Jidenna at the Top of Murchison Falls.
Murchison Falls National Park has the most powerful waterfall in the world it is at a point where the Nile channels itself through a 7m wide cleft in the ever green and most beautiful savannah park in Uganda with a permanent Rain bow. A visit to Murchison falls National Park is giving yourself a cocktail of seeing the African big Game, the world’s most water fall, primates birds and so much more. See Jidenna’s beguiled filled with delight and wonder up on reaching at the top of Murchison Falls.
American powerhouse Rapper and twenty-one Grammy Awards holder, Kanye Omari West, also known as Ye, and his wife Kim Kardashian together with their oldest daughter were in Murchison Falls National park in October 2018. West marvelled at the scenery in Murchison Falls National Park. “I love the vibe in Uganda we will be back soon .I Want to show how beautiful Uganda is. Wants to do more for Africa and the world” He said.
Celebrated American Hollywood celebrity Koshie Mills also visited Murchison falls and Kidepo National park December 2019 she made the remarks after an eight-day visit “I’m so proud of Uganda I’m already screaming to everyone about Uganda. And my son text me, after seeing my pictures that Uganda is very majestic,” Mills said. ”I was so thrilled by the beauty of this country. I just wonder why Hollywood has not come here to shoot films instead of faking these Savannah safaris in the studio. This is the kind of issue I will recommend to Hollywood” Koshie added.
United States President Theodore Roosevelt visited Murchison Falls in 1909 however on bad note. The President was on the most over extravagant hunting safari ever where he took animals that by today rate to about US$2m these included Mammals,birds,reptiles and specimen of Rhinos ,shoebills among others.
Famous American Journalist Ernest Hemingway and his wife visited Murchison falls in 1954 however his visit was not success full after his plane crashed in the park. Hemingway and his wife survived and were taken to Butiaba Hospital for treatment
John Huston’s famous movie The African Queen the movie that saw Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn as principle performers was filmed in Murchison Falls National Park in 1951.
Sir Samuel Baker the great explorer in 1864 .Samuel Baker named Murchison Falls after Sir Roderick Murchison who was the president of Britain Royal Geographical Society by that time.
British Royals visited Murchison Falls in 1959. The queen Mother took a boat cruise on the Nile to the base of Murchison falls. This was her second time to be in Uganda the first time was in 1925 when she was with her husband Late George VI for a hunting safari She was also visited Kazinga National Park in 1952 after which park changed its name to queen Elizabeth National park in 1954 to commemorate the Queens Visit.