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INTERVIEW: Outgoing Barclays Boss Speaks Out On His 5 Years In Uganda, Future Of Banking Industry

Rakesh Jha, who has been the Managing Director of Barclays Bank Uganda for the last five years, will leave the financial institution in August this year. The Bank’s Board has a...


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Kadaga Asks Gov’t To Invest In Cultural Tourism

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadga, has urged government to increase efforts in promoting cultural tourism as a way of marketing Uganda to the Diaspora. Kadaga said this during her...

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Birthplace Of Jesus Removed From List Of World Heritage Sites In Danger

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), meeting in Baku since 30 June, Tuesday decided to remove the Birthplace of Jes...

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Excitement As Uganda Hosts Tourism Night In Cairo

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the Ugandan Embassy in Egypt have hosted a total of 200 outbound Egyptian Tour and Travel operators to a cruise on the River Nile. On board the M/S Nile S...

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UTB’s Digital Marketing Strategy To Boost Uganda’s Tourism Sector

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has embarked on integrating all digital marketing tools aimed at meeting its mandate of increasing the volumes and value of tourism in Uganda for both internation...

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2019 Afcon: Uganda Sends Delegation To Egypt To Promote Its Tourism Potential

A team from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MTWA), Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), and other officials are off to Egypt to promote and market destination Uganda alongside the...

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Kadaga To Govt: Don’t Tamper With Murchison Falls; It’s A Major Tourist Attraction

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has sought assurance from the government that Murchison Falls will not be tampered with. Kadaga, in her communication to the House on Tuesday, ...

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2,500 People Sign Petition To Stop Planned Power Dam In Murchison Falls

At least 2,533 people have signed a petition to stop the planned construction of a power dam near Murchison Falls, which could see the disappearance of the falls, a key attraction to the ar...