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UNHCR Urges Tanzania to Accept Mozambican Refugees

UNHCR Urges Tanzania to Accept Mozambican Refugees

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Tanzanian authorities not to turn back Mozambicans fleeing over the border in the wake of the terrorist attack against the town of Palma, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, on 24 March. According to a UNHCR press release, teams from the agency in […]

45 People Died in a Stampede During Magufuli’s Farewell in Dar, Says Police

45 People Died in a Stampede During Magufuli’s Farewell in Dar, Says Police

It is now official. The stampede that occurred on the second day when Dar es Salaam residents were paying their last respects to the body of the late President John Magufuli killed 45 people. Thirty-seven more people were injured as a huge number of mourners sought to force their way into the stadium to pay […]

After Mourning, Fight On GBV Should Continue

After Mourning, Fight On GBV Should Continue

TANZANIA is still mourning the death of the late President John Magufuli, but at the same time it is celebrating the beginning of a new presidency. With the swearing-in of Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan as the sixth Tanzania President, the country created its own history by having the first female president. As we wait […]

U.S. VP Kamala Harris Lauds President Samia Suluhu Hassan

U.S. VP Kamala Harris Lauds President Samia Suluhu Hassan

US Vice President Kamala Harris has congratulated new Tanzania, President Samia Suluhu Hassan. Hassan is the first woman to hold the highest office in the country. She was sworn in on Thursday, a day after former president John Magufuli passed on. And in her message On Twitter, Kamala also assured Suluhu of the United States’ […]

Tanzania Swears In Samia Suluhu Hassan As First Female President

Tanzania Swears In Samia Suluhu Hassan As First Female President

Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan called on Friday for unity and said the country needed to bury its differences and avoid pointing fingers following the death of President John Magufuli after weeks of uncertainty about his health. Hassan, vice president since 2015, gave a brief and sombre address after she was sworn in as […]

NGO’s Course Equips 20 Girls With ICT Skills

NGO’s Course Equips 20 Girls With ICT Skills

TWENTY girls from Temeke Secondary School in Temeke Municipality- Dar es Salaam Region have completed a one-year Information and Communication Technology (ICT) course dubbed ‘Skills for their Future’ aimed at equipping them for the fourth industrial revolution. ICT knowledge and skills are considered crucial as the world enters the fourth industrial revolution of artificial intelligence, […]

Awareness Key to End Violence, Harassment In World Of Work

Awareness Key to End Violence, Harassment In World Of Work

REPRESENTATIVES from government ministries responsible for gender and other stakeholders will on November 12 and 13 meet in Arusha to discuss measures on the first International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards that address violence and harassment in the workplace. Convention 190 concerning the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the Workplace was adopted in Geneva on […]

AfDB Funds Road Projects In Kigoma Districts

AfDB Funds Road Projects In Kigoma Districts

THE African Development Bank (AFDB) has provided more than 15bn/- for construction and renovation of various road infrastructures in Buhigwe, Kasulu Urban, Kasulu Rural and Kibondo Districts in Kigoma Region. This was said by the Manager of TANROADS in Kigoma Region, Eng Narcis Choma, as he was briefing the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of […]

Magufuli, Museveni Give Green Light To $3.5 Billion Pipeline Project

Magufuli, Museveni Give Green Light To $3.5 Billion Pipeline Project

Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Sunday gave a green light for the construction of the oil pipeline, saying the remaining issues should immediately be concluded. The two leaders, who met at Chato airport, signed the intention to start implementing the $3.5 billion project, warning that anyone who may attempt […]

Regional Panel To Monitor Tanzania Polls

Regional Panel To Monitor Tanzania Polls

 It has emerged that the Kenya Human Rights Commission in collaboration with civil society organizations (CSOs) from Tanzania, East and Southern Africa region will monitor Tanzania’s October general election mostly virtually. The team monitoring the elections includes prominent judges from Kenya and Uganda who have formed the Tanzanian Election Watch panel. It is an alternative […]

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