Tourism and Life Style

The Role of Oral Chants in the Contemporary Banyakigezi Community

Oral chants are a traditional form of verbal expression that uses rhythmic speech or singing to convey stories, legends, myths, and cultural values. They are often used to pass...

UWA Suspends Hiking Activities to Margherita Peak Due To Crack Formation

Hiking activities on Margherita Peak in Rwenzori Mountains National Park have been put to a halt by the...

Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo: Uganda Gears Up for the Biggest Tourism Event of the Year

Excitement is building as Uganda prepares to host the highly anticipated Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2024, set...

UBOS Urges Public Vigilance Against Census Scammers

As Uganda prepares for its National Population and Housing Census scheduled for May 10th, the Uganda Bureau of...

Discover the Hidden Gems: Zebras Thriving in Uganda’s National Parks

Zebras are a magnificent and iconic species that roam the vast grasslands and savannas of Africa. While they...

The Role of Oral Chants in the Contemporary Banyakigezi Community

Oral chants are a traditional form of verbal expression that uses rhythmic speech or singing to convey stories, legends, myths, and cultural values. They are often used to pass down history, share wisdom, and entertain audiences. Oral chants take various forms such as , poetry, recitation, storytelling, songs, incantations, and raps. Oral chants typically use literary devices like rhyme, meter, and alliteration to create a musical quality, making them memorable and engaging. They are often performed by skilled storytellers, poets,...

UWA Suspends Hiking Activities to Margherita Peak Due To Crack Formation

Hiking activities on Margherita Peak in Rwenzori Mountains National Park have been put to a halt by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) due to the discovery of a crack formation in the Margherita glacier. The communication was made by Bashir Hangi, the Head of Communication and Public Relations at UWA in a statement made on May 14, 2024. Hangi said that the suspension of the hiking activities was a precautionary measure after conducting a comprehensive assessment in response to reports of...

Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo: Uganda Gears Up for the Biggest Tourism Event of the Year

Excitement is building as Uganda prepares to host the highly anticipated Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2024, set to take place from May 23 to 25 at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. This event promises to be a celebration of Uganda's rich and diverse tourism offerings, bringing together industry experts, stakeholders, and enthusiasts from around the globe. Attendees can look forward to a showcase of Uganda's tourism attractions, from its national parks and wildlife reserves to its cultural heritage and adventure opportunities. Daniel...

UBOS Urges Public Vigilance Against Census Scammers

As Uganda prepares for its National Population and Housing Census scheduled for May 10th, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has issued a warning to the public regarding potential scammers who may exploit the census for fraudulent purposes. Didacus Okoth, the Senior Public Relations Officer for UBOS, addressed the media today April 29, 2024, and urged residents to remain vigilant during the census period. He emphasized the importance of reporting any unrecognizable individuals who claim to be UBOS staff but...

Discover the Hidden Gems: Zebras Thriving in Uganda’s National Parks

Zebras are a magnificent and iconic species that roam the vast grasslands and savannas of Africa. While they are commonly associated with countries like Kenya and Tanzania, it may surprise many people to learn that zebras can also be found in beautiful Uganda. Uganda is known for its rich wildlife and boasts a unique population of zebras that captivate anyone fortunate enough to see them. These zebras primarily inhabit the country's national parks and reserves, freely roaming in their natural...

UWA Receives Firefighting Truck to Bolster Park Fire Management

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has received a firefighting truck from Joh Achelis, which will be used to extinguish park fires. This was confirmed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority on their official X handle on Monday April 8, 2024. “Today, April 8, Uganda Wildlife Authority received the firefighting truck from Joh Achelis,” posted on UWA's official X handle. According to the authority, the truck keys were handed over to Sam Mwandha, Uganda Wildlife Authority Executive Director, who was accompanied by UWA top...