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Tanzania Launches Sex Education Programs For Secondary Students

The government has started several sex education programs with supports of nonprofit organizations in the country to reduce the rate of teenage pregnancies. Tanzania ranks top in the world in terms of adolescent pregnancy and birth rates. Under the newly launched sex education programs the teenaged schoolgirls and schoolboys is said to be getting briefings about the dos and donts ...

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Tanzania Arrests “The Devil” Of Elephant Poaching

There’s now a bit of more safety to Tanzanian elephants. The authorities have managed the long-wanted poacher nicknamed as “The Devil.” Also nicknamed as Shetani, the 45-year-old Boniface Matthew Mariango is reported to have been managing about fifteen criminal poaching as well as ivory-trafficking syndicates. Prior to the recent capture, Mariango managed evading several efforts of the authorities. He got ...

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Zanzibar Bombings Believed To Be Follow-Up Of Disputed Presidential Elections

The bombings on the island of Zanzibar are now believed to be the follow-up of last month’s disputed election in Tanzania. Experts believe more trouble is on the way for the region. Earlier today a low-density bomb blast took place near popular tourist destination Stone Town. Yesterday too two similar bombings were witnessed and on Friday an undetonated bomb was ...

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President Elect John Magufuli Vows To Fight Against Corruption

The President-elect John Magufuli seems to be way very strict in dealing with corruptions in the new term. He said the corrupt officials under his administration may be sacked from jobs if they fail to change themselves towards better. Magufuli was certified victory on Friday by the National Elections Commission of Tanzania after being declared winner of the recent presidential ...

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Two Tons People Arrested For Post Election Violence

Mbeya – More than 190 people have been arrested after the election on suspicions of involvement in acts of violence and damaging properties of Rungwe and Mbozi District Council amid the vote counting. According to Ahmed Msangi, Mbeya Regional Police Commander (RPC), 158 people have been arrested in Rungwe district and 28 more in Mbozi district. He said when counting ...

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India-Africa Summit Wrapping Up With Emotional Ties Beyond Strategic Considerations

The third annual summit of Africa and India is wrapping up in Indian capital New Delhi witnessing more than 2,000 African delegates from more than 54 countries. The agenda of summit included helping the continent to combat with rising terrorist threats, environmental sustainability, health, food and economic trade too. In recent years the presence of India in Africa has been ...

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Ruling Party CCM Takes Early Lead

Dar es Salaam – The country wrapped up with peaceful election on Sunday to elect a new president and form a new parliament. It was the tightest race in the history of Tanzania. The counting is undergoing and the latest report reveals the ruling party is leading. The Chama Cha Mapinduzi has won 176 of 264 parliamentary seats, a trend ...

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