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Tanzania Bans Unprocessed Food Crops Including Staple Food Maize

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After ban of gold and copper export Tanzanian has now stopped selling of unprocessed food crops outside the country. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa announced the ban on Monday amid celebration of Eid al-Fitr in Moshi Municipality. The measure has been taken to encourage investment in agro-processing industries and it will create employment too in Tanzania, said Majaliwa. PM added the ...

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Magufuli Criticized For Saying Pregnant Schoolgirls Should Not Go To School

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Women’s rights groups have been lately putting all the efforts to make President John Magufuli apologize and reverse his statement on expulsion of pregnant schoolgirls from educational institutions. Addressing to a rally on Monday in Chalinze town the president said as per 2002 law the pregnant schoolgirls could be asked to leave the school under offences against morality and wedlock ...

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Wild Elephants In Dozens Raided Five Villages In Northern Tanzania

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Fear and danger is everywhere in the Monduli district as herd of wild elephants has invaded five villages on Sunday. The authorities have been informed and people are now waiting for alternative measures to be taken. The villages which are raided by about 43 elephants are Naiti, Mbuyuni, Kilimasie, Bwawani and Moita. Loserian Kimbele, Nalarami Ward Executive Officer, said fear ...

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Tanzania Launches Initiative For Refugees Protection

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Tanzania has come up with an initiative for refugees protection in a more systematic and sustainable response. East African nation’s Deputy Minister for Home Affairs, Hamadi Masauni, called the new initiative as Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) in Tanzania. He also appealed to the international community to offer proper support to the government in implementing the initiative and meeting requirements ...

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Week-Long Heavy Rain Kills 10, Injures Dozens

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In just one week about a dozen people were killed and twenty others injured in northeastern parts of Tanzania due to heavy rains. According to Tanga Regional Police Commander Benedict Wakulyamba, the ongoing rains have pushed at least 200 people towards homeless. About houses were washed out completely by the running water. Wakulyamba added more than 250 houses in the ...

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3 Surviving Children Of Horrific Bus Crash Reaches Iowa For Treatment

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The three school students who had survived a recent horrific bus accident are now being treated in Sioux City, Iowa, at Mercy Medical Center. The school bus was on a mission trip and crashed into a ravine in Tanzania. 32 children, two teachers and the bus driver were killed. Eyewitnesses said it was a horrific scene. There were several roadblocks ...

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800 Passengers Cheated Death When Tanzania Train Derailed

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More than 800 passengers luckily escaped death on Friday night when part of a passenger train derailed in Mazimbu Bridge, Morogor. The country is currently hovered by a dark cloud and floods, road accidents and landslides are common during this time of the year. Tanzania Railways Limited (TRL) officials didn’t reveal cause of the derailment but said investigations are in ...

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