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LETABA: THE LION WE NEEDED BUT KILLED

By Our reporter

The day was Saturday, April the 18th-2015 when Letaba the lion first landed in Uganda. The Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) would tell of the joy that defined the moment. A then 6-year old Letaba, a donation to Uganda by the Lion Park- South Africa had arrived to help save the Lion numbers from dwindling. Glee laced every word that came out of UWEC in that it could have been mistaken for the arrival of a human king.

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AUTHORITIES SHOOT LION DEAD

By Our Staff

News of the death of a Uganda Wildlife Education Center Lion came ploughing through the online streets like a wild fire. It started as a rumour that would soon be confirmed by a statement put out by UWEC itself.

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For these subsidized Island holidays, call 0780924424

By View Uganda

We started this discussion yesterday and should have straight to the point today. Are you a traveler, is it holiday you seek or just Safari somewhere in the Ugandan jungle? Well, we have deals in abundancy as we look to subsidize for you and give you deals to die for.

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Holiday deals galore: Call now 0780924424

By View Uganda

Holiday deals galore indeed. Are you single, married, or just friends and family trying to take a break, dare we say we have the deal for you. These are not the original prices, we have subsidized the cost for you, and every destination listed here comes at a knock off price.

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The making of the Ugandan Archbishop

By View Uganda

It’s not hot off the press, no breaking news here! But this is a profile that deserves a slot in our pages, a huge one. No doubt, Bishop Samuel Stephen Kaziimba of Mityana Diocese being announced the Archbishop-elect of the Church of Uganda is monumental. But for us, it was how much the public reacted to this news that sent waves of excitement down our newsroom.

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A CONVERSATION TO PROTECT THE APES

By View Uganda

The African Primatological Society Conference, the second of its kind, recently took place at the Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel, in Entebbe. Running under the theme “Primate Conservation in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities” with a focus on policy, practice, and sustainability, the conference affirmed many decisions.

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The strategic imperatives of visa Openness for growth in intra-African travel and tourism developmen

 

Speaking notes for the Ronald Kaoma Chitotela Minister of Tourism & Arts, Zambia The strategic imperatives of visa Openness for growth in intra-African travel and tourism development Thursday 29 August 2019, 08h45-09h45 Durban International Convention Centre, Durban 

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Uganda Airlines: A maiden flight, excitement and rolex

By Our Reporter

20 years later, it arrived. The Uganda Airlines took to the skies amid thunderous applauds from all on board. A maiden flight to fly the colours black, yellow and red high into the skies would touch base in Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, a salute awaited, the Bombadier’s arrival would sprinkle smiles across faces in Jomo Kenyata Airport faces.

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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum sets the pace for tourism

Like Uganda, the Tourism sector of most African countries has been struggling for a breakthrough, but without much luck. In an effort to find a lasting solution, this year’s edition of the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) has been dedicated to promoting tourism as a major sustainable development pillar and core socio-economic diversification factor for African destinations.

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UGANDA AIRLINES TO TAKE OFF TODAY

 

By Our Reporter

The much touted Uganda Airlines will be taking to the skies within the week. As many wait with bated breath, the planes which will be flying the country’s flags high are expected to plough a root on the August 28th. Speaking to a local daily, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Transport, Waiswa Bageya, said Uganda Airlines is an infrastructure development like roads and railway with several benefits to the country.

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'Endangered' Murchison falls national park attracts most tourists

By View Uganda

The Uganda Wild Life Authority-UWA recently revealed that Murchison Falls National Park recorded the largest number of visitors. They noted that the park, which is home to Murchison Falls National Park received a whole 104,000 tourists in the year 2018-2019. It was closely followed by Queen Elizabeth National Park with over 84,000.

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Mbale City: Beautiful, boastful yet shy

By View Uganda

It is the capital of Bugisu. A giant in its own right. Mbale, a city located about 230 Kilometers east of Kampala is the picture of pride and calm. Yes, a beautiful show off! But the shy kind, almost never out there but remains fulfilling.Like a gateway to ‘heaven’, the eastern town has views to behold. As soon as you step out of the Tirinyi road and step foot into the town realms, a view unfold before you.

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The perfect mwenge bigele: A tale of brewing, feet and culture

By Our Reporter

Mwenge Bigele. Get drunk on a ripe banana beverage, or just bask in the glory that is the Buganda culture. Like its name suggests, the brewing process involves stepping.  Mwenge is alcohol, Bigele is feet. But first, let me tell you about Ssalongo Kasanvu Kakeeto.

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Mujaguzo Ku Ngoma, the king of Buganda’s royal drums sleeps alone.

By View Uganda

Music they say is food for the soul. Buganda Kingdom is no exception! The drum, an instrument used to command the dancers is mostly a signature tune of the Buganda dance. However, did you know that a slum in Kabowa, Ndeba called Mujaguzo Ku Ngoma, is home to said drums? Many remain oblivious to this little but widely important fact.

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ROLEX PLEASE: ONE CHAPATI, TWO EGGS AND NYANYA MBISI, SO UGANDAN!

By View Uganda

Anything other than eggs rolled in chapati should be banned from being called a rolex. It really should. When you order for a rolex, it should sound like, “… rolex nyanya mbiisi.” No more! Okay, we’ll get back to that, but first, when did we get to the two chapatis and like four eggs? Isn’t that constipation waiting to happen? But hey, not my monkey, right? Have the rolex whichever way you want it, just don’t try to make it fancy. Just don’t!

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5 cozy boat adventures: experience a tranquil Uganda

Are you looking to honeymoon? Is it love you want to celebrate? See, love will bring out the best in us! It really does. But first it fills us with a happiness that uplifts, especially during low moments.

And what better way to express this love than by taking a boat cruise? Uganda's lakes and rivers are more than just waters, they comes with scenaries to die for. Tranquility takes center, the breeze is soothing, the beauty simply out of this world and the experience sticks to mind.

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A touristic story of Ugandan money and what you missed

We have been running a series if stories on the touristic journey our currency boasts of. To ensure all and sundry partake in the picturesque, cultural and wildly Ugandan trip these notes depict, we decided to drop them one after the other. In case you missed, here’s a summary of the voyage therein, the depth of the notes, yes skin deep. Don’t shy away, grab your note, look in detail and see what we see: the glory that is the Pearl of Africa. From Uganda Kobs to Fish, to Gorillaz to long-horned cows, then Waterfalls to Creator Lakes, you name it, the Ugandan notes have it.

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On a 50,000 voyage with the mountain gorillas aka Mazike

This is a serialized write-up of all the major features of the Ugandan currencies. We are looking to see what the touristic features on the notes are and telling that story to the core of each notes.

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Shs 20,000: A story of beauty and Ankole

This is a serialized write-up of all the major features of the Ugandan currencies. We are looking to see what the touristic features on the notes are and telling that story to the core of each note. Journeying with you to all these places displayed on the notes.

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Tourism board turns to comic books to attract young tourists

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By View Uganda

According to Lilly Ajarova, the Executive Director of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), Uganda will be making deliberate efforts to interest her young population in local tourism.

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