Uganda Tourism Board

Truths you may not Know about Matoke

Posted by Celestine on Sat November 16, 2019 in Uganda Travel Experiences.

Many people look at motoke as a plant while others see it as merely food. And others still ask what this is all about! In Buganda matoke is much more than a plant and food. It is one of the most cherished aspects of Buganda culture. Matoke were here long before the arrival of European explorers. It is believed that it was in the rein of Kintu, Buganda’s first revolutionary King after the fall of Ttonda dynasty, that Matoke was introduced. Since that time matoke have been a part of the Baganda, for now close to 800 years.

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Beautiful Uganda

Posted on Thu April 18, 2019.

Uganda is such a beauty that you won't believe a place like this still exists any where in the world. We would like to present this country to you!

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Is there really Tasty Food in Africa?

Posted by Celestine on Tue October 2, 2018 in Uganda Travel News.

“He who hasn’t travelled enough often praises the mom for being the best cook”. This is an African proverb, signifying the varieties of ways of preparing food and the delicious tastes that people enjoy. The proverb is also an open invitation to taste the African food!

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A Buganda Queen that bore two sons that ruled Zanzibar and Buganda

Posted by Celestine on Tue May 8, 2018 in Cultural Tourism.

Did you know that Khalid Bin Barghash, the 6th Sultan of Zanzibar, was a young brother of Kabaka Mutesa I, of Buganda? Yes, it is true. The two shared the same mother!

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How do We Promote Wildlife Conservation through Traditional Hunting?

Posted by Celestine on Sun April 1, 2018 in Sustainable Tourism.

When I tell our clients that we hunt to save wildlife, many ask me how this happens. We were a group of traditional hunters and the only incentive we had to quit the practice, passed down from several generations, was tourism!

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