Monday 11 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-11

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AFP - 12/11/17

The bodies of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo by suspected Ugandan rebels were repatriated Monday, where the defence minister...

AFP - 9/22/17

A pair of conjoined sisters are settling into campus life at a Tanzanian university, a first in a country where disabled people are often marginalised or abandoned at...

AFP - 9/3/17

From fostering innovation in one of the world's harshest environments to novel ways to repel mosquitoes and map the world, here are some highlights from the TEDGlobal...

AFP - 9/1/17

In the developing world, basic healthcare is often a challenge -- let alone expensive medical screening or tests for easily treatable, preventable illnesses.

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AFP - 8/29/17

Nigerian neuroscientist Oshiorenoya Agabi may have found a way to solve one of life's puzzling dilemmas: how to make air travel pleasant again.

What if you...

AFP - 8/29/17

A Senegalese chef is one step closer to turning an ancient grain found in his country -- gluten-free and bursting with nutrients and amino acids -- into the next...

AFP - 7/14/17

Wayne Rooney marked his first game back in an Everton jersey with a goal in a friendly against Kenya's Gor Mahia in Tanzania on Thursday.

England's record...

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...

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