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Why you should visit Uganda in 2021

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Uganda is famously referred to as the "Peal of Africa" a name which was given by former British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill after his visit to the east African country more than 60 years ago. To call Uganda so, Churchill based on his observation of Uganda's natural beauty which is made up of the ever-warm weather,...

Exploring Uganda’s big five game

Uganda is one of the countries that are blessed with the big five game that include lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and the cape buffalo that are all readily seen on a wildlife safari. The term big five was initially used by the big-game hunters who referring to the five most difficult animals to hunt on...

Is Uganda’s water safe for drinking on a safari?

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Uganda is endowed with fresh water sources. Water is the cheapest beverage any visitor can access at any part of country. Tapped water in Uganda is relatively safe but not recommended for drinking unless boiled. All tour companies ensure that visitors carry safe bottled water all times. Where does water come from...

COVID-19 in Uganda: Latest Updates

Covid-19 in Uganda
On September 22nd 2021, the president of Uganda H.E Yoweri Museveni eased Covid-19 restrictions. During his Address on measures to contain covid-19 situation, Museveni confirmed that Covid-19 transmission rates have continued to decline. As a result, some of the Covid-19 restrictions were lifted including allowing universities to re-open November this year, increasing vaccination that...

Malaria Parasite Can Now Resist Main Line of Treatment: A New Study in Uganda Reveals

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Uganda located in East Africa along the equator is one of the safe countries to travel to especially for gorilla tours. Among the safety tips for travel to Uganda is to avoid malaria, the leading cause of death accounting for over 27% of lives in the country according to Uganda National Malaria Control Program. Other causes of...

Gorilla Tourism in Covid-19 Times

Global protocols for tourismAdventure activities, for example gorilla trekkingHow covid-19 threatens the survival of gorillasGorilla trekking rules and regulationsTaking selfies with gorillas amidst covid-19New gorilla tourism rules How Covid-19 has crippled tourism in Africa The outbreak of covid-19 and the subsequent global pandemic has largely affected...

Uganda Travel Guidelines Amidst COVID-19 Restrictions

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Important travel information to guide visitors and tourists to Uganda amidst Coronavirus-control measures In June, the government of Uganda announced a partial lockdown and travel restrictions under new measures to fight the second wave of Covid-19 which started in late May. Under the new circumstances, the government also issued new travel measures to...

UNEB Releases 2020 UACE Results

2020 UACE results
Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released the 2020 results of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with female candidates outshining their male counterparts this time round. During the release of the results on Friday, UNEB Executive Secretary Mr Daniel Odongo mentioned that although female candidates were fewer, they managed to perform better...

What causes endless land wrangles in Uganda

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In Uganda, land is considered as the biggest asset one can ever own in their lifetime. Buying land is always the main target for everyone working including young people just beginning their career. Owning land in Uganda is considered as a key determinant in making wealth and the common formular followed is, make money, buy land...

Cheptegei wins Olympic gold in men’s 5000m final

Josua Cheptegei
Joshua Cheptegei has won an olympic gold medal in the men's 5,000 meters final in Tokyo on Friday. The 24-year-old won the race ahead of Canada's Mohammed Ahmed and USA's Paul Chelimo who finished second and third to claim silver and bronze respectively. Cheptegei, the world record holder in men's 5000 meters clocked...

Chemutai wins Uganda’s first gold medal in Japan Olympics

Uganda's Peruth Chemutai has won an olympics gold medal in the women's 3000 steeplechase in Japan. She has become the first Ugandan woman ever to win an olympic medal. The 22-year-old out-sprinted USA's Courtney Frerichs on the final lap to win by 20 meters and setting a new national record. Chemutai timed 9min...

Cheptegei and Kiplimo win silver and bronze medals in Olympics

Uganda's duo Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo have won silver and bronze olympics medals repectively in the men's 10,000 meter final on Friday. The duo came second and third after Ethiopia's Selemon Barega who took the gold medal. Cheptegei and Kiplimo's success means Uganda has won it's ever double medals in the Olympics...
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Is Uganda’s water safe for drinking on a safari?

Uganda is endowed with fresh water sources. Water is the cheapest beverage any visitor can access at any part of country. Tapped...
Covid-19 in Uganda

COVID-19 in Uganda: Latest Updates

On September 22nd 2021, the president of Uganda H.E Yoweri Museveni eased Covid-19 restrictions. During his Address on measures to contain covid-19...
malaria in Uganda

Malaria Parasite Can Now Resist Main Line of Treatment: A New Study in Uganda...

Uganda located in East Africa along the equator is one of the safe countries to travel to especially for gorilla tours. Among...