Alibaba joins drive to promote Rwandas tourism industry

Alibaba has become one of the latest biggest business organization to join the campaign to promote tourism in Rwanda. Alibaba Group executive chairman, Jack Ma and Rwanda president, Paul Kagame recently witnessed the signing of three agreements between the East African country and the tech giant. The deals establish an electronic world trade platform hub [...]


Kanye & Kim stunned by Uganda’s wildlife and nature

Rapper Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian West Monday met Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni at State House Entebbe. The American rap singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer arrived in Uganda Saturday to record a video. Kim Kardashian, an American reality television personality, entrepreneur and socialite. What Kanye and Museveni discussed was not [...]


Kadaga launches Uganda Culture Park in China

In a move geared to promote Ugandas tourism, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has launched a Uganda culture park in China. Located at Shaping Street, Kaifu District in Hunan Province in China, the forested park sits on 40 hectares of land. The park, is surrounded by water bodies, features sculptured art pieces of Ugandan [...]


World’s tallest mammal crosses Nile to new home

Giraffes crossing Ready to cross River Nile With their tall necks and spindly legs, one would think giraffes are superb swimmers just like the giant elephants. Well, no. For years, Rothschild's giraffes have been stuck on the northern side of the River Nile and had to be manually translocated. But it was no [...]


Cabinet approves new Uganda Tourism Policy

Uganda Cabinet approves new Tourism Policy A national tourism policy that aims to enhance competitiveness of Uganda's tourism sector through effective marketing, promotion, research and infrastructure development has been approved by cabinet. Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi, the minister for information and national guidance, said that the existing policy formulated in 2003 had run its course, [...]