeihamba report
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Uganda tourism ministry finally gets Kanyeihamba report

editor editor- January 14, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - After four months of waiting, the Ministry of Tourism has finally received the Kanyeihamba report, giving the ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Minister opens new Heritage Museum
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Uganda Tourism Minister opens new Heritage Museum

editor editor- December 28, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The Uganda Minister of Tourism, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, lamented the lack of funding when opening a new ... Read More

Appoint new boards, Uganda Ministry told
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Appoint new boards, Uganda Ministry told

editor editor- December 8, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Pressure is growing on the Uganda Ministry of Tourism to appoint boards for various institutions under the ... Read More

Wild skies over Kajjansi
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Wild skies over Kajjansi

editor editor- November 18, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Uganda has many tourism attractions, some quite mundane and others quite unique, and yet others quite thrilling, ... Read More

Dissecting Uganda’s tourism problem: what is at stake?
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Dissecting Uganda’s tourism problem: what is at stake?

editor editor- October 31, 2011

Tourism has not developed as expected despite the country’s potential and tourism attractions. Read More

National Museum to stay says new Uganda Minister
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National Museum to stay says new Uganda Minister

editor editor- September 17, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Ahead in wisdom and intellectual capacity over his predecessor by miles, the new Minister for Tourism, Prof. Read More

Will Uganda’s bureaucrats kill tourism and aviation?
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Will Uganda’s bureaucrats kill tourism and aviation?

editor editor- July 25, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Only recently was it reported here, that not only did the international airlines express their dissatisfaction with ... Read More

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