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But Tanzania has often paid a price for hosting refugees. Some refugees became a source of instability in their host localities and environmental degradation. In yesteryears, some refugees had to be flushed out after outliving their welcome or for causing mayhem in Tanzanian villages. Much as Tanzania is ...
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' ...

Last Friday, the African Court on Human and People's Rights found the Tanzanian government illegally took away Anudo's citizenship as he was born and raised in Masinono village, Babati district, Tanzania. Despite the Tanzanian authorities' argument that his name was more Kenyan than Tanzanian, the ...
Song Tao donates money to a patient who suffered burns. Photo: Courtesy of Song Tao. Traveling around the world on aid missions may sound like a glamorous calling, but when Song Tao, a Chinese medical worker, announced that he would go to Tanzania on one such mission, his friends "went visibly ...
Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe and other top leaders of the main Opposition party are once again scheduled to appear before the Kisutu Resident Magistrates' Court where ruling on their bail application is expected to be made. Mr Mbowe, Dr Vincent Mashinji (Secretary General), Mr John Mnyika ...
UNITED NATIONS, March 27 – Amid much news in Tanzania, in February Inner City Press asked the UN about the government killing of NIT university student Akwilina Anwiline and the subsequent calling in of the Chadema opposition party. After a few days of questioning the UN expressed concern and said it was ...

More than 1,000 households in 10 villages from six districts in Morogoro region are poised to benefit from a three-year programme that aims at improving maize production in the region. The programme was launched on Thursday at MtegowaSimba village in Mikese ward by China Agricultural University ...
Arusha — A total of 58 villages in Arusha region will be connected to power under a rural electrification project whose first phase, to cost Sh9.3 billion ... by the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) regional manager, Mr Gasper Msigwa during the unveiling of the project at Mbuyuni village on the ...
OVER 360 villages, with permanent human settlements and local government leaderships have been established inside forest reserves across the country. According to the Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr Japhet Hasunga, even some public institutions have already set up offices in ...
South Africans seeking to invest in property north of the Limpopo can now do so in the idyllic Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar. ... According to a 2017 Africa Report by Knight Frank, Tanzania is one of a small group of African nations to have maintained more than five per cent GDP growth in 2016, as it is ...
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 ... while on a bus the day before a fiercely contested parliamentary by-election in the city's Kinondoni constituency, an opposition spokesperson said.
Impeccable official reports had it that the construction of the fish market at Kasanga Ward cost 802,488,528/- and the citizen living closer to it voluntary issued the land for the construction of the buildings of the market. It is estimated that about 60,000 people living in the villages closer to the buildings actively ...
Zanzibaris challenge union with Tanzania in regional court ... Adiy, who has organised protests in the past denouncing the union between Zanzibar and Tanzania, argues the independence-era union agreement favours ... The court, in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha, will hear the case on March 8.
Saada Ally Salum is one of the nearly 5 million inhabitants of Dar es Salaam, many of whom face the likelihood of flooding during Tanzania's two ... that can guide the Tanzanian government—from the local to national levels—in their efforts to improve flood resilience and service delivery across the city.
South of the port city of Dar es Salaam, right on the coast, about 50 simple stone houses huddle under the palm fronds. Omari Mussa, who until recently made his living as a fisherman, grew up here. Mussa's skin is tanned by the sun, and he's missing a finger on his left hand, blown off by a mistimed throw ...
I discovered this when I conducted interviews with 171 people, most of them Muslim women, in two low-income neighbourhoods in Tanzania's capital city Dar es Salaam. The poorest girls and women see themselves as having few possibilities to earn an income for themselves. Even before they marry, girls ...

