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Preparation On The Way For Ali Mohammed Shein To Take Oath In Zanzibar

Unguja – Zanzibar President-elect Ali Mohammed Shein will be taking oath of office in a ceremony led by Union President John Magufuli at Amaan Stadium. The sworning is expected to be by Zanzibar’s Chief Justice Othman Makungu. Preparations are in full swing and security personnel are seen giving final touches on rehearsals for the ceremony. The Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) ...

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Boko Haram Facing Food Crisis: Report

Since 2009 the Boko Haram extremist group has been attacking villages in Nigeria, Cameroon and some more of the neighboring countries, but lately they have been facing food crisis due to of their own making. The group has terrorized the region for about half-a-decade and now is suffering from a food crisis. If believed to a report published in The ...

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Tanzania Bans Weekly Newspaper Mawio For Covering Political Crisis Of Zanzibar

Tanzania has announced Friday a permanent ban the print as well as online edition of weekly newspaper Mawio. Two of its editors, Jabir Idrissa and Simon Mkina, were briefly detained too. According to the information minister Nape Nnauye, the weekly newspaper has been banned under the 1976 Media Act, Government Announcement 55. It is alleged articles in it have incited ...

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Devergy Lighting Up Tanzania’s Melela Mlandizi Village With Solar Power

The one forgotten village in Tanzania, Melela Mlandizi, with about 200 inhabitants for past two years has a better reason to rejoice. It has received installation of a solar power system to harness down the hot sun and light up the homes. Very far from city infrastructure and about 45 kilometers away of the regional hug Morogoro, the village earlier ...

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Zambia Vows To Work With New Tanzanian President

Zambia President Lungu stresses he will be working with the newly elected Tanzanian President John Magufuli and will be strengthening the relationships between the two countries too. Magufuli was sworn in as the 5th President of Tanzania yesterday and eight African heads of state were invited at the inauguration ceremony. After the swearing-in ceremony Lungu said he will be working ...

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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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Mozambican Former President Guebuza To Lead Observer Mission During Polls

Maputo/Dar es Salaam – This month Tanzania is going for polls and it is said to be a close combat between ruling party-Chama Cha Mapinduzi, John Magufuli and Edward Lowassa of opposition party-Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA). Meanwhile, it is reported the former Mozambican President Armando Guebuza will be leading an observer mission of the African Union during the ...

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