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Transcendent Tanzanite: Only Found in Tanzania

Transcendent Tanzanite

Named for the east African country Tanzania, the only place in the world where it has been found, tanzanite is celebrated for its unique colour. Its deep blue hue with purple undertones is unmatched in the gemstone industry. The Discovery of Tanzanite Although a newcomer to the jewelry market, tanzanite’s unusual discovery and subsequent marketing campaign have given it a ...

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Abu Dhabi Extending Concessionary Loan To Tanzania

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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has further extended its concessionary loan to Tanzania for financing the upgradation of 51km of Uvinza-Ilunde-Malagarasi Road. Director General of ADFD, Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, signed the agreement of loan valued at AED55 million at the ADFD headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Ambassador of Tanzania to the UAE and other officials ...

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Two Arrested Initiating Protest Against Magufuli

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The increasing authoritarianism of Tanzanian President John Magufuli is now being protested. A call has been made on social media by an opposition activist for April 26. The message has been spread widely in past sevearl weeks. To overcome such protest a harsh response has been prompted by the government. Police arrested a farmer and a drive on Wednesday alleging ...

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More Than 300 New Industries Built In Past Two Years In Tanzania

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The past two years have been fruitful for the people in Tanzania following John Magufuli taking the office of president. Finance and Planning Minister said Wednesday to the Parliamentarians over 3,600 small to large scale industries have come up in the country during the period. Dr Philip Mpango was addressing while presenting a 32.5trn draft budget for FY 2018/19 to ...

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John Magufuli Warns People From Participating In Illegal Protests

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President John Magufuli has warned people not to take part in any illegal demonstration or else face severe crackdown as street protests lead to derailment of economic reforms. Nicknamed as ‘the Bulldozer,’ the president introduced several anti-corruption measures and various economic reforms like reducing the wasteful government spending after taking presidential oath. Addressing to the people in northwestern part of ...

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Two Top Safari Destinations In Tanzania

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Tanzania has many game reserves and national parks, but for most tourists, the Serengeti, famous for its annual Wildebeest Migration is the most well known safari destination. African Vacations in the Serengeti National Park The Serengeti National Park is nation’s largest national park spanning over 14000 sq kms. It continues into Kenya in the north as the Masaai Mara National ...

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Chadema Party’s Member Of Parliament Beaten To Death In Dar Es Salaam

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A local political leader of Chadema party in the Hanansif district in Dar es Salaam was beaten to death amid heated local election campaign. Chadema party chairman Freeman Mbowe said Daniel John was kidnapped on Monday and was bundled in a car by couple of men. Mbowe added John was leader of the opposition in parliament and his friend was ...

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