IRIS MISSION AFRICA is a not-for-profit organization whose main aim is to fight poverty, unemployment and other social injustices in our society especially among youths through art, photography and film. Background Having started in Uganda at a time where hand-outs in form of food, clothes and medication were the order of the day, we, Read More

Situated at the geographic heart of the African continent, Uganda has long been a cultural melting pot. Its many indigenous languages, more than 50 distinct ethnic groups, and an equally diverse mosaic of music, art, and handicrafts provide a captivating opportunity for visitors to get to know the country and its people first-hand. Many, Read More

(NEW YORK, NEW YORK) January 25, 2017 – Situated at the geographic heart of the African continent, Uganda has long been a cultural melting pot. Its many indigenous languages, more than 50 distinct ethnic groups, and an equally diverse mosaic of music, art, and handicrafts provide a captivating opportunity for visitors to get to know the, Read More

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 26, 2016 – As home to more than half the world’s population of endangered mountain gorillas, Uganda often tops the bucket lists of travel enthusiasts seeking to come face to face with a majestic silverback in the wild. Beyond the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of gorilla trekking, Uganda offers a diverse, Read More

by TONY OFUNGI, ETN UGANDA  JAN 18, 2016 Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has started the process of translocation of 20 giraffes from the northern to the southern sector of the Murchison falls national park. Two giraffes will also be moved to the Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) in Entebbe. While flagging off of the, Read More

Uganda is preparing for a record third visit of a pope after sources close to the Catholic church in the country have confirmed yesterday that a papal visit was finally on the cards for 2015. Local tourism stakeholders were swift to express their hope that the visit will coincide with the annual Uganda’s Martyrs, Read More