Tourism Experts Caution of Job Cuts

Experts in the tourism industry of Uganda say several Ugandans could lose their jobs due to the newly introduced 18% Value Added Tax which the government has planned to put on all tourist accommodations found upcountry. Maria Kiwanuka the Finance Minister, in trying to look for funds to fund the 14 trillion Uganda Shillings budget,.. read more →

Ugandan Tourism Stakeholders Object intended VAT

Following the reading of the Uganda budget in parliament earlier this very month, there were immediate protests as well as oppositions raised by different stakeholders in the tourism industry, however it took until just a day ago before the tourism trade associations prepared their response concerning the intentions of the government to add as much.. read more →

Rwanda to unveil new Tourism Product – the Genocide Museum

Info emerging from Kigali is that 4th July will be celebrated with the launching of a brand-new museum situated at the national parliament within Kigali-Rwanda. This date will mark the 20th anniversary since the brutal genocide. Ever before, a monument was found on top of the building that continues to exhibit bullet holes from the.. read more →