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Tanzania sets schedule for collection of nomination forms ahead of general election

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Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday announced schedule for collection of nomination forms ahead of the Oct. 28 general election. NEC said in a...
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Tanzania to hold burial for former president Mkapa next week

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Tanzania's former President Benjamin Mkapa, died at the age of 81, will be buried on July 29 in his native village of Lupaso in...
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Tanzania to issue loans of about US$200 million for university students

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Tanzania's Higher Education Students' Loans Board (HESLB) announced on Tuesday that it will issue 464 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 200 million U.S. dollars) for...
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Tanzania’s general election set for October 28

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Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced on Tuesday that the country's general election will be held on Oct. 28. A statement signed...
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Tanzania’s communications regulator issues alert over cyber attacks

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Tanzania's communications regulator on Monday issued an alert over cyber attacks, saying between 10 and 15 organizations based in the country have reported cases...
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Tanzania warns businessmen against financing politicians ahead of general elections

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Tanzania's anti-corruption watchdog on Friday warned businessmen in the east African nation against financing politicians seeking elective posts ahead of the October general election. ...
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Tanzania launches vaccination campaign against major livestock diseases

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Tanzanian authorities on Sunday launched a national vaccination campaign against 13 major livestock diseases in a move aimed at protecting the animals, said a...
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Tanzania to demote 3 police officers over protecting cannabis growing syndicate

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Monday ordered the police chief to transfer and demote at least three police officers for protecting a syndicate growing...
Two Large Tanzanite Gemstones Are Shown At A Ceremony In Manyara Region In Tanzania June Xinhua

Tanzania’s Maasai tribesman finds large Tanzanite gemstones

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A 51-year-old Tanzanian Maasai tribesman has discovered two large Tanzanite gemstones with a total weight of about 14 kilograms, authorities said on Wednesday. Doto Biteko,...
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Tanzania reiterates appeal for cancellation of debts amid COVID-19

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The government of Tanzania has reiterated its appeal to lenders for cancellation of debts of developing countries to enable them to fight the COVID-19...
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Movement of trucks at Tanzania, Uganda border resumes

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The movement of trucks between Tanzania and Uganda at the Mutukula border has resumed after the two countries reached a consensus on measures over...
An exhibitor from Amiran Kenya sets his fresh produce during the Annual Naivasha Horticulture Trade Fair held in Naivasha, Nakuru County recently. Kenyan fruits and vegetables face ban in the EU market due to failure to meet set regulations. Photo: Antony Gitonga/Standard

Tanzania has sufficient food stocks amid COVID-19 – Japhet Hasunga

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Tanzanian Minister for Agriculture Japhet Hasunga said on Thursday the east African nation is self-sufficient in food stocks despite the outbreak of the COVID-19...
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Tanzania vows to expose corrupt politicians ahead of general elections

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Tanzania's anti-corruption watchdog on Wednesday urged politicians to avoid corrupt practices ahead of the October 2020 general elections. John Mbungo, the director...
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Tanzania private sector body commends government annual budget

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The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) on Friday commended the government's budget for the 2020-2021, saying it has focused on development of the industrial...
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Tanzania has sufficient foreign reserves for importing goods

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Tanzania's foreign reserves continued to remain at sufficient level to meet the country's requirements for importation of goods and services, a cabinet minister told...
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Tanzania release guidelines for June 13 return

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The Tanzanian Premier League will become the second after Burundi to re-start after a three-month stoppage occasioned by the spread of COVID-19. After the government...
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Tanzania urges international community to join forces in fighting climate change

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The government of Tanzania on Friday urged the international community to join hands in fighting climate change, saying climate change has no geographical and...
Water

Tanzania and France sign loan agreement for water supply

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Tanzania on Thursday signed a loan agreement with France to finance water supply projects that will benefit some 770,000 people in the country's Morogoro...
An antelope walks at Kenya's Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya, March 21, 2015. Kenya's "long rains" season which usually begins in March is unpunctual this year, making both the people and wild animals of this country longing for the coming rains. (Xinhua/Yang Yang)

Over 500 wild animals killed by motorists in northern Tanzania in 2019

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At least 588 wild animals, including lions and giraffes, were killed by motorists in 2019 as they crossed roads within the Lake Manyara...
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Tanzania summons U.S. envoy over COVID-19 travel advisory

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The government of Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the U.S. Charge d'Affaires to the east African nation to express disappointment over the embassy's issuance of...

57th commemoration of the Africa Day, what should the youths of Africa do?

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Today, the 25th of May, 2020, marks the 57th commemoration of the Africa Day; a day to celebrate and reflect on the common vision...
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Tanzania’s political parties urged to submit schedules ahead of general elections

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Tanzania's political parties' watchdog on Monday urged the country's 19 registered political parties to submit their schedules on various issues ahead of the 2020...
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Tanzania moves to improve management of deep sea fishing

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Tanzania on Wednesday tabled in parliament a new bill designed to improve management and development of deep sea fishing in the country's jurisdiction of...
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Joint efforts against COVID-19 to benefit Kenya, Tanzania

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Dan Kazungu, the Kenyan ambassador to Tanzania, said Kenya and Tanzania should unite in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic which the diplomat termed as their...
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Tanzania, Kenya resolve dispute over COVID-19 tests for cross-border truck drivers

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Tanzania and Kenya on Friday resolved a dispute over COVID-19 tests for truck drivers crossing the border, facilitating trade between the two East...
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Tanzania scraps 14-day mandatory quarantine rule for incoming travellers

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Tanzania released a travel advisory on Monday saying there will be no more 14-day mandatory quarantine for incoming travellers as previously required. According to the...
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11 killed by torrential rains in eastern Tanzania

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At least 11 people, including four from the same family, have been killed by torrential rains in Tanzania's eastern region of Morogoro, police said...
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WFP to launch humanitarian flights to Tanzania over COVID-19 response

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The World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday announced the launch of humanitarian flights to Tanzania to provide logistics support for the global COVID-19 response. ...
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Tanzania orders thorough checks of imported COVID-19 medical supplies

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Tanzanian health authorities on Wednesday directed relevant authorities to thoroughly examine imported preventive and protective medical supplies for the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid counterfeit...
Ummy Mwalimu, Tanzania's Minister of Health addresses journalists in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, March 16, 2020. Tanzania confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on Monday, according to the country's Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children. (Xinhua)

Tanzania suspends laboratory chief over COVID-19 test results

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Tanzanian health authorities on Monday suspended the director of the national health laboratory, Nyambura Moremi, and the quality assurance manager Jacob Lusekelo over allegedly...