Sunday 25 June 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-06-25

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AFP - 6/14/17

Tanzania has agreed to negotiations with Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold which it accuses of operating illegally and evading taxes, a government statement said...

AFP - 5/22/17

The presidents of Tanzania and Uganda called Saturday on the EU to lift sanctions on Burundi, but a diplomatic for the European bloc dismissed the appeal.

The...

AFP - 5/8/17

A bus crash in Tanzania that claimed the lives of 32 primary school pupils, two teachers and the driver was likely caused by speeding, police said.

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AFP - 5/3/17

Press freedom in Tanzania is being squeezed under President John Magufuli, leaving journalists fearful.

France-based watchdog Reporters Without Borders (known...

AFP - 3/24/17

Tanzania's information minister was fired on Thursday after he criticised an ally of President John Magufuli who had stormed into a television station accompanied by...

AFP - 3/15/17

A top Tanzanian television presenter has been suspended, along with eight fellow employees of the main state-run channel, for relaying fake news in which US President...

AFP - 3/2/17

Tanzanian civil society organisations have launched a year-long campaign calling on the government to respect freedom of expression and assembly.

Launched on...

AFP - 2/28/17

Tanzania on Monday backed out of its plan to publish a list of names of gay people accused of selling sex online, saying this would "destroy evidence".

Deputy...

AFP - 2/10/17

Tanzania's main opposition party has hit back against allegations that its leader is involved in a drug trafficking ring, calling them "unfair" and a "smear campaign...

AFP - 9/12/16

At least 16 people died and 253 were injured in a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck northwest Tanzania and was felt throughout the Great Lakes region, local...

AFP - 9/11/16

At least 13 people were killed and 203 injured in northwest Tanzania when a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit the country Saturday, local authorities told AFP.

"The...

AFP - 8/23/16

Sweaty passengers crammed into battered buses and stuck in traffic jams look on enviously as Tanzania's shiny new commuter buses fly by on the pristine asphalt of...

AFP - 8/12/16

They have proven their worth in detecting landmines but Africa's giant pouched rats have a lesser-known but equally critical vocation - saving lives by speeding up...

AFP - 7/23/16

The Tanzanian government has banned imports and sales of sexual lubricants in its latest move targeting the gay community, officials say.

Health Minister Ummy...

Xinhuanet - 6/25/16

The United Nations in Tanzania on Friday launched a 1.3 billion U.S. dollars support to the east African nation's implementation of the second five-year development...

AFP - 6/20/16

A "Miss and Mister Albino" contest, heavy sentences for ritual murder and concrete graves to ward off tomb raiders were all discussed at a UN summit on albinism...

AFP - 6/20/16

It's an hour after dawn on Ukerewe island in Lake Victoria and Alphonce Yakobo, face and hands withered by the scorching sun that has tortured his pigment-free skin...

Xinhuanet - 6/15/16

Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania Lu Youging on Tuesday donated blood at the east African nation's leading hospital to mark the World Blood Donor Day.

Speaking...

Xinhuanet - 6/14/16

A good number of Tanzanian Members of Parliament on Monday opposed the government's plan to charge a Value Added Tax (VAT) on tourism services, saying the move was...

Xinhuanet - 6/10/16

ARUSHA, Tanzania, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Police have seized and destroyed 26 tons of marijuana in a crackdown operation carried out on the slopes of Mount Meru, in...

Xinhuanet - 6/8/16

NAIROBI, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Six African countries from the Great Lakes region which hosts 3.4 million displaced people have resolved to embrace local integration as a...

Xinhuanet - 6/8/16

Tanzania's tourism industry is facing a number of challenges, which if left unaddressed, would hinder tourism growth, an official has said.

Allan Kijazi,...

Xinhuanet - 5/28/16

The World Bank and its partners said on Friday Tanzania has made significant progress in delivering education and health services, particularly in the areas of rural...

AFP - 5/22/16

Peace talks aimed at solving Burundi's year-long crisis resumed on Saturday in Tanzania, but with the opposition barred from the meeting, there was little hope it...

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