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iol.co.za
Vortex of revenge must be stoppedBy lobbying AU member states not to deploy troops, the government of Burundi ha
Vortex of revenge must be stopped
iol.co.za / Posted 12 hours ago
By lobbying AU member states not to deploy troops, the government of Burundi has bought itself time, writes Shannon Ebrahim. Burundi is a country blanketed in lush green hills, and from the air it looks like a virtual paradise, but on the ground one... Read more
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DW
Rugurika: 'Burundi is in a state of civil war' | Africa |DW: Mr. Rugurika, over 400 people have died in Burundi in the political violenc
Rugurika: 'Burundi is in a state of civil war' | Africa |
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
DW: Mr. Rugurika, over 400 people have died in Burundi in the political violence that erupted over President Pierre Nkurunziza's controversial third term in office. Hundreds of thousands have fled the country. But the African Union (AU) doesn't want... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lightning Arresters for InstallationDodoma — The government is currently setting up lightning arresters all over th
Lightning Arresters for Installation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Dodoma — The government is currently setting up lightning arresters all over the country in a bid to control frequent power shutdown caused by transformers burnouts, the House heard yesterday. Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals, Dr Medard... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Progress Made in Solving Unemployment ProblemArusha — The private sector will still shoulder the burden of cracking the prob
Progress Made in Solving Unemployment Problem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Arusha — The private sector will still shoulder the burden of cracking the problem of unemployment in the country but the government will ensure that all the required infrastructure to facilitate them is in place. The Deputy Minister in the Prime... Read more
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International Business Times
Kenya: Human-rights defenders investigating violations in Burundi have received death threats Kenyan human-rights defenders who have been exposing violations committed in Bu
Kenya: Human-rights defenders investigating violations in Burundi have received death threats
International Business Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Kenyan human-rights defenders who have been exposing violations committed in Burundi are now fearing for their lives after allegedly receiving text messages containing death threats from people they believe to be Burundian supporters of the ruling... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Employers Concerned About Tight Visa Rules for Foreign WorkersArusha — The new law on foreigners' employment was criticised on Wednesday when
Employers Concerned About Tight Visa Rules for Foreign Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Arusha — The new law on foreigners' employment was criticised on Wednesday when employers wanted it relaxed to prevent some bonafide professionals and potential investors from being deported. "Employers would love to see more relaxed labour and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Abandoned by AfricaThat Burundi’s neighbours have been compelled to call on the UN to intervene in
Abandoned by Africa
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
That Burundi’s neighbours have been compelled to call on the UN to intervene in the bloodletting in the country is an indictment of the AU, writes Shannon Ebrahim. The days of Africa relying on the international community to intervene to stop the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Total Energy Ventures Invests in 2 Solar Start-UpsTotal Energy Ventures (TEV), the venture capital fund of French energy company
Total Energy Ventures Invests in 2 Solar Start-Ups
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Total Energy Ventures (TEV), the venture capital fund of French energy company Total that invests in start-ups, has acquired interests in two solar energy firms: Off Grid Electric and Powerhive. Both companies offer solar solutions for use in rural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Employment Law Revisit On Foreigners Crucial, Underlines ATE ChiefArusha — The Association of Tanzania Employers wants the law on employment of n
Employment Law Revisit On Foreigners Crucial, Underlines ATE Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Arusha — The Association of Tanzania Employers wants the law on employment of non-citizens to be reviewed as it is a burning issue which employers would love to see amended. "The law is at the risk of being labeled anti-foreign and stand to scare... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banks to Cut Interest RatesDodoma — Interest rates charged by local commercial banks are expected to lesse
Banks to Cut Interest Rates
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Dodoma — Interest rates charged by local commercial banks are expected to lessen following the directive by the government to public institutions to deposit their revenues in the Bank of Tanzania (BoT), the National Assembly heard yesterday. "The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Small Miners Get Sh7.2 Billion in SubsidiesDodoma — The government provided Sh7.2 billion as subsidy to small scale miners
Small Miners Get Sh7.2 Billion in Subsidies
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Dodoma — The government provided Sh7.2 billion as subsidy to small scale miners, service providers and mineral dealers in 2015/16, Parliament heard yesterday. But only a few artisans received the government subvention because the majority could not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mwinyi to Lead EA Election Observers Team to KampalaArusha — Retired President Ali Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead the team of Ea
Mwinyi to Lead EA Election Observers Team to Kampala
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Arusha — Retired President Ali Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead the team of East African Election Observers which is to be deployed to Kampala to monitor the Ugandan General Elections slated for the 18th of February 2016. The Arusha-based East... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli Backed On Foreign TripsA cross-section of academicians, politicians, diplomats and other stakeholders
