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Elephants raid village and destroy crops in southern Tanzania

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At least 30 elephants have in the past week raided a village in southern Tanzania, an official said Saturday. The elephants raided Ngumbu village in...
Tropical Cyclone Pam

Tanzania’s weather watchdog issues alert over tropical cyclone

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Tanzania's weather watchdog on Thursday issued an alert saying a tropical cyclone called Jobo may cause strong winds and waves in the country's coastal...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Museveni calls for prevention of EAC trade irregularities

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Tuesday that talks are needed to prevent irregularities in trade among member states of the East African Community (EAC). Museveni...
President Samia Suluhu Hassan

Tanzania’s ruling party to pick President Samia Suluhu Hassan as its chairperson

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Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) will convene an extra-ordinary congress that will nominate and elect President Samia Suluhu Hassan as the party's...
Lightning

Two pupils killed by lightning strike in central Tanzania

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Two pupils from the same family were killed by lightning strike in Tanzania's central district of Ikungi in Singida region, an official said on...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian government denies rumors that president ill with Covid-19

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dpa/GNA - The Tanzanian government on Friday assured citizens that President John Magufuli was doing well, after days of unconfirmed reports that he...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Tanzania succeeds in stopping locust invasion

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Tanzania has succeeded in eliminating all locusts that invaded the country from neighboring Kenya, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday. The Minister...
fishing

Tanzania arrests 135 immigrants over illegal fishing

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Tanzanian immigration authorities said on Thursday 135 illegal immigrants were arrested over illegal fishing in Lake Tanganyika. Augustine Malembo, an officer with...

CAMFED’s women leaders #ChooseToChallenge

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CAMFED has introduced an award-winning, ‘Learner’s Guide’ to ensure girls continue to learn during the C0VID -19 pandemic. CAMFED is a pan-African movement, revolutionising...

Tanzania moves to bring back smuggled chameleons seized in Austria

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Tanzanian authorities have started a process to bring back smuggled chameleons that were seized in Austria in January. Allan Kijazi, the deputy permanent secretary in...
Othman Masoud Othman

Tanzania’s Zanzibar president appoints new First Vice-President

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Tanzania's Zanzibar President Hussein Ali Mwinyi on Monday appointed Othman Masoud Othman Sharif as new First Vice-President. The appointment of Sharif was...
East African Community Eac

Unlocking Trade and Investment Opportunities between Europe and East Africa

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Stakeholders from across the East African Community (EAC) region and Europe gathered online today to mark the beginning of the MARKUP - EAC Invest...
Tanzania-Zambia

Zambia dismisses reports of rejection of envoy in Tanzania

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Zambian authorities on Friday dismissed reports that the country's newly-appointed envoy to Tanzanian has been rejected. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Public Relations...
Spotify

Spotify starts operations in Ghana

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Spotify, the world’s most popular global audio streaming subscription service, on Tuesday, February commenced operations in Ghana and three other African countries. ...
Biden

Debunking Biden’s foreign policy “reset”

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DURING his first week in office, US President Joe Biden signed at least 44 executive actions, orders, proclamations and memorandums. He rejoined the...
Lightning

Four children killed by lightning strike in southern Tanzania

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At least four children, three of whom were from the same family, have been killed after they were hit by lightning in Tanzania's southern...
Eyram Amedzor

Africa Prize selects 2021 shortlist of entrepreneurial innovators shaping the continent

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Sixteen talented entrepreneurs have been selected from Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, The Gambia Shortlist will compete...
mobile

Mobile phone operators in trouble over poor service in Tanzania

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Tanzania's telecommunications regulator on Wednesday imposed fines amounting to 38.1 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 16 million U.S. dollars) for what it described as poor...
Black Satellites

CAF U-20 Championship: Ghana starts on bright note with a win over Tanzania

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Ghana’s Black Satellites posted a convincing 4-0 victory over debutants Tanzania in Group C opening match of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) U-20...
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Tanzania cancels key annual agricultural show to fund farming extension services

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Tanzanian authorities have announced cancellation of this year's Nane Nane National Agricultural Exhibitions, saying funds for running the exhibitions will be used to improve...
Locals wear face masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 20, 2020. Tanzanian health authorities on Monday announced 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three days, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 254 from 170 reported on Friday last week. (Xinhua)

Tanzanian health authorities refute reports on outbreak of strange disease

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Tanzanian health authorities on Sunday refuted local media reports on an outbreak of a strange disease in the country's southern highlands that has already...
Tema Port

Tanzania and Oman sign pact on ports master plan development

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Tanzania's Zanzibar and the Oman Investment Authority on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at implementing a ports master plan development along the...
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Tanzania warns illegal immigrants against taking part in criminal acts

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Authorities in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam on Thursday warned illegal immigrants against taking part in criminal acts. Aboubakar Kunenge, the Dar es Salaam...
pigs

Number of pigs killed by African swine fever in Tanzania rises to 1,155

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The number of pigs killed by the African swine fever in northern Tanzania has risen from 500 to 1,155, an official has said Hezron Nonga,...
European Union

EU pledges continued support for Tanzania’s investment drive

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The European Union (EU) has pledged continued support to Tanzania's efforts aimed at improving the investment environment in the east African nation, a statement...
Gmo Trials

Tanzania cancels GMO trials again

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In a totally unexpected move, the newly appointed Tanzania Agricultural Minister, Prof Adolf Mkenda, in mid-January 2021 announced the cancellation of research trials involving...
pigs

At least 500 pigs killed by African swine fever in Tanzania

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At least 500 pigs have been killed by the African swine fever in Tanzania's northern district of Kahama in Shinyanga region, an official said...
Locals wear face masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 20, 2020. Tanzanian health authorities on Monday announced 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three days, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 254 from 170 reported on Friday last week. (Xinhua)

Tanzania warns immigration officials against facilitating illegal immigrants

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Tanzanian authorities warned on Sunday they will take punitive measures against immigration officials who facilitate illegal immigrants to gain entry in the east African...
Africa-China

China proposes seven-point plan for upgrading China-Africa cooperation

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The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) has achieved great success and become a new monument to China-Africa friendly cooperation,...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian president meets with Chinese FM on bilateral ties

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli met here with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday. Magufuli asked Wang to convey his sincere...