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Charles Kikomeko, a second year Bachelor of Commerce university student and Simon Seruyange a self employed entrepreneur in construction industry, last week became the latest celebrities who joined international tourists in tracking the much coveted…
Tuesday, 15 November 2011 14:09

80 complete tour guiding course

Eighty participants drawn from Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania early this week completed an intensive three week tour guiding course aimed at enhancing their skills in conservation, wildlife identification and interpretation as well as customer care.…
Through the “Third Country Training Program (TCTP), Malaysia is sharing their experiences on management of biodiversity and ecosystem. The third country training program was conducted at the University of Malaysia Sabah (UMS) in the institute…
The Great Virunga Trans-boundary Core Secretariat (GVTCS) has revealed that it has set aside money to construct five more tanks neighboring sub-counties of Mgahinga to curb the water scarcity in the area. This was revealed…
Thursday, 20 October 2011 15:03

Gorilla Census will be most accurate ever

In an effort to help conservationists understand population dynamics of the gorillas, assess the success of conservation programmes aimed at ensuring their survival, and ensure that they receive continued attention from the global conservation community;…
PRESS RELEASE FOR THE GREATER VIRUNGA TRANSBOUNDARY COLLABORATION REGIONAL FORUM   Theme: Transboundary Collaboration for effective conservation     1 The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration The roots of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration lie in…
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 12:33

UWA hailed for new birding trails in MFNP

A principal Wildlife Officer from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage, Mr. Akankwasa Barirega has applauded the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) for opening up new trails to promote birding in Murchison Falls…
Sunday, 02 October 2011 06:46


Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) exhibited a variety of products that included promotional and information materials which attracted hundreds of Northern Uganda folks during the week long activities to mark the world Tourism Day in Gulu…
Monday, 05 September 2011 07:36


A presentation detailing Tourism attractions, new products and investment opportunities in Uganda’s protected areas was one of the few that made it to the tight programme of the just ended 23rd Uganda North America Association…
Saturday, 17 September 2011 14:54

UWA offers Media entrance to the National Parks

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…


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