Magufuli Backed On Foreign Trips
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A cross-section of academicians, politicians, diplomats and other stakeholders have come out strongly in defence of President John Magufuli's decision to delegate foreign trips to other government leaders. National Assembly Chairperson and Special... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We've No Funds for Live Coverage - EALAArusha — The East African Community (EAC) regional parliament has no plan to ha
We've No Funds for Live Coverage - EALA
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Arusha — The East African Community (EAC) regional parliament has no plan to have live broadcasts of its sessions because it has no money, an official has said. The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) said yesterday private players can chip in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Says Won't Legalise Marijuana, Khat ConsumptionDodoma — Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elders and
Government Says Won't Legalise Marijuana, Khat Consumption
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Dodoma — Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elders and Children, Dr Hamis Kigwangalla, has ruled out legalisation of marijuana and khat in Tanzania due to adverse mental effects to users. "Various studies have proved that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Tanzanians Stand to Benefit From Regional BlocArusha — Shy-Rose Bhanji, one of the nine members of the East African Legislati
Why Tanzanians Stand to Benefit From Regional Bloc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Arusha — Shy-Rose Bhanji, one of the nine members of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) from Tanzania has always been positive on regional integration, but regrets low awareness among Tanzanians on the East African Community (EAC). When... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EALA Swears Uganda's Third Deputy Prime Minister in Charge of EAC As Ex-Officio MemberArusha — EALA has sworn in Rt Hon Dr Ali Haji Kirunda Kivejinja, the 3rd Deputy
EALA Swears Uganda's Third Deputy Prime Minister in Charge of EAC As Ex-Officio Member
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Arusha — EALA has sworn in Rt Hon Dr Ali Haji Kirunda Kivejinja, the 3rd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs in the Republic of Uganda, as an Ex-Officio Member. The Oath of Allegiance to the House was administered by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Let Us Be Heard' - Refugees Tell Stories of Ethnic TargetingBurundi's crisis began as a political dispute, but testimony from refugees sugg
'Let Us Be Heard' - Refugees Tell Stories of Ethnic Targeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Burundi's crisis began as a political dispute, but testimony from refugees suggests that some parties to the conflict may be exploiting Hutu-Tutsi divides. Near the small town of Gashora in Rwanda, about 20km north of the border with Burundi,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's Kivejinja Sworn in As EALA Ex-Officio MemberThe East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) this Wednesday received the oath o
Uganda's Kivejinja Sworn in As EALA Ex-Officio Member
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) this Wednesday received the oath of Dr Ali Haji Kirunda Kivejinja, Uganda's 3rd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs as an Ex-Officio Member. According to a statement, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seed.co Boss Disappears MysteriouslyShortly after the labour minister ordered the arrest of a Manager for the Afric
Seed.co Boss Disappears Mysteriously
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Shortly after the labour minister ordered the arrest of a Manager for the African Seed Company (Seed.Co) who was alleged to be working in the country illegally, the Zimbabwean citizen was last week reported to have disappeared without trace. Mr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli Walks in Ngarenaro, Takes Note of Pressing IssuesAnd you thought Ngarenaro was a dangerous precinct as far as crime is concerned
Magufuli Walks in Ngarenaro, Takes Note of Pressing Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
And you thought Ngarenaro was a dangerous precinct as far as crime is concerned? Well, that is the area where President John Magufuli chose to leave behind his motorcade and trekked for a while as hundreds of local residents thronged him. The Head... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parents Respond to Free Education InitiativeBy Arusha Times Correspondent Huge turn-out of pupils overwhelms Arusha school
Parents Respond to Free Education Initiative
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Arusha Times Correspondent Huge turn-out of pupils overwhelms Arusha schools A huge number of pupils enrolled for Standard One this year is overwhelming primary schools in Arusha. A recent survey indicated that there were many pupils who had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Makes Demolition So PainfulThe on-going demolition of houses built in inappropriate locations across the c
What Makes Demolition So Painful
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The on-going demolition of houses built in inappropriate locations across the country has attracted great public concern as well as grief to the victims of the exercise which has gained momentum in recent months. Buildings targeted for demolition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Activists Want Regional Parliament to Act On BurundiBurundi Solidarity Group Memorandum to East Africa Legislative Assembly The ac
Activists Want Regional Parliament to Act On Burundi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Burundi Solidarity Group Memorandum to East Africa Legislative Assembly The activists say the current political crisis has caused immense suffering to the citizens and urgent intervention is needed. They accuse the government of gravely breaching... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Memorable Experience Riding DaladalaComing from Europe, I am used to different means of transport for example cars,
My Memorable Experience Riding Daladala
