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It is not like I embezzled funds – Kiwanda

TULAMBULE: The state Minister for Tourism Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi was perhaps the most hated man on social media last week following news of the Miss Curvy contest and the choice of Anitah Fabiola as the Tulambule ambassador. Lawrence Ogwal spoke to the ...

Appoint The Right People in Tourism Sector – Wekesa

The Chief Executive Director Great Lakes Safaris and Uganda Lodges Limited Amos Wekesa has urged Government to employ the right people at the helm of country’s tourism government agencies. Wekesa says appointing politicians who don’t know how to market the country is the biggest problem in the tourism industry. “Government should stop bring politicians as […]

There’s More to Advertise Than Women – Tour Operators Tell Minister Kiwanda

Members of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) have urged Hon Godfrey Kiwanda Ssubi the, Minister of State for Tourism to turn his energy to aggressively marketing Uganda’s Tourist attractions, not her curvaceous women. These also asked the minister to back off his Miss Curvy Women drive and to give an apology to the […]

 I’ve no powers to cancel Miss Curvy pageant- Minister Kiwanda

Female Ugandan activists have since last Thursday been slamming a government supported campaign to use “curvy women” to attract tourists to the east African nation. State minister for tourism Godfrey Kiwanda unveiled the campaign last Wedne...

Wildlife Day to Be Marked in Arua

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is set to commemorate the global Wildlife Day, with the aim of sensitizing Ugandans on how to save iconic animal species. The main celebrations will be held on 3rd March at Boma gardens in Arua District. Prof Ephraim Kamuntu, the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities says the celebrations […]

Wildlife Day to Be Marked in Arua

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is set to commemorate the global Wildlife Day, with the aim of sensitizing Ugandans on how to save iconic animal species. The main celebrations will be held on 3rd March at Boma gardens in Arua District. Prof Ephraim Kamuntu, the Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities says the celebrations […]

140 women register for Miss Curvy contest

Miss Curvy Uganda, the company behind the controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant, has said 140 well-endowed women have registered for the contest set for June. In an interview on Friday, Ms Anne Mungoma, the chief executive officer of Miss Curvy Ugand...

I use beautiful girls so that everyone can discuss tourism, says Minister Kiwanda

State Minister for Tourism, Godfrey Kiwanda has defended the use of beautiful girls in all his tourism concepts as intended to attract people’s attention. The tourism ministry has seen female celebrities including Zari, Quin Abenakyo and recently Anita Fabiola used to promote Uganda’s tourism, raising concern from the public. However, the minister said the use […]