Showing posts from December, 2019

Uganda Birding Safari Destinations & Tips for this Christmas Holiday

Bird fanatics love booking Africa safaris because it is the best continent to go to for a birding watching safari . Africa is home to over 2341 bird species, 67% of which are endemic to the continent. These birds are well distributed in different African countries. Birders that have been to the African continent for birding safaris in Uganda , Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe and many more have been enchanted by Africa’s amazing birdlife. Uganda, the pearl of Africa is home to about 1061 bird species. This makes Uganda one of the best bird watching places in Africa with almost half of the continents bird species. Uganda has for long been considered as one of the best Africa birding safari destinations that any bird fanatic must not miss on his bucket list. Safari Uganda for your Uganda bird watching safari and get to witness several bird species that call Uganda home, the rich culture and wildlife diversity that has seen a rise in Uganda birding safaris to

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei Breaks a World Record in Valencia Trinidad Alfonso

Yesterday, Sunday 1 December 2019, Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei set a new 10K road world record in Valencia Trinidad Alfonso winning a price of 40,000 euros. Chepetegei joyously crossed the line stopping it at 26 minutes and 38 seconds. Joshua Chepetegei beat the previous record, set by Kenya's Leonard Komon in 2010 by six seconds. Cheptegei’s average pace was two minutes and 40 seconds per kilometre, passing through the halfway point in 13 minutes 24 seconds. Kevin Kibet came second in 28:19 as Cheptegei was cheering with the flag while Swede Reza Abootorabi was third in 28:35. 2019 has turned out to be a memorable year for Chepetegei as he was crowned 10,000m world champion in Doha in October, having won the 10km cross country world title in Denmark in March. Speaking to one of the journalists, Cheptegei said, “What a year it has been. I can’t believe it. I knew that Valencia was going to be a really fast course, one of the fastest in the world. So to get to achieve what we ca