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Nearly 100 people killed in Mali’s Sunday massacre

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 15:10

An overnight attack on Sunday targeting an ethnic Dogon village in Mali left 95 people dead, local mayor Moulaye Guindo told Reuters. “Armed men, apparently Fulanis, fired at the population ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:35

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is overdue. The study found that South Africa endured one of ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

Marriott International announces three new hotel deals in North and West Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:15

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company’s commitment to expanding its presence across ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 19:25

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making commitments to tackle wildlife trafficking. The airline and its cargo ... Read More

Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:10

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech start-ups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator program. They ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019 23:07

The US government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Islamists’ takeover takes Timbuktu off tourist maps

editor editor- April 13, 2012 07:52

When turban-swathed Tuareg rebels swept into Timbuktu last Sunday to plant the flag of their northern Mali homeland, they found very few tourists in the bars, hotels, museums, mosques and ... Read More

How safe is Mali?

editor editor- November 30, 2011 06:08

Following the recent kidnapping of three tourists - one of which is a Dutchman - and the killing of a German in the town of Timbuktu in North Mali, the ... Read More

Armed bandits kidnap three tourists, kill fourth in Timbuktu

editor editor- November 26, 2011 04:24

An armed gang of kidnappers has abducted three tourists and killed a fourth in the city of Timbuktu in northern Mali, security sources said. Read More

UK issues terror warning for travel to Timbuktu

editor editor- November 24, 2009 06:20

The UK government is urging tourists not to visit Timbuktu in northern Mali because of the threat of terrorism. Read More

Was British tourist just a pawn in deadly intelligence game?

editor editor- June 7, 2009 07:15

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British tourist reportedly executed by al Qaida in Mali

editor editor- June 4, 2009 03:37

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has condemned the reported execution of a British tourist captured by a branch of al Qaida in Mali. Read More

UNWTO executive council elects the right person for SG post

editor editor- May 8, 2009 09:08

Sources from Bamako, Mali, where the ongoing executive council meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization is being held, have confirmed that Jordan’s Taleb Rifai has been selected to ... Read More

Mali and Niger hunt for kidnapped tourists in Sahara

editor editor- January 26, 2009 02:47

BAMAKO - Security forces from Mali and Niger are scouring their shared border for four abducted Europeans but there is still no sign of the tourists, officials from both countries ... Read More

Mali says Tuareg rebels abduct group of tourists

editor editor- January 23, 2009 05:14

BAMAKO - Tuareg rebels in eastern Mali abducted a group of European tourists on Thursday, a senior Malian military officer said. Read More