Tourism

Nyege Nyege’s 9th Edition Shifts to Source of Nile for Ultimate Experience

Summary: The 9th edition of Nyege Nyege festival is moving to the Source of the Nile in Njeru for easier access between stages. It emphasizes inclusivity by showcasing refugee artists. Partnering with Uganda Tourism Board, it promotes Uganda’s cultural diversity. With diverse performances, the festival expects over 50,000 attendees, contributing …

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Uganda Leads Africa by Aligning National Targets with the KMGBF

Summary: Uganda makes history by becoming the first African nation to submit aligned national targets with the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework. This proactive move sets a precedent for other countries, showcasing Uganda’s leadership, ability to overcome challenges, and commitment to synergizing with other environmental agreements. KAMPALA, (Examiner) – Uganda has …

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Kenyan Climber Cheruiyot Kirui Found Dead on Mt. Everest

Summary: Kenyan climber Cheruiyot Kirui, missing on Mt. Everest, has been found dead by rescue teams. His companion’s fate remains unknown. Kenyan climber Cheruiyot Kirui, who went missing above 8,000 meters on Mount Everest on Wednesday, has been found dead, according to The Himalayan Times. Kirui’s body was discovered by …

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UTB to register and license all tourism enterprises

Summary: Kenya secures funding from China’s Exim Bank to extend the railway from Naivasha to the Uganda border, with additional support from the African Development Bank and Kenya’s Railway Development Fund. KAMPALA, (Examiner) – The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has announced a comprehensive initiative to register and license all tourism …

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Uganda halts hikes to Mountain Rwenzori peak over glacier crevasse concerns

Summary: Uganda suspends hiking to Mountain Rwenzori’s peak due to a glacier crevasse. The Uganda Wildlife Authority prioritizes visitor safety and offers alternatives. Environmentalists warn of climate change’s role. Uganda has temporarily halted hiking expeditions to the summit of Mountain Rwenzori, which it shares with the Democratic Republic of the …

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UTB, Emirates Partner to Showcase Uganda’s Tourism Wonders Globally

Summary: Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and Emirates Airline have joined forces to showcase Uganda’s tourism wonders globally, offering exclusive perks to travelers and amplifying the country’s allure on the international stage. In a move set to amplify Uganda’s allure on the global tourism stage, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has …

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Ugandan Cooperatives Encouraged to Invest in Tourism for Economic Growth

Summary: The Uhuru Institute for Social Development is urging cooperatives to invest in tourism to boost income diversification in Uganda. They’re offering incentives for innovative cooperatives to explore agro-tourism opportunities. The Uhuru Institute for Social Development is spearheading efforts to encourage cooperatives to invest in tourism, aiming to broaden their …

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US tourist killed by charging elephant in Zambia

Summary: Four others were wounded in the attack at Kafue national park, in which the animal barreled into the side of a truck An elderly US tourist was killed and four others hurt when an aggressive bull elephant charged and toppled their safari vehicle during a game drive in Zambia. …

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