Uganda's State Minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi speaking during the launch.
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Local filmmakers venture into promoting tourism  

Film producers in Uganda have launched an initiative that will support the development of the tourism sector. The New Initiative will see filmmakers promoting the sector through films, movies, soaps and Television documentaries. The Filmmakers through their umbrella organization Pamoja Film Makers and Distributors Association (PFMDA) told journalists in Kampala that many countries, especially in […]

About 25 Uganda Wildlife Authority Park Rangers have undergone a training programme on how to counter illicit trafficking conducted by the United States government.
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Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers trained in how to Counter Illicit Trafficking

About 25 Uganda Wildlife Authority Park Rangers have undergone a training programme on how to counter illicit trafficking conducted by the United States government. The training programme,  Counter Illicit Trafficking Junior Leadership Course (CIT-JLC) was conducted in Queen Elizabeth National Park under the watchful eye of U.S. Soldiers with the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion. It […]

“No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.” This American proverb fits perfectly with Uganda’s revived national carrier that had last taken to the skies close to two decades ago and it is now all history.
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Uganda Airlines revival: How it will impact both the domestic and regional economies

“No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.” This American proverb fits perfectly with Uganda’s revived national carrier that had last taken to the skies close to two decades ago and it is now all history. The Journey Uganda airlines kick-started air operations fully owned by government of Uganda […]

Acknowledged as one of the continent’s leading hospitality investment experts, Wayne Troughton of HTI Consulting shared unique insights on the Top 5 and Bottom 5 Hospitality Investment markets in Africa.
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Kampala named the best place where hotel investors can invest

Acknowledged as one of the continent’s leading hospitality investment experts, Wayne Troughton of HTI Consulting shared unique insights on the Top 5 and Bottom 5 Hospitality Investment markets in Africa. According to Troughton, the hospitality sector continues to attract investment from a broad spectrum of international and African investors. “We are tracking investment from structured […]

Rica Rwigamba, Senior Program Manager and Acting Country Representative, Rwanda of the Mastercard Foundation and Belise Kariza, Chief Tourism Officer, of the Rwanda Development Board announce strategic partnership within the Mastercard Foundation Hanga Ahazaza initiative.
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Mastercard and Rwanda Development Board seal key tourism partnership

Rwanda Development Board has announced a strategic partnership with the Mastercard Foundation under the Hanga Ahazaza initiative at a World Tourism Day event. The partnership will build critical links between young job seekers and employers, work with employers to develop skills training programs for young employees, and identify skills gaps in Rwanda’s tourism and hospitality […]

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 […]