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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Monday 4 July 2011 July 3, 2011 (JUBA) - The government of South Sudan on Saturday said it will start classifying hotels operating in the regional capital of Juba, which will soon host foreign dignatories for the regions independence celebrations, in (...)
Sunday 11 March 2012 March 10, 2012 (JUBA) — The governor of South Sudan’s Jonglei, Kuol Manyang Juuk, has called for preservation of wildlife in eight month old country arguing that if it is properly preserved tourism could be a way to diversify the economy (...)
Thursday 26 January 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
January 25, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) — An Eritrean opposition group claims that the attack on tourists in the Afar region of Ethiopia, committed by Eritrea-based Ethiopian rebels, was coordinated by Eritrean intelligence. (...)
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 (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum : really out of the terrorism business ?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
March 7, 2014 - The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the (...)