A potential coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has produced a promising immune response in a large, early-stage human trial, according to newly released data published Monday in the medical journal The Lancet. The researchers are calling their experimental vaccine ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222).
A heard of 5 elephants has escaped from Queen Elizabeth National Park bringing business in Kasese town to a halt. The elephants according to Uganda Wildlife Authority escaped from the park from an area yet to be covered by the electric fence. The Authority’s communications manager Bashir Hangi, however, says
Worrying news has recently come to light: hundreds of elephants have been found dead in Botswana, and as yet, there is no clear cause of death. But as an expert in elephants and their conservation, I believe we can at least rule out a few possible answers. Here’s what we do know: the first deaths were reported in March, but significant numbers were only recorded from May onwards.
Second in popularity to Rwanda, the two gorilla parks in the south-west of the country offer different experiences. Mgahinga National Park is part of the tri-national Virunga Conservation Area, and its habituated gorillas often cross into the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, climbing to the top of Mt Sabinio, where Rwanda,
Rafiki was reported missing on June 1, according to a release from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. A search launched the next day found his body located inside the park. A post-mortem report revealed that Rafiki was injured by a sharp device to his abdomen and internal organs, according to the release.
One man was arrested after bush pig meat and several hunting devices were found in his possession on June 4.
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We’ve been warned: According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the COVID-19 pandemic could cut 50 million jobs globally in the travel and tourism industry. The virus is hitting organizations hard from all over the world. They face a complicated year ahead – if the WTTC is right, it will take up to 10 months for the sector to return to its normal levels.
From air fares to destinations to cabin layouts, things may look very different once we start traveling again. Higher fares, fewer routes, pre-flight health checks and less free food: The coronavirus pandemic is ushering in a new era of air travel. A seismic shift is underway as the world’s airlines reassess their operations and how they will look emerging from the crisis. At eerily empty airports.
Ngoni Safaris Uganda Ltd and Justo Mendoza are organizing this fundraiser. Justo visited Uganda Last year under our company Ngoni safaris Uganda ltd and because of the hospitality we offered to him he ended up being part of Ngoni safaris family. On his visit to Uganda he liked the Batwa people and their culture so much.
Uganda is a fantastic safari destination in Africa endowed with beautiful sights comprising of beautiful plains of savannah with spectacular wildlife viewing, home to the largest number of the critically endangered mountain gorilla in the jungles of Bwindi & Mgahinga,the snow caped mountains, the magnificent and yet the largest fresh water lake in Africa,