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CAA to revive Gulu runway operations:
Travel Monday, Jan 13, 2014
GULU, NORTHERN UGANDA - Uganda is to build a new airport complex in the north to stimulate growth of tourism, trade and agriculture, in an area which experienced over 20 years of insecurity due to the Kony rebel insurgency.
By: Paul Tentena
El Al brings in tourists to kick off Tanzania services :
Travel Monday, Jan 13, 2014
EL AL Israel Airlines gave the Tanzanian tourism industry a fantastic Christmas and New Year’s present in mid-December when they flew in tourists from Tel Aviv, to Kilimanjaro International Airport.
By: Elisha Mayallah
Bagamoyo aims for Heritage status:
Travel Monday, Jan 13, 2014
MWANZA, Tanzania – Tanzanian authorities are working towards including the town of Bagamoyo on the World Heritage site list.
By: Andrew Zablon
Rwanda gorilla fete up for awards:
Travel Monday, Jan 13, 2014
KIGALI, Rwanda - Rwanda’s annual Kwita Izina, which involves the Rwandan tradition of having the community and invited guests name baby Mountain Gorillas, will join two other projects for the United Nations World Tourism Organization Ulysses Award.
By: Agnes Bateta
Murchison dazzles your senses:
Travel Monday, Jan 13, 2014
Our journey started at 6 o’clock in the morning passing through a rough and poor road as if we were heading to the remote area but in reality, we were going to an amazing area.
By: Leonard Magomba
Kilimanjaro to revamp:
Travel Monday, Jan 13, 2014
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Kilimanjaro region is planning to build a special commercial and industrial town at a Lokolova area in a bid to boost the value of its products.
By: Patrick Kisembo
Nairobi to get new air terminal:
Travel Monday, Dec 16, 2013
NAIROBI, Kenya--Construction work has started on the new $653 million terminal at Jomo Kenyatta International airport (JKIA).
By: Jonn Sambo
Uganda at odds on hotel stars:
Travel Monday, Dec 16, 2013
The failure by the government to classify Uganda’s accommodation facilities has been cited as one of the bottlenecks which could affect the tourism industry.
By: Samuel Nabwiiso
Chinese win contracts worth $150m for Tz roads:
Travel Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania--Three Chinese firms have won tenders for several government road projects. The roads are part of trunk route between Egypt and South Africa.
By: Kenan Kalagho
IFAD to pay for road works in rural Uganda:
Travel Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
KAMPALA, Uganda--The Ministry of Local Government through the District Livelihood Support programme (DLSP) is overseeing construction or rehabilitation of 776.6 kilometres of roads in 13 districts across the country.
By: Brian Coutinho
Uganda tour firms want VAT axed:
Travel Friday, Dec 06, 2013
KAMPALA, UGANDA - Operators within Uganda’s tourism industry have asked the government to totally abolish the 18% VAT on up country hotels and lodges since the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) will soon implement a tourism levy on January 1st 2014.The operato
By: Paul Tentena
Stalemate over Zanzibar Stone Town sites:
Travel Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
MWANZA, Tanzania – The UNESCO World Heritage Centre has officially written to the Zanzibar government about the questionable state of conservation of the property at Zanzibar’s Stone Town “Mji Mkongwe.” Ms Susanna Kari, Associate Expert (Africa U
By: Andrew Zablon
Addis Ababa dates great destiny:
Travel Friday, Dec 06, 2013
It is a three-hour flight to Addis Ababa from Dar es Salaam and we touched down at Bole International Airport around 4:00pm in the afternoon.
By: Kenan Kalagho
Lack of funds halts Uganda hotels classification:
Travel Friday, Dec 06, 2013
KAMPALA, Uganda - The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) does not have enough money to carry out the Hotel Classification Exercise UTB officials have told East African Business Week.
By: Samuel Nabwiiso

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