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Tax increases in Jamaica’s tourism sector

Tax increases in Jamaica’s tourism sector

Jamaica’s hospitality is world-renowned with an intoxicating mix of natural beauty and welcoming accommodations. The country’s tourism product is as diverse as it is warm and beautiful which makes the country’s tourism number of visitors high every year. Besides in current year, Jamaica has been ranked among the top five of the world’s most favored [...]

Queen Elizabeth and Mt. Rwenzori National Park fires

Queen Elizabeth and Mt. Rwenzori National Park fires

The months of December, January and now February have traditionally been very hot in Uganda. As a result there have been a lot of bush fires in many of the upcountry areas in the Country. The national parks have not been spared either. Queen Elizabeth national park and Mountain Rwenzori national park in Kasese are [...]

Ngamba Island Chimpanzees

Ngamba Island Chimpanzees

Chimpanzees are faced with an increased number of dangers from humans as their habitat keeps shrinking and also due to the increase in trafficking and killings by farmers as they destroy crops. They are thus feared to become extinct with 15 – 20 years if nothing is done to protect them in due time. According [...]

The trouble with Uganda’s wildlife conservation

The trouble with Uganda’s wildlife conservation

It is not surprising that an investigation has been ordered into allegations of festering corruption at the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) by the tourism ministry. There have been many warnings about the way things were running at UWA. The troubles at the authority may have a history in the lack of attention paid to conservation [...]

Uganda Wildlife Bosses Suspended

Uganda Wildlife Bosses Suspended

THE head of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Moses Mapesa, and another boss are forced on leave over corruption. Two other bosses resigned. Joseph Tibeijuka, the director for finance, is now the acting executive director. The board chairman, Dr. Boysier Oumar Muballe, said the suspension would help the authority investigate the matter without interference. He cited [...]

Anthrax kills 82 hippos in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Anthrax kills 82 hippos in Queen Elizabeth National Park

An anthrax outbreak in Queen Elizabeth National Park located in western Uganda is still raging prompting the government to warn people living around the park to desist from eating game meat. The chairman of the National Anthrax Task Force Dr Nicholas Kauta told journalists on Thursday that so far, 82 hippos and nine buffaloes have [...]

5 lions poisoned in Queen Elizabeth park

5 lions poisoned in Queen Elizabeth park

5 lions poisoned in Queen Elizabeth park FIVE lions and 16 vultures in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda have died of suspected poisoning, acting warden Nelson Guma said. The carcasses of three lionesses and two males, formerly part of a pride of about 10, along the Kasenyi track, were discovered about a [...]

Air Travel Safety Rise to a higher Level Through advanced Pilot Skills in Uganda.

Air Travel Safety Rise to a higher Level Through advanced Pilot Skills in Uganda.

Air Travel Safety Rise to a higher Level Through advanced Pilot Skills in Uganda. There have been several aircraft crush incidents that have been happening all around the world and they have been due to several reasons like Pilot error (weather related) represents accidents in which pilot error was the cause but brought about by [...]

Air Uganda Started New Operations in Kigali

Air Uganda Started New Operations in Kigali

Air Uganda Started New Operations in Kigali Air Uganda is the designated national airline for Uganda which was formed in 2007 and began commercial flight operations on November 15, 2007 with its Headquartered in Kampala. The Airline operations base is at Entebbe International Airport, and it operates scheduled flights from Entebbe to various countries in Eastern [...]

Safari Clothing Uganda

Safari Clothing Uganda

African Safari Clothing: Uganda Safari attire is casual and invariably comfortable. A combination of light clothing, hats, sturdy shoes, long sleeve shirts, sweat shirt or fleece for evenings up country will do. Because of Uganda’s position on the Equator, a need for sun cream is necessary. Although women in up country may feel more comfortable [...]




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