Africa: In case you were thinking of visiting

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Africa: In case you were thinking of visiting

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Post by philip964 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:15 am

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ugan ... SKCN1RF1LU

Woman kidnapped while looking at animals. $500,000 ransom.
Gun laws in Uganda are not easy to find out about. Sounds like you can not bring your gun with you. I will say restrictive, as it appears licenses are required, but of course not if your a criminal.


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Post by philip964 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:09 pm

https://news.yahoo.com/american-kim-sue ... ories.html

Hostage rescued- by paying the ransom.


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Post by crazy2medic » Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:17 pm

If a ransom is paid it should only be done to separate the hostages from the hostage takers and then the hostage takers should be killed!
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Post by wheelgun1958 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:30 pm

Uganda. Entebbe. Idi Amin. Great place. Who wouldn't want to visit?

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Post by C-dub » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:41 pm

Already visited a little over 30 years ago. I have no desire to return.
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Post by bblhd672 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:56 pm

C-dub wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:41 pm
Already visited a little over 30 years ago. I have no desire to return.
:iagree: Me too, Kenya. No desire to ever return to that continent.
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Post by Vol Texan » Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:46 pm

Me too: Nigeria. About 25 times over the past decade.

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Post by C-dub » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:27 am

bblhd672 wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:56 pm
C-dub wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:41 pm
Already visited a little over 30 years ago. I have no desire to return.
:iagree: Me too, Kenya. No desire to ever return to that continent.
I was there in ‘85. Mombasa

When were you there?
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Post by philip964 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:21 am

https://news.yahoo.com/museveni-vows-ug ... 05941.html

Uganda safe after tourist kidnapping. US has a policy of not paying kidnappers. So I would assume Uganda paid the ransom.

I'm sure by paying the ransom, this will not encourage more kidnappings.

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:21 am

C-dub wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:27 am
bblhd672 wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:56 pm
C-dub wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:41 pm
Already visited a little over 30 years ago. I have no desire to return.
:iagree: Me too, Kenya. No desire to ever return to that continent.
I was there in ‘85. Mombasa

When were you there?
Mombasa in '79, just before the Iranian takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran.
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Post by oohrah » Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:23 pm

Watching this closely. Scheduled to go to Uganda in May, but not anywhere near Congo border.
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Post by philip964 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:13 am

https://news.yahoo.com/two-cuban-doctor ... 30766.html

Police escort murdered and two Cuban doctors kidnapped in Kenya.


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Post by Ruark » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:50 am

It would be sad as well as disastrous if this continued and killed the African tourism/hunting industry.
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Post by Redneck_Buddha » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:53 am

State Department raised the caution level for Morocco. King Mo may be losing control of the extremists.


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Post by philip964 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:34 am

Redneck_Buddha wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:53 am
State Department raised the caution level for Morocco. King Mo may be losing control of the extremists.
Morocco is where the two young European females were recently killed while on vacation. It was considered the only “safe” place to visit in Africa.

Very sad.

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