Wednesday 22 May 2013
May 21, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - At least five people died when a boat carrying 110 passengers overturned on Lake Tana in Ethiopia’s north western region of Amhara on Monday, police told Sudan Tribune.
The boat was travelling to attend a (...)
Monday 19 November 2012
November 18, 2012 (JUBA/NAIROBI) - Equity Bank Group last week launched a partnership with China Union Pay; an initiative that will allow Union Pay card holders make transactions from the bank’s Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) and sale (...)
Thursday 12 September 2013
September 11, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Khartoum state’s minister of Human Development, Antiquities, and Tourism Yahiya Saleh Mukwar, has attributed the limited revenues collected by his ministry to the conflicting roles between federal and (...)
Sunday 17 March 2013
March 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese tourism minister Mohamed Abdul-Karim Al-Had today warned that his country will not allow visits by what he described as “alcohol and discotheque tourists”. Sudanese tourism minister Mohamed (...)
Wednesday 19 September 2012
September 18, 2012 (WAU) – Commercial flights between Khartoum and Juba resumed on Tuesday, after they were stopped in January a peak in tension between Sudan and South Sudan.
Sudan’s aviation authority suspended the daily direct (...)
Tuesday 25 March 2014
March 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese minister of investment, Mustafa Osman Ismail, has disclosed that the government is working to have the German airline Lufthansa resume its service to Khartoum.
On January 19th, the German (...)
Friday 11 January 2013
January 10, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia has arrested two suspects in connection with last week’s killing of an Austrian tourist in northern Ethiopia, Amhara Regional police told Sudan Tribune on Thursday.
The 27-year-old Austrian (...)
Thursday 19 January 2012
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
January 18, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Five foreign tourists have been killed in Ethiopia’s remote north-eastern Afar region by unknown gunmen who came across the Eritrean border, according to Addis Ababa. Afar soldiers (...)
Thursday 8 March 2012
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 7, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopian Afar rebels said they have freed two German tourists who were taken hostage in an attack in January near the Eritrean border.
In a statement, the Eritrea based Afar (...)
Saturday 9 June 2012
By Julius N Uma
June 7, 2012 (JUBA) - A minister in South Sudan’s government on Wednesday urged the Kenyan Commercial Bank (KCB) to support the country’s in developing the tourism industry as part of the approach to diversify its (...)
The perilous change in Darfur’s demography2015-08-28 08:10:36
By Eric Reeves
The debate about whether or not Darfur was the site of genocide long ago flamed out, largely because the issue became excessively politicized and the world—in general—no longer (...)
South Sudan Peace Agreement: to Sign or not to Sign2015-08-19 05:44:38
By Steve Paterno
South Sudan peace process faltered badly. The most anticipated deadline to sign a final comprehensive agreement has passed, with government failing to ink the proposed (...)