Africa

Kenya Bans Tanzania Tour Vans

In February 2015, Tanzania tour vans were denied access to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and national parks in Kenya. This followed the lapse of a three-week window requested by Tanzania to end a travel dispute between the two countries. Kenya’s then East African Affairs and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie said the window elapsed without any plans for talks. ...

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Junior Harambee Stars’s Campaign To Earn Ticket To Next Year’s Under-17 African Cup of Nations

Kenya’s Junior Harambee Stars began their campaign to earn a ticket to next year’s Under-17 African Cup of Nations with a thumping 4-0 win over South Sudan in their CECAFA Qualification Tournament opener at the Chamazi Complex in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Tuesday afternoon. Kenya opened the scoring in the 12th minute through Keith Imbali being the fruits of ...

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Tanzania To Restore 5.2 Million Hectares Of Degraded Land

WWF commends the  government of Tanzania’s commitment, announced yesterday, to restore 5.2 million hectares of degraded and deforested land. The commitment is part of the African Forest Landscape Restoration (AFR100) Initiative under the Bonn Challenge, a global effort  to restore 100 million hectares in Africa and 350 million hectares globally by 2030. WWF is a technical partner in the AFR100 initiative. ...

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Tanzanian Bank Affiliate Disowned By Kenyan M Oriental

M Oriental, Bank M’s Kenyan affiliate, has in statements sought to distance itself from the collapsed Tanzanian lender.The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) remained tight-lipped, four days after Tanzanian authorities placed under administration Bank M, a lender with Kenyan links, after it fell insolvent. “M Oriental Bank Limited does not have any association whether direct or through any interbank lending ...

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Three ATR Planes To Be Launched Due To High Demand

Fastjet to increase the number of flights on its route between Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Nairobi in Kenya in response to strong passenger demand.Fastjet Tanzania plans to introduce three ATR planes with capacity of 78 passengers’ seats to cater increased passengers traffic. The company’s Public Relations and Marketing Executive Lucy Mbogoro said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the ...

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Ebola Outbreaks Again In Congo

Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over, the DRC health ministry said on Wednesday, August 01. Speaking to The Citizen, Ms Mwalimu said the government would continue educating the public on Ebola and how to prevent the disease. But, ...

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Former Ladies National Golf Champion Claims Nyali Bowl

Former ladies national golf champion Naomi Wafula won against Angel Eaton of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club by two shots to re-capture the Ladies Coast Open’s Nyali Bowl at the par 71 Nyali Golf and Country Club course on Wednesday. Now attached to Kitale Golf Club and currently under Ravines Sports management, courtesy of the CEO Ruben Murage, Wafula ...

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