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Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by the Electricity Regulatory Authority(ERA) in ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, Mr Solomon Iguru Gafabusa, regarding ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, the earliest traces of human ... Read More

Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust hand over to Dr.Joshua Rukundo

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 10, 2019 19:38

On 4th March 2019, the long-serving Executive Director of Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Ms Lilly Ajarova handed over to Dr Joshua Rukundo who will be the Acting Executive ... Read More

Ugandan conservationists capture rare footage of elusive giant pangolin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 18:15

Conservationists from Chester Zoo have captured ‘momentous’ video footage of the elusive giant pangolin at Ziwa Rhino Ranch in Uganda – part of an ongoing pioneering study that is revealing ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019 20:12

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by flash floods and landslides that occurred in October 2018 killing ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 10, 2019 22:46

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the government body in charge of promoting and marketing tourism, has appointed its first female CEO. Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019 00:21

Experiential tourism was introduced in Uganda to allow visitors to actively participate in monitoring animals that live in the park using tracking devices. Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2018 08:53

Uganda Tourism Board CEO job is up for grabs as Stephen Asiimwe bows out after four years at the helm. Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority lacks funds to play tourist

editor editor- August 18, 2011 07:34

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 ... Read More

Former Uganda tourism minister in cross hairs

editor editor- July 1, 2011 05:52

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

Uganda Wildlife Authority gets new acting executive director

editor editor- December 9, 2010 02:14

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

Uganda Wildlife Authority acting executive director under fire

editor editor- December 6, 2010 08:40

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 ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority eats own decision and names new acting executive director

editor editor- August 14, 2010 05:33

UGANDA (eTN) - The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) board did not exactly convince onlookers, when a day after appointing the UWA director of finance, Mr. Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority counts its success

editor editor- October 23, 2009 09:55

Statistics released by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) once again reveal an increase in visitor numbers to the parks, proving the attraction even for locals now making up a larger ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority to launch new gorilla group

editor editor- September 19, 2009 01:42

UWA has now set the dates for the formal launch of the most recently habituated and arguably largest gorilla group (34 members) visitors can see in any of the tracking ... Read More

UWA clarifies on possible Marburg case

editor editor- July 18, 2008 04:12

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) wishes to inform tourists and other categories of visitors to Ugandan National Parks and the general public that the bat/python caves in Maramagambo forest have been ... Read More