Tag Archives: Tourism

27 June 19

Kenya halts Lamu coal power project over environmental concerns

Judges in Kenya have halted plans to construct the country’s first coal-powered plant near Lamu, due to environmental concerns.

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10 April 19

Uganda: Kidnapped tourist freed, suspected kidnappers arrested

An American tourist kidnapped during a game drive at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda last week has been released along with her local tour guide.

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05 April 19

Uganda: Tourist kidnapped by gunmen during safari

Security officials in Uganda are stepping up their search efforts after an American tourist and her local guide were kidnapped at a national park.

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01 June 18

Rwanda announces surge in visitors from the UK

Visit Rwanda says the number of British travellers visiting the country has risen by more than 20 percent over the past 12 months.

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29 December 17

Somalia retakes control of its own airspace

The Somali government has retaken control of the country’s airspace for the first time in more than two decades.

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07 December 17

Budget airline Air Arabia expands into Eritrea

Air Arabia will run flights to Eritrea starting December 10 as the budget airline expands its presence in Africa.

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05 December 17

Ethiopia: German tourist shot dead by gunmen

A German tourist has been shot dead by a group of gunmen in Ethiopia, during a visit to Erta Ale volcano in the north-east of the country.

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16 November 17

Rwanda set to issue visas on arrival for all visitors

Rwanda is set to open up its visa on arrival programme to visitors from every country, starting from January 1, 2018.

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14 November 17

11 tourists killed in Tanzania plane crash

At least 11 people were killed in northern Tanzania on Wednesday when a small passenger plane carrying tourists crashed on its way to Serengeti National Park.

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20 July 17

Tanzania named Africa’s best safari destination

Tanzania has been named as Africa’s best safari destination by the largest online marketplace for African safari tours.

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