Tag: dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license from Bonang Power and Energy ... Read More

Tourism Enthusiasts Protest Possible Giveaway Of Murchison Falls For Dam Construction By Ugandan Government

Jonathan Benaiah Jonathan Benaiah- June 9, 2019 20:40

Last week on Friday, many Ugandans especially those in the tourism and conservation circles were shocked when an advert appeared in the national newspaper by the Electricity Regulatory Authority(ERA) in ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 07:47

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check the implementation of the instructions of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart ... Read More

Four Seasons launches Bali’s first hotel arrival by river raft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:01

Famed for its dramatic treetop arrival via a suspension bridge, the World’s #1 Hotel is now offering guests a 180-degree change of perspective, with Bali’s first hotel arrival by river ... Read More

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:11

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:13

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister of Minister of Tourism and Environmental Affairs Moses Vilakati will ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 29, 2019 02:36

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park in Africa, now facing a critical challenge to its survival ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous, the largest wildlife park in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019 00:35

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park in Africa, now facing a critical challenge to its survival ... Read More

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 22:10

Brazilian firefighters are searching for over 200 people missing after a dam at an iron ore mine collapsed. Scores of people were trapped by the river of sludge released when ... Read More

Luxury hotels: The best and the worst

editor editor- December 20, 2018 23:37

Twelve experienced and discerning researchers brought this year’s inside track on global luxury hotel openings. Read More

Tanzanian tourism industry worried

editor editor- July 6, 2012 08:35

(eTN) - Within days of news breaking that the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has approved the Tanzanian government’s request to carve out a 200-square-kilometer part of the world’s largest game ... Read More

Last-minute go-ahead for Stieglers Gorge hydro project in Tanzania

editor editor- May 6, 2012 09:21

(eTn) - The Tanzanian government will remain under the spotlight over their planned assaults on the environment even after the cabinet reshuffle last Friday, which, among others, also saw Energy ... Read More

Turkana under threat due to damming of River Omo in Ethiopia

editor editor- February 23, 2011 04:45

(eTN) - Protests took place in Nairobi last weekend aimed at the Gibe III dam Ethiopia is constructing on their territory but which is said to have an immediate and ... Read More

Opposition grows against Ethiopia dam and power plant

editor editor- April 7, 2010 02:12

The building of the GIBE III dam and hydro-electric power plant is attracting yet more opposition from the international environmental watchdogs, relevant NGOs, local advocacy groups, and the affected Read More

50th anniversary of Kariba Dam

editor editor- March 15, 2010 04:35

On May 16, 1960, the Kariba Dam was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, with the switching on of the first electricity generators, bringing to life ... Read More