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Chimpanzees are species of great ape native to the forest and savannah of tropical Africa. Also known as chimps, chimpanzees are believed to have a closest DNA which is almost 98% to humans. They relatively stay in groups of 10 to 100 with one dominant male as a leader. Adult female chimp weighs between 30 to 50kgs at a height of 2 to 4 feet whi… read more
Daniel Yu, founder and CEO of Wasoko – a B2B e-commerce platform that connects informal retailers to manufacturers of consumer goods – recently announced that he and the bulk of the company’s tech team has relocated to Zanzibar. Wasoko is a founding partner of an initiative called Silicon Zanzibar, which aims to promote the semi-autonomous group… read more
Everything is almost complete for the start of Uganda Airlines' commercial operations in China. The Ugandan flag carrier has set Tuesday 18 October as the date for its inaugural flight to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.
"We are well ahead of schedule in launching the service to Guangzhou. We can now say with… read more
Intermodal transport across Lake Victoria has received a fresh boost with the launch of the newly built wagon ferry MV Uhuru II. Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta was on hand to witness the ferry’s launch as he commissioned Kenya Shipyards Limited’s (KSL) refurbished shipbuilding facility at Kisumu on Tuesday.
Construction of t… read more
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and conservation non-profit, Space for Giants, have entered into a co-management partnership agreement to revive and promote Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve as one of East Africa's premier game parks. The game reserve found in the northeastern region of Karamoja is the second largest protec… read more
Emirates, a leading international airlines, has announced plans to expand its Africa operations in order to meet the growing air travel needs of travellers in the region.
Currently, the Dubai-based airline, which is a subsidiary of the Emirates Group, owned by the government of Dubai's Investment Corporation of Dubai, which fly to 1… read more
As of 1 April 2022, Uganda Airlines has a new board of directors, chaired by Priscilla Mirembe Seruka. The new team wants to turn the page on the financial malpractices and management problems that have tainted the reputation of Uganda's national airline since its launch three years ago.
Uganda Airlines wants to take advantage of the futur… read more
In a bid to position Uganda as a preferred tourist destination in the East African source market, Uganda Tourism Board participated in this year's Karibu KILIFAIR at Magereza Grounds in Arusha Tanzania from June 3-5.
The tourism agency said, Karibu-Kilifair attracted over 400 exhibitors from over 15 African countries, over 500 internationa… read more
American Airlines and Qatar Airways are expanding their strategic alliance with a new codeshare agreement, enabling American’s customers to book travel on Qatar Airways flights via Doha to and from 16 new countries.
Pending any necessary government codeshare approvals, travellers will be able to book travel beyond Qatar to… read more
The main highlight of Uganda safaris is gorilla trekking. Very many people who consider Uganda safari holidays are often presented with gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking experience. Though this is not all there is for a Uganda safari; mountain gorilla trekking has been the main highlight because it is rare and unique to Uganda, Rwa… read more