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Uganda’s Bwindi National Park – More than ‘Just Gorillas’

NKURINGO RISING‘I was never so happy to see a Boda Boda’ …

Uganda’s Bwindi National Park – More than ‘Just Gorillas’

NKURINGO RISING‘I was never so happy to see a Boda Boda’ …

Rwenzori Visitor Center opens doors in Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The USAID-funded STAR program, short for Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift, has handed over their arguably last project component to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), when th

National park fire destroys safari lodge

UGANDA (eTN) - A raging bush fire, allegedly set by staff of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, has devastated the Kyambura Game Lodge earlier in the week, according to reports from a source close to the

Uganda tourism ministry finally gets Kanyeihamba report

UGANDA (eTN) - After four months of waiting, the Ministry of Tourism has finally received the Kanyeihamba report, giving the findings of the commission of enquiry, which has over the past year signifi

Appoint new boards, Uganda Ministry told

UGANDA (eTN) - Pressure is growing on the Uganda Ministry of Tourism to appoint boards for various institutions under the auspices of the ministry, in particular for the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA

Uganda Wildlife Authority Commission Chair just cannot shut up

UGANDA (eTN) - In typical style, combative and controversial as ever, retired Supreme Court Justice George Kanyeihamba, only days after it became known that he received directives from the Minister of

Uganda Wildlife Authority lacks funds to play tourist

UGANDA (eTN) - A range of rather unprintable comments were received overnight when it became known that members of the commission of enquiry publicly lamented the lack of funds from the tourism minist

Former Uganda tourism minister in cross hairs

UGANDA (eTN) - The immediate former Minister for Tourism Trade and Industry, the Hon.

Kidepo lodge deal not in order

UGANDA (eTN) - As reported last year, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) was given a directive from the Office of the President to hand over the derelict Grand Katarum Lodge inside the Kidepo Nationa

Uganda’s fallen tourism rankings lead to more squabbles

UGANDA (eTN) - When news broke yesterday that Rwanda’s tourism sector’s competitiveness had risen to now top their standing within the East African Community, more squabbles were reported from wit

Uganda Wildlife Authority to fork out a billion to Murchison Falls...

UGANDA (eTN) - As much as a billion Uganda Shillings (approximately US$415,800) has accumulated in accounts set aside to give communities neighboring the Murchisons Falls National Park their 20 percen

Uganda tourism minister under renewed pressure

UGANDA (eTN) - The Attorney General’s Office last weekend published advice sought by government over initial plans to install a caretaker board, following the sacking of the majority of board member

Uganda Wildlife Authority woes far from over as donors wade into...

UGANDA (eTN) - Key development partners and donors of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) have now formally written to the government of Uganda, demanding that UWA return to proper management and over

Uganda Wildlife Authority gets new acting executive director

UGANDA (eTN) - In a surprise move, the minister of tourism yesterday appointed Dr.

Uganda Wildlife Authority acting executive director under fire

UGANDA (eTN) - Comments attributed to the acting executive director of UWA, Mark Kamanzi, to the effect of "what is wrong with a golf course in the park" have raised a storm of outrage across conserva

Uganda Wildlife Authority excels in mountain rescue of tourist

(eTN) Last week put the Uganda Wildlife Authority’s (UWA) rescue measures to the test, when a foreign tourist suffered a climbing accident when returning from one of the

More landslide threats on Mt. Elgon

Latest information emerging from the east of the country indicate that further

Uganda’s new hunting license promises more controversy

Reports recently in the local media, and a subsequent reproduction of an article by The Monitor on the eTN Website, prompted a series of frantic communications from ardent conservationists and section

eTN Executive Talk: Uganda Wildlife Authority aims for self-sustainability

The executive director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), Mr.

Wolfgang’s East Africa tourism report


Wolfgang’s East Africa report


Wolfgang’s East Aftica tourism report


Assaults on environment continue unabated

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - The attempts to industrialize key wilderness areas in Uganda and turn them into productive sites for the country are becoming legion.

Wolfgang’s East Africa tourism report


Wolfgang’s East Africa tourism report