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Immense Expectations ahead of First International Lango Cultural Heritage and Tourism Conference

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By Rackara Emmanuel Gulu – The Acholi Tourism Board (ATB) have overwhelmingly confirmed their exceptional readiness for the World Tourism Day scheduled to take place this week in Gulu Town. The event starts Tuesday, 24 September up to Friday, 27, 2019. The ATB says they have so far visited most of the tourism sites within …

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Uganda’s economy has in recent years performed much better and is expected to be stable, thanks to tourism industry. Advertisement As a proof, a data by Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities’ yearly tourism sector performance report for fiscal year 2016/2017, shows that tourism was country’s foreign earner, bringing in United States Dollars (US$1.4billion). ADVERTISEMENT …

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The largest ecological and humanitarian crisis in history is at our doorstep. According to Philip Alston, the United Nation’s Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, hundreds of millions face impoverishment, widespread displacement and hunger, with the most severe impact in poor countries and regions that have contributed the least to the crisis.  The …

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By Komakech Jimmy The Acholi tourism cluster is grappling with acute challenges that is hindering their effective operation in the sub-region. Kotina Rose Mary, the coordinator miss tourism northern region, comprising of Lango and Acholi sub-regions says. Ms Kotina expressed that in several occasions they are not being supported by both leaders and community in …

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Conference Date: 21st to 23rd October, 2018 at Lira University Conference Theme: Sustainable Tourism for Development in the Lango Sub-region By Okaka Opio Dokotum The Lango sub-region contains many natural, historical and cultural attractions whose tourism potential has not been harnessed. The tourism gateway to Lango first opened in 2015 with the launch of the …

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