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Skal Kampala elects new leadership

Annual General meeting Skal Kampala elects new leadership

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - Skal Kampala Chapter 611 last night held the mandatory annual general meeting, and after serving twice as Club President, Kainembabazi Sabiti, has stepped down, making way for Miss ...

ICTP welcomes Uganda travel company, Trek Africa Eco-Tours

International Coalition of Tourism membership continues to grow ICTP welcomes Uganda travel company, Trek Africa Eco-Tours

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce Trek Africa Eco-Tours, Ltd.

COMESA Business Council releases Munyonyo Declaration

Tourism listed as a key topic COMESA Business Council releases Munyonyo Declaration

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

Following the conclusion of the COMESA Business Forum, held alongside the 16th COMESA Summit at the end of last month in Kampala, the secretariat has now released the “Munyonyo Declaration” in ...

Sixteenth COMESA Summit of heads of state and government convened in Kampala, Uganda

Enhancing Intra-COMESA Trade through Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Sixteenth COMESA Summit of heads of state and government convened in Kampala, Uganda

Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure represented President James Michel at the Sixteenth COMESA Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Kampala, Uganda.

8th COMESA Business Forum gets underway in Kampala

Africa’s Business Landscape 8th COMESA Business Forum gets underway in Kampala

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - An extensive program awaits participants of the 8th COMESA Business Forum which kicked off today at the lakeside resort convention center of Munyonyo, ahead of the upcoming 16th ...

Routes Africa announces Kampala 2013 dates

8th African Routes Development Conference Routes Africa announces Kampala 2013 dates

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The international Routes organization has just announced the dates for the 8th African Routes Development Conference to be held in Kampala, Uganda, next year.

COMESA amends dates for Kampala summit

8th COMESA Business Forum COMESA amends dates for Kampala summit

The 8th COMESA Business Forum is an Annual Public Private Dialogue and Business Partnerships Forum, that brings together over 500 of Africa’s top business leaders, international businesses and ...

Tanzania’s Corridor of Destruction set to extend to Uganda

planned construction of a new railway line Tanzania’s Corridor of Destruction set to extend to Uganda

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The environmental assaults on many fronts in Tanzania, often written about here and described as the “Corridor of Destruction” in previous feature articles, now seems to come ...

Kampala floods again amid reports of more deadly landslides

biblical torrent unleashed over the city Kampala floods again amid reports of more deadly landslides

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - This year’s rainy season, as heavy as it comes, has regularly seen key intersections and roundabouts flooded, but yesterday afternoon’s biblical torrent unleashed over the city ...

Police take over hotel and mall security in Kampala, Uganda

Intelligence reports that Al Shabab is planning something dramatic Police take over hotel and mall security in Kampala, Uganda

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - As witnessed in recent days across the city, Ugandan security organizations have been seconded to Kampala’s leading hotels, malls, high rises, and even buildings under ...

Another lake disaster strikes in Uganda

Boat sinks in Lake Victoria Another lake disaster strikes in Uganda

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - Reports have reached Kampala that another lake boat has sunk in a storm in Lake Victoria on Friday night.

Amazing Race freelance producer meets tragic fate in Uganda

Jeff Rice found dead in hotel room Amazing Race freelance producer meets tragic fate in Uganda

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - A reliable source from one of Kampala’s leading hotels has confirmed that Jeff Rice, a producer on the “Amazing Race” series, was found dead in his hotel room in, with the ...

Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

Is Gulf air ready for Uganda? Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - A recent seminar for a very select group of agents and press conference for equally select media representatives by Gulf Air (GF) in Kampala seems to have served little purpose ...

Bickering follows IGCP meeting in Kampala

International Gorilla Conservation Program Bickering follows IGCP meeting in Kampala

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The Greater Virunga Transboundary Committee meeting took place in Kampala last week, discussing closer cooperation and harmonized policies and responses to the conservation ...

CHOGM sins continue to haunt perpetrators in Uganda

Scandal Not Going Away CHOGM sins continue to haunt perpetrators in Uganda

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - The scandal is simply not going away and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), once a darling word to boost hotel capacity and create infrastructure along the Entebbe to ...

Egypt Air getting back on course

Takes Delivery Of Brand New Boeing B777-300ER Egypt Air getting back on course

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

UGANDA (eTN) - A regular source at the Egypt Air Kampala office was excited over the weekend, telling news that the airline had just taken delivery of a 6th brand new Boeing B777-300ER, which was ...

African Union Summit backs Uganda

War On Terror African Union Summit backs Uganda

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - The African Union (AU) Summit in Munyonyo, Kampala, has backed President Museveni’s response to the terror attacks by Al Shabab militias from Somalia on Ugandan territory ...

Destination news: After Kampala terrorist attack, Tanzania keeps its security on full alert

Ensuring Tourist Safety Destination news: After Kampala terrorist attack, Tanzania keeps its security on full alert

Apolinari Tairo, eTN

TANZANIA, Africa (eTN) - In an apparent move to ensure that tourists visiting Tanzania are safe, the Tanzanian army said its soldiers are in full preparation to fight the Somali militant group of ...

African Union strengthens resolve on Somalia

united front against terrorism and piracy African Union strengthens resolve on Somalia

KAMPALA, Uganda - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has welcomed the call by the African Union to strengthen its role in ensuring stability in the state of Somalia.

AU mission in Somalia likely to be main theme of African Union summit

African Union Summit AU mission in Somalia likely to be main theme of African Union summit

Kampala - The African Union summit opens in Kampala on July 19 amid heightened security following twin bomb attacks a week earlier.

Uganda bombing suspects nabbed

Conspirators Arrested Uganda bombing suspects nabbed

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Security operatives arrested several suspects and conspirators thought to be responsible for or connected to the bombings in Kampala while the World Cup Final was going on ...

Kasubi Tombs in Kampala to be rebuilt

Uganda World Heritage Site Kasubi Tombs in Kampala to be rebuilt

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

UNESCO officials were in Kampala last week to assess the situation surrounding the city’s only World Heritage Site, the

Skal Kampala annual general meeting set for March 31

Uganda Club Chapter Skal Kampala annual general meeting set for March 31

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The Skal Club of Kampala, Chapter 611, will hold their annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, March 31, the last possible date under Skal International’s constitution.

Sheraton Kampala Hotel earns another award

Uganda Accommodation Sheraton Kampala Hotel earns another award

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The Federation of Uganda Employers has once again selected the Sheraton Kampala Hotel for one of their annual "best" awards, when bestowing the "best occupational health, safety, and security ...

African Union summit coming to Kampala

Or Is It? African Union summit coming to Kampala

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The scheduled summit of the African Union is due to take place in June this year in Kampala, but has now been cast in doubt over allegations that the country is not paid up, mainly due to sections ...

Google maps now available for Kampala and Entebbe

Making Travel Plans Easier Google maps now available for Kampala and Entebbe

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Intending visitors to Uganda can now access detailed maps of Kampala and Entebbe via Google Maps through their web browser, giving them detailed locations of hotels, restaurants, airlines offices, ...

Court forces hand over of Hotel Diplomate in Kampala

Saga Finally Ends Court forces hand over of Hotel Diplomate in Kampala

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The Honorary Consul of Pakistan to Uganda, Mr. B. Katatumba, was told by the Commercial Court late last week to finally quit his Hotel Diplomate and hand over possession to Mssrs.

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