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Tanzania Voters Looking For Long-Term Future With Oct 25 Polls

The country is going poll on October 25 and ahead of it all the voters are getting prepared with a hope of long-term future. Business houses believe serious policy must win over the parochial politics. This is the toughest election in the history of independent Tanzania as disparate opposition has rallied behind a single candidate of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), ...

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Two Melbourne School Girls Rumored Linked To Tanzanian Males On Trip

Each year students from the prestigious girls school in Kew, east Melbourne, are taken to Tanzania trip to raise funds for poor students at St Judes in Arusha. This year two girls from Methodist Ladies’ College, MLC, are reported to have been disciplined after the Africa trip that took place last month. The school didn’t disclose the misdemeanour of the ...

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Tanzania Begins Construction Of Port Work Near Dar es Salaam

Bagamoyo – Tanzania is now one step closer to make the country a regional trade and transport hug. It has started with the construction work on the $10 billion project on the port and special economic zone (SEZ). The port is being built 75 km north of Dar es Salaam at Bagamoyo. It is presently the main port of the ...

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Is This Tanzania’s Toughest Election Since Independence?

Dar es Salaam – This month’s election is the most highly contested in the history of Tanzania since the country embraced multi-party democracy in 1992. Until now the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has been successful in holding the nation together due to its ideologies. The party has dominated Tanzania since the 1960s. The front-runner in the presidential race ...

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Vietnam’s Viettel Mobile Operator Launches Service In Tanzania

Dar es Salaam – Vietnam is investing $736 million in Tanzania. Its state-run telecom operator Viettel is launching a mobile and internet services in East Africa’s second-biggest economy. In about past one decade the mobile telecom sector of the country has grown rapidly and the main drive is the huge demand for third-generation (3G) mobile and internet services. In 2014 ...

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Tanzania Launches New System To Register Births Through Mobile Phone

It is a big move by the Tanzanian government to better plan education, health and other public services. The country has launched today registering children’s births by simply a mobile phone. The system has been rolled out and to take about five years to reach corners of the country. Under the new system the health worker is required to send ...

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Tanzania Experiencing Power Cuts After Drought Hits Hydro Plants

Dar es Salaam – Power productivity has been hit hard by the recent drought in Tanzania. Up to 250 megawatts of power generation has been cut in the country and this has led to electricity rationing. The energy ministry said water levels in the hydro dams have been dropped significantly. The top second economy in East Africa is now facing ...

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