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Tanzania embarks on economic diplomacy

Daily News: TANZANIA'S Ambassador to Belgium, Dr Diodorus Kamala, has said that the country has aggressively embarked on economic diplomacy as its major agenda in foreign policy. Dr Kamala said, among other things, economic diplomacy calls for strengthening ...
Tanzania: Child Marriage Creates Devastation to National Economy

- 5 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: [Daily News]GIRLS who marry early are often excluded from formal education and employment and are at a higher risk to get pregnancy, HIV infection, disease and maternal health complications, such as obstetric fistula and eventual maternal mortality.

Lions Clubs Struggle to Fight Measles, Rubella to Improve Lives

- 4 days ago @ allafrica.com: TANZANIA witnessed the implementation of an Integrated Measles- Rubella Vaccination Campaign (IMRC) from 18th to 24th of this month, targeting children aged 9 to under- fifteen years. One of the main supporters of this campaign was Lions Clubs ...

Local Businessman Accuses Companies of Death Threats

- 4 days ago @ allafrica.com: TANZANIAN businessman Moto Mabanga has accused two foreign companies dealing in gas exploration, Ophir Energy PLC and Ophir Services PTY Limited, of sending him death threats if he refuses to surrender his interests in three gas blocks offshore in ...

Tanzania: Local Businessman Accuses Companies of Death Threats

- 4 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: [Daily News]TANZANIAN businessman Moto Mabanga has accused two foreign companies dealing in gas exploration, Ophir Energy PLC and Ophir Services PTY Limited, of sending him death threats if he refuses to surrender his interests in three gas blocks offshore in Mtwara Region.

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Health Insurance Comes in Different Form

AllAfrica.com: ONE of the country's telecommunications company, Tigo Tanzania, has taken a keen interest in the country's health sector through its invariable delivery of health products and services that have revolutionized the ways in which many are able to access ...

Tanzania Trade, Energy Sector Gets US $1 Billion Boost

AllAfrica.com: "Combined, the two banks lend Tanzania about $1 billion per year across a breadth of sectors," US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told US and local business leaders during a visit to Dar es Salaam. "Over the next two years, they will commit about $1 ...

How Mobile Users in Tanzania Just Scored Free Internet

abc7news.com: Following the release of the Internet.org app is Zambia over the summer, Zuckerberg announced today that the country's northeast neighbors in Tanzania would be the next to gain free access to a host of websites. Tanzanian users who are Tigo subscribers ...

Tanzania: on track for target economic growth

The Africa Report: The International Monetary Fund said today that Tanzania is on track to reach its target for economic growth of about 7 percent this year, but warned the government to keep its public debt in check. Tanzania has stepped up domestic and external ...

Facebook launches Internet.org app in Tanzania

ITWeb Africa: Tanzania joins Zambia in being among the world's first countries to have access to Facebook's Internet.org mobile application. In July, Zambians received access to the app which gives users free health, employment and local information data services.

IMF advises Tanzania to keep debt in check

Independent Online: Dar es Salaam - The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Tanzania is on track to reach its target for economic growth of about 7 percent this year, but warned the government to keep its public debt in check. Tanzania has stepped up ...

Tanzania looks to India to set up tele-medicine network

Zee News: Lucknow: A high-level delegation of medical experts from Tanzania led by its Health Minister Seif Suleiman Rashid on Thursday visited the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences here to study its tele-medicine programme with a view to ...

Tanzania: Keeping All Girls in School Is One Way to Curb Child Marriage in Tanzania

[IPS]Dar es Salaam -"You cannot continue with your education. You have to get married because this man has already paid dowry for you," Matilda H's father told her. Matilda, from Tanzania, was 14 and had just passed her primary school exams and had been admitted to secondary school. She pleaded with her father to allow her to continue her education, but he refused.

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Tanzania says construction of China-funded port to start in 2015

Reuters Africa: DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Construction of a Chinese-funded port and special economic zone in Tanzania worth at least $10 billion will start in July 2015, the president's office said in a statement on Monday, for the first time setting a start date for ...

Tanzania says construction of China-funded port to start in 2015

Reuters: DAR ES SALAAM Oct 27 (Reuters) - Construction of a Chinese-funded port and special economic zone in Tanzania worth at least $10 billion will start in July 2015, the president's office said in a statement on Monday, for the first time setting a start ...

