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Why Shs320bn Kikagati Hydro Project Is Special

Kikagati hydro power project is a 14 megawatts venture located along River Kagera at the Uganda-Tanzania border. The project attained financial closure last week, meaning that...


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International Tourism Up 4% In First Half Of 2019

International tourist arrivals grew 4% from January to June 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer published ahead of the 23rd Wo...

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Kadaga Urges Govt To Promote Local Tourism

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has asked government to pick interest in developing local tourism sites like Kagulu rock in Buyende District. “Sites like Kagulu rock need to be de...

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Chinese, US Zoos Face Ban On Buying Wild African Elephants

Zoos and circuses in the U.S. and China may soon be barred from buying African elephants that have been captured in the wild, Bloomberg reports. A vote at the 18th meeting of the Convent...

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Advanced Technology To Be Used To Multiply Only Two Surviving Female Northern White Rhinoceros

Merck, a leading science and technology company, is collaborating with the BioRescue Project to save the Northern White Rhinoceros (Rhino) by making its state-of-the-art fertility technolog...

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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...