Tag: destruction

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40 0

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10 0

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and the Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, ... Read More

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019 20:48 0

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. The tremor was felt in ... Read More

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20 0

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 23, 2019 19:11 0

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same time, was almost a miracle. It ... Read More

Cyclone Idai:  What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Cyclone Idai: What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 23:55 0

“The situation is terrible,” Jamie LeSueur of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Tuesday in a press statement. “The scale ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 15:20 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving ... Read More

Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border  region

Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019 11:30 0

A major earthquake shook the border region between Ecuador and Peru this morning. Even though an earthquake of this magnitude has the potential for mass ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56 0

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29 0

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

editor editor- December 20, 2018 23:37 0

Twelve experienced and discerning researchers brought this year’s inside track on global luxury hotel openings. Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for greater harmonization of tourism and culture

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for greater harmonization of tourism and culture

editor editor- December 6, 2018 14:06 0

Speaking on the Ministerial panel in Istanbul yesterday, Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Honorable Edmund Bartlett asserted that tourism was but the marketing of culture. Read More

Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday

Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday

editor editor- May 15, 2015 00:53 0

Residents of Guam should be making final preparations as strengthening Typhoon Dolphin will pass near the island on Friday. Read More

Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands

Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands

editor editor- October 5, 2014 09:20 0

Tourists and residents in Guam and the Mariana Islands should rush preparations to completion immediately and heed any instructions from local authorities. Read More

Amazon rain forest destruction data revised by Brazil

Amazon rain forest destruction data revised by Brazil

editor editor- October 4, 2011 07:48 0

BRASILIA, Brazil — The amount of Amazon rain forest destroyed last year was still the lowest since tracking began two decades ago, even though it ... Read More

As risks from disasters rise, UN chief calls for better preparedness

As risks from disasters rise, UN chief calls for better preparedness

editor editor- May 11, 2011 04:34 0

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for accelerated efforts to strengthen the capacity to withstand disasters across the world, saying the destruction wrought by such events ... Read More

UN marks 10th anniversary of Buddha statues’ destruction in Afghanistan

UN marks 10th anniversary of Buddha statues’ destruction in Afghanistan

editor editor- March 1, 2011 05:18 0

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the destruction of the giant Buddha statues of Bamiyan, in Afghanistan, by the then-ruling fundamentalist Islamic Taliban, ... Read More

Kasubi caretakers should learn from tragedy of destruction of tombs

Kasubi caretakers should learn from tragedy of destruction of tombs

editor editor- March 22, 2010 04:30 0

The destruction of the Kasubi Tombs World Heritage site left many sharing the grief of the lost heritage of Baganda, Bakiga, Teso, and Acholi. From ... Read More

Central Chile hit by massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake

Central Chile hit by massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake

editor editor- February 27, 2010 15:43 0

SANTIAGO, Chile – A massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake capable of tremendous damage struck central Chile early Saturday, shaking the capital for a minute and a half ... Read More

Earthquake devastates Haiti, collapsing hospital, damaging other buildings

Earthquake devastates Haiti, collapsing hospital, damaging other buildings

editor editor- January 13, 2010 04:25 0

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A strong earthquake hit the impoverished country of Haiti on Tuesday afternoon, where a hospital collapsed and people were screaming for help. Read More

Typhoon Morakot slams China, Taiwan, 1 million evacuated

Typhoon Morakot slams China, Taiwan, 1 million evacuated

editor editor- August 10, 2009 09:36 0

Typhoon Morakot has slammed into eastern China, killing a child, destroying hundreds of homes and submerging farmland. Read More

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