Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has rewarded journalists who have excelled in covering conservation and tourism issues with free entrance to the national parks between September and December 2011.
The offer was announced by the UWA acting Executive Director, Dr. Andre Ggunga Seguya on September 16, 2011 during the Sustainable Tourism Media awards ceremony held at Kampala Serena
Alex Lumu, aged 24, on Thursday reaped from his vast knowledge for wildlife conservation and culture when Uganda Wildlife honoured his offer of a fully paid trip to Lake Mburo National Park in south western Uganda.
The 24 year old who is also an artiste and comedian at various exhibitions, earned his trip following his victorious participation in the Buganda Tourism Expo 2011 which was administered by UWA testing respondents’ interest and knowledge of Ugandan wildlife and Buganda culture.
A scenic crater lakes drive, an array of fauna and countless species of birds were a source of a memorable experience for Ms Rukiya Lwanyaga and her partner Joseph Kikomeko who recently won a fully paid trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda.
Uganda Wildlife Authority has offered fully paid round trips to the winners of the Buganda Tourism Expo 2011 quiz winners after hosting the finalists to a sumptuous dinner at the Carnival Palace hotel in Kampala.
Ms Olivia Nabunya,23, a self employed secretary and student of the Buganda Royal