Tanzania opposition sign unity deal ahead of 2015 elections

By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Four main opposition parties in Tanzania have agreed to work together in key 2015 elections to try to end 50 years of dominance by the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party, officials said on Monday. The four parties said in a statement they had decided to "field joint candidates at all levels of elections" in east Africa's second biggest ...

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Tanzania opposition agree united front for elections

News24: Arusha - Tanzania's main opposition parties have signed a pack to mount a united challenge to the ruling party in presidential and general elections next year, they said in a statement. Four key parties, which met on Sunday, said for the first time ...

Tanzania says construction of China-funded port to start in 2015

By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Construction of a Chinese-funded port and special economic zone in Tanzania worth at least $10 billion will start in July 2015, the president's office said in a statement on Monday, for the first time setting a start date for the delayed initiative.    Tanzania aims to build a huge port at Bagamoyo, 75 km (47 miles) north of commercial capital ...

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Viettel to invest $1 billion on 3G telecoms network in Tanzania: officials

Reuters: DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Vietnam-based telecoms operator Viettel plans to invest $1 billion in a new third-generation (3G) mobile phone network in Tanzania, the office of the east African country's president said on Tuesday. The mobile telecoms sector ...

Tanzania aims to reach 21m children in rubella vaccination campaign

The Guardian: That is why a campaign to vaccinate 21 million children against measles and rubella in Tanzania is so important. It is part of one of the largest public health interventions in the east African country. As well as immunising against rubella and measles ...

Tanzania to start major port construction in 2015

Tanzania will launch construction of a major Chinese-funded sea port in 2015 to boost the trading capacity of the east African nation, a presidential statement read. The planned Indian Ocean port at the small town of Bagamoyo is some 75 kilometres (45 miles) north of Tanzania's economic capital and main port Dar es Salaam. The announcement late Monday followed the signing of deals in China ...

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Tanzania sets up textile development unit for investors

Fibre2fashion.com: The TDU is expected to help the investors find the information they need about the textile and apparel sub-sector, the advantages of investing, and the investment incentives and guarantees, as well as practical information on setting up a business in ...

'Satellite city' for Tanzania included in investment deals with China

Out-Law.com: “The project, as well as a $500 million financial centre that will also be built in Dar es Salaam, are joint projects by the China Railway Jianchang Engineering Company Ltd and Tanzania's state-run National Housing Corporation.” According to Reuters ...

Vietnam hopes to expand co-operation with Tanzania

VietNamNet Bridge: He lauded the impressive achievements recorded by the Tanzanian people in carrying out economic reforms as well as the positive contributions they have made to peace, stability, co-operation and unity in the Southern African Development Community ...

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Tanzania plans deep-water container port with Chinese aid

JOC.com: Construction on a new seaport in the Indian Ocean town of Bagamoyo, Tanzania will begin in 2015, Tanzania announced Tuesday. The new port, which will be Chinese-funded, will be 45 miles north of Tanzania's capital and largest port in Dar es Salaam, ...

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Tanzania Elected Into ITU Council

AllAfrica.com: Busan — TANZANIA has been elected a member of ITU (International Telecommunications Union) to serve in the council for four years from 2015 to 2018. Tanzania is among 13 countries to represent ITU Regional D - Africa, following competitive elections ...

Tanzania mulls investing in geothermal power

Daily News: TANZANIA is looking into investing heavily in renewable energy, especially geothermal power on that the rock originated heat energy happens to be both cost-effective and greener for the environment. Speaking in Arusha, Assistant Commissioner for ...

Tanzania set to switch to digital TV by 2015

IT News Africa: Tanzania is expected to complete its migration from analogue to digital TV broadcasting by June 2015. ICT Minister, Makame Mbarawa, told the ITU 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference that digital broadcasting covered 70 percent of the country. Mbarawa was ...

IMF advises Tanzania to keep public debt in check

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Tanzania is on track to reach its target for economic growth of about 7 percent this year, but warned the government to keep its public debt in check.     Tanzania has stepped up domestic and external borrowing to finance infrastructure projects and plans to issue a debut Eurobond that could be worth up to $1 billion ...

Tanzania aims to reach 21m children in rubella vaccination campaign

A massive public health campaign in Tanzania is tackling the leading cause of deafness and blindness in poorer countries The symptoms of rubella can seem almost benign: mild, flu-like discomfort and a rash. But it can cause children to be born deaf and blind if their mothers catch the disease during pregnancy. And if the Ebola outbreak has taught the world anything it is perhaps that ignoring ...

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