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Coming from Europe, I am used to different means of transport for example cars, buses, trains, bicycles, etc. Arriving in Tanzania for the first time, I found strange types of public transport. I had never seen boda bodas, daladala or bajajas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Resolutions of the First Pan African Colloquium Held At the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, January 13-15, 2016After three days of deliberations and considering questions of the heroes and h
Resolutions of the First Pan African Colloquium Held At the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, January 13-15, 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
After three days of deliberations and considering questions of the heroes and heroines of the Pan African world, the Colloquium passed three resolutions: Commission of Inquiry into the death of Walter Rodney - Time to complete work; Resolution on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Building to House Tanzanite Dealers UnderwayDodoma — Government in collaboration with the Arusha International Conference C
Building to House Tanzanite Dealers Underway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dodoma — Government in collaboration with the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) plan to put up a building in Arusha City to house all transactions related to Tanzanite minerals. The modern structure, according to the Deputy Energy and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Congratulations Are in Order for EALA - the Inter-Parliamentary Soccer Champions……Arusha — That EALA dethroned four time soccer champions, Parliament of Uganda 4
Congratulations Are in Order for EALA - the Inter-Parliamentary Soccer Champions……
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Arusha — That EALA dethroned four time soccer champions, Parliament of Uganda 4-3 on post-match penalties to win the Inter-Parliamentary Games Football tournament in Kigali, Rwanda, was by all standards a remarkable feat... ... .. It was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cargo Transfer Time From Dar, Mombasa Down By 12 PercentArusha — Cargo transfer time from the ports of Dar es Salaam and Mombasa to Bur
Cargo Transfer Time From Dar, Mombasa Down By 12 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Arusha — Cargo transfer time from the ports of Dar es Salaam and Mombasa to Burundi and Rwanda has been reduced by 12 per cent, thanks to technical support from TradeMark East Africa (TMEA), a donor-supported organisation formed to facilitate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arusha Golfer Clinches Kili Mug TrophyDar es Salaam — Travers Simon was all smiles on Sunday evening after being decl
Arusha Golfer Clinches Kili Mug Trophy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Travers Simon was all smiles on Sunday evening after being declared the overall winner of the Kilimanjaro Spur Monthly Mug at Arusha Gymkhana Club. Simon, who was playing off handicap 4, scored 77 net strokes to eclipse top... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fishermen Warned Over Strong Winds At SeaTanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA), has cautioned sea users including fisherm
Fishermen Warned Over Strong Winds At Sea
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA), has cautioned sea users including fishermen and residents of Coastal areas over strong winds today exceeding 40km per hour and large waves exceeding 2.0m. TMA acting Head Analyst, Mr Elias Lupiki, told the... Read more
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Hamilton News
SignpostKindergarten registration Registration is now open for students starting kinde
Signpost
Hamilton News / Posted 3 days ago
Kindergarten registration Registration is now open for students starting kindergarten this September with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board. Parents and guardians can print the registration form... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 200 Households in Power 'Theft' RacketArusha — More than 200 households in Ngaramtoni Juu section of Olmotonyi Ward o
Over 200 Households in Power 'Theft' Racket
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — More than 200 households in Ngaramtoni Juu section of Olmotonyi Ward of Arumeru District enjoy reliable power supply through underground system linked to them by an unkown person. The wires were running below the earth, only emerging to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 500 Magistrates Censured Over Case DelaysBy Faustine Kapama and Rose Athumani More than 500 magistrates from different
Over 500 Magistrates Censured Over Case Delays
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Faustine Kapama and Rose Athumani More than 500 magistrates from different levels are to be reprimanded for poor performance in disposal of cases, the Chief Justice (CJ) Mohamed Othman Chande, announced in Dar es Salaam. The CJ said this at a... Read more
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The Age
Africa's desperate and violent elephant poachersPoachers have become increasingly desperate and violent in Africa. Photo: Gett
Africa's desperate and violent elephant poachers
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Poachers have become increasingly desperate and violent in Africa. Photo: Getty Media Arusha, Tanzania: Roger Gower, an experienced British helicopter pilot, was flying low over a wildlife reserve near the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania last... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Africa's desperate and violent elephant poachersPoachers have become increasingly desperate and violent in Africa. Photo: Gett
Africa's desperate and violent elephant poachers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Poachers have become increasingly desperate and violent in Africa. Photo: Getty Media Arusha, Tanzania: Roger Gower, an experienced British helicopter pilot, was flying low over a wildlife reserve near the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania last... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Africa's desperate and violent elephant poachersPoachers have become increasingly desperate and violent in Africa. Photo: Gett
Africa's desperate and violent elephant poachers
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Poachers have become increasingly desperate and violent in Africa. Photo: Getty Media Arusha, Tanzania: Roger Gower, an experienced British helicopter pilot, was flying low over a wildlife reserve near the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maternal Deaths Are 'Still a Major Challenge'Arusha — A woman in sub-Saharan Africa has one in 16 chances of dying during pr
