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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 ...
Study Urges Policy Shift to Boost Local Drug Supply

- 1 week ago @ allafrica.com: Titled 'From Passive to Active Industrial Policy: "Improving Locally Manufactured Supplies to the Tanzanian Health Sector," by Prof Samuel Wangwe and other scholars, the study notes that local manufacturers in Tanzania are not sharing in the large and ...

Knowledge of Content of Proposed Constitution Key to Making Informed Choices

- 1 week ago @ allafrica.com: THE government has started distributing copies of the proposed constitution to various parts of the country with the aim of ensuring that a majority of the population reads and understands the document, before making an informed decision in the ...

Give Incentive to Informants to Help Arrest Albino Killers

- 1 week ago @ allafrica.com: THE appeal by Prime Minister, Mr Mizengo Pinda, that Tanzanians should be God-fearing and live by His teachings comes at an opportune time as the country unfortunately continues to register heartless killings of persons with albinism. The terrible ...

Lady Spares Workers Risky Walk for Lunch

- 1 week ago @ allafrica.com: "We get many orders from different areas in Dar es Salaam," says Sherrian Abdul, HelloFood Tanzania Country Manager. Speaking about the presence of foreign food in the country, John Samwel, a Dar resident, who appreciates Hellofood's services says ...

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Tanzania asked to stop 'Jihadi John' in 2009

The playground and garden on an estate are seen in West London, February 26, 2015. Local media reported that Mohammed Emwazi used to live nearby.

Tanzanian vow to end albino killings

Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete pledges to end the killings of albinos, which he says has brought shame on the East African nation.

UK intelligence asked Tanzania to stop 'Jihadi John' in 2009: source

By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala Dar es Salaam (Reuters) - Mohammed Emwazi, the Briton identified as Islamic State killer "Jihadi John", was denied entry to Tanzania in 2009 at the request of British security services, a Tanzanian police source said on Tuesday. Security officers at Dar es Salaam airport refused to allow entry to Emwazi and two friends - another Briton and a German - because they were on ...

Tanzania president pledges crackdown on albino killings

By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete promised to end a wave of killings of albinos, saying the witchcraft-related murders were shaming his east African nation. Activists say attackers have killed at least 75 albinos in Tanzania since 2000 to use their body parts in rituals.     "We will not allow things to escalate as they did in previous years ...

Arusha Firm Manufactures, Exports Special Vehicles

AllAfrica.com: Arusha — TANZANIA has started manufacturing special cars and going to the extent of exporting them to as far as South Africa and Europe. The Arusha-based factory, Hanspaul Automechs Limited, which fabricates specially designed 'Safari' vehicles, has ...

Witch Hunts In Tanzania Are On The Rise As Vigilantes Seek Justice For

Huffington Post: TABORA, Tanzania (RNS) Many women are living in fear in this rural part of northwestern Tanzania because they are increasingly being targeted by witch hunts — literally. This East African country is grappling with an upswing in vigilante justice as ...

Moving Africa toward health self-sufficiency

Nations like Tanzania must maintain investments in health care rather than rely on foreign donations.

Tanzania Real Estate Sector Gets $60M Push

AFKInsider: The International Development Association (IDA), the soft loan agency of the World Bank Group is providing Tanzania with $60 million to fund affordable housing. Philippe Dongier, the World Bank Country Director for Tanzania, Burundi and Uganda said ...

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Kikwete pledges to strengthen Tanzania-Zambia ties

Zambia Daily Mail: TANZANIAN President Jakaya Kikwete says he wants to maximise relations with Zambia for the benefit of its peoples before he leaves office in October. Dr Kikwete said relations between Zambia and his country are bright because there is a lot the two ...

Aga Khan Varsity Gets Charter

AllAfrica.com: PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete yesterday granted a charter to the Aga Khan University (AKU) that will allow it to fully operate in the country after conforming to the Tanzania Commission for Universities' (TCU) preconditions. During the charter granting ...

Tanzania: Albinos 'Want Their Killers Executed'

[Daily News]A DELEGATION of people with albinism through the Tanzania Albinism Society (TAS) is expected to meet President Jakaya Kikwete on Thursday, this week, in which among others, will request the president to put into effect the death penalty on convicted albino killers.

EAST AFRICAN..

Tanzania talks to Zambia on TAZARA

MWANZA, Tanzania – The ailing Tanzania –Zambia Railways Corporation (Tazara) has now attracted the attention of the Heads of State of the two countries. The two Presidents, Jakaya Kikwete (Tanzania) and Edgar Lungu (Zambia) met last week with ...

