10 Giraffes Leave Murchison For Kidepo

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) in partnership with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) has embarked on translocating 10 Nubian Giraffe from Murchison Falls National Park to Kidepo Valley National Park. The 20-day exercise kicked off last week with a flag off at UWA offices in Kampala. The decision was reached after conservationists ... Read More...

Lake Bunyonyi, sensationally Deep!

In Uganda, when you’re unbeatable at what you do they call you mazzi mawanvu, Luganda for ‘deep waters.’ Lake Bunyonyi in southwestern Uganda, the deepest lake in Uganda and second deepest on the continent is simply the most amazing water body in this part of Africa. Tourists who have been to ... Read More...

A New trail for Mt. Rwenzori Hikers Introduced

Uganda is famous for its diverse wildlife and magnificent landscapes. Mountain Rwenzori is at the heart of things linking several miles of mountain ranges with the savannah, water bodies and forestry traversing national parks through farmlands and winding past volcanoes. Located in the Albertine Rift Valley in Western Uganda, Mt. Rwenzori ... Read More...

Ziwa: Where Rhinos Trust Humans

With all the atrocities that rhinoceroses have suffered at the hand of man, it is as astonishing as it’s unimaginable that they could still trust a human being around them. But that is exactly what is going on at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola district of Uganda. Rhinos are critically endangered because ... Read More...

Betty Angucia: The Mother of Chimps

The 1980s and 1990s: the worst nightmare for Ugandan families was Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDs). A devastating disease that sucked life out of people like a vacuum- cleaner sucks in dust. The population grew desperate as the scourge affected every family in one way or another. To make matters worse, ... Read More...

Lutembe Wetland, the Birders Haven

Lutembe is a popular destination among birders around the world as it is home to over 70% of the world’s population of white-winged terns. Beat that! But that is not all; this beach front also attracts a plethora of bird species you won’t be able to see somewhere else in Africa. If you are ... Read More...

A Date with a Gorilla Vet in the Wild

The year 2002; a scabies outbreak was sweeping through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a world heritage park enriched with over half of the world’s only remaining 880 mountain gorillas. This is one of the most important biodiversity places on earth and yet all its residents were being threatened by a deadly infection. The ... Read More...