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September, 2017

  • 15 September

    Tanzania: Radiation Tech Bears Fruit As Zanzibar Declared Tsetse Free

    Pemba and Unguja are among pioneers in the successful implementation of a new technology that uses radiation to eradicate livestock killing vectors, tsetse flies. A statement from the African Chapter for the State Atomic Energy Corporation made available here through its South-Africa based, Press Secretary, Mr Ryan Collyer, indicates that tsetse flies have been killing more than 3 million livestock in Sub-Saharan Africa region, Tanzania included, but the Isles have already been declared 'Tsetse fly free area.'

  • 15 September

    Court Takes Prosecution to Task Over Defiance

    [Daily News] THE Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday sent a strong message to prosecution over disobedience of its orders, insisting businessman Harbinder Sethi facing 350bn/- economic sabotage charges should be taken to Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) for treatment.

  • 15 September

    EngenderHealth, through Bloomberg Philanthropies & Fondation H&B…

    Bloomberg Philanthropies, Fondation H&B Agerup through EngenderHealth has constructed and equipped maternal buildings that include labor wards antenatal and postnatal clinics, rooms to provide service to women with post abortion complications and family planning as well as maternity wards in 24 dispensaries. Through the support, 2 dispensaries have been renovated and equipped, making a total of 26 dispensaries that have been upgraded to provide quality maternal, neonatal, newborn and reproductive health care in Kigoma Region.

  • 15 September

    Seeking the Root of Gun Attacks

    [Daily News] Dodoma -The State has moved to form a task force to investigate the extrajudicial attacks on a prominent politician and a retired senior army officer, as no leads have emerged in relation to last Thursday's gun shooting.

  • 15 September

    Four killed in southwestern Tanzania’s road mishap

    At least four people were killed and nine others injured in a head-on collision that involved five vehicles and a motorcycle in southwestern Tanzania's region of Mbeya, police said on Friday. Mohamed Mpinga, Mbeya Regional Police Commander, said that the accident occurred at Iwambi hill, few kilometers to a small

  • 15 September

    Incredible Journeys of Hope: The Story of Stranded Migrants in Kigoma

    Seated on a boulder, under a tree, near the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma - a lake port city in Tanzania - Samaya Yusuf looks around her with suspicion as she narrates her story to the IOM, the UN Migration Agency team. She has a gentle smile.

  • 15 September

    South Africa Participates At Ministerial Panel Discussion With Tanzania On Liberation Heritage Programme

    [Govt of SA] South Africa will participate at the Ministerial Panel Discussion between South Africa and Tanzania on Liberation Heritage Programme led by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa. The meeting will be held in Dodoma, Tanzania's Seat of Government from 16-18 September 2017. The South African delegation will include the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Des Van Rooyen, Directors General from various government departments and senior government officials.

  • 15 September

    Opposition MP Lissu’s State Critical but Stable – Party Leader

    [Citizen] Nairobi -Chadema Party has denied reports in a section of Tanzanian media that fiery Tanzanian opposition Chief Whip and Singida MP Tundu Lissu's condition has worsened after developing a chest infection while admitted in the Nairobi Hospital.

  • 14 September

    .com | ‘Magufuli’s govt played a role in gun attack of critic’, Tanzania opposition claims

    Tanzania's main opposition party claimed Tuesday that the government of President John Magufuli played a role in the gun attack last week that wounded an outspoken politician and shocked the country. The lawmaker, Tundu Lissu, has had a series of run-ins with the government and has been arrested at least six times this year, accused of insulting the president and disturbing public order, among other charges.

  • 14 September

    Hayley Adlam pictured at Barafu Camp, the base camp on the Machame Route for her summit attempt

    A SALISBURY surveyor has scaled the dizzying heights of Mount Kilimanjaro in her bid to win the Miss Great Britain crown and raise money for charity. Hayley Adlam, who won the title of Miss Salisbury, flew out to Tanzania at the end of August to make her summit attempt.

  • 14 September

    Boost for Cultural Tourism As Lodge Gets Global Recognition

    [Citizen] Kilimanjaro -A South Pare Mountains based cultural mountain lodge has received global recognition, a boost to cultural tourism in Tanzania.

  • 14 September

    Municipality Replaces KDA

    [Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has officially dissolved Kigamboni Development Agency (KDA), ordering the transfer of its operations to the Kigamboni Municipal Council.

  • 14 September

    Tanzanian gov’t forms special team to address security concerns

    The government of Tanzania said on Thursday it has formed a special task force to investigate criminal incidents, including the increasing tidal wave of use of firearms. Hussein Mwinyi, the east African nation's Minister of Defence and National Service, told parliament in the political capital Dodoma that the task force comprised of members from defense and security organs.

  • 14 September

    Uganda issues oil exploration license to Australian firm

    Uganda on Thursday issued an oil exploration license to an Australian firm, Armour Energy Limited in a bid to expand the country's resource base from the current 6.5 billion barrels of oil. Irene Muloni, Uganda's minister of energy and mineral development while speaking at the signing ceremony here said there have been protracted negotiations due to the sustained low oil prices.

  • 14 September

    Bill Aims to Establish National Railway Company

    [Daily News] Dodoma -Tanzania Railway Limited (TRL) and Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO) will soon disappear under the envisaged legislation that establishes the National Railway Company (NRC).

  • 14 September

    Country Is Secure, Peaceful – Prime Minister

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has assured Tanzanians that the country remains peaceful and warned against anyone who would cause trouble saying they would be met with full force of the law.

  • 12 September

    Brothers tackle Kilimanjaro to help deaf children

    Nik Eason, a site manager for Taylor Wimpey, has been inspired by his two children to raise cash for the National Deaf Children's Society - by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Nik, 32, who lives in Bedford and works at Steppingley Gardens in Flitwick, hopes that he and his brother Mark, 37, who lives in Rushden and also works for Taylor Wimpey as a customer service engineer - can raise more than A 6,000 by reaching the summit at 19,341 feet .

  • 12 September

    East Africa: Training Programme Aims to Boost Rice Output

    The Kilimanjaro Agricultural Training Centre has offered to train agricultural experts in East Africa on improved production of rice, one of the staple food crops in the region. This was affirmed last week by the project coordinator, Mr Motonori Tomitaka, at the end of an eight-day training course on improved rice growing for agricultural extension officers from Burundi.

  • 12 September

    New Chief Justice Speaks of Work Priorities

    [Daily News] NEWLY appointed Chief Justice (CJ), Prof Ibrahim Juma, yesterday vowed to tackle the key challenges haunting the judiciary and speed up justice delivery to 'wananchi.'

  • 12 September

    DSE Market Turnover Weakens

    [Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM Stock Exchange (DSE) equity market weakened by 21 per cent last week closing at turnover of 8.52bn/- compared to 10.75bn/- posted on the preceding period.