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  1. 25 beaches to see before you dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2011 | Canada Online Explorer

    Looking to escape the cold, catch some rays or just relax in the sand? Canoe.ca Travel lists the 25 beach destinations you must visit in your lifetime. Mnemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania.

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  2. CAF Champions' League: Okrah's Al Merreikh beat Azam 3-0 to advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghanaian duo, Augustine Okrah and Francis Coffie are celebrating success in the CAF Champions' League with Al Merreikh after the Sudanese side survived the scare of Tanzanian side, Azam to advance 3-2 on aggregate on Saturday. Azam had handed Al Merreikh a shock 2-0 defeat in the first leg at the Chamazi Stadium in Mbagala back on February, leaving the Sudanese giants to win by three goals in the second leg to qualify for the next stage of the 2015 edition of Africa's biggest club tournament.

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  3. .com | Tanzania opposition calls for boycott of referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | News24

    Dar es Salaam - Tanzania's main opposition party has called on voters to boycott a constitutional referendum and said it planned legal steps to block the charter that it says the government is pushing through without wide political input. The Chadema party said the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi , in power since Tanzania's independence from Britain in 1961, had ignored its suggestions for reforms in replacing the current constitution, which dates from 1977 when the east African country was under one-party rule.

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  4. Tanzania opposition calls for boycott of constitutional referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Star Online

    Tanzania's main opposition party called on voters on Friday to boycott a constitutional referendum and said it planned legal steps to block the charter that it says the government is pushing through without wide political input. The CHADEMA party said the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi , in power since Tanzania's independence from Britain in 1961, had ignored its suggestions for reforms in replacing the current constitution, which dates from 1977 when the east African country was under one-party rule.

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  5. Enjoy A Private Tour Of South Africa With The Experts In Luxury SafarisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | LivePressWorld

    African Spice Safaris offers wide selection of handpicked Safari Tanzania and Zanzibar, Safari Vacations Kenya and Tanzania and Zanzibar Tour packages to cater for a variety of tastes In Mombasa, you will discover the beaches of Diani along a beautiful crystal clear lagoon. With coconut palms and white sand, Diani seems straight out of a postcard.

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  6. Press Release: East African Officials Note Progress in Harmonization of National Accounts StatisticsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | International Monetary Fund

    Senior officials from East African countries participating in the IMF's East African Regional Technical Assistance Center workshop in Zanzibar, Tanzania, agreed that significant progress had been made over the past five years in expanding and improving national accounts statistics and in implementing several 2008 System of National Accounts recommendations. Thirteen officials representing the East African Community and national statistical offices of Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda took part in the East AFRITAC harmonization workshop during February 16-20, 2015.

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  7. Yanga shines as Simba tumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Umupira

    Young Africans strengthened their grip on the Vodacom Premier League top spot after beating Mbeya City 3-1 in a well-contested match at the Sokoine Memorial Stadium. As the Jangwani Street outfit bagged maximum points, their cross town rivals, Simba SC slumped to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Stand United at Kambarage Stadium, Shinyanga.

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  8. Report Looks at Global State of Harm Reduction for People Who Inject DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | HIV and Hepatitis

    Harm Reduction International this month released the latest edition of its Global State of Harm Reduction report, mapping responses to drug-related HIV, hepatitis C, and tuberculosis epidemics around the world. The report looks at prevention interventions by region, including needle and syringe programs, opioid substitution therapy, harm reduction in prisons, overdose response, and access to antiretroviral therapy for people who inject drugs.

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  9. Spy cables: SA pressured by US to monitor Iranian agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Mail & Guardian

    Iranian embassy staff members in Pretoria were scrutinised despite intelligence service stating repeatedly that Iran poses no threat to the country. Discussions regarding Iran's nuclear facilities at the UN.

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  10. Tanzania: Solar Seaweed Drying Transforms Lives of Zanzibar's Seaweed FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Seaweed farming in Zanzibar is undergoing a dramatic transformation thanks to an innovative new way to dry the product during the rainy season. Despite Zanzibar producing some of the best seaweed in the world, the industry is extremely inefficient.

