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Will Social Media Grow My Business Returns?

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Its with great pleasure that I get to answer this common question that many business owners and CEO's frequently ask whenever an opportunity presents itself during social media summits. "Will Social Media Grow My Business Returns ?" was the most common question that I encountered throughout 2015. Trust me on this when I tell that YES, Social Media has the power to greatly improve and grow your business returns. Let me tell you how, Have you ever wondered what communication media delivers your messages fastest but also at the cheapest cost? Have you ever paid advertising agents to raise awareness of your new service or product? If the answer is yes, then you are reading the right article. You are about to discover the most important factors that make Social Media a real business growth tool. In this article I am going to share with you 10 reasons why social media is more than a passing fad of the 21st Century; 1.       Improve Customer care service Companies need to star

HELP!!! Cancer Patient Seeks Financial Support.

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Atuhirwe Carol has an operation for her lungs scheduled very soon but she needs at least Uganda Shillings 10 million ($3000) for the surgery and some extra cash for a herbal guy to help her up her immunity. Her Story Once my parents had a dream for me like any other kid. I had a dream to but all those got shuttered. Now all I dream is how to be ok. And winding this night mare. If you’re a parent you will understand. This is to help me raise money for my two surgeries, medical care, living costs, flights, after care, etc, am hoping to go out of Uganda if I get enough funds. I suffered from cancer and got radiation burns it’s now three years have not healed completely. Also was diagnosed with lung cancer. Was given 8 cycles of chemotherapy, my doctors took a look at the scans and still looked the same. So they dismissed the chemotherapy since there was nothing changing nor was nothing growing. My esophagus broke down, am recently feeding through the tube, and also my trachea moved down.

Inspiring Ugandan Women 2016

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  March is the month of celebrating women, the month where a day is set to appreciate the brilliance that is the women of this beautiful nation, Uganda. Over the years, there have been a number of powerful women that have and still are inspiring a number of women in the general populace.   Princess Elizabeth of Tooro Probably the most famous Princess off the Ugandan continent, the Princess Elizabeth Christobel Edith Bagaya Akiiki is as an epitome of beauty. A lawyer, model, actress the Batebe is also the first East African woman to ever be accepted to the English Bar and at 80 years old she is still an inspiration. Recently Zac Posen designer said his new RTW fall designs were inspired by our beautiful Batebe of Tooro.   Winnie Byanyima A modern woman who is vocal about her work and human rights, Mrs Winnie Byanyima is the fusion of a modern and traditional woman. Currently the Executive Director of the Oxfam International and was recently instated to the UN panel for women. Winnie is

Saving The Elephants

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  Elephants are some of the best tourist attraction assets Uganda has yet over the years, they have come under attack by poachers and illegal Ivory traders who hunt them down for their tusks and leave evidence of their evil handiwork scattered all over the parks in the country. Over the years, several measures have been put into place by the Uganda Wildlife Authority to protect these wonderful creatures helping their population has increased over the years in the parks and reserves, but this has not stopped the illegal trade and poaching in Uganda from growing. Uganda is reported to be the best target for international smugglers and over 100,000 elephants were killed by poachers in the past few years especially within Queen Elizabeth National Park located in Kasese western Uganda close to the Uganda- Congo border. The park is home to the biggest population of elephants   and this makes it a viable target.     The biggest problem Uganda faces when it comes to protecting wildlife is th

Have You Been To The Reptile Village?

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There is a little place hidden straight off the Kampala- Entebbe highway that only the brave dare go to, a place filled with things that the brave love frolicking with. With lush green gardens, you will not expect to be jumped at by something that has been supposedly man’s enemy for generations and generations of the human lifespan. It is the Uganda Reptile Village, a place that you would not expect to go for a holiday in Uganda, yet one of the most thrilling places to spend a whole day learning about these misunderstood creatures that usually stay hidden or when seen they incite a terror in most human beings. The founders of the village state that their main objective was to educate people about reptiles and at the same time have a habitat where they can learn about the many different species that can be found in the country. The village was established in between 2002 by Yasin Kazibwe a Reptile Expert who is also reported to have rescued close to 38 different species of snakes that

A Bird Paradise

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There are over 10, 000 bird species in the world according to Birdlife International and the of those 1,000 species can be found in Uganda not counting the other species that have not been yet discovered. Birds are wondrous creatures that can be found anywhere in the world, but each location has species that are meant for the environment they are. Uganda being in the tropics has a variety of bird species that can be viewed from anywhere, it does not matter if you are in Kampala where buildings are competing with the skyline, you will still hear birds chirping away in the distance singing songs so beautiful you need to pause to listen. Apart from seeing the birds all over Kampala, there are so many other places that have rare birds all over Uganda that you can go see, here are our major bird reserve recommendations. Even better, Jovago has hotels in all the major bird watching areas in Uganda so all your hospitality needs within the parks and outside the reserves are well taken care o

Boda Boda, King of The Road

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By Evelyn Masaba Here is a thrill that some of our Jovago.com users recommended, it is no ordinary thrill that you will find in the mountains or in the lakes of Uganda. You will find this on the streets of Kampala everyday as you go buy your work. They will wheeze past you in traffic like bumblebees, weaving through traffic with skills that have been mastered over the years of being in the same profession. They always seem too busy or too fast to get to the next destination and sometimes stop by you to ask if you are headed in their direction, they are the boda bodas that have filled the streets of Kampala. Boda bodas came into prominence in the early 90s in Kampala when the city’s population was growing; they are basically regular street motorbikes that are used as a form of commercial transportation next to the taxis or matatus. Although in the beginning most people shied away from them because of the danger of riding a motorbike, the boda boda transportation business has grown al