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Magufuli, Uhuru Launches Nairobi Southern Bypass Built With China’s Support

Tanzanian and Kenyan Presidents John Magufuli and Uhuru Kenyatta respectively launched Tuesday jointly a bypass in the south of Nairobi with most of the funding coming from China. Dubbed as Nairobi southern bypass, the China Road and Bridge Corporation carried out the work and 85 percent of the funding came from China’s Exim Bank. The China Road and Bridge Corporation ...

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Western Sahara Dispute: Tanzania Supports Morocco

The ongoing Western Sahara region dispute finally gets a favorable tone from Tanzania to Morocco and a joint statement from both the nations reveal the stance is based on the principle of reconciliation and the call for a permanent as well as viable solution. Tanzania expressed too in the statement its readiness to help implement past UN resolutions on the ...

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Magufuli Urges Improving Economic Ties In Meeting With Kenya In Nairobi

Nairobi – President John Magufuli has taken the first step to improve ties with neighboring nation Kenya. On his visit to capital Nairobi he directed the Foreign Affairs minister to ensure the Kenya-Tanzania Joint Commission for Cooperation issues are met by the year-end. The same was also directed by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to improve relations betweet the two nations ...

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Magufuli’s Visit To Kenya May Improve Ties

Tanzanian President John Magufuli will be on a visit to Kenya on Monday and Nairobi is expected to roll out the red carpet to initiate resetting relations with Dar es Salaam. It is learned the top agenda of the meet would be trade relations between two neighbors. Lately ties between the two countries have been strained due to several high-profile ...

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Catholic Leaders Welcomed Release Of 21 Chibok Girls

Twenty One girls from Chibok, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants group, have returned back and three Catholic leaders have welcomed their release and urged the Nigerian government to prioritize release of remaining girls. Two-hundred-seventy-six girls were kidnapped on April 14, 2014, from a Government Secondary School in Chibok. About 57 girls managed to escape the attack on the ...

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Nigerian Parents Waiting Eagerly To Meet 21 Freed Chibok Girls From Boko Haram

ABUJA, Nigeria – About two dozen parents are eagerly waiting with excitement to get reunited with 21 kidnapped girls of about 300 some two years ago by Islamic militants group Boko Haram. In the first negotiation between the group and Nigerian government the 21 girls have been freed. Details of the deal are yet a secret. The 21 schoolgirls from ...

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Congo Must Not Delay Presidential Elections: EU

The recent violence in Congo has been criticized by the United States as well as European Union (EU) and fresh sanctions have been imposed on the resource-rich nation. EU foreign ministers is learned to be imposing sanctions against all those who are now being alleged to have been responsible for stoking violence in September and fueling the political crisis of ...

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