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Uganda, the Pearl of Africa opens first investment window for tourism businesses to protect biodiversity

Uganda has launched the first investment window seeking to harness the financial muscle of the world’s leading hotel and lodge operators to raise vital funds to support and protect Uganda’s wildlife. The offering, which is being facilitated by the conservation charity Space for Giants and…

Seven Wonders of Uganda

Gorilla gorilla beringei – Uganda’s Star Attraction Gorillas share 98.4 of their genetic material with humans. In Uganda they are confined to Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park.The total number of Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi is approximately 400. This number is considered to be almost half of the 880 mountain…

Why is Uganda called the Pearl of Africa?

The Rwenzoris – the fabled Mountains of the Moon – lie in western Uganda along the Uganda-Congo border. The equatorial snow peaks include the third highest point in Africa, while the lower slopes are blanketed in moorland, bamboo and rich, moist montane forest. Huge tree-heathers and colorful mosses are draped across the mountainside with giant lobelias and “everlasting flowers”, creating an enchanting, fairytale scene.