Monthly Archives: November 2012

UGANDA DECLARED A PREFERED BIRDING SITE

Uganda has been declared a preferred bird watching destination 2013/14 a development expected to promote birding and uphold the country as a major tourist destination. The declaration by the government was made after Birdlife International, a global programme on conservation … Continue reading

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NEW BUSEGA-ENTEBBE BYPASS A BOOST FOR TRANSPORT AND TOURISM.

The traffic problem on the major entry and exit terminal (Entebbe International Airport) to Uganda has been as old as the independent Uganda itself, but it has worsened over the last few years as the traffic in and out of … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN BIKING IN MOUNT ELGON NATIONAL PARK

It was announced by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) that in addition to many activities like sightseeing at the sipi falls, Mountain Hiking /climbing at Mount Elgon which is very easy to climb, nature walks, mountain biking has been added to … Continue reading

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EBOLA THEN MARBURG AND EBOLA AGAIN.

In August this year, we (tour operators) were dealt with a heavy blow when it was confirmed that 8 people from one family who had earlier died of a “mysterious illness “, had died of the deadly hemorrhagic fever called … Continue reading

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SNAKE AND CAMELEONE THIEVES CAUGHT AT ENTEBBE…..

It was in the rush hour at Entebbe International Airport yesterday, when airport security and the Anti-narcotics department of the Uganda police decided to impound a suspicious looking box which was heading to departure section of the cargo at the … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN GORILLA POPULATION ON THE INCREASE.

Primate watching enthusiasts have one more reason to smile. Basing on the recent gorilla census carried out in Bwindi, it was confirmed that while the official population of mountain gorillas in this UNESCO world Heritage Site has been known to … Continue reading

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