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Magufuli Facing Hatred From LGBT Following Crackdown On HIV Clinics

Tanzanian President John Magufuli is facing huge hatred from the LGBT community lately following the crackdown of authorities on several HIV/AIDS health clinics across the nation accusing those are promoting homosexuality. Earlier Magufuli was seen more as a progressive ruler, but now it seems the strongman is changing mentality too. Her threats to be clamping down more on gays has ...

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Police Raids Hotels In Dar Es Salaam In Illicit Drugs Crackdown

The government has lately targeted tourist hotels in Dar es Salaam to crack down heavily on illegal drugs citing these places are connected with drug dealers, drug abusers and narcotics barons as well. Tourist recreational facilities too are alleged involved in such illicit drugs trade. Governor of Dar es Salaam, Paul Makonda, said more than sixty hotels and about twenty ...

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Government Shuts AIDS Clinics Accused Of Promoting Homosexuality

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Tanzanian government lately shut down several AIDS clinics which were accused of promoting homosexuality and has threatened to publish names of gay people who are alleged of selling online sex. According to deputy health minister Hamisi Kigwangalla, the government will be investigating the homosexuality syndicate and those who will found guilty will be arrested and prosecuted. He threatened to be ...

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90% Tanzanian To Get Electricity Access By 2035: Government

Over the next time period of about two decades Tanzania will be in need of $46.2 billion investment to revamp the country’s energy infrastructure to comply with the growing demand for electricity. For long investors to Tanzania have complained about lack of reliable power to go ahead with businesses. The energy ministry released a master plan on Monday and said ...

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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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