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

The wild Lodges

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No, Uganda doesn’t have any Corona Virus cases yet

The week started on a rather disturbing note. A video of Chinese nationals suspected to be having the Coronavirus here in Uganda made rounds. So news of the Coronavirus allegedly reaching Uganda went wild and for a while couldn’t be quelled. A one Gillian Nantume, a reporter with NTV made things worse. NTV reported thus:… Continue reading No, Uganda doesn’t have any Corona Virus cases yet

As men shun responsibilities, women are taking over- Archbishop Kaziimba

No handshakes. No flashy photography. As you all might know by now, Uganda has a new Archbishop. And yes, these were among the rules in the just concluded and well-attended enthronement ceremony of the new Archbishop of the church of Uganda. The ceremony to usher in the ninth archbishop of the Province of the Church… Continue reading As men shun responsibilities, women are taking over- Archbishop Kaziimba

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