Uganda Government Asks For More Time To Effect Electoral Law Reforms

Attorney General William Byaruhanga has asked for some more days to table electoral reforms. According to Byaruhanga, government will table the proposed reforms within a period of ten days. He disclosed this while updating plenary on the progress on tabling the proposed electoral reforms. In 2016, Supreme Court judges led by Chief Justice Bart Katureebe… Continue reading Uganda Government Asks For More Time To Effect Electoral Law Reforms

Visiting the Mountain Gorillas

It is estimated that 880 mountain gorillas remaining on planet earth and most of them are found in Africa: Uganda, Rwanda and democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – known as the Virunga Mountains. Today tracking the critically endangered mountain gorillas is one of the exciting experience tourists have in Africa. With gorilla trekking safaris available, … Continue reading Visiting the Mountain Gorillas

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DR Congo’s Virunga National Park Reopens

For the first time since its closure in June 2018, the Virunga National Park in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s remarkable protected now re-opens again. This means that tourism now resumes in this spectacular destination. This park is one of the 4 world’s incredible parks where the rare mountain gorillas thrive from and also features… Continue reading DR Congo’s Virunga National Park Reopens

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Is Gorilla Tourism Sustainable?

Mountain gorillas are endangered species that need to be protected and conserved for not only the present generation but also the future generations. Did you know that there are just a few mountain gorillas surviving in the wild? The 2012 Gorilla Census puts the number of mountain gorillas to about 880 individuals thriving in the… Continue reading Is Gorilla Tourism Sustainable?

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Gorilla Tourism: Is It Safe to Visit the Mountain Gorillas?

Tracking  mountain  gorillas  in  the Virungas  or  Bwindi Impenetrable national Park ranks  among  the  absolute  highlights  of primates safaris in Africa. The  exhilaration  attacked  to  first  setting  eyes  on  a  wild  mountain  gorilla  is  difficult  to  describe. These  are  enormous  animals  up  to  three  times  as  bulky  as  the  average  man! Their  size and power… Continue reading Gorilla Tourism: Is It Safe to Visit the Mountain Gorillas?

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East Africa Tourism: Joint Regional Marketing in Dilemma

Around 2014, Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya-the 3 (three) East African Community member states introduced what is called a single tourist visa which offers visitors a chance to visit the 3 East African Community states. This was after harmonizing the fees and it is from this that the three states also came into agreement to market… Continue reading East Africa Tourism: Joint Regional Marketing in Dilemma

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Why Rwanda is Targeting Chinese Tourists

With everyone still left in wonders about Rwanda’s recent deal with Arsenal, shortly after this tremendous partnership, this Africa’s landlocked country has also embarked on aggressive marketing of its natural wonders to China a move that is expected to attract many Chinese tourists in the nearby future. The recent focus on this particular tourism market… Continue reading Why Rwanda is Targeting Chinese Tourists