South Sudan To Adopt Swahili As Official Language


Swahili is all set to become one of the official languages of South Sudan and the government has requested Tanzania to send teachers equipped with the language to introduce it in school curriculum in the country. Swahili is currently the official language of Tanzania apart from Uganda and Kenya. Rwanda too is considering making the language official soon making it ...

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Opposition MP Faces Arrest Over Allegations To Have Insulted President

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Member of Parliament from opposition party in Tanzania faces arrest after allegedly insulting President John Magufuli. Halima Mdee criticized viciously the president’s decision on teenage mums. She used abusive language against him. She also condemned the ban of teenage mothers from schooling even after giving birth to the baby calling it archaic and unconstitutional. In Tanzania using abusive language against ...

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Magufuli’s Punishment On Gender Basis Trapping Girls Into Poverty Cycle


Literacy data reveals one among four females in Tanzania is not literate. Amid such poor literacy rate it is sad for women group that President John Magufuli has banned pregnant schoolgirls from entering the school, even after giving birth to the baby. The rights group adds the president is punishing pregnant girls by penalizing them on the basis of gender ...

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Dozens Nonprofit Groups Voice Favoring Pregnant Schoolgirls In Tanzania

Education is the best shot for girls in their successes, echoed women’s group on Thursday in Dar es Salaam against the government’s ban on pregnant girls in state schools. More than two dozen nonprofit groups released a joint statement saying if the girls are denied to get back to school after giving birth would mean punishing them, their younger ones ...

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Obafemi Awolowo University Has Not Increased Tuition Fees: Official Statement

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Obafemi Awolowo University management has discarded all the media news and rumors that alleges tuition fees will be hiked. Founded in 1961, the Nigerian university is owned and operated by federal government. It is an institution of higher learning. Public Relations Officer Abiodun Olarewaju released a statement Tuesday saying even though there is shortage of fund to run the university, ...

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Father’s Should Spend Quality Time With Nurturing Kids: UNICEF


The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has come up with a new analysis report revealing fathers of today fails to play or engage in early learning activities with their kids. A statement released by UNICEF New York, Communications Specialist, Ms Georgina Thompson, to commemorate Father’s Day writes 55 percent of children in 74 countries were affected by less time spent ...

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Tanzania Sets Stricter Regulations For School Buses Following Deadly Accident

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Tanzania has now cracked heavily on the safety features of school bus following a recent deadly crash that killed 35 people and most of them were school children. Stricter safety rules have been hovered to help prevent such crashes in future. According to Arusha senior assistant commissioner of police, Yusuph Ilembo, the school bus must take precautions while transporting school ...

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