Tag: East African Community

East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB
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East Africa set for joint Regional Tourism Marketing drive at ITB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Looking to market the East African tourism, a delegation of five officials from the East African Community (EAC) Headquarters is ... Read More

South Sudan fails to get thumbs up for EAC membership
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South Sudan fails to get thumbs up for EAC membership

editor editor- November 28, 2012

(eTN) - “They are woefully unprepared to even reach applicant status at this time, and their budget woes have not ... Read More

COMESA Tourism Forum draft agenda released
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COMESA Tourism Forum draft agenda released

editor editor- August 17, 2012

COMESA, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, and the COMESA Business Council have now released the draft agenda ... Read More

Juba International Airport security upgrade to get EU funding
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Juba International Airport security upgrade to get EU funding

editor editor- June 23, 2012

(eTN) - Aviation security at the international airport in Juba, South Sudan’s capital city, has always been porous at best, ... Read More

East Africa Tourism Platform launches today
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East Africa Tourism Platform launches today

editor editor- June 8, 2012

The East Africa Tourism Platform launches in its first county in the East African Community today, June 8, namely in ... Read More

Tanzania scraps vehicle entry fee at borders with Kenya
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Tanzania scraps vehicle entry fee at borders with Kenya

editor editor- March 19, 2012

Faced with massive pressure from other East African Community member states, during a recent ministerial meeting in Mombasa, Tanzania rushed ... Read More

EAC talking up tourism ahead of ITB – but will it stick?
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EAC talking up tourism ahead of ITB – but will it stick?

editor editor- March 5, 2012

(eTN) - As the tourist boards and private sector participants start to make their way to Berlin for the world’s ... Read More

Air Uganda to introduce new routings and added options
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Air Uganda to introduce new routings and added options

editor editor- October 4, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The seasonal flights in August and September between Entebbe, Mombasa, and Zanzibar came to an end last ... Read More

Kenya Tourism Minister blasts partners over fear and suspicion
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Kenya Tourism Minister blasts partners over fear and suspicion

editor editor- October 1, 2011

(eTN) - The meeting of the East African Community’s (EAC) sectoral council on tourism and wildlife in Mombasa ended with ... Read More

Regional tourism meeting in Mombasa discussed EAC tourism protocol
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Regional tourism meeting in Mombasa discussed EAC tourism protocol

editor editor- September 22, 2011

(eTN) - A regional meeting is taking place in Mombasa under the auspices of the East African Community (EAC) to ... Read More

East African Community single tourist visa to be delayed
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East African Community single tourist visa to be delayed

editor editor- June 24, 2011

Tourists will have to wait a little longer to visit the East African Community (EAC) using a single visa since ... Read More

East African Community headquarters on course
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East African Community headquarters on course

editor editor- April 19, 2011

(eTN) - The construction of the new East African Community (EAC) headquarters in Arusha, near its present location at the ... Read More

Tanzania tourism minister says form a regional airline to get more tourists
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Tanzania tourism minister says form a regional airline to get more tourists

editor editor- March 4, 2011

(eTN) - Tanzania’s tourism minister Ezekiel Maige yesterday advised tourism stakeholder to "form a regional airline" aimed at allowing tourists ... Read More

Balala: Tanzania not cooperating with East African tourism plan
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Balala: Tanzania not cooperating with East African tourism plan

editor editor- October 19, 2010

NAIROBI, Kenya - Plans to promote East African Community as a single tourism destination are hindered by Tanzanian’s unwillingness to ... Read More

Tanzanian tour and safari operators experience same old sentiments and same old fears
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Tanzanian tour and safari operators experience same old sentiments and same old fears

editor editor- July 21, 2010

(eTN) - The onset of the East African Community (EAC) Common Market has prompted old sentiments and fears to rear ... Read More

East African Community clarifies on passports
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East African Community clarifies on passports

editor editor- April 26, 2010

Following reports that immigration officials, in particular in one country of the Read More

More ivory nabbed, suspects arrested in Eastern Africa
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More ivory nabbed, suspects arrested in Eastern Africa

editor editor- December 7, 2009

Information received indicates that in recent weeks over one and a half tons of ivory has been confiscated and recovered ... Read More

East Africa’s CASSOA seeks funding from passengers
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East Africa’s CASSOA seeks funding from passengers

editor editor- November 30, 2009

Shortage of funds is not new for public bodies in eastern Africa, but one of the more recent additions to ... Read More

Africa cries over climate change impacts
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Africa cries over climate change impacts

editor editor- November 19, 2009

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - African countries are pleading for financial support and other resources from developed countries to ... Read More

Tanzania provokes yet more controversy with EAC neighbors
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Tanzania provokes yet more controversy with EAC neighbors

editor editor- November 3, 2009

It was learned that Tanzania has broken ranks with its East African neighbors over the ban of trade in ivory ... Read More

Tanzania–Kenya border post dispute raises the heat
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Tanzania–Kenya border post dispute raises the heat

editor editor- November 2, 2009

A report in eTN in recent weeks to the effect, that the Tanzania Tourist Board has advised the Bologonja border ... Read More

Laughter and cheers aside, East African media summit tackles serious issues
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Laughter and cheers aside, East African media summit tackles serious issues

editor editor- August 22, 2009

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - This latest and 3rd edition of the East African Community’s regional meeting with the local and ... Read More

Region to start issuing single tourist visas
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Region to start issuing single tourist visas

editor editor- March 31, 2009

Kampala — The East African Community has agreed to start a single tourist visa for the region, the tourism minister, ... Read More

East Africa aviation to implement safety and security standard
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East Africa aviation to implement safety and security standard

editor editor- September 5, 2008

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - The recently-started the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) has announced last week that ... Read More

Upcoming grading worries hotel pretenders
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Upcoming grading worries hotel pretenders

editor editor- March 17, 2008

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Would be “hoteliers,” often people who found the money to get into the sector but lack ... Read More

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