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Uganda’s tourism sites: Kagulu Hill, eastern Uganda

Kagulu Hill, also Kagulu Rock, is a rocky prominence that rises 10,000 feet (3,048 m), above sea level, in the Eastern Region of Uganda. The hill is located in Bugabula sub-county, Buyende District, in Uganda’s Eastern Region. This is about 42 kilometres (26 mi) north-east of Kamuli, the nearest town. Kagulu is approximately 106 kilometres (66 mi) north of Jinja, the …

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DEATH BED: UGANDA’S HOTEL INDUSTRY IS CHOKING ON 20+ TAXES

DEATH BED: UGANDA’S HOTEL INDUSTRY IS CHOKING ON 20+ TAXES Death and taxes will remain as long as human beings live on earth but the hotel taxes in Uganda are shocking and anti-development. Uganda Revenue Authority comes to audit hotels in Uganda with a list of taxes. In July 2019, …

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51yr old Canadian parachuting tourist dies on top of Mt Kilimanjaro

NAIROBI, Sept 29 — A Canadian tourist died yesterday while parachuting from the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak and Tanzania’s top tourist attraction. Once you cross the altitude of 18,000 feet you enter the lower realm of the death zone. Justin Kyllo, 51, was killed after his parachute …

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UGANDA’S ROAD SHOW IN CANADA TARGET TOURISM AGENTS

Uganda to Hold Agent Events in TORONTO, MONTREAL and EDMONTON The Uganda Tourism Board is holding its largest roadshow in three cities across Canada this month aimed at educating agents on the many educational and adventurous experiences available in the country.  The Uganda Tourism Board will be holding events in …

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Uganda conservation foundation donates to Uganda wildlife authority

By our reporter www.kigezinews.com Uganda wildlife authority has been given surveillance equipment to help handle it’s activities. The items include GPS car Antena, base radio, boot mount antennas, duplexer cables among others. Through its representative Mr Martin Sesanga, Uganda Conservation foundation has urged UWA to seriously conserve nature and save …

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Miss Tourism Uganda holds its first ever Kampala Regional Selections

Miss Tourism Uganda holds its first ever Kampala Regional Selections By Our Reporter  www.kigezinews.com The ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities in conjunction with the Uganda Tourism Board have launched the sixth edition of the Miss Tourism beauty pageant. Speaking at the launch at Sheraton hotel early this month, Bradford …

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