Conjoined Twins Steps Into University Studies In Tanzania

Conjoined Twins

Tanzania probably may mean to many that disabled child should not be marginalized or abandoned at birth. A pair of conjoined sisters, Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti, are now setting into campus life at a university in the country. The 20-year-old sisters are now minor celebrities in Tanzania. They are joined at the abdomen and media houses have followed the two ...

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Burundian Refugees To Repatriate From Tanzania On September 7

Tanzania has reached an agreement with Burundi and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and under it the Burundian refugees hosted in Tanzania will be repatriated today, September 7. The move will only involve those Burundian refugees who have agreed voluntarily to return back to their country and help in the building of the nation. Despite the repatriation, it ...

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Tanzania To Honor Five Women In Gender Equality Festival

gender equality

Tanzanian vice president Samia Suluhu will be honoring women at the gender festival hosted by Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) for their notable contribution in bringing social equality and development to the country. A total of five women will be awarded at the festival dubbed as “The Transformation of Oppressive Systems for gender Equality and Sustainable Development.” The awardees are ...

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Nigerian Medical Association Rejects Half Salary Of Government

Nigerian Medical Association

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi said Thursday new policy of the government to make just 50 percent of the salary to the members will not be accepted as they were not invited in the meeting held with labor leaders. Godwin Tijani, state chairman of NMA, said they are rejecting the proposal of half salary and its a displeasure ...

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Kenya Bans Plastic Bags; Not Abiding May Land You In Jail

Kenya Bans Plastic Bags

Kenya has banned plastic bags. Manufacturing, selling or importing the ubiquitous item will cost you four years of jail as it is blamed for clogging oceans and killing marine life. Even though the new rule on plastic bags was announced in March this year, but came into effect on Monday, August 28, and so from today even garbage bags will ...

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People With Albinism Still Living In Witchcraft Fear: Human Rights

People With Albinism

People with albinism still are living in fear of witchcraft in the country, if believed to United Nations human rights expert Ikponwosa Ero who made a 11-day visit very recently. Ms. Ero made her first visit to Tanzania. She is an expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism. She said the albinos are still living in ...

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South Africa To Adopt Sign Language As Official Language

sign language

Sign Language will be henceforth treated as one of the official languages of South Africa. The country’s Constitutional Review Committee in Parliament has recommended it and the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) acknowledged the step on Thursday through a released statement. PanSALB spokesperson Sibusiso Nkosi said probably the section 6 (1) and (5) (a) could be amended as declaring ...

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