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Magufuli Warns Opposition Over Holding Rallies Against Him

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has been highly appreciated for his work related to anti-corruption in the country by the Western donors, but lately the main opposition party CHADEMA announced to be holding a protest on September 1 against the ruling government across the nation. Magufuli reacted to it and has warned the opposition saying he would crack down on troublemakers ...

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China’s Exim Bank Sanctions Loan For Tanzania Rail Construction

China’s Export-Import Bank (Exim) has sanctioned $7.6 billion loan to Tanzania as a fund for constructing railway link that would connect Burundi, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. President John Magufuli announced the funding after securing loan following a meet with Exim Bank’s president Liu Liang, who said to be providing technical support to the country. He didn’t provide any ...

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More Efforts Required To End Child Marriage: Campaigner

Dar es Salaam – Campaigners argue the landmark court ruling of last week related to the raising of girls marriage age to 18 to have little impact in reality unless the parents stop considering their daughters as a commodity to be traded for bride price, or dowry. The High Court said on Friday two sections of the 1971 Marriage Act ...

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UNESCO Urges Tanzania To Educate People About Tsunami Disasters

Dar es Salaam – The United Nations Education Scientific Conference (UNESCO) is reported to have urged the Tanzanian government to organize public awareness campaigns related to the Tsunami earthquake dangers and how to protect the communities living along the coastal areas of the country. Citing the Indonesian earthquake that happed about a decade ago, the UNESCO experts said Tanzania was ...

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Magufuli Ban Rallies; Opposition Calls Undemocratic

Dar es Salaam – All types of opposition protests have been banned in the country till further notice. The move of Magufuli government has been described as undemocratic by the main opposition parties who had earlier called for nationwide rallies protesting against ban on live televising of parliamentary debates. Police used tear gas on Tuesday to disperse a crowd rallying ...

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Illegal Immigration From Syria, Yemen, Middle East Raises Concern

Dar es Salaam – Illegal immigrants have increase largely and this is a matter of concern for the Immigration Services Department, which said the issue is mostly from hotspots of civil and political unrest in the region as well as in Middle East. Briefing to the press the Deputy Commissioner of Immigration Wilson Bambaganya said between January and February this ...

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China Funds Building Biggest Library In Tanzania

Dar es Salaam – Chinese government is set to fund 40 million USD to Tanzania in the building up of a new library at the University of Dar es Salaam. President John Magufuli laid the foundation stone on Thursday and the library is said to be the biggest in Tanzania. It will house state-of-the-art facility equipped with more than 800,000 ...

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