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  11. Tanzania: Media Lauded for Reporting UN ActivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | AllAfrica.com

    THE United Nations D e v e l o p m e n t P r o g r a m m e Resident Representative, Mr Alvaro Rodriguez, has commended local journalists for enabling the community to share information about United Nations' activities in the country. Speaking in Zanzibar recently, Mr Rodriguez said journalists are good and trusted advocates on what the UN is doing in the country as well as major voices for the challenges and aspirations of Tanzanians.

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  12. Tanzania: TASAF Determined to Transform LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Launched in 2000, Tanzania Social Action Fund is now in its third phase, implementing a Productive Social Safety Net programme which targets more than one million poor households in the country. The Fund's Executive Director, Mr Ladislaus Mwamanga, reveals more in this interview with our Staff Writer Chaby Barasa.

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  13. Tanzania: Knowledge of Content of Proposed Constitution Key to Making Informed ChoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    THE government has started distributing copies of the proposed constitution to various parts of the country with the aim of ensuring that a majority of the population reads and understands the document, before making an informed decision in the expected referendum slated for the end of April, this year. Accolades to the government for that move since the decision had been long overdue.

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  14. Barkingside student spearheading fundraising drive to build African eye clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Ilford Recorder

    A student inspired to begin a charity after seeing the experiences of patients in an African hospital, is spearheading a fundraising drive to build a special clinic. Rathaven Guna, from Barkingside, hopes to provide the city of Arusha, in Tanzania, with its first dedicated eye clinic, to ensure patients with conditions such as glaucoma are given treatment before their risk of becoming visually impaired increases.

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  15. Tanzania: State Determined to See Urban Slums SlumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | AllAfrica.com

    THE government is determined to halve urban slums by 2025, according to Zanzibar Second Vice-President, Ambassador Seif Ali Iddi. Presiding over a two-day regional roundtable by the Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development in Dar es Salaam, Ambassador Iddi said the government is working on a number of strategies to achieve the target.

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  16. Drug abuse: 'Injections fueling HIV infections'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | New Vision

    By Carol Natukunda The use of injections among drug abusers is spreading HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, a new research reveals It notes that there is blood transfer, through the sharing of drug taking equipment, particularly unsterilised needles, carries a high risk of HIV transmission, with about five and ten percent of new HIV infections resulting from sharing used needles. The report on the emerging patterns of injecting drug use in sub-Saharan countries such as Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, Zanzibar and Kenya notes that people who inject drugs into their bodies are sharing the syringes.

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  17. Drug Abuse: Injections fueling HIV infections - " report...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | New Vision

    By Carol Natukunda The use of injections among drug abusers is spreading HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, a new research reveals It notes that there is blood transfer, through the sharing of drug taking equipment, particularly unsterilised needles, carries a high risk of HIV transmission, with about five and ten percent of new HIV infections resulting from sharing used needles. The report on the emerging patterns of injecting drug use in sub-Saharan countries such as Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, Zanzibar and Kenya notes that people who inject drugs into their bodies are sharing the syringes.

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  18. Chumbe Island, sea sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    At first, the island was just a blur on the horizon; a low, gray smudge on which I fixed my gaze in the hopes of keeping myself from losing my breakfast over the side of the boat. The morning mist had turned to rain, and the steely blue swells outside our wooden vessel were getting bigger as we cruised away from Zanzibar, the island from which we were venturing even further afield.

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  19. Diamond Platinumz And Girlfriend Celebrats Valentine's Day In Style At Zanzibar [PHOTOS]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Ghanamma.com

    The Tanzanian singer, Diamond Platnumz seems less bothered about the police men seeking to arrest his girlfriend, Zari Hassan for circulating her unclad photos and videos onlinea Z. The two lovebirds who started dating in November 2014 after Diamond's split with ex-girlfriend, Wema Sepetu, were seen celebrating on Valentine's Day in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

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  20. Uganda marks 136 years of CatholicismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | New Vision

    Lugazi Bishop Christopher Kakooza; Archbishop of Kampala diocese Cyprian Lwanga and Rtd Bishop Mathias Sekamanya give the final blessing after mass to celebrate 136 years of the arrival of the White Fathers on the lake shores of Lake Victoria in Entebbe. By John Agaba The year was 1879; on February 17, when a canoe, aboard two missionaries of the Catholic White Fathers travelled, touched the shores of Lake Victoria at Kigungu in Entebbe, the current day Wakiso district.

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