Responding, the deputy minister said Sh100million had been set aside by the municipality as part of the plans to build the district hospital. "The government is giving a priority to this district in the 2018/19 Financial Year," said Mr Kandege. He added that the Karagwe Municipality had already allocated a ...
Mysuru: The Fourth JMFC Court has sentenced three Tanzanian nationals for one month simple imprisonment besides imposing a fine of Rs. 8,000 each for overstaying in city, though their Visas had expired. The Tanzanian nationals, who were sentenced have been identified as Atupele Friday Mwakyusa, ...
Expecting to put her finance skills to good use, it turned out to be her motorcycle know-how that was needed and she trained loan officers to maintain their motorbikes. A year after returning to work in the City, she volunteered for another charity, Motorcycle Outreach, for a week in Songea, southern Tanzania ...
Dodoma — THE government is set to end land disputes pitting villages that encroached reserved forests and authorities after a countrywide exercise to ... But he quickly stated that the ministry had been cautioned that before putting the beacons, it should consult the councils and village authorities over the ...
It is on record that Tanzania has done almost what other countries have never done in helping refugees who seek protection from persecution and violence in their countries. ... In yesteryears, some refugees had to be flushed out after outliving their welcome or for causing mayhem in Tanzanian villages.
Dar es Salaam — In a calculated move which will save billions of shillings Tanzania's economy loses daily, the government has outlined a massive plan ... in the city, including construction of the second and third phases of the bus rapid transit network from the city centre to Mbagala (19km) and to Gongo la ...
THE Government will start implementing the third phase of rural electrification, connecting nearly 4,000 villages at the end of next month the National Assembly heard here yesterday. Deputy Minister for Energy, Ms Subira Mugambo says the project which was officially launched in June last year had faced ...
27 (Xinhua) -- More than 2,000 Congolese have fled the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Tanzania's western region of Kigoma seeking asylum for ... commissioner, told Xinhua on telephone that 800 of the asylum seekers were received on Friday and Saturday at the region's port town of Kibirizi.
Issangya visited Linn County last week, thanking local sponsors and making connections for further projects in Tanzania. He will spend several weeks visiting his supporting ... “The men leave the villages, go to the city for work and are unfaithful,” Issangya said. “They return to their wives and the disease ...
South African conservationist Wayne Lotter, 51, was shot dead in a robbery in Tanzania. ... However, the city's Special Zone Police Commander Lazaro Mambosasa said the investigation was continuing while Kigwangalla will release a list of suspects in a large wildlife trafficking ring that has operated in the ...
Authorities in Tanzania plan an auction of 3.5 tons of hippo teeth next week, drawing criticism from conservation groups who say the sale could ... teeth at the tourism and natural resources ministry in the East African nation's commercial hub of Dar es Salaam, according to Tanzanian wildlife authorities.
We had just touched down on a dirt airstrip in Tanzania's Ruaha National Park, and the air around us smelled of warm wood. The sky was .... From New Delhi, where we now live, we had flown to the Tanzanian capital of Dar es Salaam, and from there caught a small bush flight to the reserve. In order to take ...
Morogoro — Residents of Mabwegere village, Dumila ward in Kilosa district, Morogoro region have asked the minister of Land, Housing and Human Settlement Development William Lukuvi to intervene in their land dispute with neighboring villages. Mabwegere is one of the villages that where programmed ...
Dodoma - Tanzania's natural resources minister accuses police of "dilly-dallying" and failing to arrest key suspects in last year's killing of a prominent South African wildlife conservationist, Wayne Lotter. ... The city's Special Zone Police Commander Lazaro Mambosasa says the investigation continues.
Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed on joint construction of a Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Isaka (northwestern Tanzania) to Kigali, a move which ... The agreement was reached following a meeting between President Paul Kagame and his Tanzanian counterpart John Pombe Magufuli, during the ...
From conversations with Gama, Loecker was prepared for conditions in the village: no running water or electricity; simple diets of rice, beans and maize; no paved roads or cars, just motorcycles. No jobs to speak of — people get along by growing their own food, raising animals and bartering goods and ...
