Banking in Uganda

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Banking in Uganda Banking in Uganda has undergone significant development and transformation in recent years, aiming to improve financial inclusion and accessibility for the population. Here are some key aspects of banking in Uganda: Commercial Banks: Uganda has several commercial banks, both local and international, that provide a wide range of financial services. Some prominent commercial banks in Uganda include Stanbic...

UWA to Promote Local Tourism for Sustainable Development

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UWA bus
Tourism plays a crucial role in the economic development of any country, contributing to job creation, foreign exchange earnings, and infrastructure development. In Uganda, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is spearheading efforts to enhance local tourism, focusing on preserving the country's natural resources while promoting sustainable tourism practices. This article explores UWA's initiatives aimed at bolstering local tourism and...

Uganda Assures Tourists of Safety After Kasese Terror Attack

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UPDF in Kasese
In the wake of the recent terror attack in Kasese, Uganda, the government and tourism authorities through the Uganda Tourism Board have assured tourists both local and international of their safety while exploring the various tourist sites in the country. “The Ministry of Defense and Veteran Affairs has stated that Kasese and the entire Rwenzori Region are sure, peaceful,...

Mount Elgon joins UNESCO’s List of Approved Biosphere Reserves

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Mountain Elgon Uganda
Mount Elgon, one of Africa's most breathtaking natural wonders, has recently secured a spot on UNESCO's prestigious list of Approved Biosphere Reserves. Located on the border between Kenya and Uganda, this majestic mountain and its surrounding ecosystems have captivated scientists and nature enthusiasts alike for generations. The inclusion of Mount Elgon as a biosphere reserve highlights the importance of...

Emin Pasha Kampala Joins Rwanda-Based Hotel Chain City Blue

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Emin Pasha Kampala
In a significant move that strengthens its presence in the hospitality industry, Rwanda-based hotel chain City Blue has announced its acquisition of Emin Pasha, a renowned boutique hotel in Uganda. This strategic takeover marks a milestone for City Blue as it expands its operations beyond Rwanda's borders and ventures into the vibrant tourism market of Uganda. With a commitment...

Onomo Hotel: A New Five-Star Experience to Lodge in Kampala

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Onomo Hotel Uganda
Kampala, the vibrant capital city of Uganda, is renowned for its rich history, diverse culture, and stunning landscapes. As the city continues to grow as a hub for business and tourism, the demand for luxurious accommodations has also risen. In response to this demand, Onomo Hotels, a renowned international hotel brand, has recently opened its doors in Kampala, offering a...

The United States Updates Travel Advisory For Uganda: LGBTQ+ Considerations

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The United States has recently updated its travel advisory for Uganda, providing essential information for American citizens, including those who identify as LGBTQ+, planning to visit or currently residing in the East African nation. Travel advisories serve as a guide to help individuals make informed decisions about their safety and security while abroad. This article aims to highlight the...

USAID Follows WTN with Warning About Uganda Travel After the Anti-Homosexuality Law

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In the wake of Uganda's controversial anti-homosexuality law, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has issued a travel advisory, following the World Travel Network (WTN), urging caution to individuals planning trips to the East African country. This move highlights growing concerns over human rights violations and the safety of the LGBTQ+ community in Uganda. The anti-homosexuality law, signed...

Uganda Announces New Tourism Initiative at The Concluded POATE

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KAMPALA, UGANDA - In an exciting development for the East African nation of Uganda, the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities announced a new tourism initiative at the recently concluded Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE). The initiative aims to further boost the country's tourism industry and attract visitors from around the globe to experience the diverse natural beauty...

Uganda Airlines Reinstates Fifth Johannesburg Flight

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Uganda Airlines
Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has announced the reinstatement of its fifth flight to Johannesburg, South Africa. This move comes as a response to the increasing demand for travel between the two countries and signifies a positive step towards the recovery of the aviation industry. The decision to reintroduce the fifth flight is a result of the airline's...