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SAMUEL MAKANGA – Managing Director

Samuel, the founder of Prime Safaris & Tours and one of the  Directors at Christ Our Vision International Children`s Ministry (COVICM), a family founded and managed vulnerable children community care orphanage based in Kalagi town Mukono-The second worse hit district with HIV/AIDS in Uganda.

Samuel was born in Kampala-the capital city of Uganda, where he grew up and studied. He went to New Mulago Primary School, Mengo Senior School for both ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels then Makerere University Kampala for his degree.

After annexing credible experience in the tourism industry, he opened Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd in 2008 to not only offer ultimate Africa Safari memoriesto travelers the world over but as an avenue to annex funds to run the Christ Our Vision International Children`s Ministry (COVICM),!

“Many people the world over are yet to discover the all in one tourism destination-Uganda, my mother land as on several occasions witnessed by the Lonely Planet and the National Geographic Channel. As a lover of Uganda`s tourism & Nature Conservation efforts in the region. I WARMLY WELCOME YOU AND SO PASSIONATE TO GUIDE YOU IN THE LAND OF THE FRIENDLIEST PEOPLE IN THE WHOLE WORLD-UGANDA THE PEARL OF AFRICA” Said Samuel.TUBANIRIZZA NYO MU UGANDA AFRICA! (WE WELCOME YOU ALL TO UGANDA AFRICA!)


KAMYA CATE – CEO /Office Adminstrator
Cate Makanga

Kamya Cate is the CEO and Office Administrator at Prime Safaris and Tours ltd. She was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda and also completed a Bachelor‘s degree of social work and social Administration from Maker ere University. She is married to Makanga Samuel with three children.She is fluent in English, and Luganda.

She loves challenges and easily adapts to changing environments.Cate works almost 24 hours a day but when not working, she loves watching documentaries, listening to music and making friends.


  • Planning and arranging safaris, holidays and travel products
  • Assigns and supervises work to different company department on a weekly basis
SIMON PETER SIIMA – Tour And Travel Counsultant
Siima Simon Peter

Born in Ankole region of Uganda, near Lake Mburo National Park, he joined Naama Primary School for his Primary, Kaaro High School for O’ level and A’ level then Makerere University Kampala where he acquired Bachelors of Tourism degree (First Class (Hons)).

He holds credible experience from a range of tour & travel companies including Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd, hospitality establishments, government agencies and Conservation organizations in the aspects of Tourism product development, pricing, customer service, passenger handling and general hospitality, tour guiding, protected and conservation Areas Management, Air ticketing and sustainable tourism development. The range of field trips and in-depth research has enabled Simon to generate great knowledge of Uganda – the Pearl Africa, Rwanda – the land of a thousand hills along with major Africa Safari destinations of Congo, Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania.

Simon derives satisfaction in seeing the clients’ safari needs and interests met without sacrificing the minimum quality standards.

He is profoundly honoured and exceedingly humbled to welcome you to Africa.”

MARTIN KAWUKI – Accountant
Kawuki Martin

Born and raised up in Wakiso a native district in Uganda. Martin attended both preparatory and high school in Kampala. He is currently an accountant at Prime Uganda Safaris & Tours ltd and holds a first class diploma in accounting and finance from Uganda college of Commerce Soroti and a level two certified public accountant (CPA). Martin is very passionate about development and extremely zealous for success in everything he does. He has a professional background in marketing and tourism with flexible, reliable, result oriented, strong willed, capable of working effectively and putting God first in everything he does. He enjoys the idyllic nature of relaxing in quiet places, travelling and exploring new places and a fun of cooking African dishes.

ROBERT TALEMWA – Promotions Personel
Talemwa Robert

Robert has been working with prime safaris and tours ltd since September / 2013 under the Information Technology department but majoring in online promotions. Robert holds a certificate in electrical installation from YMCA Institute Kampala Branch.


Ayesiga Gorret

Gorret is a Webmaster and System Administrator for Prime Safaris & Tours ltd and has occupied this position since February 2015. Gorret’s duties include designing and hosting websites as well as being a Network Administrator for the company. She is also a company Systems Administrator, fixing any software & hardware problems surfacing in the daily lives of the computers. She holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science from Makerere University. When not working, she loves traveling, watching movies, listening to music, discovering new things, meeting people, and making friends.


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