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Leukemia kills Moses Mapesa the former executive director of Uganda Wildlife Authority, that headed UWA in 2005 to 2010, He was succeeded by Dr. Sseguya and as died as a tourism consultant. It is believed the former UWA executive director was suffering from myelodysplastic syndrome, a disorder that affects the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Competition for gorilla tracking exercises in East Africa region is getting tense especially in Uganda and Rwanda. Have you dreamt about visiting the endangered mountain gorillas in East Africa. Comparison of 2016/2017 Gorilla Tracking in DR Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. Are you wondering if gorilla trekking in Virunga park in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Barcelona Legends football team visited Uganda 2 months back on a safari to see the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest as organised by Uganda Tourism Board Poarching in Uganda is on increase and during the Legends' visit five Elephants were killed by poacher in Queen Elizabeth park , an... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Rwanda’s Kigali Genocide Memorial and the Ntarama Church are rated Top 25 Landmarks Africa has , these two memorials share the history of the Genocide against the Tutsi, in which in Hutus killed more than one million Rwandase in 1994. The two destinations have since become Rwanda’s major historical and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Kenya Wildlife Service sent in armed rangers after lions were seen roaming in residential area in middle of night Several lions which strayed from the Nairobi national park, on the edge of Kenya’s capital, and wandered into a residential area, have been returned to the Park. Kenya’s Standard newspaper said... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
On a Uganda safari, one can complete it with chimpanzee viewing on the island of Lake Victoria. Uganda’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary Ngamba Island is home to 48 rescued chimpanzees and is currently being devastated by record storms and flooding. This internationally-recognized sanctuary is in urgent need of $15,000 in emergency repair... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Frankfurt Airport (FRA) has started off the year with continuing passenger growth. In the reporting month of January 2016, Germany’s largest aviation hub served about 4.2 million passengers, representing growth of 2.2 percent year-on-year – an increase of 76,000 passengers compared to the previous January record month from 2012. Accumulated... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
The pearl of Africa Uganda has the world’s largest cultural diversity put together. This was well reflected in the “Pearl in Africa” musical performance at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, last Friday. Denis Kiima, the brain-child of the musical, said: “There is only so much you can do with a one-hour... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Effective 01st of February will Emirates, Dubai’s award winning airline, switch from the current Airbus A340 to the larger Boeing B777-300ER on the route to Lusaka and Harare. The change of aircraft will add nearly 100 more seats, benefiting both the Zambian and Zimbabwean capital, a reflection of sustained and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
London continued to welcome record numbers of international tourists to the city between July and September last year, with more than 5.2 million visits to the capital according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics International Passenger Survey (‘IPS’) The rise in the number of visits represents... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
The latest CITES list of countries with supposedly poor legislation to combat poaching, which inexplicably includes Rwanda, has promptly raised anger in the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’. A regular commentator shot off a mail on condition of not being named and said: ‘How can CITES, an organization under huge... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Recently, the billion dollar jackpot in California had tourists from all over the world stream into California to buy lottery tickets. As the Powerball jackpot in Tennessee kept rising, more and more Alabamians ventured across state lines to try their luck. Governor Haslam says the state lottery has the potential... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
The Uganda Tourism Board has announced the recruitment of PR and Marketing firms to represent Uganda in the source market. “For the first time ever, Uganda will now have public relations and marketing representatives in our three major source markets of North America, Ireland & UK, and the German speaking... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
According to Queensland state officials, a tiger attacked a keeper at a zoo in Australia on Thursday, leaving him with a “significant puncture wound” to the head. The man in his 40s was treated by paramedics at the Sunshine Coast’s Australia Zoo, founded by the family of late “Crocodile Hunter”... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
The highly anticipated Dusit Thani Dongtai, Jiangsu Hotel announces its official opening, making it the first internationally branded deluxe hotel in the city and the very first Dusit Thani to launch in the People’s Republic of China. The Dusit Thani Dongtai, Jiangsu is situated in the city’s newest economic development... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Full-mouthed utterances baring of any sense of reality have been the hallmark of the owners of the Kampala Hilton Hotel, of late in hospitality trade circles referred to as the “Kampala WHAT Hotel.” A quick look into the WordPress site of the owners for the hotel shows why that is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
“We were delighted to be entrusted by the construction company to move this load, and we shall prove to both partners Uganda and the construction company that Emirates SkyCargo has the capability and capacity to move large and outsized cargo, requiring careful planning,” Ravishankar Mirle, the Emirates Vice President in-charge... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
According to the Rwanda Development Board Chief Tourism Officer Belise Kariza, Vakantiebeurs 2016 offered a great platform to inform both the Dutch consumer and the travel industry that Rwanda has more special attractions to offer tourists beyond the famed mountain gorillas. The event acts as a meeting point for international... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
MOVENPICK AMBASSADOR HOTEL ACCRA | where to stay on a gorilla tour Posted on January 13, 2016 by admin LOS ANGELES, California – The Green Globe Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accraproperty has recently been recertified for the third consecutive year and continues to make progress in wide ranging areas of sustainable... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
“This app enables us to convey the intensity and emotion of the travel experience before the journey has even started. Travellers are then better able to decide which excursions they want to book.” Wim Kok the Director ofMatoke Tours Uganda said. The VR experience offers many benefits for travellers who... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
He said: “Our field teams in Japan and Uganda along with our Dubai based Freighter and Charters and hub operations teams worked very hard to ensure the success of this charter.” The construction of the new bridge comes as result of the recommendation from the World Bank in 2005 which... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Port Reitz road provides the only access to the Moi International Airport and links the Seconnd container terminal at the Port of Mombasa to the Northern Corridor and the rest of East and Central Africa. The road is jointly financed by UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) through TradeMark East... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Uganda Safaris's blog
There is no sign of breaking dawn as I stand on the porch of the Flamingo Suite of the Elementaita Serena Luxury Camp and yet was I drawn out into the cool morning by the bird song, first by just one, then joined by a few more. Minutes later did... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Maria Mutagamba, has signed a regional agreement to promote gorilla conservation in Uganda, Rwanda, and DR Congo. The three countries share the only remaining population of mountain gorillas estimated at 880 globally. The regional agreement will also help to promote research and tourism as well... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at Uganda Safaris's blog
Tanzania on Thursday got a new fifth president – Dr. John Magufuli – at a time when the people of this African nation are excited and waiting eagerly to see this new president fulfilling his promise to uproot corruption and restore discipline within Tanzanian government departments. Dr. Magufuli, the former... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at Uganda Safaris's blog