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Category "Mountaineering"

    Hadzabe woman sets Mount Kilimanjaro record

Hadzabe woman sets Mount Kilimanjaro record

A teacher at Endamaghan Primary School, Anna Philipo Indaya, set a national record on Tuesday morning, this week, after she became the first woman from the Hadzabe tribe, a nearly extinct group with just under 1,000 people left, to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Ms Indaya, accompanied by her fellow [...]

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    French lady breaks climbing record in a wheelchair at Mt. Kilimanjaro

French lady breaks climbing record in a wheelchair at Mt. Kilimanjaro

A French lady living with disability has set a record by climbing to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania using a wheelchair. The 33-year-old Chrystel Alquier, whose both legs were paralyzed at the age of 22 years, took four days to make it to the Uhuru Peak, 5,895m above sea [...]

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    Sons of Nyerere, Amin Dada scale Mt Kilimanjaro

Sons of Nyerere, Amin Dada scale Mt Kilimanjaro

One wouldn't have imagined that one day the son of a former dictator of Uganda, the late Iddi Amin Dada would rub shoulders with the son of the Father of the Nation, the late Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere. Mr Jaffar Remo Amin (44) and Madaraka Nyerere had conquered Mount [...]

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Illness halts Navratilova’s Kilimanjaro climb

  Illness halts Navratilova’s Kilimanjaro climb

Martina Navratilova said on Friday illness has cut short her attempt to climb Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro on the fourth day of a six-day climb to the summit of Africa's tallest [...]

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Disabled people conquer Mt Kill

  Disabled people conquer Mt Kill

Three disabled people have made a history by conquering the roof of Africa, thanks to a UK-based Ablechildafrica. This organization was established in 1980 known as Uganda Society [...]

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If the gym gets a tad boring, take a hike to the wild side of life

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No mountain too high for Beryl Park, 78

  No mountain too high for Beryl Park, 78

After fulfilling her 30 year old dream of climbing the Rwenzori Mountains in western Uganda, Beryl Park from Canada is not sure of accomplishing a similar feat in future. She [...]

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78-Year-Old Woman Conquers Margherita

Park Beryl promised herself she would climb to the highest peak of Rwenzori mountain.She tells Thembo Kahungu Misairi and Brenda Banura about her achievement, 30 years later. 30 years ago, Park [...]

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Elite Athletes for Mountain Running Meet

  Elite Athletes for Mountain Running Meet

Kampala — The battle for supremacy of mountain running between Martin Toirotich, Abraham Kiprimo and Moses Cherop is on this Saturday as the national championship rolls off in Kapchorwa. Last year's [...]

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