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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.

Kasubi caretakers should learn from tragedy of destruction of tombs

The destruction of the Kasubi Tombs World Heritage site left many sharing the grief of the lost heritage of Baganda, Bakiga, Teso, and Acholi. From the tourism industry, it was a similar story.

Landslides on Mt. Elgon avoidable

A large landslide on the lower slopes of Mt. Elgon caused a major tragedy in eastern Uganda, when three villages were buried in a mudslide several meters high.

Vietnam ferry accident spoils Tet New Year

A small ferry overloaded with holiday shoppers sank in Central Vietnam on Sunday, killing at least 40 people ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year, according to published reports.