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Covid -19 Updates

Uganda lifted certain COVID-19 restrictions, including opening Entebbe International Airport on October 1 and all land borders, allowing schools to re-open on October 15 for the candidate classes, permitting places of worship to gather, and allowing open-air sport activities to resume without spectators. On November 9, the Ministry of Health issued further updates relaxing restrictions, including allowing gatherings of no more than 200 persons provided masks are worn and social distancing of 2 meters is followed.  Read more…

15 Things You Didn’t Know About the Flamingos

Flamingos are a familiar sight even to those who have never seen one in real life. The tropical wading birds have long legs with backward-bending knees, long curvy necks, and most noticeably, they are pink. We can admire flamingos or laugh at them (and often both), so we may as well learn something about them. 1. There are six distinct species of flamingo, but it takes a trained eye to distinguish them. 2. Adult flamingos Read more…

Rwenzori Mountains National Park

The fabled “Mountains of The Moon” lie in Western Uganda on the Congolese border, with snow-covered, equatorial peaks rising to height of 5110 m and lower slopes blanketed in moorland and rich montane forest. Most of the park is accessible to hikers with magnificent scenery and 19 Albertine Rift endemics, amongst them;Rwenzori Turaco and Shelley’s Crimsonwing, would be ample reward for the intrepid, backpacking birder. The Rwenzori Mountains have been selected as one of theWorld’s Read more…

Amazing Sipi Falls in Uganda

The Sipi falls are a phenomenon to many visitors, both local and foreign, yearly. Regarded as one of the most romantic places in Uganda,the falls are a series of three prominent waterfalls, with the longest drops as high 100m. The second waterfall drops 75m below and has upper cascades before the plunge. The third water fall measures 85m and is tall and columnar. It has a vigorous flow with mist and even creates mini rainbows Read more…

Beauty in Murchison Falls National park

Get to Know More about Murchison Falls National Park. This is a wonderful and undisturbed game park along the Western tourism circuit giving a premier experience to wildlife lovers.  Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest National Park, and its sites on an area of about 3,840km2 that combined with the contiguous Karuma and Bugungu wildlife reserves that straddle the Ugandan districts of Bulisa, Nwoya, Kiryandongo, and Masindi in North West of Uganda. Murchison Falls Read more…

What do Mountain Gorillas Eat? Diet and Eating Habits of gorillas

The closeness of Mountain gorillas to humans and their endangered life status makes one wonder what they eat that makes them so strong. The fact that they do not survive in the captivity of zoos is another reason why people ask the question of what do mountain gorillas eat. To put it simply, the diet of mountain gorillas is majorly made up of plant material such as leaves, stems, buds, piths, and barks among others. The Read more…

UWEC unveils pair of tigers at Entebbe zoo

Uganda on Wednesday unveiled a pair of tigers at the Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) in Entebbe. James Musinguzi, the executive director of UWEC said the animals, a male and a female, were from a South African partner zoo. They arrived in the country on March 7 and have since been under the watch of the veterinary team at UWEC. Musinguzi, at the media launch, said the animals will be transferred to their specialized exhibit Read more…

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