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New lake vessel to operate out of Kisumu

(eTN) - Last week saw the launch of a new cargo and passenger ship, which will from now on connect Kenya’s lakeside city of Kisumu with outlying islands and areas hard to reach by road.

Tragedy strikes lake travelers in Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - Bad weather, combined with poor maintenance and the absence of life vests caused a major accident on Lake Victoria, Uganda, last Wednesday with over a dozen reported missing or drowned.

50th anniversary of Kariba Dam

On May 16, 1960, the Kariba Dam was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, with the switching on of the first electricity generators, bringing to life one of Africa’s mos

Kampala lake harbor ferry to return to service

After a nearly 3-year repair and major maintenance period in Kisumu’s lake harbor dry dock, the rail ferry MV Uhuru will return to service, after the current inspection and certification process has

Pullman gives a Malaysian identity to Putrajaya

Putrajaya in Malaysia is rather an odd place.

Indonesia mud lake draws tourists to disaster zone

PORONG, Indonesia - Mud tourism is about the only thing that is flourishing in Porong, an East Java suburb that two years ago became a disaster zone when hot volcanic mud began spewing from the site o