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Serengeti Highway case verdict due on June 20

The long wait for a verdict by the East African Court of Justice in Arusha, pronouncing itself on the application to hand the Tanzanian government a permanent injunction to stop them from building a h

Tourists observe natural wonders of nature in Serengeti

(eTN) - Standing on the rooftops of their vans with their cameras up, tourists from all corners of the world are now flocking to Tanzania’s leading Serengeti National Park to witness the birthing se

Serengeti wildebeest migration, a natural African wilderness drama

TANZANIA (eTN) - Life in the Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania may be an exciting interlude in one’s lifetime. It is where a natural drama plays out every year.

East African Tourism fraternity sees more light from Seven Natural Wonders...

The tourist fraternity in East Africa has expressed everlasting joy after selection of four natural tourist attractive features into the list of Seven Natural Wonders of Africa.

Serengeti National Park recognized by global hospitality industry

TANZANIA (eTN) - Covering a total area of 14,763 kilometers of natural and expanse grazing land in northern Tanzania tourist circuit, Serengeti National Park has been named this year’s chosen global

Court to hear Serengeti Highway case

The East African Court of Justice in Arusha announced last Friday the trial date for the case environmental groups have brought against the Tanzanian government over the controversial routing of a pla

Kampala Aero club joins hands with Coastal to offer flights to...

UGANDA (eTN) -Tanzania’s Coastal Aviation and Uganda’s Kampala Aero Club and Flight Training Center (KAFTC), aka Fly Uganda, will offer a unique link effective December 15, connecting the great mi

Talk of airport near Serengeti raising conservation questions again

(eTN) - With the contentious and potentially lethal Serengeti Highway not yet fully out of the picture, and the route of a proposed railway line to and from Tanga to Musoma on Lake Victoria kept a tig

Kikwete at a loss to explain Serengeti Highway plans

(eTN) - While in Canada for an official state visit, Tanzania President Kikwete found himself in a tight spot, when challenged by the media over the hugely controversial Serengeti highway plans that h

Spectacular wildebeest migration returns to Serengeti plains

TANZANIA (eTN) - Standing on the rooftops of their tourist vans with their cameras up, tourists from all corners of the world are now flocking to Tanzania’s leading Serengeti National Park to witnes

Tanzania National Parks joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has joined the alliance as a dest

Tanzania refutes allegation of fire deliberately set in Serengeti

TANZANIA (eTN) - Tanzania has refuted the allegation that it had set fire in northern parts of Serengeti to block the annual wildebeest migration to Kenya's Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

Tourist killing rattles Tanzanian tourism industry

(eTN) - A Dutch tourist and one the camp’s managers of Ikoma Tented Camp in the western part of the Serengeti were killed when a gang of armed thugs came to rob valuables and camp equipment.

Africa: Ten years on since eTN debut

This week, eTurboNews is looking back at a decade of success, having grown from strength to strength and established itself as a friend of those destinations which 10 years ago were not exactly in the

Tanga-Arusha-Musoma railway skips Serengeti National Park

ARUSHA, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania and Uganda have agreed that a proposed joint commercial rail track that runs from Tanga-Arusha-Musoma-Kampala, would not cross through the Serengeti National Park, en

Massive landslides block key safari route in Tanzania

(eTN) - It was learned yesterday that a massive landslide cut off the main route between the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha at Mto Wa Mbu, the escarpment where the Lake Manyara National

Serengeti conservation and highway do not mix

(eTN) - Comments made over the weekend by Tanzania’s Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda did not go down well with the conservation fraternity in Tanzania at all it appears, as comments and broadsides came

Tanzania government sets stage for next battle with conservationists

(eTN) - News just broke that no sooner had the Tanzanian government been compelled by intense global criticism and threats of decampaigning its tourism industry to write to UNESCO and give a written b

Serengeti migration commences – will it be one of the last?

(eTN) - The great herds of wildebeest are stirring again after the calving season in the low-grass plains between the Serengeti and Ngorongoro.

Tanzania tourism ranking drop attributed to highway and poaching controversy

(eTN) - Several stakeholders in the tourism sector have, following a consultative meeting of the industry in Dar es Salaam in early March, spoken out on the issue of the Serengeti highway and poaching

Destination news: Cattle invade Serengeti

(eTN) - The globally-renowned Serengeti National Park (SENAPA) cannot get out of the news lately. More bad stories have emerged, this time over a cattle invasion that occurred last week.

UNESCO fires warning shot over Serengeti Highway

(eTN) - Information was received last week from participants of the UNESCO World Heritage Status meeting in Brazil, that the world body has made it clear that they were seriously concerned over plans

Kenya wades into Serengeti highway controversy

(eTN) - The Kenyan government, with the referendum and promulgation of the country’s new constitution now behind them, is seemingly now once again focusing on matters arising as information filtered

Serengeti must not die or must it

(eTN) - Stroking top politicians’ egos is a favorite pastime of sycophants in the run up to any election, but Tanzania is taking it to a completely new level now by stubbornly sticking to a road pro

Controversial stretch of road in the Serengeti National Park not to...

TANZANIA, Africa (eTN) - After several months of media dialogue and wildlife conservationists against the planned stretch of a tarmac road through the Serengeti National Park, Tanzanian President Mr.

Are mining interests pushing for the Serengeti highway?

(eTN) - Information unearthed during the week is adding to the disquiet in conservation circles, as unsavory connections are now beginning to emerge of the "god fathers" of the hugely controversial Se

Serengeti must not die

(eTN) The slogan, Serengeti must not die, was coined by the late Prof. Dr.

Serengeti highway plans raise more controversy

(eTN) A government minister waded into the Serengeti highway debate last week, when the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism – supposed to protect ecosystems – claimed the new road routing w

Travel industry petitions to stop Serengeti highway

ITHACA, New York - Travel companies, associations, and travelers around the world are asking the government of Tanzania to stop plans for a major commercial highway across the Serengeti National Park.

Kenya great migration is an exeperience of a lifetime

(eTN) Information was received over the last weekend from sources in both the Serengeti and the Masai Mara, that the annual