Category Archives: Tourism

South African tourism holding steady

Surprisingly, South African Tourism, the country’s national tourism marketing body, believes that the current water crisis the City of Cape Town is going through may actually help position the country as a global leader in sustainable tourism practices, including the judicious use of water. Continue reading

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Ethiopian Arrested in Scottish Airport with Suitcases Full of Khat Worth Over $12,000 Says its for a Family Party

An Ethiopian man has been jailed after being caught with two suitcases full of drugs, which he claimed were to be shared at a family… Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Pop Girl Band to Continue Making Music Despite Losing Millions in British Funding

Yegna’s Managing Director Solome Tadesse said on Tuesday that the project would continue despite the UK Department for International Development (DFID)’s decision to cut its… Continue reading

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1 Dead, 11 Injured After Hand Grenade is Thrown Into Ethiopia Hotel

One person died, and 11 others sustained injuries after a hand grenade was thrown into a hotel located in Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s Amhara… Continue reading

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1 Dead, 11 Injured After Hand Grenade is Thrown Into Ethiopia Hotel

One person died, and 11 others sustained injuries after a hand grenade was thrown into a hotel located in Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s Amhara… Continue reading

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Ethiopia Makes More Than $800 From Tourism in 3 Months Amid State of Emergency

Ethiopia earned around $872 million exclusively from foreign tourists during the first quarter of the current fiscal year, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism disclosed.… Continue reading

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Ethiopians Urged to Focus on Love, Respect and Tolerance During Gena (Christmas) Celebrations

Ethiopian religious leaders have underscored the need to celebrate Gena (Christmas), a festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, in unity and with respect for… Continue reading

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UK Police Investigating the Murder of Ethiopian Man Found With Multiple Stab Wounds in Bristol on Christmas Eve

Source: Bath Chronicle UK
The body of a 31-year-old man found in a rural village on the fringes of Bristol could have lain there for… Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Tourism Suffers Decline After Year of Widespread Anti-Government Protests

Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporate
Following the violence that occurred in some parts of the country earlier in this Ethiopian fiscal year (2016/17), tourist flow and… Continue reading

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Ugandan Captain Arrested for Masterminding Plot to Kill, Rob Eritrean Businessman of 2 Million Euros

Source: Geeska Afrika
A Ugandan soldier has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of an Eritrean businessman with the intention of stealing… Continue reading

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