Corporal Punishment In Schools Debated Across Tanzania Following Death Of Student

Corporal Punishment

Debate is on rise in Tanzania about corporal punishment in schools. It is sparked from recent death of a 13-year-old student who was accused of stealing. Family members accuse he was beaten to death by school teacher. Sperius Eradius was a primary school pupil in the northern Kagera province. He died on August 27, couple of days after being beaten. ...

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Leadership School Launched, Six African Countries To Benefit

Leadership School

Foundation stone for leadership school was launched Monday by party leaders from six African countries at the Julius Nyerere Leadership School in Kibaha, about 40 kilometers from Dar es Salaam. The school is co-founded by Revolutionary Party of Tanzania, the Mozambique Liberation Front Party, the African National Congress of South Africa, the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, the SWAPO Party ...

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Foundation of Kanem Empire in Western Sudan

Foundation of Kanem Empire

The Kanem Empire was one of Africa’s most powerful empires in the Western Sudan. It was so powerful that it survived its first fall and later rose to become the even more powerful Bornu Empire. The Kanem Empire was founded by the Kanuri people around A.D. 700. The Kanuri peoples originated from the racial fusion between the semi-nomadic Zaghawa tribe ...

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How the West Appreciated Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe

Until relations went completely sour in the last decades of the 20th century, Mugabe was inundated with honorary degrees and awards from western universities and other outstanding institutions. In addition to his personal academic accomplishments, the Zimbabwean leader holds honorary doctorate degrees from reputable institutions from the U.S through Britain to Russia. These include the University of Edinburgh, the University ...

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British Search for River Nile in Africa

river nile

No mystery was quite so fascinating for the Victorian explorers of Africa as the riddle of the source of the Nile. John Hanning Speke 1827-1864 A keen sportsman, Speke visited Africa in 1857 with Burton to search for the source of the Nile. Both men suffered terribly with fever, and Speke once nearly went blind. But on July 30 1858, ...

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How to Prepare for Exams


Living the student life is not as relaxing as most people would assume. This is especially true during the months when midterms and final exams are looming on every student’s mind. The best way to avoid excess exam stress is to stay motivated, reduce stress and prepare efficiently. Organization is the key to staying in good shape while preparing for ...

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Arrests Of Pregnant Schoolgirls Illegal: Amnesty International

pregnant schoolgirls

Tanzanian authorities have been criticized and condemned by campaigners for arresting five pregnant schoolgirls in the age group of 16 and 19. Police detained the girls from southeastern town of Tandahimba last weekend and later were released on bail. Presently the five girls are with their parents. Equality Now charity’s lawyer, Christa Stewart, said wrong message has been sent by ...

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