Uganda arrests suspected kidnappers of the American tourist and the driver.
Uganda said Tuesday some suspects had been arrested in connection with last week’s kidnap of an American tourist and her tour guide in a national park. In a statement on Tuesday, police said: “The joint security team actively investigating the kidnapping incident … has made some arrests of suspects, on suspicion of being involved.” Police did not give details about the suspects but said they had been detained during “raids and extensive searches” in Kanungu district, more than 400 km (250 miles) southwest of the capital Kampala.
Black box data from last weekend's Ethiopian Airlines plane crash has indicated "clear similarities" with October's Lion Air jet crash. The MAX 8 crashed shortly after takeoff, killing everybody on board. Boeing continues to support the investigation, and is working with the authorities to evaluate new information as it becomes available. Safety is our highest priority as we design, build and support our airplanes. As part of our standard practice following any accident, we examine our aircraft design and operation, and when appropriate, institute product updates to further improve safety. While investigators continue to work to establish definitive conclusions, Boeing is finalizing its development of a previously-announced software update and pilot training revision that will address the MCAS flight control law’s behavior in response to erroneous sensor inputs. We also continue to provide technical assistance at the request of and under the direction of the National Transportation Safety Board, the U.S. Accredited Representative working with Ethiopian investigators. Air plane manufactures say they are monitoring the situation to see if there can be major breakthrough in the aviation industry.
A photo won't capture the thunder of hooves on dirt as more than a million wildebeest and several hundred thousand zebra make their annual migration, but still, this is one for the top of the pile.
The migration is actually a year-round event as the animals move from Tanzania's Ngorongoro Reserve in January, up through the Serengeti around June and hit Kenya's Masai Mara around September, before journeying south again.
We've got the table, the wine, all we need's the company.
Table Mountain makes Cape Town, one of the world's best beach cities, also one of the world's most photogenic.
Cable car rides are available to the top of the mesa, giving great views, fantastic sunrises/sunsets and a great photo. Challenge: try and limit yourself to 50 pics.
The world's most mesmerizing market.
The world's most exciting town square, Djmaa el Fna reminds you you're in Africa. In the heart of the old city of Marrakech, snake-charmers, henna-painters, story-tellers, date-sellers and orange juice vendors set up their stalls in the sleepy heat of the afternoon.
As night falls, the vendors are joined by tribal drummers, ladyboy dancers and mobile restaurateurs selling delicious grilled meats, bread and salad as the smoke rises above their stalls till past midnight.
Who knew sand could be stunning?
Sossusvlei means "the gathering place of water" but you'll need to bring your own if you don't want to dehydrate at this, Namibia's most outstanding attraction.
The dunes have developed over millions of years, the result of material flowing from the Orange River into the Atlantic, carried north and returned again to land by the surf.
Climbing the dunes yields breathtaking views, including the Deadvlei, a ghostly expanse of dried white clay punctuated by skeletons of ancient camelthorn trees.
6hours from Kampala -home of endangered Rothschild Giraffe, large Buffalo and elephant herd, one of the largest concentration of the largest freshwater crocodile -the Nile crocodile ( up to 6meters in length), various antelopes, shoebill stork and many water, forest and savanna birds and according to the lonely planet - the most powerful water in the world Murchison falls.Budongo forest is part of the park and you can do some of the best birding along the golden mile and go chimpanzee tracking and during the off season you can do a full day of chimpanzee habituation.
one of the most remote parks in Africa --an amazing -tranquil place - filled with a variety of wildlife in what one could call the wild North East of Uganda.Rothchild Giraffe, elephants zebras, antelopes, lions, leopards,cheetah ostriches, just to name a few - those whose come here have no regrets --but are glad that they made the extra effort.
The summit is on the Uganda side of the kenya-- Uganda border-- it is a hike climb that takes about 3 to 4 days depending on which route you take-Africa- montane vegetation with lobelias which flower in June -- Giant Heather, Bamboo forest on the way up and view to view to live for.
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