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Brucellosis Can Effect Humans As Well

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) says that there are some diseases from animals that can have symptoms similar to those of humans.  SUA has come to this conclusion after conducting various studies related to animal diseases. Speaking in Dar es Salaam recently, SUA Veterinary Officer, Dr Msomi Anthony, said: “These diseases which are a result of those symptoms are brucellosis ...

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Patriotism Required At The Borders

Tanzania ‘a goverment  institutions’ executives along the country’s borders have been reminded to practise high level of patriotism, making sure no shoddy goods can set foot into the country. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industries and Trade, Professor Elisante Ole Gabriel has accoutred the warning to 15 government institutions’ executives during his special tour to Namanga One Border Post. ...

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7 days as grace for traffic offenders

  Tanzania police have issued a seven-day ultimatum for drivers and motor vehicle owners, to clear their outstanding debts for notification of traffic offences, before legal actions are taken. At Dar es Salaam, the Head of Police Traffic Department, Fortunatus Muslim said from August 1 the department will launch an operation to arrest those who were yet to clear their ...

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African Cities Sign Pledge To Reduce Carbon Emissions To Zero By 2050

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Until now Africa has been mostly known for vulnerability to climate change instead of taking actions to solve the problem. Lately a group of African cities have vowed to change such intend. Earlier this week eight African cities including Dar es Salaam and Accra pledged to cut required emissions to meet the target of Paris Agreement at a planning meeting ...

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Foreign Tourists Stabbed In Zanzibar Restaurant; Suspect At Large

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Four foreign tourists and two others were stabbed on Sunday in Zanzibar by a young man at a restaurant. According to police spokesman Hassan Nassir Ali, the attacker stabbed the people and ran away in the evening when people were breaking their Ramadan fast into the Lukman restaurant in the capital Stone Town in semi-autonomous region of Tanzania. The attacker ...

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Zanzibar’s Government Funded Pension Scheme Is Role Model For Other Nations

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Zanzibar is much talked about these days in other East African nations and mostly by the elderly people. The semi-autonomous archipelago of Tanzania introduced in 2016 a first of its kind government-funded pension scheme for those citizens who are at least 70-year-old. The elderly is entitled to a monthly pension of 20,000 shillings, which is about 9 USD. The scheme ...

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Tanzania, Uganda Signs Agreement On Energy, Civil Aviation At JPC Meet

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Tanzania has signed an agreement with Uganda for the enhancement of energy and civil aviation. Augustine Mahiga, Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, said the agreements were signed at a Joint Partnership Commission (JPC) meeting on Wednesday in Arusha. Uganda too is a member of East African Community (EAC). JPC was established in 2007 in Uganda and the ...

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