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

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

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

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

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019

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

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

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

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India
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Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019

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

Cyclone Idai:  What the African Tourism Board is doing?
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Cyclone Idai: What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

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

Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border  region
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Massive earthquake hit Ecuador Peru border region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

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

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers
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NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 13, 2019

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

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst
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Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

editor editor- December 20, 2018

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
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Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for greater harmonization of tourism and culture

editor editor- December 6, 2018

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

Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday
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Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday

editor editor- May 15, 2015

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

editor editor- October 5, 2014

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

Amazon rain forest destruction data revised by Brazil
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Amazon rain forest destruction data revised by Brazil

editor editor- October 4, 2011

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

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

editor editor- May 11, 2011

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

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

editor editor- March 1, 2011

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the destruction of the giant Buddha statues of Bamiyan, in Afghanistan, by ... Read More

Kasubi caretakers should learn from tragedy of destruction of tombs
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Kasubi caretakers should learn from tragedy of destruction of tombs

editor editor- March 22, 2010

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

Central Chile hit by massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake
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Central Chile hit by massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake

editor editor- February 27, 2010

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

Earthquake devastates Haiti, collapsing hospital, damaging other buildings
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Earthquake devastates Haiti, collapsing hospital, damaging other buildings

editor editor- January 13, 2010

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

Typhoon Morakot slams China, Taiwan, 1 million evacuated
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Typhoon Morakot slams China, Taiwan, 1 million evacuated

editor editor- August 10, 2009

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

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