Hiking Trails in Rwenzori Mountains-climbing the Mountains of the Moon provides hikers an exceptional on-foot-walk experience. There are several amazing hiking and nature walking trails worth hitting on Uganda safari in the Rwenzori Mountains. The trails usher climbers to the splendid snow-capped peaks, surrounding areas while on hiking safari. For those who are ready to… Continue reading Climbing the Snowy Peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains
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
It is known, a common understanding generally, that world over, the most prized of treasures are not within easy reach. Think of diamond and gold as an example, yeah? It takes lots of resources, time, and dedication before one can have these jewels. But, aren’t they are worth every sweat? Precious jewels aside, did you… Continue reading Pian Upe: A beauty worth the journey
View Uganda has fantastic offers around Uganda end in luxury. I imperial group of hotels Entebbe one night half board bed, breakfast lunch or supper. Brovad sands lodge Kalangala two nights a couple of full board. Samuka Island Jinja two nights a couple of full board Irungu forest park in Queen Elizabeth two nights full… Continue reading Do you wanna travel with us and enjoy Uganda ?
As Uganda battles a bellicose swarm of plant-scavenging locusts, questions must surely be asked. Sadly, on a very disturbing note, that is, the actual topic that ought to be taking centre, remains mostly shelved. Shall we finally see the real discussion happening in Uganda, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia and South Sudan? Could it maybe… Continue reading What has the Indian Ocean got to do with locusts
in what could pass for a subtle rant, government mouthpiece, Ofwono Opondo voiced his concerns at what he termed ‘flip-flopping” by Ugandan ministers on the Murchison Falls issue. He echoed many of Ugandan’s cries on the issue surround falls being reduced to a dam. The indecision, the sneaky feel of the discussion therein; all of… Continue reading Ofwono Opondo speaks out on the Murchison Falls issue
UWA the body that manages the country’s wildlife recently released 5 Rothschild giraffes into North Eastern Uganda-based Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve. This reintroduction exercise will now bring the total number of giraffes to 15, 10 of which are females. Presiding over the event, Dr. Panta Kasoma, representing the Chairman of the UWA Board of Trustees,… Continue reading 15 Giraffes Translocated to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve
I watched with a pained heart as pictures of a flooding Kampala sauntered back and forth on the various social media streets. Like most of our realities, these had soon been turned into memes, hilarious memes. Boda-boda riders and obviously desperate passengers ploughing through the murky waters was a hit. But once you put the… Continue reading A flooding Kampala should worry us all.
To quote the urban youth: “It is not a looker”. Not one bit! How the shoebill stork, (often just called the shoebill), which should be nowhere near the list of the most sought after birds then becomes one of the most sought after birds become bedazzling! Oh yes, it really is. Not only does it… Continue reading A Shoebill-affair in Uganda
The beauty of a bird, like a fabric, is in its feathers. However, what screams beauty other than an enchanting color, right? These birds adorn colors so beautiful they could strut through the runway with such ease. And guess what, some of them which we shall now list are found right here in Uganda. Great… Continue reading Meet the ‘designer’ birds of Uganda