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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary reopens under Uganda Wildlife Authority helping tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2021 0

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranches (ZRWR) have reopened the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to the public and resumed tourism activities ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Minister retained in new cabinet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 11, 2021 0

Tom Butime has been retained as the Uganda Tourism Minister in the new cabinet following the recent swearing in of President Yoweri T. K Museveni ... Read More

2021 Uganda Martyrs Day celebrated virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 5, 2021 0

Last year's event was also low key with access to pilgrims cancelled due to a national coronavirus lockdown. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News ... Read More

Uganda conducting massive COVID-19 vaccination drive

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 3, 2021 0

As the cogs of the tourism sector slowly but steadily begin to turn, stakeholders from the Uganda tourism sector desperate to return to pre-pandemic days ... Read More

20-year break has ended! Uganda Airlines flying again to Johannesburg

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 1, 2021 0

Uganda Airlines launched regular scheduled flights between Entebbe International Airport and O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, yesterday morning, May 31, 2021. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Why Uganda tourism is upbeat despite poor performance report

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 28, 2021 0

The Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities has reported a loss in revenue in the tourism sector during the first COVID-19 phase of 2020. ... Read More

Here is why you should go gorilla trekking now

editor- May 15, 2021 0

Gorilla Trekking is one of the best wildlife experiences in the whole world. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Uganda suspends travel to and from India

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 3, 2021 0

The government of Uganda has banned travel to and from India until further notice following a surge in COVID-19 infections and deaths in the sub-continent. ... Read More

Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo first to go virtual in the region

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 1, 2021 0

The 6th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) commenced this week on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, under the theme, “Restarting Tourism for Regional Economic Development.” ... Read More

Uganda anti-poaching funded projects help preserve tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- April 21, 2021 0

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Executive Director Sam Mwandha hosted the United States Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Natalie Brown, at the Karuma Wildlife Reserve yesterday, ... Read More

Gorilla trekking guide in Africa post COVID-19

eturbonews- April 15, 2021 0

Gorilla tracking in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo is safe and done all year round. Respective governments have deployed tourism policies to make gorilla trekking secure ... Read More

Super star to build Akon City in Uganda

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- April 5, 2021 0

Senegalese-American musician Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, popularly known as Akon, and his wife Ms. Rozina Negusei, jetted into the country last week on an investment ... Read More

Apprehended! Uganda lion killers arrested

editor- March 24, 2021 0

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has apprehended the culprits who poisoned and dismembered six lions in Ishasha at Queen Elizabeth National Park. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

Six Lions Poisoned in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 21, 2021 0

The tourism fraternity in Uganda woke up to the tragic news that six lions in were found dead in Queen Elizabeth National Park located west ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board launches 6th Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 16, 2021 0

The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE 2021) is the first-ever virtual tourism expo in Uganda with a focus on the recovery, rebuilding, reconnecting, and ... Read More

Uganda rhino Nandi leaves behind a legacy for tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 5, 2021 0

In what was once a nearly extinct species, Nandi the rhino made her way from Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida, USA, in 2006 to the ... Read More

Uganda Tourism set to receive COVID-19 vaccine on March 5

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 3, 2021 0

The Uganda Ministry of Health is finalizing efforts to start COVID-19 vaccinations on March 10, 2021, after officially launching on March 8, with the tourism ... Read More

Uganda Tourism agencies merge in latest government spin

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 26, 2021 0

For the third time in just about as many years, the Government of Uganda has come full circle on their decision to merge departments and ... Read More

New Uganda Airlines aircraft arrives full of medical hope

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 3, 2021 0

Taking delivery of its second new A330-800neo aircraft by Uganda Airlines was more meaningful than most standard deliveries because of the important cargo it was ... Read More

Who are the dictators? Governments, social media or both?

editor- January 13, 2021 0

Despite the fact that social media platforms are considered private companies, in Uganda, its President has stopped Facebook from operating. In America, in reverse action, ... Read More