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UN: Erasing infrastructure deficit key to Africa's growth, development

UN: Erasing infrastructure deficit key to Africa's growth, development

NEW YORK, NY - Africa's continued progress on growth and development targets will hinge on concerted efforts – from partnerships inside and outside the continent – to enhance infrastructure, a ...

Ebola: UN to consult West African governments on coordinating global crisis response

Ebola: UN to consult West African governments on coordinating global crisis response

NEW YORK, NY - The United Nations and Governments of countries at the forefront of efforts to turn back the unfolding Ebola outbreak in West Africa have agreed to ensure that the UN system adopts ...

Sweden wants him on false sex charges so he can be extradited to the US and face 35 years in prison

Free speech scandal: Wikileaks founder as a refugee in Ecuador 's embassy for two years Sweden wants him on false sex charges so he can be extradited to the US and face 35 years in prison

The accuser in Sweden accusing WikiLeaks founder of sexual assault may know very well this charge is nonsense, but US authorities want Assange in Sweden, so he could be extradited from Sweden to ...

Kenya hotels: Stop killing our reef and diving grounds

Kenya hotels: Stop killing our reef and diving grounds

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Diani based hotels, resorts and ocean sport operators in Kenya are up in arms when a Panama registered dredger, bearing the name of ‘Si Hang Cai Sha 1’ turned up at the reef off the award ...

Indonesian president elect has a sense of tourism

Indonesian president elect has a sense of tourism

Indonesian Tourism promotion had been coming to a stop after the recent presidential election.

Nepal tourist rescue ongoing

Nepal tourist rescue ongoing

The death toll in Nepal due to severe weather reaches 41, at least 10 people remain missing in the Annapurna region.

Death penalty: Seychelles founding president plea to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

Death penalty: Seychelles founding president plea to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

The death penalty is a controversial subject in many countries, including the Republic of the Seychelles.

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has extended its Breast Cancer Awareness campaign to guests and employees at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

First Lebanese restaurant to receive the international Star Diamond Award

First Lebanese restaurant to receive the international Star Diamond Award

The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences has announced that it has awarded ilili Restaurant in New York the International Star Diamond Award, making ilili the first Lebanese restaurant in the ...

Foreign tourists yes, Jews no at Jerusalem's  Al-Aqsa mosque

Foreign tourists yes, Jews no at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

On Wednesday, around 100 Israelis were given access to the square outside Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque mosque, accompanied by foreign tourists.

Marathon in Beijing: Runners give up due to dangerous smog levels

Marathon in Beijing: Runners give up due to dangerous smog levels

The Beijing International Marathon went ahead as planned today despite the heavy smog covering the Chinese capital.

Ebola: Belize authorities put hundreds of American Carnival Cruise passengers in danger

Ebola: Belize authorities put hundreds of American Carnival Cruise passengers in danger

A Carnival cruise ship had two tourists and passengers on board that were considered Ebola risks.

For TSA Cleveland, Ohio is now the center of Ebola attention

For TSA Cleveland, Ohio is now the center of Ebola attention

Cleveland, Ohio, USA is now the center of attention on Ebola for the United States Transportation Security Administration( TSA).

Air Tanzania: Lack of forward planning

Air Tanzania: Lack of forward planning

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Reactions came in fast and furious after Air Tanzania on Friday announced the suspension of four domestic routes after one of the airline’s aircraft had to leave for heavy maintenance.

More benefits for citizens of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda

More benefits for citizens of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

The countries currently include Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.

Segera opens Nairobi office

Segera opens Nairobi office

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Conservancies, especially those with close links if not outright partnerships with the local communities, are of late seen as one of the saviors of wildlife based tourism and a recipe of future ...

Half a ton of blood ivory confiscated

Half a ton of blood ivory confiscated

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Airport security in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s capital, seized half a ton of blood ivory off a Saudia flight from an African country, which was to be shipped on to a destination in Asia.

Ebola is an opportunity for Cuba and the United States to work together

Ebola: Cuba has primary care physicians, the US has specialists Ebola is an opportunity for Cuba and the United States to work together

Ebola is a deadly virus, and as Cuba's president Fidel Castro outlined, it may also be an opportunity for the US and Cuba to come together and work jointly to fight this global threat to human ...

Hawaii Tropical Storm Watch Remains in Effect for Oahu, Kauai and Niihau

Hawaii Tropical Storm Watch Remains in Effect for Oahu, Kauai and Niihau

According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority a tropical Storm Watch has been cancelled for both Hawaii County and Maui County.

Worlds of Fun Kansas City throws best Halloween party in the nation

Kansas City Travel and Tourism celebrates Halloween American Style Worlds of Fun Kansas City throws best Halloween party in the nation

By Anton Anderssen, eTN

Worlds of Fun, a theme park northeast of Kansas City, is known for its over-the-top Halloween celebration held each year.

ANA and Ethiopian Airlines- a more intense partnership sealed

ANA and Ethiopian Airlines- a more intense partnership sealed

Star Alliance Members, Ethiopian and ANA, Launch Code-Share October 17, 2014 – Ethiopian Airlines, the flag-carrier airline of Ethiopia, and ANA, Japan's leading airline group, signed a ...

Sanganai tourism expo gets rave reviews from exhibitors despite some buyers pulling out due to Ebola scare

Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) Sanganai travel and tourism show Sanganai tourism expo gets rave reviews from exhibitors despite some buyers pulling out due to Ebola scare

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

HARARE, Zimbabwe (eTN) - There are conflicting reports concerning the number of buyers that are currently in attendance for this year’s edition of Zimbabwe’s annually held Sanganai World ...

Ebola survivors are immune and return to epicenter to help others

Ebola survivors are immune and return to epicenter to help others

Survivors of Ebola who have developed immunity to the virus are being trained to care for children in Liberia and Sierra Leone, a United Nations official today announced.

Seychelles scoops numerous 2014 World Travel Awards

Seychelles scoops numerous 2014 World Travel Awards

Seychelles' tireless efforts to position its destination as a regional leader of excellence gained recognition during the 2014 World Travel Awards.

Ebola virus: British Prime Minister calls on European Council for action

Ebola virus: British Prime Minister calls on European Council for action

UK PM David Cameron has written to members of the European Council asking leaders to agree a new package of measures to tackle the Ebola crisis.

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