Canada and Tanzania sign investment treaty
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 16, 2013 - African Press Organization - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Bernard Membe, Tanzania's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, today issued the following statement upon signing the Canada-Tanzania Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement : "The agreement signed today ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
A true hedonist haven
Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania comprising an archipelago off the mainland.
Wed May 15, 2013
Basketball in Africa
Tanzania: Rangers Too Strong for Stone Town in Isles League
ZANZIBAR champions Stone Town succumbed to a 89-90 defeat at the hands of Rangers in a thrilling Unguja Zone Basketball League encounter at the Maisara courts here on Monday evening.
DIY iPhone Microscope Costs $8 To Make
Internal medicine and infectious disease specialist Isaac Bogoch and his colleagues turned an iPhone 4S into a fairly accurate microscope by attaching an eight dollar, three-millimeter ball lens to the smartphone's camera lens using double sided tape.
Tue May 14, 2013
Tigo launches 3.5G network
Cellco Tigo Tanzania has launched commercial 3G/3.5G W-CDMA/HSPA+ mobile broadband services, marketing the new network as 'The most affordable network in Tanzania'. Devices available to users at launch include a Tigo-branded modem with datacard and a Wi-Fi router .
Emirates News Agency
President of Zanzibar receives UAE envoy
WAM ZANZIBAR, May 14th, 2013 -- The President of Zanzibar, Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, has received in his Zanzibar City office the UAE Ambassador to the Republic of United Tanzania, Abdullah Ibrahim Al Suwaidi.
Tanzania: European Union Pledges Sh19 Billion for Projects in Isles
THE European Union will provide 19bn/- to Tanzania to support Non-State Actors in Zanzibar and the sugar sector.
Global Voices Online
Meet Dolls Speaking African Languages
The 12 Rooti dolls are programmed to speak in several African languages. Amongst them, there's Nina, a "vibrant girl" with Nigerian parents, who "loves watching Nollywood" and can interact in the Nigerian languages of Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa [...] [...] Ms.
Mon May 13, 2013
Tanzania: Grand Road Project Unveiled
WORKS Minister John Magufuli on Monday unveiled the ministry's 1.23tri/- 2013/14 budget that envisages funding road projects countrywide and curbing traffic jams in Dar es Salaam.
Tanzania: Fastjet Getting Stronger On Key Routes
Fastjet, the latest entrant in the Tanzania aviation industry, is getting stronger on important routes with increased customers and number of flights.
Tanzania: Coffee Board, Pharmaccess Design Health Care Scheme for Farmers
ONCE not known to have attacked people in Kilimanjaro region due to its attitude and temperature, malaria is now becoming a real threat.
Tanzania: Minister Counsels Farmers On Technology
NORTHERN Highland region residents have been urged to apply science and technology in agricultural activities to increase productivity in the area, which is the country's bread basket.
Tanzania releases UAE, Saudi citizens held over church bombing
Tanzania has released three Emiratis and one Saudi held in connection with the bombing of a church this month and charged a local man with murder, Tanzanian police said.
Corruption blights public institutions in Tanzania - audit
Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete is presented with the National Audit Office report by Controller and Auditor General Ludovic Utouh, April 2013.
Tanzania: EU, Africa Economic Partnership Agreements Imbalanced-Mkapa
RETIRED President Benjamin William Mkapa has argued Inter Action Council European members to press on their governments to ensure that the Economic Partnership Agreements they are negotiating with African countries do not threaten the development aspirations of Africa.
Rwanda: Rwanda, Burundi Power Project Gets Financial Boost
The construction of power interconnector between Rwanda and Burundi could soon commence after the two countries acquired a major financial boost from the European Union.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tanzania: Pengo Appeals for Restraint
THE Head of the Roman Catholic Church in Tanzania His Eminence Polycarp Cardinal Pengo has called on Tanzanians to exercise restraint and avoid retaliatory actions which may upset peace and stability of the country.
IMX Intersects Further Mineralisation at Ntaka Hill
IMX Resources Limited is pleased to announce that a further two diamond drill holes have been completed at Ntaka Hill, both of which have intersected continuous disseminated sulphide mineralisation.
Saudi held after Tanzania bombing freed: ministry
A Saudi arrested after a deadly attack a week ago killed three people in a packed church in Tanzania has been freed without charge, the government announced on Sunday.
Tanzania: More Efforts Needed to Fight Dynamite Fishing
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