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Photo Exhibition

Posted by Matthias Mugisha on September 29, 2012 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The [email protected] Photo Exhibition by Matthias Mugisha is now open for the public at Kampala Serena Hotel Victoria Gallery/ Addis Room up to October 3. Open till late. Entrance is free

Strategic Initiative on Climate Change in Mountain Regions

Posted by Matthias Mugisha on December 1, 2011 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Magnitudes of people are affected directly and indirectly by changes in mountain environments, not just in high altitude villages (the so-called highlands) but also in cities and populations (lowlands) dependent on the wealth of goods and services that mountains provide. In this context, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat has organized three regional meetings in Latin America (Chile), Central Asia (Tajikistan) and Africa (Uganda) with support of the World Bank Development Grant OLMAN SERRAN...

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Sustainable Development in African Mountainous Regions

Posted by Matthias Mugisha on November 25, 2011 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

By Paul Watala ENVIRONMENT experts have appealed to local leaders in Africa to sensitise the communities that reside around mountainous areas on the dangers of severe environmental degradation. Musonda Mumba, an environment expert working with United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) said the mountains are facing severe degradation which is likely to affect weather patterns and availability of water for world populations. Read More:  http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/30181-expe...

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Crazy mountain gods

Posted by Matthias Mugisha on November 2, 2011 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (8)

 Matthias Mugisha set off to climb the tough Rwenzori Mountains in western Uganda but came back a broken man. He never reached the top. The guides told him he had annoyed the gods of Rwenzori by breaking almsot all their commandments.

 The Blizzard.

The temperature is dropping to negative digits. Ghostly windsare picking up momentum.  It’...

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Photo Contest

Posted by Matthias Mugisha on November 2, 2011 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Italian magazine of nature and photography “Oasis” organized the second edition of the International competition of Nature Photography "Oasis PhotoContest" with a total of more than 30,000 euros in prizes divided in 10 sections. The deadline for entries is November 30, 2011.

A) LANDSCAPE

B) MAMMALS

C) BIRDS

D) OTHER ANIMALS

E) PORTFOLIO:...

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Huawei introduces SMART Mobile Broadband in Uganda

Posted by Matthias Mugisha on November 1, 2011 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)

【Kampala , Uganda , 31 October 2011】 Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has announced of the commencement of its annual Mobile Broadband (MBB) road show to demonstrate its latest technologies in Uganda . The demo truck arrives after a successful tour of South Africa and Kenya ,and will later visit Tanzania, Zambia, among other countr...

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Uganda: Best Tourist destination 2012

Posted by Matthias Mugisha on October 29, 2011 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Uganda was yesterday voted the number one destination for 2012 by lonely planet. Read More:


 It’s taken nasty dictatorships and a brutal civil war to keep Uganda off the tourist radar, but stability is returning and it won’t be long before visitors come flocking back. After all, this is the source of the river Nile – that mythical place explorers sought since Roman times. It’s also where savan...

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A night in a tree

Posted by Matthias Mugisha on October 28, 2011 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (1)

By Matthias Mugisha

From high up a tree, I watch  the sun die magnificently.  First, it  turns yellow and the sky pink above the vast green tropical fores until a blanket of darkness swallows God's artistc display.

In my tree, I also prepare for what the night might unleash. My greatest fear is being struck by lightening. It has not ...

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