Tanzania cautioned on shipping flags

MWANZA, Tanzania – The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has warned ship owners about registering ships and flying the flags of Tanzania. Other state flags on the list include states of Mongolia, Moldova, Cambodia and Sierra Leone. The ICS says ...

Four charged over albino murder in Tanzania amid growing calls for action

Yahoo News: DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Tanzanian court has charged four people over the murder of an albino woman over six years ago as pressure mounts for authorities in the east African country to do more to stop the killing of albinos whose ...

Uganda Government Arraigned in Arusha Court

AllAfrica.com: Arusha — THE Arusha-based East African Court of Justice's (EACJ) First Instance Division has heard a case filed by an applicant from Uganda, Mr Godfrey Magezi against the Attorney General (AG) of the Republic of Uganda, the Respondent, accusing the ...

Four charged over albino murder in Tanzania amid growing calls for action: TRFN

By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Tanzanian court has charged four people over the murder of an albino woman over six years ago as pressure mounts for authorities in the east African country to do more to stop the killing of albinos whose body parts are prized in black magic. Ezron Mwasimba, public prosecutor in the high court in northern Mwanza city, said the four ...

Four charged over albino murder in Tanzania amid growing calls for action

By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Tanzanian court has charged four people over the murder of an albino woman over six years ago as pressure mounts for authorities in the east African country to do more to stop the killing of albinos whose body parts are prized in black magic. Ezron Mwasimba, public prosecutor in the high court in northern Mwanza city, said the four ...

East Africa: Tanzania's Kikwete Takes Over EAC Chairmanship

[Capital FM]Nairobi -Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete has officially taken over the chairmanship of the East African Community (EAC) from Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta.

LIGHTNING STRIKE..

Lightning kills six schoolchildren, teacher in Tanzania

Reuters Africa: DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - A lightning strike at a school in northwestern Tanzania has killed six children and their teacher, officials said on Tuesday. "A teacher and six students died on the spot and 11 students were injured after being struck by a ...

Lightning kills six children, teacher in Tanzania

A lightning strike at a school in northwestern Tanzania has killed six children and their teacher, officials said. read more

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Tanzania's farm expansion brings more corn and plague-carrying rats

Humanosphere: Increased food production and use of land for agriculture in Tanzania means more food for the country – and more rats. The northern part of Tanzania saw croplands grow by 70 percent in the past few decades and the number of African rats increase by ...

More crops increase plague risk in Tanzania

Humanosphere: Increased food production and use of land for agriculture in Tanzania means more food for the country – and more rats. The northern part of Tanzania saw croplands grow by 70 percent in the past few decades and the number of African rats increase ...

Tanzania says Q3 2014 GDP growth slows, hurt by agriculture

Tanzania's economy grew 6.8 percent in the third quarter of 2014 compared with 7.4 percent in the same period a year ago due to a slowdown in agriculture, construction and transport sectors, data showed on Thursday. Growth in agriculture, the biggest contributor to the economy, slowed to 2.4 percent from 4.5 percent previously, said the state-run National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in a report.

IN THE COUNTRY..

Beauty of Zanzibar's Beaches Attract Kuwaitis

AllAfrica.com: The youthful ambassador is in the country as his country's first emissary to Tanzania. "The weather is good," he told me at his suite on the 4th floor of seven-floor Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro. "Isn't it too hot for you here?" I asked ...

Simba, Yanga in Tricky Fixtures

AllAfrica.com: TITLE hopefuls Young Africans, Azam FC and Simba are out in search for maximum points as the Vodacom Premier League (VPL) continues at various venues in the country on Sunday. Runaway leaders Yanga will bid to open a five-point gap at the summit ...

Tanzania shuts leading East African newspaper | Islamic Invitation

Tanzania Director of Information Services Assa Mwambene said Tuesday that the decision had been taken earlier this month because the paper “has been circulating in the country without being properly registered.”.

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Tanzania bourse chief sees up to six IPOs in 2015

Reuters Africa: DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Up to six companies, most of them banks and micro-finance specialists, could list on Tanzania's stock exchange this year, the chief executive of the bourse said. Moremi Marwa told the Reuters Africa Investment Summit he also ...

Tanzania bourse chief sees up to six IPOs in 2015

By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Up to six companies, most of them banks and micro-finance specialists, could list on Tanzania's stock exchange this year, the chief executive of the bourse said. Moremi Marwa told the Reuters Africa Investment Summit he also expected the government to approve regulations for the mandatory listing of shares in mobile phone operators by April ...

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