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Shortage of land surveyors in Tanzania slows land formalization process

A Tanzanian government senior official told parliament on Monday that shortage of land surveyors is slowing down the country's land formalization process. ...
gas

Over 300 houses to be connected to natural gas in southern Tanzania

Tanzanian authorities told parliament on Wednesday that 333 houses in the country's southern region of Mtwara will be connected to natural gas by September...
irrigation

Tanzanian PM suspends seven irrigation officials over negligence

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Tuesday suspended seven directors of irrigation from the Tanzania Commission for Irrigation for alleged negligence and embezzlement of...
meat

Investors praise Tanzanian gov’t over restriction on imports of meat, milk products

Investors in meat and milk processing industries on Sunday praised the government of Tanzania for restrictions it has imposed on imports of meat and...
UNICEF

Tanzania urges UNICEF to support investment in children’s education in Africa

Tanzanian Minister for Finance and Planning Philip Mpango on Friday urged the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to give priority and support investment in...
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Tanzania to introduce mandatory universal health insurance

Tanzanian Minister for Health Ummy Mwalimu told parliament on Tuesday that the government is planning to introduce mandatory health insurance cover for all its...
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Tanzania-based NGOs launch campaign to help working women

Three non-governmental organizations (NGOs) based in Tanzania on Saturday launched a three-year joint campaign aimed at shaping women's attitude toward work. Oxfam,...
water

Private sector participation in Tanzania’s water projects is low

A Tanzanian government minister on Thursday told parliament that private sector participation in water projects through public-private partnership (PPP) was not encouraging despite efforts...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian President unhappy with nation’s weak performance in U-17 AFCON

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the poor performance of the east African nation's football team in the 2019 Africa Under-17...
John Magufuli

Tanzania and Malawi are friends – president

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday made it clear that there was no hostility between Tanzania and Malawi, saying the two countries remained as...
UNHCR

U.K Government to support refugees in Tanzania with US$6 million

Britain has contributed 6,385,696 U.S. dollars to the UN refugee agency in Tanzania to support more than 300,000 refugees and asylum-seekers hosted in the...
Plastic Bags

Tanzania confirms complete ban on all single-use plastic bags

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has declared a total ban on all single-use plastic carrier bags with effect from June 1, this year, a...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

President of Tanzania Awards Plots of Land to National Team

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Monday awarded 26 players of Taifa Stars, their national football team, a plot each for building houses after they...
CAF

CAF Champions League: Tanzanian Speaker Hails Simba Team

Tanzanian Parliament Speaker Job Ndugai on Monday praised Simba Sports Club for making it to the quarterfinals of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)...
Court

Tanzania’s high court endorses economics professor as leader of opposition party

Tanzania's high court on Monday endorsed an economics professor as authentic national chairman of opposition Civic United Front, the east African nation's second largest...
John Magufuli

Tanzania assures Uganda of improved transport network for its goods

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Saturday assured neighboring Uganda that his administration will continue improving the transportation infrastructure for smooth transportation of goods. According to...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian army to take over construction of houses for prison officers

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Saturday ordered the Tanzania People's Defense Forces (TPDF) to take over construction of a 4,269,000 U.S. dollars housing project...
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Rwandan and Ugandan Dispute to be handled by East African Law Body

The East African Law Society (EALS), a regional bar representing lawyers from across the East African Community (EAC) member states, on Wednesday offered to...
tourist

Tanzania to receive over 300 Chinese tourists in May

The first batch of a total of 10,000 Chinese tourists will arrive in Tanzania in May this year, according to a memorandum of understanding...
livestock

Tanzania launches livestock master plan to improve the sector’s contribution to economic growth

The government of Tanzania has launched a livestock master plan aimed at improving the sector and enable it better contribute to the east African...
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Tanzanian police kill 3 suspected armed bandits

Tanzanian police gunned down three suspected armed bandits at dawn on Sunday in the northwestern region of Mwanza, located on the shores Lake Victoria. Mwanza...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian minister orders police to arrest opposition leaders who insult president

Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs Kangi Lugola on Sunday ordered regional police commanders in the east African nation to arrest leaders of opposition parties...
Lightning

1 student killed by lightning in southern Tanzania

At least one student was killed and 22 others were injured after lightning struck a secondary school in Tanzania's southern region of Mtwara, authorities...
fishing

EAC Countries Sign Joint Agreement to Fight Illegal Fishing in Lake Victoria

East African Community (EAC) member countries sharing Lake Victoria on Monday signed an agreement aimed at conducting joint illegal fishing in Lake Victoria. The...
extractive sector

Tanzanian authorities threaten to shut down gold mine firm over water pollution

Tanzanian authorities on Tuesday threatened to shut down Acacia North Mara gold mine if it failed to control water effluents released by the mining...
Tanzania Police

Tanzania says to reorganize police force to make it more vibrant

Tanzania's police chief, Simon Sirro, on Friday announced the reorganization of the police force in a move aimed at making it more vibrant in...
Gold bars

Over 100 dealers in northwest Tanzania licensed to auction gold

Authorities in Tanzania said on Sunday that 127 dealers have been given licenses to auction gold in the country's northwest region of Geita. ...
Air Tanzania

Air Tanzania to launch Harare flights this week

Air Tanzania said Tuesday that it will commence flights between Dar es Salaam and Harare on Friday. With the move, the...
cashew

Over 10,000 cashew nuts farmers in Tanzania are yet to be paid

Tanzanian Minister for Agriculture, Japhet Hasunga, said on Tuesday 12,378 cashew nuts farmers were yet to be verified for payment of their crop that...
FDIs

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...