He named the teams as Copco veteran, Phantom FC, Misungwi winners, Kikubiji FC, Kaseni city, Bombardier, Mwanza Ndovu, Sedico, Jona FC, Black Mamba, West singer, Singa FC, Kisesa Star, Black Mamba and TSC Academy. Others are Igogo FC, Pasiansi FC, Mwanza City, Marsh Academy, Iseni FC, ...
Blantyre — Zanzibar University Muslim Graduates Association (ZUMUGA) has reiterated the need to reforest Blantyre Water Board's (BWB) Ndirande - Mudi catchment area as one way of mitigating water problems in the commercial city. ZUMUGA Chairperson for Blantyre Chapter, Dan Kamanga made the ...
BUSINESS activities in Dar es Salaam yesterday came to a standstill as downpour pounded the city and its suburbs, paralysing transport, devastating properties and economic activities. Petty traders, transporters and shopkeepers were among the victims of heavy downpour. In some areas such as ...
This means there should be a cholera alert in Tanzania, especially in the southern regions. The government should respond urgently in a quest to save lives. Cholera is a highly dangerous disease that, indeed, thrives in cities, municipalities and towns where unsanitary conditions prevail mostly in ...
Tanzania's real estate industry is booming and investment is skyrocketing. Moving just as fast is demand for both commercial and residential properties. No sooner is a 'To Let' sign put up than one reading 'Sold' follows. The country's government owned National Housing Corporation (NHC) is at the front of ...
Tanzania has set aside over 265,000 sq km for wildlife conservation, or equivalent to 27 per cent of its total land area, while neighbouring Kenya to the ... Game Reserves and Game Controlled Areas, Tanzania is establishing community-based Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) where villages pool land ...
The Tanzanian government is known for its hard stance in relation to school girls who get pregnant. Such girls are banned from continuing their education or returning to state-run schools even after child birth. In June 2017 whiles speaking at a public rally in Chalinze town, west of the capital, Dar es Salaam ...
Now 20 years old, Boke lives at City of Hope, an incredible children's home and school for underprivileged children in Tanzania. At City of Hope, Boke has found stability and even become fluent in English, but she was still too far behind academically to graduate from high school like most of the students at ...
According to the report, least 27 per cent of Tanzanians are living in towns and cities, compared to 22 per cent in Kenya; 20 per cent for Rwanda; 13 per cent for ... in rural area, such as roads, electricity, education and water, even less people will be interested to leave their village cocoons for the city lights.
Chalinze — The Coast Regional Commissioner, Mr Evarist Ndikilo, has come up with what he termed as lasting solution to perennial land conflict involving Gulf and Global companies which for long time have locked horns at Kinzagu Village. Each company claimed to be the owner of the block used for ...
Speaking during a public rally at Zimba Village in Sumbawanga District, Rukwa Region, several men said they were direct victims of the problem. ... Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (TDHS) report of 2010 shows that gender-based violence against women and children was at 44 percent, with top ...
EVART — Religion and hard science are working hand-in-hand in a town in Tanzania, with the help of Osceola County residents lending funds and expertise. Geita ... He has led projects in Siberia and Uganda, and in 2012, 2013 and 2015, he made trips to Tanzania to train people to build their own wells.
Well, two years later, critics say that along with his anti-corruption crusade, Magufuli has moved Tanzania toward authoritarianism. NPR's Eyder Peralta ... PERALTA: In Tanzania's biggest city, the Indian Ocean port of Dar es Salaam, it is hard to get people to talk about Magufuli. People look over their ...
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) on Wednesday announced an indefinite suspension of all train ... two months of October and November, paralyzing operations on the Zambian side while on the Tanzanian side operations were operating normally.
The Mara Regional Police Commander, Mr Jaffari Mohamed confirmed the occurrence of the incident, saying the exchange of gunfire occurred at Irimba village around 1pm. He named the police who died as Ephraim Lazaro Fredy, who died on the way to hospital after he was shot by the accused,. He also ...
They are Magaigwa Mahiri (70) from Rung'abure village in Serengeti district, Benjamin Wandwi (67) from Ngamani village in Serengeti district, Chananja Luchangula (77) from Busaka village in Chato district, Maregesi Kiimba (78) from Musoma district and Shija Lugeko (71) from Mwamwajungu village in ...
Child rape cases in Tanzania tend to be dealt with between families, or rapists have been known to pay off police and court staff, Ms McAlpine said. "It's extremely rare for child rape cases to get to court in Tanzania," she said, and even rarer for the culprits to get life sentences. Despite this, Viking and Nguza ...


 

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