These white rhinos aren’t actually white, and neither are black rhinos actually black. The word ‘white’ is merely a mispronunciation by the early English settlers in South Africa of the Dutch word, ‘wyd’, meaning wide. This rhino was described as ‘wyd’ because its lips were wider in comparison to its smaller cousin, the black rhino.
The Abayudaya (Abayudaya is Luganda for “People of Judah”,) are a community in eastern Uganda near the town of Mbale who practice Judaism. They are devout in their practice, keeping kashrut, and observing Shabbat. There are several different villages where the Abayudaya live. Most of these are recognized by the Reform and Conservative movements..
Easily overlooked for the quiet charm of neighbouring Rwanda or the pull of big game in nearby Kenya, Uganda is arguably the most underrated destination in east Africa. Home to superb street food and fascinating ancient tribes, not to mention an array of wildlife that […]
The gardens were established as far as 1901. They extend from the shores of Lake Victoria to cover a lush zone of forest with big trees. The Botanical Gardens is one of the renowned birding spots in Uganda and often birded as single entity.