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The report shows that Tanzania Breweries Limited transacted largest value of shares with Sh4.5 million obtained by selling 300 shares at Sh15,000 per share in three deals followed by CRDB Bank which transacted 23,720 shares valued Sh4.3 million in eight deals. Other active counters were Vodacom ...
Kenyan herders, whose cattle was sold in neighbouring Tanzania for grazing across the border, have received big relief after the Kenyan government released a Ksh53 million ($530,000) compensation package for the loss. The 22 livestock keepers from the border Kajiado County lost 1,325 animals after ...

Up close and personal: Cheetah surprises family on safari. Updated / Friday, 30 Mar 2018 09:36. The animal was described as more curious than aggressive (Pic: Peter Heistein / Grand Ruaha Safaris). A curious cheetah surprised a family by jumping into their safari vehicle in Serengeti, Tanzania last week. The passengers ...
Less than a year ago, when three Cypriots left for Nepal to donate shoes and clothing to children and monks, they announced that their next goal was to raise money to building a school for Maasai children in Tanzania. The three of them – 32-year-old lawyer Socrates Rossides and brothers Nicolas and ...
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The Maji Safi Group primarily exists to spread awareness of water-related hygiene issues in the east African nation of Tanzania, but Pelz does some of the organization's work in Boulder. "It's mainly fundraising and administrative support," he said. "We believe it's important to give back, so we have young ...

According to ZGPPA Director General, Mr Mohamed Suleiman Khatib, thanks to increased efficiency in service delivery, the agency, currently, attracts more customers from both Zanzibar Island and Mainland Tanzania. With massive investment, the agency, he added, was now able to stand on a firm ground ...
With 12 cryotherapy machines already distributed, the five machines were handed over here yesterday to Ilemela, Sengerema and Kwimba districts in Mwanza regions, whose HIV prevalence has increased from 4.2 percent in 2011/2012 to 7.2 percent according to Tanzania HIV Impact Survey conducted in ...
March 29, 2018 —Tanzania: Oxford University's Ruaha Carnivore Project has enlisted Barabaig and Masai lion hunters in its Lion Defenders program. The tribes have hunted lions for generations, giving them a wealth of knowledge about lions and their habits. Now, as the lions face the threat of extinction, ...
NAIROBI, KENYA: The start of a mega road project connecting Kenyan and Tanzanian coastal towns faces delay as Kenya drags its feet in moving the project forward. The two countries plan to build a 412km road between Malindi and Bagamoyo that is expected to ease movement along the two countries' ...
The main opposition party's national chairman, Mr Freeman Mbowe Dr Vincent Mashinji (Secretary General), Mr John Mnyika (Deputy Secretary General for Mainland), Mr Salum Mwalimu (Deputy Secretary General for Zanzibar), Rev Peter Msigwa (Member of Parliament, Iringa Urban) and Ms Esther ...
ABOUT a week ago members of the business community and government institutions from Zanzibar and Mainland Tanzania converged at the former chamber of the House of Representatives in Zanzibar to participate in the business forum organised by Tanzania Standard (Newspapers) Limited (TSN).
A group of tourists who were on a safari in Tanzania got more than they bargained for when a cheetah hopped into their vehicle for a closer look. In a video captured by photographer Peter Heistein, the curious cheetah is seen on a back seat in the vehicle, sniffing around and checking it out. The man in the ...
Nothing can top the romance and magic of a safari in Tanzania, a destination marked by its rolling hills and expansive plains, and home to elephants, wildebeest, zebra, lions, and more. Indeed, this East African country has a remarkable diversity of wildlife, seen up close in the stunning Ngorongoro Crater, ...
Unable to afford her own furniture, Burundian refugee decides to take up carpentry classes and excels at it. By Winnie Itaeli Kweka in Nduta Camp, Tanzania | 28 March 2018. Wood shavings fall softly to the ground as Maritha moves a plane swiftly over a plank of wood. Her brow is furrowed in deep ...
Beijing — RE-ELECTION of the incumbent Xi Jinping as China's President renews hope for the cemented bilateral relations between Dar es Salaam and Beijing, Tanzania's Ambassador to China, Mr Mbelwa Kairuki, has remarked. In an interview with the 'Sunday News', Amb. Kairuki said Tanzania and ...
Dar es Salaam — The use of domestically produced natural gas in Tanzania has resulted in Sh8 trillion in savings to the economy over the last three years alone. This brings to Sh23.14 trillion the savings that have been made since the country started to use natural gas in industrial production and energy ...

