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Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest

Kibale Forest is Free from Ebola

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has confirmed that Kibale National Park is safe and far from Kibale district, the epic entry of the deadly Ebola disease. The wildlife body said the national park, a home to chimpanzees and famous for chimp-tracking activities, is functioning normally and far from the Ebola threat. The authority in a statement signed…
Nsenene A Local Delicacy in Uganda

Nsenene (Grass Hoppers) – A Local Delicacy in Uganda

In our coverage of Bizzare Foods that people enjoy around the world, today lets look Nsenene, the long horned grasshoppers. Known as Nsenene in the local Kiganda Language, one of the local dialects the most spoken in Uganda, these grasshoppers are a great delicacy enjoyed mostly within the central and south western region of Uganda.…
Uganda eVisa

Uganda Gets Ready for e-Visa in June

Uganda, the Pearl of Africa will launch e-Visa applications effective 1st June, 2016. For several years, Uganda has been lagged behind in joining the trend for e-Visa applications that have been proved to be working well in neighboring countries such as Rwanda and Kenya. The government of Uganda through the Immigration Department has announced that the…
British Airways

British Airways Suspends Flights to Uganda

British Airways has confirmed its flight suspension from Heathrow to Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. The Airline Regional manager Edward Frost has announced that the airline will have its last flight to Entebbe on 2nd October, 2015 and out of Entebbe to Heathrow on 3rd October 2015. The airline suspension is due to commercial reasons…
Entebbe Airport

Uganda Increases Visa Fees – Shocks Tourists on Arrival

Tourists to Uganda have been shocked on arrival at the Entebbe International Airport (EBB) by the doubled fees charged for visas that have been hiked from US$50 to US$100. Though most Ugandan High Commissions and Embassies are unaware of the changes, many tourists have been shocked on arrival on finding that this beautiful country in Eastern…
Uganda Tourism

Uganda Registers More Tourism Receipts

Tourism receipts have overtaken the remittances by Ugandans who are working abroad as the country’s top export earner; says Bank of Uganda’s monetary policy statement. According to the reports from Uganda's central bank, the tourism sector is ranking high among other sectors of the economy. Reports show that in the 2013/14 financial year, the sector…