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Tanzania’s private-sector body appeals to government to address investment challenges

The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) on Monday appealed to the government to improve the country's investment environment. TPSF Chairman Salum...
Anthrax infected cattle

Tanzania: Anthrax Outbreak Now Under Control

An outbreak of anthrax in Tanzania's southern highlands region of Songwe that killed four people in January is now under control, a senior official...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzania: CCTV Cameras Installed to Check Theft

Tanzanian authorities said on Sunday they have started installing CCTV cameras around the 25-kilometre Mirerani wall north of the country to control theft of...
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Tanzania Abandons Suspected Drug Suspect Apprehended in Indonesia

Tanzania's Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA) said on Tuesday a Tanzanian arrested with drugs in Bali, Indonesia, should not expect any help from...
researchers at work

Tanzanian Company to Establish First Local Stem Cell research Centre

A Tanzanian businessman, Reginald Mengi, said on Monday one of his companies had teamed up with health experts from across the globe to set...
miners

Tanzanian Small-Scale Miners happy over scrapped taxes

Tanzania's small-scale miners on Monday thanked President John Magufuli after Parliament last week endorsed a bill designed to reduce taxes imposed on mining. "We...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Tanzania’s Lawmakers Agrees to Convert 5 Game Reserves to National Parks

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday approved the upgrading of five game reserves to national parks. The approval, made in the capital Dodoma, brought to 22...
miners

Tanzanian parliament approves bill designed to remove withholding tax for small-scale miners

Tanzanian Parliament on Saturday endorsed a bill designed to remove payment of withholding tax of 5 percent by small-scale miners in the nation. The bill...
Kassim Majaliwa

Tanzania PM Cautions Public Over Causing Panic

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Saturday warned those using a recent spate of killings of children to cause panic and uproar in the...
Kassim Majaliwa

Tanzania Authorities on the alert against possible terror attacks

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Saturday that the country is on full alert against acts of terrorism. Adjourning a two-week parliamentary session in...
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Tanzania Police Rounds UP 29 Suspects in Cruel Killing of Children

Twenty-nine suspects have been arrested in Tanzania's southern highlands region of Njombe in connection with brutal killings of children, Minister for Home Affairs Kangi...
Tourists

Tourists hunting fetches Tanzania over US$26 million

Tanzania is hoping to collect more than 26 million U.S. dollars from tourist hunting in the 2018-2019 financial year, authorities have said. Hamis Kigwangala, the...
cashew

Tanzanian government buys 215,000 tonnes of cashew nuts

The government of Tanzania has bought 215,000 tonnes of cashew nuts from growers worth 306 million U.S. dollars until January 30, 2019, a senior...
Court

Tanzania: Court Exonerate Former Broadcaster from Charges

A Tanzanian court on Friday acquitted former director-general of state-owned Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC), Tido Mhando, of five charges, including abuse of office. The...
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Tanzanian minister gives ultimatum to investors in marine parks

Tanzanian Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Luhaga Mpina on Sunday issued a one-month ultimatum to investors who were allowed to put up investments in...
Court

Tanzanian court acquits ex-chief of state broadcaster of charges of abuse of office

A Tanzanian court on Friday acquitted former director-general of state-owned Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC), Tido Mhando, of five charges, including abuse of office. ...
the world bank

World Bank hesitates to fund Tanzania’s southern tourism circuit over hydropower project

Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday the World Bank was hesitating to fund the east African nation's southern tourism circuit in protest against the implementation...
South Africa

South Africa to Begin Teaching Kiswahili on Trial in 90 Schools

Tanzanian Ambassador to South Africa Sylvester Ambokile said on Monday South Africa has identified 90 schools across the country for teaching Kiswahili on trial...
arrested

A group of gold smugglers grabbed by Tanzania police

Tanzanian police said on Sunday they have arrested a group of suspects in connection with the attempted smuggling of 323.6 kilograms of gold out...
Maize

WFP Saves Refugees With Maize From Tanzania

The World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday bought about 36,000 tonnes of maize worth some 9 million U.S. dollars from Tanzania's state-owned National Food...
cashew

Tanzanian government mulls over processing of cashew nuts

The government of Tanzania said on Tuesday it has two alternatives in terms of processing raw cashew nuts, a top cash crop in the...
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Four teachers suspended in Tanzania over claims of impregnating schoolgirls

Authorities in Tanzania on Saturday suspended four teachers over claims of impregnating and marrying school girls in the northwest region of Geita. Mwita Waitara, the...

IAS Has Kicked Against Tanzania’s Anti-gay Initiatives

On behalf of the International AIDS Society (IAS), we, the IAS Governing Council Africa Regional Representatives, express our grave concern regarding the reported anti-gay...
Effective social protection

Effective social protection needs more participation

A meeting of social protection experts, government officials from 14 countries in Africa and Asia and development partners gathered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
budget

Tanzanian opposition camp criticizes government budget for 2018

Tanzania's opposition coalition on Saturday criticized the government budget plan tabled in parliament on Thursday, saying it lacked financial discipline. Freeman Mbowe, leader of the...
fishing

Tanzania says working to bail out fishermen detained in Kenya

Tanzanian authorities said Thursday they are efforting to bail out 109 Tanzanian fishermen arrested in Kenya over the weekend in connection with illegal fishing. The...
Debt

Tanzania to spend US$4.5 billion on debt repayments

The government of Tanzania will spend 4.5 billion U.S. dollars on debt servicing during the financial year 2018/19, a senior official said on Monday. Philip...
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Two Tanzanian MPs irked by government decision to allow logging in game reserve

Two Tanzanian lawmakers on Tuesday expressed disappointment over a government move to invite tenders for logging inside the country's Selous Game Reserve. Zitto Kabwe, member...
Natural gas

Tanzania to connect natural gas to 1,000 households

The government of Tanzania said on Sunday it has set aside 5 million U.S. dollars for connecting natural gas to over 1,000 households for...
Africa

Former African leaders urge current leaders to address challenges facing continent

Former African leaders meeting in Tanzania's business capital Dar es Salaam on Friday urged current leaders to address challenges facing their countries, including respect...

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