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FULL LIST: Ekkula Tourism Awards 2019 Winners

The 2019 Ekkula Tourism Awards took place last Friday (March 29, 2019) at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel. The awards, now in their fourth year, are aimed at recognizing and awarding key stakeholders in Uganda's Tourism Industry. This year's edition of the awards ran under theme, "Sharing our cultural diversity through the digital

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Deforestation Chasing Tourists, Says NFA

The Director Policy and Planning at the National Forest Authority (NFA) Paul Musamali Buyerah has said deforestation of forests around the country has led to loss of revenue in the tourism sector. “Tourism is one of the biggest sectors bringing in revenue. These tourists come to see animals and primates like

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CNN Names Kidepo Valley National Park Among Best Safari Destinations In Africa

CNN has named Kidepo Valley National Park as one of the best 8 safari destinations in Africa. Besides the incredible animal sighting experience, the park is known for its breath taking scenery. “With the sweeping plains of Kidepo and Narus Valleys over shadowed by the brooding mountain scape of Mount Murongole (the

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Uganda’s Oldest Chimpanzee, Zakayo Dies at 54

Zakayo, Uganda's oldest chimpanzee is dead. Zakayo passed away at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) formerly Entebbe Zoo on Thursday April 26 at the age of 54. Preliminary findings from UWEC suggest that Zakayo succumbed to Chronic Gastroenteritis also known as stomach flu (an intestinal infection characterized by diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and

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