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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...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

14 Somali migrants return home from Uganda, Tanzania

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has helped 14 Somali migrants to voluntarily return home from Tanzania and Uganda following months of confinement in...

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...

Seedstars Africa Summit is coming to Tanzania in December

The Seedstars Africa Summit 2018 is taking place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from December 11th to 13th. You are invited! The event marks the...

Board approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund

The African Development Bank’s efforts to channel critical investment funding to Africa’s entrepreneurs received a big boost on Thursday in Abidjan, where the Bank’s...

AfDB Charts A Roadmap To Integrate The Development Of Eastern Africa

The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration with infrastructure development...

ANAW: Moves to champion the Welfare of Animals in Africa

African Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW) has been launched successfully in Accra as part of efforts to help champion the cause of animals in...

Latest World Bank Review Indicates Unchanged Quality Of Policies In Africa

The average quality of policies and institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa was broadly unchanged in 2017, according to the latest review by the World Bank....

AfDB And FAO To Invest In Agriculture To End Hunger And Create Wealth In...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and FAO today agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at catalysing agriculture sector investments in Africa to end hunger...

Tanzania assures pyrethrum farmers of reliable market

Tanzania on Wednesday vowed to address market-related challenges facing pyrethrum growers in the east African nation. Mary Mwanjelwa, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, made the remarks...
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...
export

Kenya mulls strategy to reverse decline of exports to Tanzania

Kenya is planning to develop a strategy to reverse the decline of exports to Tanzania, the country's export promotion agency said on Thursday. Peter Biwott,...
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...
migrant

Tanzania arrests over 13,000 illegal immigrants in nine months

Tanzanian authorities said on Tuesday that 13,393 undocumented immigrants were arrested in the nine months to March. Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Hamad Masauni disclosed...

Northern Tanzanian district in distress after major flooding

Over 2,000 people in Tanzania's northern district of Same are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance after their homes and food stocks were destroyed...
Court

Pan African court to celebrate Africa Day in Tanzania

The African Union (AU) organs and its institutions based in Arusha will on Friday host a roundtable discussion and cultural shows in line with...
European Union

EU pumps in US$100 million to support projects in East African Community

European Union (EU) on Thursday announced to have pumped in 85 million Euros (99.7 million U.S. dollars) to support the implementation of various projects...
pipeline

Zambia, Tanzania agree to develop new pipeline

Zambia and Tanzania and agreed for the development of a new pipeline to supplement the existing pipeline, a senior government official said on Thursday. Emeldah...
video

Tanzania unveils plans to boost sisal production

Tanzania on Monday announced plans to revamp sisal plantations in the northeastern part of the east African nation. Deputy Minister for Agriculture Mary Mwanjelwa unveiled...
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...
telecom

Telecoms bosses charged with fraud in Tanzania

Tanzanian prosecutors on Wednesday charged two chief executives of mobile phone companies and four other suspects with fraud as part of a crackdown against...
video

Tanzania put in place measures to save Lake Manyara National Park

Tanzanian authorities have announced new strategies aimed at saving Lake Manyara National Park, which is threatened deposition caused by farming activities. Telesia Mahonga, Karatu District...
SUGAR

Tanzania to import over 70,000 tonnes of sugar to fill shortfall

The government of Tanzania has ordered importation of 70,354.35 tonnes of sugar to fill the deficit facing the east African nation, a senior official...
Travel

Eastern Europe travel agents impressed by Tanzania’s wealth of tourist attractions

Visiting tour and travel agents from Eastern Europe have expressed amazement at Tanzania's wealth of tourist attractions. Their remarks raise hopes of a potential influx...
land

Tanzania allots chunk of land to address youth unemployment crisis

Tanzania has set aside 200,000 acres of land for youth to practice commercial farming thus transform their livelihoods, a senior official said on Tuesday. Anthony...
inflation

Tanzania’s annual inflation rate drops to 3.8 pct in April

Tanzania's annual headline inflation rate in April 2018 dropped to 3.8 percent from 3.9 percent recorded in March, the east African nation's statistics watchdog...
Tourists

Tanzanian authorities looks to eastern Europe for tourism boost

Tanzania is now focusing on Eastern Europe in its tourism marketing strategies after registering success in Western Europe and North America, an official of...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Tanzania in drive to enhance war against poaching

The Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has partnered with security agencies to enhance the fight against poaching in all 16 national parks across the east...
coffee beans

Tanzania institute new coffee buying system

Tanzania has reviewed coffee buying system in an effort to benefit farmers and the country at large, a senior official of the Tanzania Coffee...
HIV-and-AIDS

US commits US$512 million to Tanzania’s HIV/AIDS fight

The United States Embassy in Tanzania announced on Friday a 512-million-U.S.-dollar commitment to fight HIV/AIDS in the East African nation. Acting U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania...

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