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2 killed, 50 houses washed away by floods in northern Tanzania

At least two people have been killed and 50 houses have been swept away by flash floods in Tanzania's northern safari capital of Arusha,...

Tanzania renews alert over heavy rains as hundreds left homeless

As tens of hundreds have been left homeless in southern Tanzania after their houses were demolished by ongoing heavy rains, the country's weather watchdog...

Tanzania launches program to improve criminal justice system’s service delivery

The Tanzanian government on Tuesday launched a transformation program to improve the quality and standard of the criminal justice system's service delivery. ...

Tanzania’s Zanzibar to revamp tourist attractions

Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Tanzania's archipelago of Zanzibar, on Thursday underscored the need to revamp all tourist attractions to help create more jobs...

Tanzania’s Zanzibar vows to reinforce relations with Brazil

Ali Mohamed Shein, president of Tanzania's Zanzibar archipelago, on Tuesday met with the ambassador of Brazil Antonio Augusto Cesar, vowing to continue strengthening bilateral...

East Africa business community mourns death of Tanzanian business tycoon

The East African Business Council (EABC) is mourning the death of Tanzania's media mogul and businessman Reginald Mengi, who died in the capital of...
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Tanzania, Uganda sign pact to strengthen ties, up boundaries’ protection

Tanzania and Uganda have signed an agreement to strengthen bilateral cooperation and improve protection of boundaries, official said on Thursday. The agreement...

Unplanned settlements a cause of floods in northern Tanzania

Authorities in northern Tanzania on Wednesday blamed unplanned settlements as the main cause of floods, which forced scores of people to flee their flooded...

Tanzania and Ugandan Authorities Meet to Discuss Challenges at the borders

Permanent Secretaries from Tanzania and Uganda on Tuesday met in the country's northwestern region of Kagera to discuss border-related challenges. Faraji Mnyepe, Permanent Secretary in...

Tanzania to Upgrade Pastoralists into Modern Ranchers

Tanzania on Monday launched a national program aimed at changing traditional pastoral practices into modern methods of animal husbandry so as to raise productivity...

Tanzania makes progress towards funding own budget

The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) on Thursday said that the nation is currently making major strides towards being self-reliant in funding its own budgets. Jeremiah...
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Zanzibar President Asks EALA to Strengthen Graft Legislation

Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar on Tuesday urged the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to come up with strong...
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Tanzania to allocate more financial resources to revamp agriculture sector

Tanzanian government on Monday pledged to allocate more financial resources to revamp the agriculture sector, which employ more than 70 percent of the east...
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Jane Goodall Establishes Chimps Museum in Tanzania

A global conservation organization, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), on Sunday announced the construction of a chimpanzee museum in Arusha, Tanzania's safari capital. The...

Tanzanian police arrest 7 suspects with elephant tusks

Tanzanian police on Sunday announced the arrest of seven people in possession of nine pieces of elephant tusks with a street value of 88,517...

All Tanzanian villages will be hooked into electricity by 2021

Tanzanian government on Wednesday expressed determination to achieve its target of connecting all villages to the national grid by 2021. Medard Kalemani, the east...
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Tanzanian police arrest foreigner over poaching allegations

Tanzanian police said on Wednesday that they are holding an undocumented foreigner with a locally-made riffle believed to have been used in poaching activities. Ulrich...
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Tanzania’s Zanzibar to buy modern equipment to save lives from sea disasters

Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar, on Thursday said his government is determined to save its citizens from marine accidents...

Tanzania launches national campaign against cattle ticks

Tanzania on Monday launched a nationwide campaign against ticks that have threatened cattle in the country for many years. Minister for...

Tanzania: new strategy to boost sugar production

Tanzania has embarked on a new strategy aimed at boosting sugar production from the current 300,000 tonnes to 500,000 tonnes by producing and distributing...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...