23 Mar

News: “Government spent over 600M on PR campaign over anti-gay law” AND from last October, “Tough sell marketing Uganda to gay travellers”

Government spent over 600M on PR campaign over anti-gay law

March 19, 2015 | NTV

“Government used over Shs600 million to clear Uganda’s image in the US congressional caucus after the controversy raised by the endorsement of the anti-gay law.”

See: http://www.ntv.co.ug/news/local/19/mar/2015/government-spent-over-600m-pr-campaign-over-anti-gay-law-5011

[fruitful_sep]And this one from last October that we hadn’t seen before:

Tough sell marketing Uganda to gay travellers

October 19. 2015 | NTV | By AFP

“Uganda is probably the last place a gay holidaymaker would want to visit, but tourism bosses in the east African nation are nevertheless trying to achieve the seemingly impossible. …

“Selling Uganda to gays is one of several curious initiatives the Ugandan Tourism Board has come up with this year as it tries to counter a drop in tourism — a key earner for impoverished Uganda that accounts for 8.4 per cent of GDP.”

See: http://www.ntv.co.ug/news/lifestyle/01/oct/2014/tough-sell-marketing-uganda-gay-travellers