Tourism

Turkish Airlines Helps Lift Trade

Erbil Akgun, the General Manager for Turkish Airlines (Uganda)had a one-on-one with East African Business Week about operations between Entebbe and Istanbul, as well as other related issues to expanding trade with Turkey and Uganda. Below are excerpts: Question: Have Turkish business people responded positively to developing trade links with Ugandans since Turkish Airlines started […]

Tourism

Kenya to roll out new link

NAIROBI, Kenya – The one-stop shop for lodging import and export documents which has been undergoing piloting for three months will will be rolled out fully from February 1. The roll-out of the Kenya National Electronic Single Window System, also called Kenya TradeNet, is being implemented by state agency Kentrade and aims to transition Kenya […]

Tourism

CAA to revive Gulu runway operations

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. A new 3.1 kilometre runway at Gulu Airport, (the second largest airport in the country), was […]

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Bagamoyo aims for Heritage status

MWANZA, Tanzania – Tanzanian authorities are working towards including the town of Bagamoyo on the World Heritage site list. Dr. Donatius Kamamba, the Tanzania Director of Antiquities, was speaking to East African Business Week recently. The Antiquities Department submitted the application to the World Heritage Committee on February 20, 2006 with reference number 2095. If […]