Tag: Kampala

Message from Queen Elizabeth II to Uganda Parliament
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Message from Queen Elizabeth II to Uganda Parliament

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- September 28, 2019

Queen of England, Elizabeth II, has sent a message to delegates attending the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference taking place at ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean
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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

Uganda: Works begin on Kampala  $60 M Flyover project
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Uganda: Works begin on Kampala $60 M Flyover project

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 15, 2019

Preliminary works on the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project (KFCRUP), has commenced. According to the Uganda National Roads ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa
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Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline ... Read More

Uganda Tourism pushing their culture as key tourism USP
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Uganda Tourism pushing their culture as key tourism USP

mm Alain St.Ange- May 2, 2019

"The Alur Jonam Cultural Festival at Uganda Museum, Kampala, brought together the Alur and Jonam together to celebrate their culture. ... Read More

New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
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New rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

On 19th April, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, located north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala registered the latest rhino birth. According to Angie ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant
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Uganda State Tourism Minister launches controversial Miss Curvy beauty pageant

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 7, 2019

Ever since Miss Uganda won the coveted Miss World Africa in China on December 8, 2018, several organizers have come ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket
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Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that ... Read More

New General Manager at Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur
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New General Manager at Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 29, 2019

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts has appointed Sumeet Shandilya as General Manager of Singhania Sarovar Portico, Raipur, India. Sumeet brings with ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO
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Uganda Tourism Board appoints first female CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 10, 2019

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), the government body in charge of promoting and marketing tourism, has appointed its first female ... Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy
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Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

mm Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and ... Read More

Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference
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Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference

editor editor- December 6, 2018

Seychelles’ former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St. Ange, was invited to deliver the keynote address ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city
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Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual ... Read More

Alain St.Ange delivering keynote address at CAA Uganda Stakeholders Meeting
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Alain St.Ange delivering keynote address at CAA Uganda Stakeholders Meeting

editor editor- December 4, 2018

Alain St.Ange, the former Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, honored to have been invited to deliver ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa  emerged
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The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual ... Read More

Skal Kampala elects new leadership
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Skal Kampala elects new leadership

editor editor- March 22, 2013

UGANDA (eTN) - Skal Kampala Chapter 611 last night held the mandatory annual general meeting, and after serving twice as ... Read More

ICTP welcomes Uganda travel company, Trek Africa Eco-Tours
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ICTP welcomes Uganda travel company, Trek Africa Eco-Tours

editor editor- February 5, 2013

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is pleased to announce ... Read More

COMESA Business Council releases Munyonyo Declaration
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COMESA Business Council releases Munyonyo Declaration

editor editor- December 5, 2012

Following the conclusion of the COMESA Business Forum, held alongside the 16th COMESA Summit at the end of last month ... Read More

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

editor editor- November 27, 2012

Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure represented President James Michel at the Sixteenth COMESA Summit of the Heads of State and ... Read More

8th COMESA Business Forum gets underway in Kampala
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8th COMESA Business Forum gets underway in Kampala

editor editor- November 21, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - An extensive program awaits participants of the 8th COMESA Business Forum which kicked off today at the ... Read More

Routes Africa announces Kampala 2013 dates
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Routes Africa announces Kampala 2013 dates

editor editor- November 17, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - The international Routes organization has just announced the dates for the 8th African Routes Development Conference to ... Read More

COMESA amends dates for Kampala summit
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COMESA amends dates for Kampala summit

editor editor- September 27, 2012

The 8th COMESA Business Forum is an Annual Public Private Dialogue and Business Partnerships Forum, that brings together over 500 ... Read More

Tanzania’s Corridor of Destruction set to extend to Uganda
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Tanzania’s Corridor of Destruction set to extend to Uganda

editor editor- July 4, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - The environmental assaults on many fronts in Tanzania, often written about here and described as the “Corridor ... Read More

Kampala floods again amid reports of more deadly landslides
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Kampala floods again amid reports of more deadly landslides

editor editor- June 26, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - This year’s rainy season, as heavy as it comes, has regularly seen key intersections and roundabouts flooded, ... Read More

Police take over hotel and mall security in Kampala, Uganda
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Police take over hotel and mall security in Kampala, Uganda

editor editor- June 6, 2012

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - As witnessed in recent days across the city, Ugandan security organizations have been seconded to Kampala’s ... Read More

Another lake disaster strikes in Uganda
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Another lake disaster strikes in Uganda

editor editor- March 5, 2012

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

Amazing Race freelance producer meets tragic fate in Uganda
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Amazing Race freelance producer meets tragic fate in Uganda

editor editor- February 22, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - A reliable source from one of Kampala’s leading hotels has confirmed that Jeff Rice, a producer on ... Read More

Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala
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Gulf Air off to rocky start in Kampala

editor editor- October 26, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - A recent seminar for a very select group of agents and press conference for equally select media ... Read More

Bickering follows IGCP meeting in Kampala
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Bickering follows IGCP meeting in Kampala

editor editor- October 18, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - The Greater Virunga Transboundary Committee meeting took place in Kampala last week, discussing closer cooperation and harmonized ... Read More

CHOGM sins continue to haunt perpetrators in Uganda
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CHOGM sins continue to haunt perpetrators in Uganda

editor editor- August 16, 2011

(eTN) - The scandal is simply not going away and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), once a darling ... Read More

Egypt Air getting back on course
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Egypt Air getting back on course

editor editor- April 19, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - A regular source at the Egypt Air Kampala office was excited over the weekend, telling news that ... Read More

African Union Summit backs Uganda
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African Union Summit backs Uganda

editor editor- August 2, 2010

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - The African Union (AU) Summit in Munyonyo, Kampala, has backed President Museveni’s response to the terror ... Read More