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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 11:20

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda is standing as a positive example containing the spread of ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in response to Judge Roselyn Aburili ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 17:15

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, along with co-counsel Power Rogers & Smith LLP, on ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 21:48

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is a way to eventually rebuild the confidence and economy of ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join the Remuneration Committee. Ed Warner ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 20:20

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that this week, uncovered a major regional poaching racket. Officers at ... 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

Fly Dubai expands flights into Africa destinations

editor editor- April 22, 2013 05:15

(eTN) - The inaugural flight by Fly Dubai to Juba, South Sudan’s capital city, took place yesterday, bringing the airline’s destinations on the African continent to 6 and 56 overall, ... Read More

South Sudan establishes independent Civil Aviation Authority

editor editor- March 1, 2013 01:03

(eTN) - South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir issued a decree earlier this week, establishing the country’s Civil Aviation Authority while at the same time appointing General Agasio Akol as the ... Read More

South Sudan fails to get thumbs up for EAC membership

editor editor- November 28, 2012 10:07

(eTN) - “They are woefully unprepared to even reach applicant status at this time, and their budget woes have not helped them at all. Read More

Jetlink saga puts pressure on Kenya government to act on South Sudan

editor editor- November 20, 2012 10:13

(eTN) - The halt of operations by Jetlink, one of Kenya’s leading privately-owned airlines, has not only stunned Kenyans but also exposed a weak link in the relations between Kenya ... Read More

Sudan and South Sudan on the road of cooperation and peace

editor editor- September 29, 2012 01:42

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is being released by the Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan: Read More

Juba International Airport security upgrade to get EU funding

editor editor- June 23, 2012 05:53

(eTN) - Aviation security at the international airport in Juba, South Sudan’s capital city, has always been porous at best, and the airlines operating in and out of that airport ... Read More

Another near miss as chartered aircraft forced to return to Juba

editor editor- June 2, 2012 03:27

(eTN) - Reports from Juba International Airport by a regular source from there have confirmed information obtained through other channels yesterday, that indeed another plane, carrying a minister in t Read More

Yambia plane crash injures passengers and crew

editor editor- May 3, 2012 06:58

(eTN) - Several passengers and the pilot sustained injuries when an aircraft contracted by the UN World Food Program crashed during landing attempt in the Southern Sudanese town of Yambio, ... Read More

UAE Captain helps to establish Juba Air in South Sudan

editor editor- March 13, 2012 08:57

DUBAI, UAE - An Abu Dhabi-based UAE national is helping to set up an airline, Juba Air, in the newly independent African state of South Sudan, Gulf News reports. Read More

Southern Star halts operations

editor editor- November 29, 2011 06:12

(eTN) - Only a few weeks ago information was confirmed that South Sudan’s first post-independence airline, Southern Star, commenced flight operations, with big fanfare and big dreams. Read More

South Sudan joins ICAO

editor editor- November 15, 2011 07:39

(eTN) - As the long march for the new Republic of South Sudan continues into independence, the young country has made another milestone step when it finally was accepted as ... Read More

New airline for a new country

editor editor- September 6, 2011 03:04

(eTN) - South Sudan’s latest privately-owned airline, Southern Star, took delivery last week of their first aircraft, a Dash 8 supplied by ALS of Nairobi Kenya on a long-term contract. Read More

South Sudan to review travel visa protocol

editor editor- July 18, 2011 04:34

(eTN) - The former liaison offices of the South Sudan have been turned into full-fledged embassies only days after the South attained the long-awaited independence from the regime in Khartoum, ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines named official independence carrier

editor editor- July 16, 2011 03:03

(eTN) - The government of the Republic of South Sudan has recognized Ethiopian Airlines (ET) as the "Official Carrier for South Sudan’s Independence Celebrations" in a statement released yesterday. Read More

World Bank to finance Mombasa Airport and South Sudan road work

editor editor- April 26, 2011 02:47

(eTN) - Information was received over the Easter weekend that the World Bank has reportedly agreed with the Kenya government to extend a soft loan of up to 25 billion ... Read More

Kenya Airways sees increased passenger volume with flights to Juba

editor editor- March 4, 2011 05:08

NAIROBI, Kenya - With passenger numbers rising to 829,000, Kenya Airways has reported an 8.9% rise in passenger volume in the final quarter of 2010. Read More

Eastern African Standby Force to exercise in South Sudan

editor editor- February 11, 2011 06:51

(eTN) - Information was just received that the Eastern African Standby Force has agreed to hold an exercise later in the year in South Sudan, most likely soon after independence ... Read More

New capital for new country?

editor editor- February 10, 2011 02:02

(eTN) - Reliable sources in Juba, the present capital of the autonomous region of South Sudan, have given a stronger indication than ever before that a new capital city may ... Read More

Destination news: South Sudan immigration officials get training

editor editor- November 22, 2010 07:36

(eTN) - Juba-based immigration staff last week completed a two-week course and intense training workshop aimed at improved customer care and public relations. Read More

Airport news: Egypt Air to start Juba flights

editor editor- August 2, 2010 02:30

(eTN) - News from Juba confirmed that Egypt Air, a member of the global Star Alliance, will commence flights between Cairo and Juba via Khartoum in early August. Read More

Independence is the main objective in South Sudan

editor editor- July 23, 2010 04:00

(eTN) - With less than 6 months to go towards the scheduled referendum, in which the Southern Sudanese population can at last decide on their own destiny, more and more ... Read More