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Uganda Sets Ambitious Targets for Tourism Revenue Growth

Uganda aims to boost annual tourism revenue to $1.9 billion and increase inbound tourism revenue per visitor to $1,500, as revealed by Minister Tom Butime during the unveiling of the 2023 tourism performance report. Uganda’s tourism authorities have articulated their intention to augment the annual tourism revenue to approximately 1.9 billion U.S. dollars, alongside elevating […]

Uganda Plans Second-Biggest International Airport at Kidepo, Boosting Tourism Sector

Uganda’s Minister for Tourism, Tom Butime, announced plans to build the country’s second-largest International Airport at Kidepo, with potential investors from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) involved in discussions. The construction aims to enhance tourism, with tourists expected to traverse various destinations including national parks The government is in talks with potential investors from the […]

Mitigating Climate Vulnerability: Coca-Cola Beverages Africa’s Commitment to Water Security and Climate Resilience in Africa

In late 2023, East Africa faced devastating floods after a prolonged drought, underscoring the region’s vulnerability to climate change. Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) is actively engaged in promoting water security and climate resilience across the continent. Africa’s vulnerability to climate change was once again demonstrated in late 2023, when torrential rains swept across much of […]

High Court Orders Removal of Caveats on Land for Standard Gauge Railway Project

The High Court in Tororo district has ordered the temporary removal of caveats on land designated for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project. Judge Henry Isabirye Kawesa issued the ruling, instructing the Commissioner of Land Registration to lift the caveats and attachment order, allowing the government to proceed with surveying, mutating, and […]