Tag Archives: Uganda

Top Destination for Birding
July 13, 2012

Uganda: Top Destination for Birding!

You may or may not be aware that Uganda is currently one of the most exciting destinations for birders in the world. The Albertine Rift and the surrounding areas have a spectacular diversity! Recently Johnny Kamugish, renomated birding guide in Uganda, spotted what looked like a Sooty Chat but soon discovered that it was, in…

Silver Lining
July 4, 2012

Sleeping Giant’s Final Rest has…

Even giants eventually must fall, as was evidenced June 28th with the passing of Ruhondeza, the oldest silverback gorilla and leader of the first habituated gorilla family within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, in Uganda. The UWA announced news of his death with great sadness, as he represented the beginning of protected great ape tourism within…

Regal Themes
June 13, 2012

Regal Theme Continues With Japanese…

Following the celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, another royal event makes the news! Uganda indeed welcomes His Imperial Highness Prince and Her Imperial Highness Princess Akishino of Japan to the Pearl of Africa. This will mark the first time the Prince has visited the African continent and it is fitting that Uganda be…

Celebrating Diamond Jubilee
May 30, 2012

Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee

Celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee is something that comes naturally to many people around the Commonwealth country of Uganda as over the years they have developed a strong relationship with the Queen, who has visited the country more than once! Her first visit to the Pearl of Africa came in 1954 as she toured the…

UWA Resolve
April 19, 2012

UWA Resolves to Preserve Wildlife

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has responded to Uganda being ranked as one of the top travel destinations in the world by Lonely Planet by introducing new initiatives to improve conservation including building fences around the Game Parks. The UWA is a statutory body in the Ugandan Government that was established by the Uganda Wildlife…

Ebola 5 Dec
November 1, 2011

Uganda Voted Top Country to…

Uganda is top of a list of the top destinations to travel to in 2012 according to Lonely Planet! The list was voted for voted for by a panel of Lonely Planet in-house travel experts, based on topicality, excitement, value and that special X-factor! Uganda beat stiff competition including Myanmar, Bhutan, Cuba and New Caledonia…

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