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A 57 year-old Ugandan story

Lilly Ajerova

By Our Reporter

It has been a 57year-old affair. It started with ‘discoveries’ by explorers and soothed into a full blown colonial system. After nearly a century, Great Britain would give Uganda rights to make its own political decisions and basically govern themselves. And yes, Independence Day in Uganda has been a state holiday celebrated on October 9 every year since 1962.

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Joshua Cheptegei: A tale of humility and ambition

By Our Reporter

They say humility and ambition almost never sit still in the same plate. That to achieve you must plough through the world with ruthless abandon. But see, that’s not entirely true; at least not for Athlete Joshua Cheptegei. It is no wonder that the news of his winning the 10.000 meters men’s race in Doha, Qatar didn’t come as a surprise.

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At least give us half a rolex!

 

By Our Staff

A one James Muhindo couldn’t take the disappointment at arriving and alighting off a Uganda Airlines flight without tasting rolex. Even worse, there was a sweet aroma of the rolex, one of the favorites of the Ugandan street foods, but non to be eaten. Not that it had to be a whole rolex, he laments that at least it should have been half a rolex!

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Gold for Uganda: A case of team spirit!

Guest Reporter

The team spirit was in the air. Yes, it was gold for an athlete but the fever of excitement that swept through all the team Uganda Athletes was nothing short of amazing. “…I know in Uganda they are going to celebrate for a full week!” an elated Halima Nakaayi told journalists. And indeed the country, at least the lightening-speed-like social-media section of the country did.

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Focus on tourism and the economy will do well- Hon Daudi Migereko

By Our Staff

Former Land’s Minister now Chairman of the Uganda Tourism Board Chairman, says that as a people, we must understand tourism. “Sometimes when we talk about tourism and many people think you must be talking about foreigners visiting Uganda,” he spoke in an interview with Capital Radio. “But there is also domestic tourism.”

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TAKE A SEAT IN KARAMOJONG STYLE .

By Our Staff

Since its inception, the chair morphed into shapes, fascinating shapes. But as you sit on your comfy couch in your sitting room today after a long day at work, in Karamoja, people swiftly sit on wooden stools after, well, a long day in the field. It’s the way of life. And the Karamajong have an attachment to these wooden stools. To them the T shaped master piece curved off tamarind trees, they are all they have.

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How tourism is growing Africa’s economy

Travel and tourism remained one of the key growth drivers of Africa's economy, contributing 8.5% of the GDP in 2018; equivalent to $194.2 billion. According to the 2019 Jumia Hospitality Report Africa, this growth record placed the continent as the second-fastest growing tourism region in the world, with a growth rate of 5.6% after Asia Pacific and against a 3.9% global average growth rate.

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The expansive Old Kampala Mosque

By Our staff

Though it boasts of a 200-year-lifespan, this will be a brief one, albeit a must read. See, the Old Kampala Mosque, is one of the places you must visit whilst out here in the City. For most adventurers in pursuit for religious tourism, it is just right— offering a sophisticated taste of elegance, architecture and brilliant artistic inscriptions from all the six continents of the world.

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Tourism brings Shs8.8Trillion and more jobs

By View Uganda

The Ugandan tourism ministry’s growth according to researchers has been impeccable. Speaking at the recently concluded 10th Annual Tourism Sector Review Conference, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities highlighted the areas of growth. 

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It’s Malwa time, aka Ajono!

By view Uganda

Time check: 8:00PM. Location: Nsambya. You dear folks can call this, time for Malwa aka Ajono. Or what you fancy people will call a millet, maize or sorghum brew, it sits okay. A group of men leisurely amble into a reed enclosure that is slightly thrown out of the barracks. Inside the enclosure sits a group of about 18 men and women around a pot of frothy local brew, commonly referred to as Malwa.

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Kagulu hill: The Icing on Busoga’s cakey tourism

The memory of climbing Kagulu hill stays arched in our brains. See, just like the Great Wall of China, climbing the rocky Kagulu Hill might look easy on the eye but quite the opposite. Standing at 3,600ft above sea level, Kagulu Hill is found in Buyende District (Busoga Kingdom) about 30kms from Kamuli Town in Eastern Uganda.

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LETABA: THE LION WE NEEDED BUT KILLED

By Our reporter

The day was Saturday, April the 18th-2015 when Letaba the lion first landed in Uganda. The Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) would tell of the joy that defined the moment. A then 6-year old Letaba, a donation to Uganda by the Lion Park- South Africa had arrived to help save the Lion numbers from dwindling. Glee laced every word that came out of UWEC in that it could have been mistaken for the arrival of a human king.

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AUTHORITIES SHOOT LION DEAD

By Our Staff

News of the death of a Uganda Wildlife Education Center Lion came ploughing through the online streets like a wild fire. It started as a rumour that would soon be confirmed by a statement put out by UWEC itself.

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For these subsidized Island holidays, call 0780924424

By View Uganda

We started this discussion yesterday and should have straight to the point today. Are you a traveler, is it holiday you seek or just Safari somewhere in the Ugandan jungle? Well, we have deals in abundancy as we look to subsidize for you and give you deals to die for.

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Holiday deals galore: Call now 0780924424

By View Uganda

Holiday deals galore indeed. Are you single, married, or just friends and family trying to take a break, dare we say we have the deal for you. These are not the original prices, we have subsidized the cost for you, and every destination listed here comes at a knock off price.

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The making of the Ugandan Archbishop

By View Uganda

It’s not hot off the press, no breaking news here! But this is a profile that deserves a slot in our pages, a huge one. No doubt, Bishop Samuel Stephen Kaziimba of Mityana Diocese being announced the Archbishop-elect of the Church of Uganda is monumental. But for us, it was how much the public reacted to this news that sent waves of excitement down our newsroom.

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A CONVERSATION TO PROTECT THE APES

By View Uganda

The African Primatological Society Conference, the second of its kind, recently took place at the Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel, in Entebbe. Running under the theme “Primate Conservation in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities” with a focus on policy, practice, and sustainability, the conference affirmed many decisions.

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The strategic imperatives of visa Openness for growth in intra-African travel and tourism developmen

 

Speaking notes for the Ronald Kaoma Chitotela Minister of Tourism & Arts, Zambia The strategic imperatives of visa Openness for growth in intra-African travel and tourism development Thursday 29 August 2019, 08h45-09h45 Durban International Convention Centre, Durban 

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Uganda Airlines: A maiden flight, excitement and rolex

By Our Reporter

20 years later, it arrived. The Uganda Airlines took to the skies amid thunderous applauds from all on board. A maiden flight to fly the colours black, yellow and red high into the skies would touch base in Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, a salute awaited, the Bombadier’s arrival would sprinkle smiles across faces in Jomo Kenyata Airport faces.

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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum sets the pace for tourism

Like Uganda, the Tourism sector of most African countries has been struggling for a breakthrough, but without much luck. In an effort to find a lasting solution, this year’s edition of the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) has been dedicated to promoting tourism as a major sustainable development pillar and core socio-economic diversification factor for African destinations.

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