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French lady breaks climbing record in a wheelchair at Mt. Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA (eTN) - For two years, a French lady with a disability lived with a faint hope that one day she would be able to ascend the world’s highest freestanding mountain. Mount Kilimanjaro.

Irish tourist killed by lightning strike on Mount Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA (eTN) - Famous Irish mountain climber, Ian McKeever, was killed by a lightning strike some 4,000 meters up on Mount Kilimanjaro during a New Year climbing expedition.

Hotels and lodges sprout on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro

Modern lodges have sprung up in villages on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro readily equipped to provide services to mountain climbers and other tourists visiting the coffee and banana farms on the mou

Three Tanzania tourist parks set for voting into Seven Natural Wonders...

TANZANIA (eTN) - Three leading tourist attraction sites in Tanzania have been listed among twelve leading tourist attractions in Africa nominated for voting into the Seven Natural Wonders of World.

Snow adorns the crown of Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA (eTN ) - Constituting the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro is slowly building up its snow cover, allaying the fears of prominent scientists who had predicted witnessing the emine

Tanzanian mountain porter set to conquer Mount Everest

TANZANIA (eTN) – An experienced porter who has been climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for decades is set to become the first Tanzanian to conquer the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest in mid-May thi

Myths and mysteries of Mount Kilimanjaro

Covered in mist, full of legends and mystery, Mount Kilimanjaro (otherwise known as the roof of Africa) stands to attract tourists from all corners of the world, the reasons behind its nomination to c

Tanzania Tourist Board acknowledges voting of two African mountains

TANZANIA (eTN) - Provisional voting of Table Mountain in South Africa in the list of New7Wonders of Nature and Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania among most attractive sites in Africa has been a blessing t

American tourist sets world record as oldest climber on Mount Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA (eTN) - An American tourist has broke the record to become the oldest person to reach the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro and have his name entered in the Guinness World Records as the oldest known

British tourist dies after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA (eTN) - A British man collapsed and died just a few minutes after reaching Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, the climb which he wished to fulfill during his lifetime.

Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro set for voting into Seven Wonders of the...

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, is listed among 10 leading tourist destinations nominated as candidates for the 7 natural wonders of the world.

Snow slowly building on Mount Kilimanjaro

TANZANIA, Africa (eTN) - Standing as the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro is slowly regaining its snow after several years of drought in East Africa and the effects of climate change in A

UN secretary general to assess effects of climate change on Mount...

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon, who is in three-day official visit in Tanzania, will fly over the ice-top of Mount Kilimanjaro this weekend to witness th

Search still on for missing Chinese tourist on Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - The whereabouts of a Chinese tourist who went missing while descending Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania’s northern tourist circuit, remains a my

India welcomes first-ever Tanzanian tourism delegates

MUMBAI, India (eTN) - Tanzania, the East African country of 36 million people, bordering the Indian Ocean, Kenya, Uganda, Congo and Zambia, is the latest nation to seek a part of the growing Indian o

Tanzanian media warm up old divisive sentiments

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - A recent editorial in Tanzania’s Daily News once again played up divisive sentiments over the location of Mt. Kilimanjaro, which lies undisputedly inside Tanzanian territory.

President Bush visit to Tanzania a welcome to boost tourism

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Taking advantage of US President George Bush visit to Africa mid-this month, tourist business stakeholders see another opportunity to market the African continent in United States through key world media links.

Tanzania readies for Leon Sullivan Africa Summit

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Four months ahead, Tanzania has launched a media campaign to attract African American investors to participate in the Eighth Leon Sullivan Summit to be held in Tanzania’s northern tourist city of Arusha in June.