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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)