January 28, 2020

Uganda will join the rest of the world to celebrate United Nations World Wildlife Day on the 3rd March 2020 at ssaza grounds in Kisoro Municipality, Kisoro District in Kigezi region.  This is a great day for Uganda, a country dedicated to protect and conserve wildlife for the benefit of the present and future generations

On 20th December 2013, the Sixty ei...

January 25, 2020

The Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, officially handed over the ministry of tourism Wildlife and Antiquities cabinet Ministerial Leadership to Hon. Col Tom Butime in a function that was held at the Ministry premises. Prof. Kamuntu is the newly appointed Minister for Justice and Constitutional affairs. The MTWA family appreciate the great leadership that has be...

January 16, 2018

Uganda joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Wildlife Day on 3rd March 2018. The celebration will involve a number of activities ranging from a public lecture, school quiz, exhibition and marathon in the entire week from 25th February 2018 to 3rd March 2018. The week will climax into the main celebrations on 3rd march 2018 at Uganda Wildlife Rese...

August 4, 2017

Two babies were been born in one week among Mubare group of Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, south western Uganda. 

Dr. Andrew Seguya, the Executive Director of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) said they were celebrating double joy for the addition to the gorilla families.
“Gorillas are among the rarest species of animals on the face...

August 4, 2017

                          caption: Hon. Kiwanda with eats a rolex with a bottle of coca cola at the launch

The Kampala Rolex Festival is back. This year’s edition was launched at the Jubilee grounds near Parliament recently, by the Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Hon. Godfr...

August 4, 2017

caption: Hon. Mutuuzo, Hon. Kyagulanyi and Hon. Kiwanda at the Uganda International Cultural Tourism Festival at the Uganda Museum

In a bid to boost tourism in the country, Government will soon renovate Uganda Museum which displays and exhibits ethnological, natural-historical and traditional life collections of Uganda's cultural heritage.

According to Godf...

August 4, 2017


The regional event was held at Mt. Moroto Hotel, Moroto District. It was unique because two of the contestants Lapa Elma Challa and Vanessa Nangiro are daughters to political parents in the region, Hon. Esther Anyakun, Woman MP Nakapiripit, and Christine Nakwang, former woman MP Kaboong.

Lapa Elma Challa eventually won the contest, followed by her...

August 4, 2017

caption: Deputy Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanya poses with Hon. Godfrey Kiwanda Ssubi and others at Aruu Falls in Pader district

The successful domestic tourism campaign dubbed Tulambule was in the northern region of Uganda. The campaign, led by the Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Hon. Godfrey Kiwanda Ssubi, is almost o...

August 4, 2017

 caption: Prof. Kamuntu with incoming UTB Chairman Hon. Daudi Migereko

The Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu has inaugurated the Boards of Trustees of three (3) Ministry Agencies, with the latest being that of the Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (UHTTI) in Jinja.

Prof. Kamuntu welcomed the distinguished members...

August 4, 2017

Kalangala District will host the national celebrations of the United Nations World Tourism Day (WTD) 2017. The WTD is celebrated annually on 27th September all over the world under various themes. The international theme this year is “Sustainable Tourism – a tool for development”.

The national celebrations of the day will be graced by the President of Ugan...

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