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News Uganda » Tourism: Uganda: WB Cuts Funding for Shs46b Hotel Tourism Institute

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804180173.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The Ministry of Tourism has said the World Bank has reduced funding for construction of the Jinja based Hotel and Tourism Training from the initial $13m (Shs46.2b) to $7m (Shs25.2b) Addressing journalists in Kampala, Ephraim Kamuntu the Tourism minister ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Poison suspected in deaths of 11 lions in Uganda

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Poison-suspected-in-deaths-of-11-lions-in-Uganda/3421523640760/
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

April 13 (UPI) --Wildlife and tourism officials in Uganda said they suspect intentional poisoning caused the deaths of 11 lions -- including eight cubs -- this week. Bashir Hangi, communications manager of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, said officials ...

News Uganda » Tourism: 11 lions killed in a suspected Uganda poison attack

News channel or source: https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/international/11-lions-killed-in-a-suspected-uganda-poison-attack
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

according to Uganda's Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. The lions are suspected to have eaten poisoned meat given to them by local villagers, the ministry said. Local reports said the villagers may have killed the lions for attacking one of ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Ugandans told to embrace tourism

News channel or source: https://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1476239/ugandans-told-embrace-tourism
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

“Most of the people who use the Safari tourism bus are foreigners ... “This is my second time in Uganda. I came during Pope Francis’s visit in 2015, but I did not get a chance to tour Kampala city. Uganda is beautiful country,” remarked Wolfgang ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Suspected poisoning takes down 11 lions in Uganda park

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/04/suspected-poisoning-takes-down-11-lions-in-uganda-park/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Uganda’s lion population is around 500. Image by Rhett A. Butler/Mongabay. Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda’s minister of tourism, wildlife and antiquities, pointed out the importance of lions in drawing tourists. “We condemn in the strongest terms possible ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Uganda Tour Operators condemn malicious killing of lions

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/182578/uganda-tour-operators-condemn-malicious-killing-of-lions
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

“On behalf of the Board, management and entire membership of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) we condemn this malicious act as devoid of moral character by one serial enemy of tourism. Such acts undermine the efforts by tour operators to ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Uganda targets hosting conferences to boost tourism earnings

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/12/c_137104290.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

KAMPALA, April 11 (Xinhua) -- As Uganda strives to exploit its full tourism potential, the country is now targeting hosting conferences with an aim of attracting over four million tourists by 2020. Stephen Asiimwe, Chief Executive of Uganda Tourism Board ...

News Uganda » Tourism: Baby gorilla tries to rob a tourist's coat!

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/whats-hot/baby-gorilla-tries-to-rob-a-tourists-coat/vi-AAw7b0m
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

In the Bwindi forest in Uganda, a baby gorilla was playing hide and seek with a tourist when he tried to take something that didn't belong to him. He decided he wanted this child's coat.

News Uganda » Tourism: Uganda says 11 lions killed by suspected poisoning in park

News channel or source: http://www.startribune.com/uganda-says-11-lions-killed-by-suspected-poisoning-in-park/479614023/
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

The dead lions are believed to have been poisoned after attacking livestock. Tourism is a major source of revenue for Uganda's government, which lists mountain gorillas and the big cats among the country's top safari attractions.