#Uganda just had it’s best year for tourism in 2018

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Uganda just had its best Tourism receipts of all years

Deputy Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board John Ssempebwa has said 2018 has been “the most brilliant year” in Uganda’s tourism since independence.

The ending year, Ssempebwa said, for the fast time exceeded its targets by 9 percent.

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“Last year we had over 1.4 million tourists arriving between July 2017 and June 2018. This year numbers are higher by 9 percent” he said.

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