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NEW UTB CEO, DEPUTY ASSUME OFFICE

Kampala, Uganda. March 6, 2019 – Following the recent announcement of managerial changes at Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the new Chief Executive Officer, Lilly Ajarova and Deputy Bradford Ochieng have officially assumed office.

Ajarova, who replaces Stephen Asiimwe, was until recently the Executive Director at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust. Ochieng who replaces John Ssempebwa has hitherto served as the Director of Corporate Affairs at Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA).

Uganda to host 4th Africa Congress of Accountants

H.E. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is to officially open the 4th African Congress of Accountants on May 2 at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala. This is the first time Uganda is hosting the continental event that has so far confirmed participation by 933 professional accountants. The conference runs from 2nd–5th of May, 2017 under the theme: Accountancy and Accountability: Transforming Africa’s Economies.

Conservation motivated investors benefit Uganda – President Museveni

PRESS RELEASE

ENTEBBE, UGANDA –H.E. President Yoweri Museveni has called on investors that promote responsible investment and sustainable development to partner with Uganda in rehabilitating the protected conservation areas. This was at the media launch for the coming Giants Club’s first ever Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum to be held in Uganda later this year on 6th October.

Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge bags gold at Quality Summit

Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, from Uganda, winner of the BID International Quality Summit Award in New York 2015. New York hosted this year’s BID International Quality Summit Convention, where professionals and business leaders from around the world gathered to recognize excellence and success.

The year 2015 is turning out to be a year of international awards for Uganda. Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge, an eco-friendly accommodation facility in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, won gold at the 29th International Quality Summit Convention in New York on 25 May 2015.

Museveni hosting Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu, to attend regional summit

Entebbe, Uganda – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni is hosting Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a landmark visit on 4th July 2016 at State House in Entebbe.

This is a significant visit in many ways. On the personal level for Netanyahu and his wife Sara, it is also a private visit to commemorate the death of Yonatan Netanyahu (the prime minister’s elder brother) who was killed 40 years ago on 4th July 1976 during the raid on Entebbe to rescue hostages held by Palestine fighters.