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Coastal Anniversary – 30 years of excellence!

Saturday the 16th of September is a special day for Coastal Aviation. It was this day in 1987, 30 years ago, that we undertook our first commercial flight. For the next 12 months, we will be celebrating this milestone with a series of events, competitions and innovations. We cannot find a better way to celebrate this important milestone ...
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1st Jungle music festival

Bwindi Jungle Lodge is organising their 1st Jungle music festival in partnership with Voice of Muhabura on the 23rd July 2016 at the Bwindi Jungle Lodge beach overlooking Lake Mulehe. This event is organized as part of the CSR to give back to the community and aims at making the people in the community more productive. This will in ...
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Mpanga Forest Trail Running Race

We are pleased to announce the 2nd Edition of Mpanga Trail Running Challenge scheduled for 17th April 2016, organized by Activate Uganda: The Mpanga Forest Trail Running Challenge is one of the best races suitable for both adults and children as it’s not far from CBD and running in carbon free environment with very beautiful Landscape. Mpanga Forest is a 45 minute drive from Kampala on Makasa Road, 2km from ...
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Rwanda looking for tourists from The Netherlands

A group of Rwandan tour operators and hoteliers, together with a team from the Rwanda Development Board, are heading to The Netherlands today to attend the 2016 edition of the Utrecht-based Vakantie Beurs, a five-day event showcasing tourism destinations to the Dutch. Kigali, connected with Europe by both Brussels Airlines and KLM, is often the starting ...
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Entebbe Mountain Biking Race Jan 17

The Entebbe Mountain Biking Race will take place on Sunday 17th January 2016 Starting from Entebbe Sailing Club. Entries will be limited to a maximum of 100 participants and minimum of 30 participants in order to make the event worth worthwhile. It will not be a technical race but please expect to have some hills and some good dusty roads. 90% of the route will be in wide roads with ...
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Kigezi Tourism Festival 2015

On behalf of Kigezi Tourism Festivals and partners, we would like to extend a warm invitation to you to attend the above end of year festivities in Uganda. The Kigezi Tourism Festival 2015 in Kampala will take place  at Uganda National Museum on the 22nd  November 2015 and then we all shall meet in Kisoro ...
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Kids of Africa – Run for Fun 2015

Thank you very much for signing up for Kids of Africa - Run for Fun 2015. Scheduled for Sunday November 8th 2015 We would like to let you know that 500 participants have signed already, that is 50% of the planned number of participants. Remember we are only planning for 1000 participant so please sign up before ...
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Uganda: Pope’s detailed programme released

The Catholic Church has released a detailed programme for the Pope’s three-day visit to Uganda, beginning with his arrival at 4.50pm on Friday November 27. According to the programme released by the Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda, Archbishop Augustine Blume and announced by the Secretary General of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, Msgr. John Baptist Kauta, Pope Francis ...
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The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo, Nov 2015

Introduction/Background: The Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo is an annual event in the East African region organized by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) that brings together travel agents, tour operators, hoteliers, destination managers and other service providers along the tourism value chain. It is a unique opportunity for the tourism business operators to meet new clients, network, and ...
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Mpanga Forest Trail Running Challenge

We are pleased to introduce the first ever Trail Running race in Uganda on 11 October 2015, organised by Activate Uganda: the Mpanga Forest Trail Running Challenge! Mpanga Forest is a 45 minute drive from Kampala on Makasa Road, 2km from Mpigi town (about 36km from Kampala). This is some of the most beautiful running to be done in Uganda. The trail runs through the forest ...
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