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Mauritius tourism events cancelled

The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) and the Ministry of Tourism of Mauritius confirmed that Mauritius will not be staging a second edition of their Shopping Fiesta and Carnival.

Pakistan government accepted demands of Qadri and long march ended

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (DND) - All political parties sitting in treasury benches in the parliament of Pakistan at lasted accepted demands of Dr.

Ukraine’s election law is a new step in democratic reforms

KYIV, Ukraine - In December 2011, the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych signed a new parliamentary election law.

Uganda tourism state minister loses race for parliament

UGANDA (eTN) - Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities in the Ministry of Tourism, Trade, and Industry, the Hon.

UK events industry to establish All Party Parliamentary Group

In a move to gain greater recognition for the £36 billion UK events industry, steps are now underway to establish an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) to represent the industry in Parliament.

Japanese member of parliament and visiting Chinese delegation call at Seychelles...

The Honorable Yasutoshi Nishimura, a Japanese member of parliament who is undertaking a tour of the Seychelles region, called at the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) this week and had meetings with chie

Uganda tourism payments in default

Sad news emerged over the weekend when parliamentary committee investigations and inquiries revealed the ongoing default in subscription payments by Uganda for key international tourism and conservati

CHOGM hunters lay into Uganda Civil Aviation Authority

Top Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) management got a roasting last week when the public accounts committee of parliament laid heavily into them, demanding answers about changed (upwards, of course) con

Acting minister defies parliament and appoints new CEO to Kenya Airports...

In an act of outright defiance to a directive by the parliamentary committee on transport, the acting transport minister, within hours of receiving his letter confirming his acting capacity in the min

Uganda Commonwealth Heads of Government hunters go after tourism minister

In a not entirely unexpected move, the parliamentary public accounts committee, presently investigating circumstances of expenditure for the 2007 Commonwealth Summit, demanded from the Minister of Sta

Icelandair mechanics’ strike halted

Iceland's parliament passed a law Monday afternoon to terminate Icelandair's mechanics' strike that lasted 16 hours. Several Icelandair flights from Iceland to Europe were delayed 12 hours.

Former Uganda tourism minister to retire from politics

The former Minister for Tourism, Trade, and Industry, Hon. Janat Mukwaya, announced last weekend her retirement from active politics, come the next general elections in early 2011.

Grenadians to head to the poll this July

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada (eTN) - Two political parties are expected to be contesting the July 8, 2008 general election following Prime Minister Keith Mitchell’s announcement on Sunday that he will ask Head of State Governor General Sir Daniel Williams to dissolve the current parliament on Tuesday, July 3.