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Former President Benjamin Mkapa Urges Countries To Support China In Ivory Trade Ban

Elephant poaching is one of the biggest issues in Tanzania and ivory trade in Chinese market is wide. These have left protecting elephants. Former President Benjamin Mkapa urged the African countries to join China in its decision to ban ivory trade. China lately announced to be banning domestic ivory trade in phases and about 500 people marched yesterday in Dar ...

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Protesters March Dar Es Salaam To Save Elephants Against Poaching

A five kilometer march by protesters of “walk for elephants” in Dar es Salaam called for protection of elephants against poachers. About 500 people, half of the protestors were from the Chinese community including Chinese ambassador to Tanzania, talked illegal trade had knock-on negative effects. Last year in December China announced a complete ban on ivory trade and processing and ...

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Tanzanians Must Live Within Means To Avoid Hardships: Expert

The 2017 will be a challenging year for Tanzanians amid promises of growth and good living by President John Magufuli. Economists suggest people must live within their means and if failed navigating henceforth will be difficult as it was in 2016. Political scientists keep their views saying much of the hardships last year were caused by measures within the government ...

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President Sacks TANESCO Head Over Power Tariff Hike

Tanzanian President John Magufuli sacked Sunday head of Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) for increasing the electricity tariff. The state-run electricity company approved power tariff hike of 8.53 percent citing losses. Sacking of managing director Felchesmi Mramba was announced by the president office in a statement saying the power tariff hike is unacceptable while the country is making plans to ...

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8 Tanzanians Arrested In Malawi For Spying Kayerekera Mine Site

It is yet not clearly known whether Malawi is developing nuclear weapons secretly from uranium at the Kayerekera site in its Karonga district, but Tanzania has been alleged to have deployed some spies there. Eight Tanzanians have been arrested in Malawi and security sources claim to have found devices such as heavy camera from them. According to Malawi security department, ...

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Government, NGOs, Stakeholders To Work Together To Eliminate Child Abuse

Dar es Salaam – Child abuse is one of the most important issues in Tanzania to tackle and African delegates to the Ending Child Prostitution, Pornography and Anti-trafficking of Children International Coalition (Ecpat) have urged the government as well as stakeholders to establish schemes related to finance and intelligent to support related organizations. Ecpat members from 21 countries attended a ...

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Vintage Air Rally To Promote Tanzanian Tourist Destinations

The tourism destinations would be getting more tourists in near future as government is learned to be using the vintage air rally to promote the places. Scheduled to start on November 28, the five-day air fly global event would be involving over forty experienced pilots from United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Belgium and South Africa. The pilots of these ...

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