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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
The leak AU’s report and IGAD’s threat of sanctions2015-03-06 20:15:39
By James Okuk
On March 7, 2014 and based on decision of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) and after consultations with different parties involved in the outbreak of the mid-December 2013 (...)
Doubts remain over South Sudan peace talks2015-03-04 21:22:01
By John A. Akec
News of a possible end to South Sudan’s 11-month-old conflict was received with guarded optimism at the start of February, and there were good reasons for this. On January 21, (...)