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  1. Dangerous pest destroying major food crops.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IPPMEDIA

    Pawpaws heavily infested by mealybug and stumps of young pawpaw plants are all that is left of a plantation of the fruit in Bagamoyo after it was invaded by the mealybug. A new destructive pest is rapidly spreading through the coastal areas of Tanzania around Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, attacking important food crops such as pawpaws and cassava as well as ornamental plants like hibiscus and frangipani.

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  2. The 'Muslim drink' this Plymouth pot is for was almost bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Plymouth Evening Herald

    This fascinating island located in the Indian Ocean lies about 25 miles off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa. Known locally as Unguja, the island is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide.

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  3. EAC drug inspectors trained to curb substandard productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    By Jovita Mirembe The East African community regulation harmonization programme funded by the Bill and Melinda foundation programme is training drug inspectors to check the entry of substandard sterile medical products on the East African market. Addressing a two-weeks workshop on East African Good Manufacturing Practices end of last week at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, Entebbe, Acting Executive Director of National Drug Authority Kate Kikule said that the training came in handy due to the rapid epidemics that have broken out in Uganda and other east African countries as a whole that need immediate attention.

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  4. LHRC calls for extra education on proposed constitutionRead the original story

    Yesterday | IPPMEDIA

    The Legal and Human Right Centre has called up all civil societies including the government to educate the public on the proposed constitution following the postponement of the Referendum that was scheduled for April 30 this year. Legal Officer with LHRC Johnson Mbwambo told The Guardian on Sunday during an educative constitution campaign to Loyola High School students yesterday that the centre is already running such an initiative to enable the public have access to the proposed constitution.

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  5. African cocoa a golden ticket for Tanzanian chocolateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    An artisan worker arranges a tray of macadamia nuts on to a rack inside the Absolute Chocolate factory in Nairobi. Chocolate consumption in sub-Saharan Africa is on the rise.

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  6. TANZANIA : JKT Stars Reach Basketball SemisRead the original story

    Sunday | Basketball in Africa

    JKT Stars stormed into the National Women's Basketball Championship semifinals after mauling Lord Baden Powell 66-37 at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday evening. JKT topped Group B to set a semi-final showdown against JKU of Zanzibar who finished second in Group A. The two teams were in action last evening.

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  7. TANZANIA : Jeshi Stars clinch women basketball titleRead the original story

    Sunday | Basketball in Africa

    JESHI Stars outplayed their rivals JKT Stars 67-42, to clinch the National Women's Basketball Championship title at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Friday evening. Faraja Malaki scored 20 points at the final to steer her team glory of the annual women tournament, organised by the Tanzania Basketball Federation and sponsored by CRDB.

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  8. Jeshi Stars win Dar women basketball tourneyRead the original story

    Sunday | IPPMEDIA

    Dar es Salaam`s Jeshi Stars emerged champions of the Tanzania Basketball Federation women championship with a 67-42 victory over rivals JKT Stars in the final at the National Indoor Stadium in the city on Friday. Jeshi Stars, led by mercurial centre Faraja Malaki, had an upper hand right from the start to take a 22-5 lead and maintained their dominance in the second quarter to record a 16-12 lead.

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  9. Media Advisory: President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton to Visit...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | PressReleasePoint

    From Tuesday, April 28 through Thursday, May 7, President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will visit the sites of several Clinton Foundation projects and CGI Commitments to Action that are improving the lives of thousands of people across Africa, concluding with the Clinton Global Initiative Middle East & Africa Meeting in Morocco. This trip will highlight many of the issues that the Clinton Foundation has long worked on - economic growth and empowerment, climate change, empowering women and girls and global health and conservation.

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  10. JKT Stars in women basketball tourney final.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | IPPMEDIA

    JKT Stars cruised to the final of the Tanzania Basketball Federation women championship with a 81-49 rout of Zanzibar's JKU in the semi-final duel at the National Indoor Stadium in the city on Thursday. JKT Stars, who are also the Dar es Salaam regional basketball league's women category champions, were thus expected to take on rivals, Jeshi Stars, in the final yesterday after the latter thrashed Vijana Queens, in another last four stage game.

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  11. Turkish business community want to invest in TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | IPPMEDIA

    The Alliance of Businessmen and Industrialists of Tanzania and Turkey has said that the business community from Turkey who visited Tanzania recently was interested in agriculture, textile, constructions and automobile spare parts. ABITAT President Ali Akkiz told The Guardian in an exclusive interview on Thursday in Dar es Salaam that there is an increasing interest of business delegations from Turkey especially in last three years.

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  12. African Cocoa a Golden Ticket for Tanzania Chocolate FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Voice of America

    Other African companies such as Ghana's Golden Tree use local cocoa but import milk powder and sugar. Multinationals such as Nestle mass-produce chocolate in South Africa for the continent's consumers and source ingredients globally.

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  13. Africa Business-African cocoa a golden ticket for Tanzania chocolate factoryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Reuters

    Other African companies such as Ghana's Golden Tree use local cocoa but import milk powder and sugar. Multinationals such as Nestle mass produce chocolate in South Africa for the continent's consumers and source ingredients globally.

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  14. Two Ghanaian films nominated for 2015 Sembene Ousmane Film PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | GhanaWeb

    The Zanzibar International Film Festival is proud to announce the 16 films in competition for the Sembene Ousmane Film Prize in 2015. The selected film hail from 11 Countries: USA, Brazil, Senegal, Madagascar, Ghana, Cameroon, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, Ethiopia and Tanzania.

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  15. Through Your Lens: Tanzania's Breathtaking LandscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Switched

    The WorldPost's "Through Your Lens" series brings you stunning photos taken by social media users in a different country around the world every week. This week, we explore the breathtaking landscapes of Tanzania.

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  16. Vodacom: International operations chief resignsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Iol.co.za

    ROMEO Kumalo, the chief operating officer of Vodacom Group's international business, had resigned from the wireless operator, the company said yesterday. Kumalo, who started at Vodacom in 2004 and was a member of the executive committee, would step down to join his family business, according to an internal memo by chief executive Shameel Joosub and verified by spokesman Richard Boorman.

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  17. Why is the Tanzanian government making information illegal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    The Parliament of Tanzania in Dodoma, where a recent law was passed that would criminalize the publication of some statistics. Tanzania's recent proposal to criminalize the publication of "misleading" statistics or data reads a bit like the high school valedictorian being caught smoking in the bathroom and, rather than ruefully extinguishing her cigarette, proceeding to blow smoke in the face of the school principal.

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  18. Come and discover East Africa through your eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | LivePressWorld

    The beauty of Zanzibar awaits loyal nature lovers The operators can help you build an ittinery that can enlist all the places you wish to visit. Apart from that make arrangements including everything from Zanzibar airport transfers to hotel accommodations.

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  19. Z'bar women side wins basketball tie.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | IPPMEDIA

    Zanzibar's JKU women basketball team overcame Ukonga Queens 52-41 in the opening match of the Tanzania Basketball Federation women championship match staged at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam last Sunday. TBF has organised the CRDB bank-sponsored tournament through the body's women commission as part of efforts to raise the standard of the game among women in the country.

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  20. Debate over Islamic courts fuels religious tension in TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | World Magazine

    Tanzania's outgoing president has warned rising religious tension in his country could derail an upcoming constitutional referendum on April 30 and elections in October. The country's Christians are especially worried about a proposal to "accommodate" Islamic courts.

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