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  1. Uganda Road Fund wants efficiency in roads maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Vision

    By Raymond Baguma The financial accountability guidelines are affecting the maintenance of roads and Uganda needs to emulate its neighbors if the Uganda Road Fund is to efficiently be managed. Engineer Michael Odongo, the URF executive director said that the Ethiopian and Kenya road funds which have been in existence for a comparatively longer time, are performing well and have direct access to road user charges.


  2. Tanzania: The Chopping Down of Trees Is Strangling Our WildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    EVERY year tourists from Europe, America, Middle East, Asia and Australia come to Tanzania to see wildlife in its natural environs. The tourists then return home satisfied after watching a cheetah chase a gazelle for a meal in the Savanna woodland, an elephant push a tree in a forest and a giraffes grazing in the Miombo woodland of Ruaha and other national parks.


  3. Tanzania: Need to Harmonise Taxes StressedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    BROADENING of tax base through increased efficiency in collection of revenue, should correspond with efforts to synchronize the numerous taxes to promote compliance among taxpayers. Speaking during the Taxpayers' Day in Dar es Salaam on Friday, the Vice President, Dr Mohammed Gharib Bilal, underscored the need for revenue authorities to harmonize tax collection procedures to the convenience of taxpayers.


  4. Engaging the Tanzanian Market? Hakuna MatataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Switched

    "Zanzibar" elicits images of sandy beaches, clear calm waters, private resorts, and idyllic vacations filled with great food, spices, music and culture. However, this is only one side of the famous island.


  5. Tanzania: ZIFF Submissions Go Online CheaplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 |

    THE Zanzibar International Film Festival has hit a new landmark as it becomes the first festival in Africa to have its film submissions online and for a very low fee. With the growth of the internet many film festivals have utilised the new found capacity to receive films online and reduce the time it takes to select films.


  6. The status of Zanzibar: Imperfect unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Economist

    IN APRIL Tanzanians celebrated the 50th anniversary of the union between mainland Tanganyika and the islands of Zanzibar. In honour of the occasion, the East African nation came together to rewrite its 1977 constitution.


  7. Meli Hotels Announces Signature F&B Offerings At Meli Nassau BeachRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Hotel Interactive

    Melia Hotels International, one of the world's largest hotel brands, has just announced new deliciously diverse dining offerings available later this month at Melia Nassau Beach. The resort's new signature eateries: Cilantro, Nikkei and The Black Angus are located on the fourth floor and designed to anticipate the culinary desires of the property's upscale clientele.


  8. Tanzania: Isles Vice-President Touts More Investors From ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 |

    INVESTORS from China particularly from the Hainan Island province may invest in Zanzibar in the near future should the trade environment be favourable. The interest to invest in Zanzibar was revealed here when Zanzibar's Second Vice- President, Ambassador Seif Ali Iddi met with the members of the Chinese business community.


  9. Tanzania: Rape of Baby Highlights Increase in CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 |

    "THIS is cruelty of the highest degree. You cannot believe it," remarked a court official, who pleaded anonymity.


  10. Tanzania: Shot in the Arm for Energy Sector ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 |

    THE United States government, through the Millennium Challenge Corporation , has promised to provide 78 million US dollars to support the development of high impact investment projects in the energy sector, it was announced yesterday. The agreement was signed on Friday in Dar es Salaam between the Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, Ms Saada Mkuya and MCC Vice-President of Compact Operations, Mr Kamran Khan.


  11. 5 can't-miss Tanzania experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | CNN

    The annual great migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and other animals across the Serengeti Plains is one of nature's most remarkable events. Lions are fearsome crowd-pleasers for safari goers.


  12. MCC Provides Funding to Tanzania to Develop Compact Focused on the Power SectorRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | PressReleasePoint

    The United States Government, through the Millennium Challenge Corporation , agreed to provide up to $9.78 million for the development of high-impact investment projects in Tanzania's energy sector. United States Ambassador Mark B. Childress presided over the signing of the grant agreement at the Ministry of Finance in Dar es Salaam.


  13. Tanzania: Tanzania to Host Global Entrepreneurship WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 |

    IN a continued effort to empower young and upcoming entrepreneurs in Tanzania, the Global Entrepreneurship Week will be held next week with major focus on innovation and creativity in the market place. The event is considered to be the largest celebration of innovators and job creators, where start-ups are motivated and encouraged to drive economic growth and expand people's welfare.


  14. Stonetown: Park Hyatt Adds Zanzibar to List of New HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | HotelChatter

    There are many reasons why we'd recommend a trip to Tanzania : the scenery , the wildlife , the outdoor showers , we could go on. And if a trip in your eyes is only complete if it includes some beach time, then the island of Zanzibar is only a short flight away.


  15. George Nsimbe rejects new KCCA deal, joins AzamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | New Vision

    By Swalley Kenyi Coach George 'Best' Nsimbe has rejected an offer for him to extend his contract that runs out at KCCA FC in January. Nsimbe's two year contract expires on January 31, 2015 and KCCA officials contacted him on Monday with an offer to extend it but refused it saying he had already sealed a two year deal with Tanzanian premier club Azam FC as an assistant coach.


  16. Climate Change Conference Kicks Off in Dar es SalaamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | WebWire

    Some of the world's leading experts on Climate Change have joined the country's decision makers and opinion leaders gathered today in Tanzania's business capital to participate in a major two-day conference to deliberate on climate resilient economic growth. Under President Kikwete's leadership, Tanzania has been playing a leading role globally in defining the regional climate change agenda, and the country has recently consolidated its position with the 2013 adoption of the National Climate Change Strategy and the Zanzibar Climate Change Strategy in addition to other key interventions such as the 2014 Agriculture Climate Resilience Plan.


  17. Climate Change Conference Kicks Off in TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Coming on the heels of the New York Climate Summit in September and just prior to the next round of global climate negotiations, which will be held in Lima this December, the goal of the Dar es Salaam conference is to fast-track action on climate change here at home at all levels of society. The conference has attracted more than 140 participants including key decision makers, thought leaders, and innovators from around the world who will discuss and propose practical actions on what needs to be done to position Tanzania's policies, plans, and investments towards an inclusive, resilient growth trajectory.


  18. Q&A: Report Alleges Governments' Complicity in Tanzanian Elephant PoachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | National Geographic

    "The current situation for Tanzania's elephant population is dire in the extreme." So begins a new report, " Vanishing Point-Criminality, Corruption and the Devastation of Tanzania's Elephants ," by the Environmental Investigation Agency .


  19. Diabetes on the rise in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | New Vision

    ... chronic diseases in East Africa. The conference drew health experts from Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Denmark, Zanzibar, Tanzania as well as several universities in the region. Diabetes is associated with chronic diseases, also known as non-communicable ...


  20. Tanzania: Tanzanian Govt Rubbishes Claims Pemba Island Belongs to KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 |

    THE government has rubbished claims that have been circulating in some media houses in neighbouring Kenya claiming that Pemba Island in Zanzibar belongs to that country. Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Bernard Membe told the National Assembly here yesterday that Tanzania had not received any formal communication from the government of Kenya regarding the misleading claims.