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“We all have a role to play in ending the ivory trade” Hillary and Chelsea Clinton

Poaching has been a major issue discussed in the media today. Different organizations and countries from all over the world have being involved in the saga.  This discussion on poaching is not on air for the first time but since 1979 there have already a number of different projects promoted by national and international conservation groups on animals. Since the ban of ivory trade in 1989, elephant poaching has been increasing rapidly especially in the last two decades. It is reported that in 2012, some 35,000 African elephants were killed. The same elephants have declined by about 76 percent since 2002 (http://www.clintonfoundation.org site visited on Feb. 24, 2014). Read more….

Lake Zone Investment Forum

During the three days of 13-15 February, 2014, the  Lake Zone Investment Forum was held at the Malaika [means “angel”] Beach Resort Hotel on the shores of Lake Victoria close to the airport. Mwanza is considered to be the “Hub” of the region. Fortunately the management of this large hotel asked twenty of  our tourism students to help accommodate the more than 1,000 participants. Read more.

SAUT 15th Graduation

On November 30, 2013, SAUT held the 15th graduation ceremony at Raila Odinga Ground, Malimbe, Mwanza.  As new department, 30 students from Tourism and Hospitality Management has also joined the ceremony. Read more...


List of articles in Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Volume 1 #1 to Volume 3 #2

(Revised: November 8, 2016) pdf Appendix: CITES Sixteenth Meeting of the Conference on the Parties Bangkok (Thailand) 3-14 March, 2013. 2016. The Eastern African...

Exploring Mwanza with SAUT Students and Alumni

Exploring Mwanza with SAUT Students and Alumni

Cruise aboard Lake Victoria The Tourism & Hospitality Management students at SAUT have kindly dedicated their time, despite full course loads and assignments,...

The Hospitality of Abraham Students

The Hospitality of Abraham Students

My colleagues N. Wiebe, C. Mok, J. Carabott, M. Bradley, G. Bullock and J.P. Belmonte and I participated in service learning course with the Richard Ivey School...


Workshop on Canvas Model

On Friday, April 17, 2015, from 10.00 – 13.00, students from Faculty of Business Administration attended workshop about creating business plan using Canvas Model...


Taraiya Thomas

Title: Contribution of wildlife tourism to community development: a case study of Longido District Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the wildlife...