Education

For Better Tanzania Investment Need To Be Made On Girls

International Day of the Girl Child (IDG) is highly important in Tanzania as girl child faces mountain of challenges compared to boy child. The day is celebrated every year on October 11 and this year the theme was ‘Girl’s Progress + Goals’ to help identifying them and offer supports. IDG marks as an opportunity for the girls across the world ...

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Liberian Girls Reveal Education Challenges At White House

In June this year first lady Michelle Obama visited Liberia and Morocco to highlight education of girls. As a follow-up some 22 Liberian girls are now in Washington, D.C. to attend workshops and attend the screening of a CNN documentary about girls’ education at the White House. Titled as “We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the ...

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Azania Bank Donates 150 Desks For Mwanza Schools

Financial institutions have donated 150 desks for schools in Mwanza as a part of contribution to government’s move in improving education in Tanzania. Mwanza Regional Commissioner (RC) John Mongela said the Azania Bank has shown commitment to support the government. He added the government is moving ahead in the mission despite some people have sidelined their efforts to establish MEM ...

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Two Dies While Terror Group Burns University

Terror group attacked and burned Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University (SEKOMU) killing two security guards and injuring two others. According to eye witnesses, the mob wanted to kill students in the university as they banged on doors loudly before entering a room forcible and started a fire. Initially the students thought the bang was something normal, but as they broke down ...

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Tanzanian Students Bullying, Teasing Albinism In Classrooms

Dar es Salaam – The skin color of Alibinism in Africa leads to negative social constructions, and to such an extent that often they are believed to have been cursed or they are evil cannibals. Witch doctors in Tanzania believe the Albinos are immortal and also genitals of such people bring wealth. A long history too stands about murders of ...

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Tanzanian Students In Turkey Transferred To Universities In Safer Areas

Dar es Salaam – Amid security concerns many students of Tanzania origin studying in Turkey has been transferred to other institutions. The failed coup attempt on the night of July 15 and 16 Turkey has been on crackdown, arresting many over suspicion and closing schools and institutions where security had been deteriorated. The Turkish ambassador to Tanzania said in Dar ...

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ICCR Stops Housing Allowances To Foreign Students In India

Following the assault on a Tanzanian girl in Indian city of Bengaluru earlier this year the foreign students are not being paid housing allowances by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). It is said the government wants foreign students to stay in college hostels instead of renting an accommodation to avoid such incidents. Those who opt not to reside ...

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