Arusha — Tanzania's Sh537 billion ($240 million) pigeon pea industry is on a sharp nosedive after India banned import of the legumes from Tanzania in August last year. The unanticipated restriction is now wreaking havoc on hundreds of pigeon pea farmers and traders across the country who are holding ...
Last week on Tuesday, three Tanzanian NGOs filed a case at the East Africa Court of Justice (EACJ) over a 2016 law that they say violates press freedom. The Media Council of Tanzania, Legal and Human Rights Centre and Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition argue that the law "violates" ...
Dar es Salaam — A new report on the Dimensions of Inequality in Tanzania was released Monday in Dar es Salaam by the Social Development Policy Division (SDPD) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and REPOA, a Tanzanian independent research institution. With a Gini coefficient of 0.43, ...
Rwanda and Tanzania have decided to use electric trains for their 1,320km standard gauge railway (SGR) line which will link to the East African regional line which passes through Kenya and Uganda. Transport ministers of the two countries met in Kigali over the weekend to review designs and feasibility ...
Addressing the sixth TSN Business Forum held in Zanzibar on Friday, the Minister for Trade and Industries, Ambassador Amina Salum Ali, urged investors from Mainland and outside Tanzania to take advantage of business and investment opportunities offered on the Indian Ocean semi-autonomous ...
State-run Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation's (TPDC) managing director James Mataragio and four other executives were charged with abuse of public office. They awarded a $3.24 million airborne mining survey contract to U.S firm Bell Geospace without authorisation of the TPDC board, ...
Talks have started between the Tanzanian government and India's Bharti Airtel over the ownership of Airtel Tanzania. The Tanzanian government has initiated a move to repossess Airtel Tanzania at the directive of President John Magufuli over claims that there were irregularities in switching the shares of ...
PRESIDENT John Magufuli has assured tobacco farmers of reliable market and reasonable prices for their produce, thanks to the inauguration of a third cigarette making factory at an investment of 65bn/- in Morogoro by Philip Morris Tanzania (PMT), through a manufacturing agreement with Mansoor ...
GOVERNMENTS of Tanzania and France have agreed to cement existing bilateral relations by fostering partnerships and strategies between higher learning institutions and research entities from the two countries as a winwin strategy. Through the arrangement, France would provide scholarships for ...
Does anyone care about Tanganyika Province? Far from the attention of the media and humanitarian agencies, the people in this part of the south-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are struggling to survive. The latest clashes between communities have destroyed crops and left people there ...
Officials from the nation of Tanzania have joined an international movement demanding the return of skeletons stolen from Africa by German colonists. Tanzanian activists, and at least one government official, want Germany to repatriate the skull of Chief Songea Mbano, a leader who rebelled against the ...
Zanzibar, 13-15 March 2018: Today, we are challenged by a variety of epidemics and health emergencies. A robust health system that is effective, inclusive and a well-coordinated multisectoral approach is essential to protect human and animal health; and ensure national development goals are not ...
Zanzibar — THE business community in Zanzibar is today expected to converge at the former chamber of the House of Representatives, to attend a business forum organised by the Tanzania Standard (Newspapers) Limited (TSN). Today's forum becomes the fifth occasion following similar ones held in ...
TANZANIA Cigarette Company (TCC) profit plummeted 34 per cent in 2017 due to weak export performance and increased operating expenses. The cigarette maker said in their financial statement made public this week that the profit for the year declined from 68.7bn/- in 2016 to 45.4bn/- as exports to DR ...
Dar es Salaam — The government yesterday approved five herbal medicines, which will now be formally used in public hospitals for treating various diseases. One of the medicines include "Ujana", which is renowned for treating sexual dysfunction in men who experience erectile dysfunction (ED).
Dar es Salaam — The Dar es Salaam Police Special Zone yesterday disclosed yesterday that they are still holding the chairman of the Tanzania Students Networking Programme (TSNP), Mr Abdul Nondo for allegedly faking his abduction. The Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander, Mr Lazaro ...
The main cassava-producing regions in Tanzania are the Coast Region, Kigoma, Lindi, Mara, Mtwara, Mwanza, Ruvuma, Shinyanga, Tanga and Zanzibar - listed here strictly in alphabetical order! According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation Corporate Statistical Database, Tanzania produced 5.4 ...