Maternal Deaths Are 'Still a Major Challenge'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — A woman in sub-Saharan Africa has one in 16 chances of dying during pregnancy or childbirth compared with one in 4,000 in a developed country, according to Unicef estimates. And the World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that 99 per cent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PM Lauds Churches On Social ServicesThe Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has commended religious institutions fo
PM Lauds Churches On Social Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has commended religious institutions for their role in provision of social services. Speaking after installation of leader of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT), Dr Fredrick Shoo, the premier... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Miner Reports Promising Gold Finds in TanzaniaArusha — The UK-listed miner, Acacia Mining operating in Tanzania has recorded
UK Miner Reports Promising Gold Finds in Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — The UK-listed miner, Acacia Mining operating in Tanzania has recorded significant progress in its production of gold. The company has produced 200,723 ounces of gold in the three months that ended December 31, 2015, up 11 per cent from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tarangire Offers Wildlife Viewing in Relaxed SettingArusha — The centrally positioned Burunge Wildlife Management Area, just across
Tarangire Offers Wildlife Viewing in Relaxed Setting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — The centrally positioned Burunge Wildlife Management Area, just across the western border of the Tarangire national park in the north of Tanzania is renowned for its wide choice of accommodation facilities, in which the development of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID Offers Five-Year Plan for Community GrowthArusha — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) five-ye
USAID Offers Five-Year Plan for Community Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) five-year strategic plan with the EAC will focus on helping to increase trade, investment and food security. Other areas to be covered include health services and systems for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conservation Efforts Must Be IntensifiedRepports on the killing of a British pilot, Roger Gower (37), after gangsters g
Conservation Efforts Must Be Intensified
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Repports on the killing of a British pilot, Roger Gower (37), after gangsters gunned down a helicopter he was piloting at the weekend have featured prominently in local and foreign media outlets. Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Professor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Keen On Expanding Job MarketArusha — Young people graduating from colleges and other higher institutes of l
State Keen On Expanding Job Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — Young people graduating from colleges and other higher institutes of learning should no longer be concerned about employment because the Fifth Phase Government targets to assimilate them all into the job market. This was said by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Construction Firms Ordered to Provide Contracts to WorkersDodoma — Works, Transport and Communications Minister, Prof Makame Mbarawa, has
Construction Firms Ordered to Provide Contracts to Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dodoma — Works, Transport and Communications Minister, Prof Makame Mbarawa, has directed construction firms to offer employment contracts to its labourers in accordance to their profession so as to improve efficiency in implementation of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Germany Grants U.S.$40 Million for EAC IntegrationArusha, Tanzania — The Federal Republic of Germany has given 37 million euro (j
Germany Grants U.S.$40 Million for EAC Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha, Tanzania — The Federal Republic of Germany has given 37 million euro (just over $40 million) as technical assistance into the East African Community (EAC). "Our support underlines the importance we give to the East African Community. The EAC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Details As Condolences Pour in for Slain PilotArusha — Details of the British pilot killed when a helicopter was shot down by
New Details As Condolences Pour in for Slain Pilot
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — Details of the British pilot killed when a helicopter was shot down by suspected poachers on Friday evening in Simiyu region emerged yesterday as a major operation got underway to arrest those behind the murder. Security sources in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Norway to Help Tanzania Rehabilitate DamArusha — Norway is helping to push Tanzania towards increasing use of alternati
Norway to Help Tanzania Rehabilitate Dam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — Norway is helping to push Tanzania towards increasing use of alternative electricity energy by agreeing to finance the full rehabilitation of the Kikuletwa hydro-power plant located in northern Tanzania. Constructed in the 1930's the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New ELCT Head Begs Govt to Address Key IssuesMoshi — The new head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT), Dr
New ELCT Head Begs Govt to Address Key Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Moshi — The new head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT), Dr Frederick Shoo, yesterday made an emotional appeal to authorities to end the political standoff in Zanzibar. Speaking in the presence of Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commissioner Smail Chergui Gives Press Conference On PSC DeliberationsOn the second day of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union Amb
Commissioner Smail Chergui Gives Press Conference On PSC Deliberations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
On the second day of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union Ambassador Smail Chergui, Commissioner for Peace and Security, gave a press conference to members of media on the Draft Report of the Peace and Security Council on its... Read more
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