The Return of Giraffes To Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Monday, February 3, 2020

The Nubian Giraffes have now returned to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve after 25 years of extinction. The move of the giraffes happened on 29th October 2019 with the first batch of five giraffes transferred from Uganda’s largest wildlife park – Murchison falls national park to Pian Upe. Over 1,550 adult giraffes are estimated to be living within the northern part of Murchison...

What Is The Best Time To Visit Uganda

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The best time to visit Uganda is during periods of sunshine and hot weather when many of the national parks and forest roads are easily accessible and passable. This period runs from late December to late February. June to September is also a good time to travel as you can expect warm temperatures and little rain.

The wet seasons run from March to May and October to November – during this time downpours are frequent and often create less accessibility on roads and within some national...

Uganda Reopens Entebbe International Airport, Land Borders On 1st October After Six Months Of Closure

Friday, October 23, 2020

Transportation across borders is big factor that affects tourism in East Africa. There is always need for a new route for bus services and air couriers and it is a good thing that transportation companies are venturing out into new territory every other day.

Trinity express, a bus company is almost ready to launch new routes to Tanzania, Eastern Congo and Burundi. Trinity express has in recent years become one of the largest bus operators between Kigali and Kampala and is looking to...

Uganda Wildlife Authority Restricts Tours To Game Parks Protect Wildlife Amid COVID 19 Pandemic

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Because of the novel corona virus COVID 19 pandemic, Uganda Wildlife Authority has promptly moved to restrict tours the wildlife parks especially for primates such as gorillas, chimpanzees, from potential infection as they share more than 97% DNA with human beings.

Uganda wildlife Authority (UWA) came out with a statement to ensure the safety of primates in Uganda by suspending all primate safaris. On top of this, there were adjustments in rescheduling of gorilla permits and...

Silverback Rafiki Killed By Poachers In Uganda

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) released a statement on 12th June 2020 of the death of Nkuringo group silverback famously called Rafiki who was the only silverback in the group. Postmortem results indicated that the cause of death was injury from a sharp object on the left upper abdomen that raptured the internal organs. The object is suspected to have been a spear by poachers.

According to UWA, four suspected poachers have been arrested in connection with this incident.

Rafiki...