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Tourists defy Ebola threat to spend time with chimps in Uganda

Oblivious of what else is happening around it, this chimpanzee feeds on a banana as tourists defy Ebola threats to visit Uganda.

By Nkonge I Kaggwa on Ngamba Island In spite of the effect the Ebola pandemic has had on the tourism sector in Africa, Uganda continues to have scores of tourists flocking into the country to enjoy this year’s festive season aligning with government’s position that there is no Ebola in Uganda. There have been reports from Western media saying the African tourism sector has greatly been affected since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Ebola hit the West African countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, killing over 4,500 people in the first quarter of the year. African Adventure Travellers, a tourist company in Uganda, organized a guided tour for … Continue reading

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Meet Uganda’s star Izaak Shiddy who sings to change social life

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By Nangayi Guyson in Kampala, Uganda As it is well known that people around the world and throughout history have used music to express their inner emotions, entertain their lovers, reach out to the divine, celebrate weddings, inspire political movements, and lull babies to sleep. Today, some celebrities sing because of money and making a name among others. But Singers like Rashid Male who uses Izaak Shiddy as the stage name, sings to change social Life. Last weekend The London Evening Post got up with Izaak Shiddy in the capital Kampala and he talked about why he sings to change social Life. Izaak Shiddy says that music is a gift … Continue reading

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