Tag: Mali

Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre
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Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

An overnight attack on Sunday targeting an ethnic Dogon village in Mali left 95 people dead, local mayor Moulaye Guindo ... 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

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country
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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa
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Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade
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World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making ... Read More

Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program
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Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech start-ups that will take ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria
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Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The US government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Islamists’ takeover takes Timbuktu off tourist maps
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Islamists’ takeover takes Timbuktu off tourist maps

editor editor- April 13, 2012

When turban-swathed Tuareg rebels swept into Timbuktu last Sunday to plant the flag of their northern Mali homeland, they found ... Read More

How safe is Mali?
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How safe is Mali?

editor editor- November 30, 2011

Following the recent kidnapping of three tourists - one of which is a Dutchman - and the killing of a ... Read More

Armed bandits kidnap three tourists, kill fourth in Timbuktu
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Armed bandits kidnap three tourists, kill fourth in Timbuktu

editor editor- November 26, 2011

An armed gang of kidnappers has abducted three tourists and killed a fourth in the city of Timbuktu in northern ... Read More

UK issues terror warning for travel to Timbuktu
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UK issues terror warning for travel to Timbuktu

editor editor- November 24, 2009

The UK government is urging tourists not to visit Timbuktu in northern Mali because of the threat of terrorism. Read More

British tourist reportedly executed by al Qaida in Mali
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British tourist reportedly executed by al Qaida in Mali

editor editor- June 4, 2009

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has condemned the reported execution of a British tourist captured by a branch of al ... Read More

UNWTO executive council elects the right person for SG post
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UNWTO executive council elects the right person for SG post

editor editor- May 8, 2009

Sources from Bamako, Mali, where the ongoing executive council meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization is being held, ... Read More

Mali and Niger hunt for kidnapped tourists in Sahara
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Mali and Niger hunt for kidnapped tourists in Sahara

editor editor- January 26, 2009

BAMAKO - Security forces from Mali and Niger are scouring their shared border for four abducted Europeans but there is ... Read More

Mali says Tuareg rebels abduct group of tourists
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Mali says Tuareg rebels abduct group of tourists

editor editor- January 23, 2009

BAMAKO - Tuareg rebels in eastern Mali abducted a group of European tourists on Thursday, a senior Malian military officer ... Read More

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