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Tanzania’s electoral body meets stakeholders ahead of 2020 general elections

Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday convened a meeting with election stakeholders to discuss various issues ahead of the October 2020 general elections. ...

Tanzania gets US$90 million grant to support two education projects

Tanzania on Wednesday received a 90 million U.S. dollar grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for funding two major education projects, the...
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Tanzania completes updating of voter registration in 25 regions ahead of 2020 polls

Tanzania's electoral body said on Friday it has completed updating its biometric voter registrar (BVR) in 25 regions across the east African nation. ...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzania to deregister 3,436 cooperative societies over irregularities

The government of Tanzania intends to deregister 3,436 cooperative societies across the country over irregularities, including lack of permanent addresses and lack of leadership,...

Japan grants Tanzania US$1.8 million to support fisheries

The government of Japan on Friday granted the government of Tanzania 200 million yen (about 1.8 million U.S. dollars) to support the revival of...
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Tanzania’s main opposition party renews national leaders

Tanzania's main opposition party, Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA), elected its national leaders on Wednesday night and Freeman Mbowe was re-elected as chairman,...

Tanzania urges mining firms to observe laws on environmental recovery after closure of businesses

Tanzanian authorities on Monday urged mining companies to observe laws on environmental recovery after they shut down their operations in the country. ...
More than 30,000 Togolese sought asylum in Ghana and other neighboring countries following the 2005 election results. Photo: UNHCR/D. Kamphuis

Germany to fund UNHCR to support refugees in Tanzania

Germany on Friday announced it would provide 22.5 million Euros (about 25 million U.S. dollars) to the UN refugee agency to support Burundian and...

Tanzania wins case at African Court

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has ruled that Tanzania has not violated the rights of Jibu Amir alias Mussa and Said...
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World Bank urges Tanzania to accelerate efforts in poverty reduction

The World Bank on Friday urged Tanzania to accelerate efforts aimed at reducing poverty in the east African country of 55 million people. ...

Over 52,000 tonnes of cashew nuts sold to buyers in Tanzania in current season

Traders in Tanzania have bought at least 52,749 tonnes of cashew nuts in the current season that started on October 31, a senior official...

Tanzania launches children’s book translated from Chinese into Kiswahili

Tanzania on Friday launched a children's book translated from Chinese into Kiswahili paving the way for children to learn Chinese culture. The...

Tanzania has potential to generate 1,000 MW electricity from solar energy

Tanzanian authorities said on Friday the east African nation has potential to generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from solar energy. Medard...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC foreign, defense ministers meet in Tanzania to review security situation in DRC

Ministers of foreign affairs and defense from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Wednesday began an extraordinary meeting in the Tanzanian commercial capital...

Tanzania spends part of annual development budget on three flagship projects

The government of Tanzania has until September spent 36 percent of its budget for the 2019/2020 financial year that started on July 1 on...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzania on right track to attaining middle income status

Tanzania is on the right track toward attaining a middle income status by 2025 following implementation of projects aimed at improving the welfare of...

AfDB approves US$455 million loan to Tanzania for new airport in capital city

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 455 million U.S. dollars loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new airport and ring...

Tanzania to buy new aircraft for national airline

The Tanzania Government Flight Agency (TGFA) on Saturday signed a purchase contract for a 78-seater Bombardier Q400 for the east African nation's state-run Air...

Tanzania provides Ebola preparedness updates to WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said Tanzania has provided an update on its Ebola preparedness efforts. The update shows that from...
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Over 100 obtain presidential amnesty in Tanzania over financial crimes

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Saturday 138 suspects charged with financial crimes in the east African nation have been freed after they obtained...

Tanzania warns CSOs against insulting government

Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs Kangi Lugola on Thursday warned civil society organizations (CSOs) against insulting the government and misleading people. Speaking...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania orders people who raid protected areas to leave at once

Tanzanian authorities on Monday ordered people who have raided protected areas for wildlife and forests to leave immediately before they face the full force...

AfDB $13 billion investment in Southern Africa yielding positive results

The African Development Bank’s $13 billion investment in Southern African region since 2012 is delivering strong results across countries, the Bank’s President, Akinwumi Adesina...
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Visiting SA president applauds Tanzania as shrine of Southern African liberation struggle

Visiting South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday hailed Tanzania as the shrine of the Southern African liberation struggle. "Tanzania provided inspiration...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibian president to visit Tanzania, attend SADC summit

Namibian President and Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Hage Geingob will travel to Tanzania for the 39th Ordinary Summit of the...

Citizens charged to hold policy markers accountable

The future of Africa lies in its capacity to generate its own finance towards the development of infrastructure needed to outweigh poverty in order...

Tanzania to seek out-of-court settlements of some cases in international courts

Tanzania is seeking out-of-court settlements of some cases filed against the government in international courts, the country's legal authorities said on Tuesday. ...

UN organizes cycling event in Tanzania to raise awareness on plastics, air pollution

The United Nations in Tanzania on Friday organized a cycling event aimed at raising public awareness on plastics and air pollution. The...

Most water projects in Tanzania do not meet required standard

A Tanzanian cabinet minister on Wednesday expressed his disappointment over the poor state of most of the water projects constructed across the nation. ...

Tanzania to launch national agenda to protect children

Tanzanian Minister for Health Ummy Mwalimu on Friday told parliament the government will next month launch the National Child Agenda aimed at protecting children...