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  1. Tanzania president warns of rising religious tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

    Tanzanian entertainers perform as they bid farewell to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, March 25, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya DAR ES SALAAM, March 29 - Tanzania's president said tensions between Muslims and Christians were rising ahead of a constitutional referendum and elections and warned religious leaders against political meddling, saying this could stoke violence.


  2. Sacha Baron Cohen to Play Freddie Mercury in Queen BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    ... that could really happen with Sacha." Freddie Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara on September 5, 1946, in Zanzibar, Tanzania. He studied piano at boarding school in India and later at London's Ealing College of Art. Mercury, Roger Taylor, Brian May, ...


  3. Legislator wants vacant Bunge seats filled.Read the original story

    Yesterday | IPPMEDIA

    Few hours after newly appointed Members of Parliament were sworn in, the Muhambwe Legislator Felix Mkosamali has asked the government to amend the law which forbid by- elections for vacant constituencies in Mbinga West and Kigoma North. "Madame Speaker, I need your guidance, I am not against the appointment of these new MPs, but my concern is to change the law which would enable Mbinga West and Kigoma North constituencies to have their representatives before end of this Parliament in June this year," he said.


  4. Media council releases date for excellence in journalism awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IPPMEDIA

    Veteran journalist, Chrysostom Rweyemamu is sworn in as Chairperson of the panel of judges for this year's Excellence in Journalism Awards Tanzania . Winners of the Excellence in Journalism Awards Tanzania and Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Award will be presented their awards next month on April 24 at a colourful event to be held in the nation's commercial city, Dar es Salaam.


  5. Zanzibar, AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    The "newsiest" iReports are sorted in lists at the top of each section on the homepage and in other places around the site. Newsiest is a calculation that combines freshness, popularity, activity and ratings.


  6. Scenes from TanzaniaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 |

    Tanzania, a legendary corner of Africa's East Coast, has been a vibrant center of trading for centuries, making it a unique blend of Indian, African, and European cultures. The capital city's cracked cement sidewalks host an impressive number of fruit carts, vegetable vendors, and rickety pop-up grills, all of which come to life after sundown during mid-July, when the country's majority Muslim population celebrates Ramadan.


  7. Uganda: 5tn Annual East African Health and Scientific Conference Opens in Kampala, UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 |

    Uganda's Vice President His Excellency Edward Ssekandi this morning represented HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the official opening of the 5th Annual East African Health and Scientific Conference and International Health Exhibition and Trade Fair at the Kampala Serena Hotel in Uganda. In a statement read by his Vice, President Museveni commended the EAC Secretariat and the Partner States for initiating the process of establishing Regional Centers of Excellence in the Health sector namely Nephrology and Urology in the Republic Kenya, Oncology in the Republic of Uganda, Cardiovascular in the United Republic of Tanzania and Biomedical Engineering and eHealth in the Republic of Rwanda.


  8. Off Zanzibar, Chumbe Island champions marine conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Miami Herald

    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.


  9. Vanilla, Nutmeg Spice And Everything Nice On A Zanzibar FarmRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | National Public Radio

    Let's start with a spice quiz. One is a bean discovered in Mexico. One's a tree native to India.


  10. Pangani launches ultra modern heritage centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | IPPMEDIA

    Tracing anything to do with ancient slave trade, one comes across Pangani, a small town in a remote but beautiful setting where the Pangani river meets the Indian ocean - creating a combination of both salt and cold water. The town is famous to many - within and outside Tanzania, as a transit station during slave trade era where slaves from the hinterland, destined for Zanzibar - main slave trade market centre, were detained prior to onward journey to the isles.


  11. MPs want distinction of jobs for Tanzanians, foreignersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | IPPMEDIA

    Members of Parliament were yesterday up in arms demanding the government to officially distinguish the types of jobs which can be done by Tanzanians and foreigners. Debating the Non-Citizens Employment Regulation Bill 2014, they said doing so would end complaints and confusion in employment related matters.


  12. Take teaching on the nutrition to rural areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | IPPMEDIA

    News emanating from National Assembly in Dodoma on Tuesday that Tanzania is third to Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo among African countries most hit by malnutrition is bad news indeed. The Deputy Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Dr Steven Kabwe, told the august House that 3,475,000 children in the country suffer from malnutrition.


  13. EDUCATIONRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | IPPMEDIA

    For most countries, developed and less developed, the sources of education revenue invariably involve a combination of public and private financing sources. There are various sources of education revenue including fiscal sources; user charges including various forms of cost recovery and cost sharing sources; student loans which constitute as a revolving fund which generates income out of which loans are offered to students; and various forms of community contributions .


  14. Qatar Airways flights to Zanzibar from July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Effective from July 1, Qatar Airways will launch flights to Zanzibar, the airline's third gateway in Tanzania after Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro. The new five-times-a-week flight to Zanzibar will operate via Kilimanjaro.


  15. Chikungunya in the Caribbean: It's been here beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Crofs Blogs

    In 1823, classical chikungunya, a viral exanthem in humans, occurred on Zanzibar, and in 1827, it arrived in the Caribbean and spread to North and South America. In Zanzibar, the disease was known as kidenga pepo, Swahili for a sudden cramp-like seizure caused by an evil spirit; in Cuba, it was known as dengue, a Spanish homonym of denga.


  16. Kenya and Tanzania resolve tourism stand-offRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Newstime Africa

    Kenyan authorities confirmed on Sunday that Tanzanian tour vehicles will be allowed into Kenyan airports while Kenya's flag carrier will resume flights to Tanzania with immediate effect. "The two leaders agreed that with immediate effect, Tanzania registered vehicles will access the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as before while Kenya Airways will continue its normal operations," Kenyan Foreign Affairs Secretary Amina Mohammed told reporters.


  17. Chumbe, with its pristine reef, is Africaa s perfect island retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 |

    At first, the island was just a blur on the horizon; a low, gray smudge on which I fixed my gaze while hoping to prevent the loss of 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 farther afield.


  18. A blessed lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CNN

    At the end of another looooong year , my girlfriend and I had the privilege of visiting the tropical paradise island of Zanzibar, just of the coast of Tanzania. We had been there before about 7 years ago, but this time we had some more time on our hands and we could just unwind and relax and enjoy.


  19. Discover the Magic of Kenya; Nothing Beats the Most Adventurous SafariRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | LivePressWorld

    Explore all that Africa has to offer by embarking on an Honeymoon Africa Safari And Beach na dget indulge in the unique experience with your partner. Dreaming is a serious thing! We therefore consider the expeditions as a great life experience helping to know and respect the world in which we live well ourselves in it.


  20. Algorithmic Trading - Backtesting and Trading Execution SystemsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | PR Log

    PRLog - March 19, 2015 - NAIROBI, Kenya -- Algorithmic Trading more often involves the use of mathematical models to describe and predict market movements. Therefore, builders and users of Algorithmic trading systems are required in essence to develop, backtest, and deploy mathematical models that scout and execute market trends.