Back in 1908, a young Winston Churchill dubbed Uganda as the Pearl of Africa in his book My African Journey, but at some point in the nation’s existence it seemed that very pearl was being trampled underfoot during the tyranny of Idi Amin and the wars that ensued afterwards.
However, those days are in the distant past now as the East African country is emerging as one of the most important tourism destination on the continent and fast reclaiming its past glory as the Pearl of Africa.
In February 2017, the Uganda Tourism Board welcomed international buyers, media, stakeholders and other participants to the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo POATE 2017. The 3-day event was preceded by a 10-day familiarization tour which took the participants on an exciting journey to see the best of Uganda. Afro Tourism® was among the hosted media who took part in the Expo.
Stay logged on as Travel Writer, ‘Niyi David shares his experience and firsthand information about the country in the series titled Uganda Memoirs…