Uganda’s Tourism sector has continued to register significant and progressive improvements as shown by several development indicators such as tourist arrivals, foreign exchange earnings, growth in domestic tourism, employment and tourism business among others, the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu has said.
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Uganda reviews its tourism sector showing 1.5 million arrivals in 2018

Uganda’s Tourism sector has continued to register significant and progressive improvements as shown by several development indicators such as tourist arrivals, foreign exchange earnings, growth in domestic tourism, employment and tourism business among others, the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu has said. Kamuntu said during the 10th Annual Tourism Sector Review […]

They targeted “shops they believed to be owned by foreign nationals.”
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Where is South Africa’s tourism in the wake of renewed Xenophobia attacks? Attacks move from Johannesburg to Cape Town and Pretoria

South Africa’s Police have reportedly arrested scores of people in Johannesburg after protesters looted foreign-owned shops and set fire to cars and buildings. Police said that at least 70 people were arrested in the second outbreak of urban rioting in a week. Hundreds of people marched in Johannesburg’s Central Business District (CBD) earlier this week, […]

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Control tightened on African elephant sales to zoos outside the continent

Elephants exported from Africa to zoos outside the continent will be under control of the global wildlife conservation organizations and governments after wildlife experts endorsed a resolution to limit the sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, the leading elephant breeding nations. The European Union reached a compromise this week, that limits exports […]

The cable car is aimed at primarily facilitating visits among older tourists
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Swedish ‘President’ disagrees with erecting Cable Cars on Mt. Kilimanjaro

For the President of the Swedish-Southern Africa Chamber of Commerce,  Asa Jarskog, Mount Kilimanjaro is indeed the ‘cherry on the cake’! “I have an adventurous personality. I’ve been in Rwanda to see the gorillas, Victoria Falls and Caves in Zimbabwe, but climbing Mount Kilimanjaro was the cherry on the cake,” says Jarskog, after successfully reaching […]

The government of Tanzania has made slight changes to its visa on arrival issuance process for international visitors at Kilimanjaro International Airport.
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Tanzania makes changes to Visa Issuance at Kilimanjaro Airport

The government of Tanzania has made slight changes to its visa on arrival issuance process for international visitors at Kilimanjaro International Airport. With immediate effect foreign visitors arriving in Kilimanjaro without a visa need to complete a process that requires queuing for a Government Control Number, queuing to pay for the Government Control Number at […]

Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Manager Public Affairs Vianney Luggya
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Uganda Air traffic registering exponential growth – UCAA

Air traffic in Uganda is registering exponential growth, something that necessitated the current expansion of Entebbe International Airport. While talking to East African Business Week Digital in Entebbe on August 15, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Manager Public Affairs Vianney Mpungu Luggya noted that passenger traffic and cargo volumes have been steadily growing over the […]