Tourism, entertainment worst hit but economy to carry on- President Museven

During this past weekend’s prayer session, President Yoweri Museveni acknowledged that the tourism and entertainment industries were indeed affected by this. He said that apart from tourism and entertainment industries that would be greatly affected by the threat of the COVID19 pandemic, the economy of Uganda would continue to thrive. Remember the country has for… Continue reading Tourism, entertainment worst hit but economy to carry on- President Museven

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Schools closed, church postponed- President Museveni addresses the nation

The president addressed the nation on the Coronavirus pandemic and announced the drastic measures Uganda was taking. Though it doesn’t have a single confirmed case of the virus yet, Uganda will clearly do everything in its power to keep it that way. At the risk of bringing everything to a screeching halt, the president announced… Continue reading Schools closed, church postponed- President Museveni addresses the nation

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A walk into history: Singer Akon shot the Mama Africa song

Like a treasure, it stays shy away from the buzzing Gulu town. Many know her as the 140-year-old scenic setting where Senegalese-American R&B superstar Akon shot the video for his song Mama Africa in July 2008. The four-minute video attempts to recapture the agonizing crucifixion that the Arab slave traders subjected their captives to between the… Continue reading A walk into history: Singer Akon shot the Mama Africa song

Ugandans in tourism are losing jobs- Amos Wekesa

By Our reporter A recent meeting between the president and key stakeholders in the tourism sector saw pertinent issues raised. Amos Wekesa, a re-known tourism enthusiast and entrepreneur used the chance to speak up about the impact of the coronavirus on the sector. Wekesa asked the President why the tourism sector was still being taxed… Continue reading Ugandans in tourism are losing jobs- Amos Wekesa

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Corona virus reaches Kenya

Yesterday Thursday the 12th day of March, Kenya, a country that borders Uganda to the east got its much-dreaded first coronavirus case. Speaking to the press, Mutahi Kagwe, Kenya’s health minister said the patient had been diagnosed at the government’s national influenza center laboratory after traveling home via London on March 5. The patient, a… Continue reading Corona virus reaches Kenya

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Corona virus: 14 day isolation or return to your country

By Our Reporter Like the rest of the world is, Uganda has gone on full alert of the deadly Coronavirus. A press release by the Uganda Tourism Board in respect to the health ministry’s precautions affirms this. In the statement, the section dubbed, Interventions in Uganda & travel recommendations by the Ministry of Health, showed… Continue reading Corona virus: 14 day isolation or return to your country

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A journey to save the sheer butter tree: Gerima walks to Kenya

He is not new to it, Gerima Mustafa, has in fact walked top Arua before. His passion for the pertinent cause that is saving the shea butter tree remains unmatched. An article by Kenya’s The Star upon his arrival in Kenya caught the eye. A write-up into what transpired, dubbed, Ugandan activist for shea tree… Continue reading A journey to save the sheer butter tree: Gerima walks to Kenya