Africa draws just five percent of the world's tourists despite boasting attractions ranging from the Pyramids and Victoria Falls to wildlife safaris and endless strips of pristine beach.
Ninety elephant carcasses have been discovered in Botswana with their tusks hacked off, a charity said Tuesday, in what is believed to be one of Africa's worst mass poaching sprees.
NAIROBI. It was a disaster that left wildlife lovers around the globe appalled and baffled.
Asian elephants snatched from the wild and conscripted to haul logs in Myanmar's timber industry live on average five years less than working elephants born in captivity, researchers said Tuesday.
By Kampala Post Reporter
HUNAN PROVINCE, CHINA. In a move geared to promote Uganda’s tourism, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has launched a Uganda culture park in China.
By Johnbosco Tugume
KIRYANDONGO. A speeding trailer has knocked dead an elephant in Murchison Falls National Park in Kiryandongo district.
GOMA. Kidnappings and murder have forced the famed Virunga wildlife park in the Democratic Republic of Congo to close for visitors until 2019, the authorities said Monday.
Singapore to New York, nonstop. Almost 20 hours in the air.
Starting October 11, passengers on Singapore Airlines' newest plane, the Airbus A350-900ULR -- for Ultra Long-Range -- will travel on a record-breaking, globe-spanning flight that will reconnect the two major metropolises.
KAMPALA. The Ministry of Tourism is planning to establish a memorial and museums in which a collection of historical documents, artifacts and equipment depicting Uganda's history will be preserved.
By Fred Kiva
A Leopard that snatched and ate a Ranger's child in Queen Elizabeth National Park was also killed, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has revealed.