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Why East Africa should reject European pact
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Why East Africa should reject European pact

Staff Reporter - Oct 31, 2016

By Horace G. Campbell EUROPE is in crisis, and yet countries in East Africa are ready to sign on a poorly understood trade agreement with the EU…

Magufuli: the leader Nyerere wished for Tanzania
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Magufuli: the leader Nyerere wished for Tanzania

Staff Reporter - Aug 12, 2016

By Tatenda Gwaambuka “To break the chains of poverty. That’s what he’s trying to do. Mwalimu would be proud.” Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere is a man celebrated for…

Loans boost drive to light up rural Tanzania
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Loans boost drive to light up rural Tanzania

Staff Reporter - Jul 15, 2016

By Kizito Makoye Dar es Salaam – When Tanzanian company, ARTI Energy, brought solar lights to Kiromo village in the eastern district of Bagamoyo eight years ago, local…

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Tanzania to acquire two new civilian radars

Staff Reporter - Jul 15, 2016

Dar es Salaam - Tanzanian aviation authorities said last Tuesday they are planning to acquire two new civilian radars this financial year to replace the one used…

Global helium supplies balloon
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Global helium supplies balloon

Staff Reporter - Jun 29, 2016

 By Etienne BALMER Paris- World supplies of helium, the gas that makes your voice squeaky, may be on the ascent.  Scientists and a Norway-based exploration firm this week hailed…

Boost for SADC power – First phase interconnector project nears completion
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Boost for SADC power – First phase interconnector project nears completion

Staff Reporter - Apr 07, 2016

By ZSifelani Tsiko The first phase of the 2 300 km regional power interconnector project that will link Zambia - Tanzania and Kenya (ZTK) power grids is…

Honouring a legend – Julius K Nyerere
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Honouring a legend – Julius K Nyerere

Staff Reporter - Mar 10, 2016

Julius Kambarage Nyerere is a symbol of freedom in Africa. He fully supported the liberation of the continent from colonial rule, after gaining independence in 1961 in…

Salim Ahmed Salim: Son of Africa
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Salim Ahmed Salim: Son of Africa

Staff Reporter - Feb 05, 2016

In the forewords to the book that captures the public life of Dr Salim Ahmed Salim, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, describe Salim…

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How a city in Tanzania holds the key to peace in Burundi

Staff Reporter - Jan 25, 2016

Nairobi- At some stage, both sides in Burundi’s increasingly bloody political crisis are likely to be sitting across the table from one another in Arusha, Tanzania, looking…

Can new Tanzania President  rise to the occasion?
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Can new Tanzania President rise to the occasion?

Staff Reporter - Jan 08, 2016

Dr John Pombe Magufuli, the 56-year-old former chemistry teacher, is the new Head of State tasked to lead East Africa’s most populous nation to greater heights by…

In the footsteps of Mwalimu …
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In the footsteps of Mwalimu …

Staff Reporter - Nov 09, 2015

> Phyllis Johnson Tanzania’s new president has called for peace and national unity, and vowed to fight corruption that he says has cost the country billions of…

Tanzanians choose a ‘blunt and brusque’ President
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Tanzanians choose a ‘blunt and brusque’ President

Staff Reporter - Nov 09, 2015

> Phyllis Johnson Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli has won the presidential election to become the 5th president of the United Republic of Tanzania.    The general…

Lowassa is not Tanzania’s Buhari
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Lowassa is not Tanzania’s Buhari

Staff Reporter - Oct 26, 2015

> Emmanuel Tayari Tanzania may well need change, but the incumbent party in the upcoming elections looks more likely to bring in that change than the opposition.…

A look at the opposition’s chances in Tanzania
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A look at the opposition’s chances in Tanzania

Staff Reporter - Oct 20, 2015

> Mark Kapchanga With Edward Lowassa at the helm, Tanzania’s opposition looks set to do better than ever before in the upcoming elections. But could the former…

Gas discoveries spark dreams of  making Tanzania new hot spot
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Gas discoveries spark dreams of making Tanzania new hot spot

Staff Reporter - Oct 12, 2015

> Alpha Nuhu WILL recent natural gas discoveries help Tanzania become an economic powerhouse? The answer to this question isn’t quite simple. The gas and oil wealth…

Brutal black magic in Tanzania’s election
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Brutal black magic in Tanzania’s election

Staff Reporter - Jul 28, 2015

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - “Doctor” Manyaunyau doesn’t know how he decides which cats’ heads he chews off, and which he chops off. According to him, the…