He was speaking to the 'Daily News' ahead of the first 'Zanzibar Business Forum,' organised by the Tanzania Standard (Newspapers) Limited (TSN), in collaboration with the Isles Vice-President Office, the Ministry of Trade and Industries and Urban West regional administration. "It is unfortunate that we ...
Nairobi — The Kenyan government has kicked off an exercise to re-affirm its territorial border with neighbouring Tanzania by replacing dilapidated and missing beacons and developing a vista along the common border. Kenya shares a 769km border with Tanzania covering Narok, Kajiado, Migori, ...
A BIT like President Donald Trump, Tanzania's president, John Magufuli, likes to fire employees on television. In November Mr Magafuli used a live broadcast from a small town in the north of the country summarily to dismiss two officials after they failed to remember instantly details in their budgets.
Zanzibar — The Zanzibar Food and Drug Agency (ZFDA) has destroyed 48 kilos of meat that was imported from South Africa illegally. The meat, which was the property of Qamar Company of Vingunguti in Dar es Salaam, was seized at Abeid Karume International Airport in the Isles last week. Speaking ...
Until recently Tanzania's political stability drew investors and donors, spurring one of the fastest sustained streaks of economic growth in Africa. But John Magufuli, an authoritarian and erratic president in his third year in office, threatens to undo much that Tanzania has achieved over the past few decades.
Dar es Salaam — The National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Saturday, February 17 said it was closely following on the reports circulated on social media platforms suggesting that a man allegedly stole a ballot box at Idrisa in Magomeni. The commission also acknowledged that it was satisfied with a ...
We only had six days so it was mental but we went to Tanzania and explored the Ngorongoro Crater. Afterwards we went to Mnemba Island, which is just off the coast of Zanzibar, and helped the turtles hatch and find their way into the sea. I got quite ferocious actually as the crabs on the beach were trying to ...
News of famous Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan's decision to dump Bongo Flava star Diamond Platinumz on Valentine's Day has been the talk of the town. While everyone was busy celebrating love on Valentine's, Zari spent the day alone, terming it as 'just any other normal day' before later taking to ...
Nairobi - Tanzania's main opposition party on Saturday accused police of shooting dead a female university student and seriously injuring at least four other people while trying to disperse a peaceful demonstration in the country's commercial capital Dar es Salaam. The local police have admitted a person ...
Kenya's Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has voiced his concerns over the country's lack of world class hotels which he argues has made Tanzania a better proposition for tourists in East Africa. Balala noted that while the number of foreign tourists increased from 1,342,899 in 2016 to 1,474,671 in 2017, ...
A Facebook post by the Ruaha Carnivore Project has announced that six lions have been poisoned and killed just outside of Ruaha National Park in Tanzania. The project - which is a collaboration with the Tanzania Carnivore Monitoring Project and is based at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit at ...
Yesterday, while most people were out spreading love and being as cute and cuddly in their relationships as possible, Ugandan socialite, Zari Hassan, had something cooking that caught her followers completely off guard. Valentine's Day was not a happy one for the 'Boss Lady' and her Tanzanian ...
Agriculture remains the mainstay of Tanzania's economy. The sector contributes close to 30 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It is also the source of livelihoods for more than three-quarters of the population. However, the sector still faces a number of challenges, including low ...
Pan-African network of tech hubs AfriLabs has announced its Annual Gathering will take place in October, with the event moving to Tanzania for the first time. This year's edition of the AfriLabs Annual Gathering will take place on October 11-13, and will take the theme of “Innovation in the Data Age”.
Nairobi - Separatist campaigners on the East African island of Zanzibar have appealed to a regional court to challenge the legality of its union with mainland Tanzania, they said on Thursday. Rashid Salum Adiy, head of the Zanzibar Rights of Freedom and Autonomy (Zarfa) organisation, a group not ...
The United States Embassy in Dar es Salaam says it is saddened by reports of kidnapping and violence in Tanzania that have resulted in the death and injury of the opposition leaders. This week, Mr Daniel John was killed and opposition supporter Mr Reginald Mallya was seriously injured. OPPOSITION.


 

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