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United Republic of Tanzania: WFP to support Tanzania’s battle to end malnutrition and stunting

According to the Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley, stunting should be fought from all fronts as it also affects GDP growth. Addressing a news conference over the weekend, Beasley said the WFP’s four-year country strategic plan (CSP) for Tanzania, launched last year

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-08-17 04:20:00

U.S. concerned about irregularities in Tanzania's local elections: embassy

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The United States said it was concerned about accounts of violence and intimidation in the run-up to Aug. 12 by-elections in Tanzania. Tanzanian opposition leaders have complained that tolerance for dissent has diminished rapidly since President John Magufuli took office in 2015

REUTERS - 2018-08-16 12:53:08

United Republic of Tanzania: In Tanzania visit, UNHCR official stresses freedom of choice is crucial for refugee returns

Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection with the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Thursday completed a four-day visit to Tanzania, which is hosting more than 340,000 refugees and asylum-seekers.

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2018-08-17 01:00:00

Tanzania to arrest entire village over broken water pipe

Tanzanianpolice said Thursday it planned to arrest all the residents of a village in the country's south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob.The inhabitants of Ngolo village were accused of deliberately smashing pipes taking water to a neighboring settlement inMbeyaregion.GovernorAlbertChalami

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

In Tanzania visit, UNHCR official stresses freedom of choice is crucial for refugee returns

Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection with the UN refugee agency,UNHCR, on Thursday completed a four-day visit to Tanzania, which is hosting more than 340,000 refugees and asylum-seekers.

UN NEWS CENTRE - 2018-08-16 20:56:39

Tanzania: Govt Signs U.S.$17 Million - Contract to Improve Arusha City Sewage Drainage System

By Yasinta Amos in ArushaTHE government has signed a 40bn/- contract to improve a sewage drainage system and expand its network in Arusha City.The contract was signed between the Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sewage Management Authority (Auwsa) and the Beijing Construction Engineering Group of China

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 11:48:49

Tanzania: Prosecution Requests for More Time to Investigate U.39,000 Bribe

Related TopicsCorruptionSouth Africa: Hawks Investigate Gupta Plunder Cases Worth More Than U.S.$2,8 BillionNigeria: Nigeria Is Home to 500+ Kinds of Graft. Here's a New Way to Think About Them.Malawi: CSOs Demand Resignation of Malawi's Anti-Graft ChiefKenya: Kenyatta's War on Corruption: Lasting L

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 11:48:48

Tanzania: State Commits to Settle Debts to Pension Funds

By Nelly Mtema in DodomaALL government debts to the merged social security funds will be settled through the Public Service Social Security Scheme Fund (PSSSF) formed under the Public Service Social Security Act, 2018.Fielding questions from journalists on PSSSF operations here yesterday, the Social

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 11:48:45

Tanzania: Air Tanzania Future Bright As It Grows Strong

By Henry LyimoAIR Tanzania future looks bright as it is growing strong with fleet expansion, increased destinations and frequencies and significant loss reduction due to improved revenue collection system.The ATCL's Head of Communications, Josephat Kagirwa told the 'Daily News' yesterday that improv

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 11:48:44

Tanzania: Reforms to Up Legal Efficiency

By Nelly Mtema in Dodoma... State proposes amendments to put all legal officers in public sector under AGATTORNEY General's (AG) Office will soon be managing all lawyers in public service in attempt to ensure legal officers in government and public institutions deliver to the highest standards.Legal

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 11:48:40

Tanzania to complete Rukwa coal plant project in September | Alternative Africa

London, August 16, 2018 (AltAfrica)-Tanzania has announced plans to complete the upgrading of the processing plant in its Rukwa coal project by end of September. This is according toEdenville Energy, the company in charge of the project who said the plant will allow for increased throughput.

ALTERNATIVEAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 11:05:25

Tanzania: Sugar Dumping - Uganda, Tanzania Want 150pc Tariff

By Dicta Asiimwe And Ismail LaduPresidents Yoweri Museveni and John Magufuli on Thursday met over Tanzania's decision to impose a 25 per cent import duty on sugar manufactured in Uganda and pointed at Kenya as the source of the problem.Tanzania has demanded a 25 per cent import duty from Kagera Suga

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:49:48

Tanzania: Maize Trading Changes Iringa Farmer's Fortunes

Related TopicsAgribusinessKenya: Lessons From Kenya On How to Restore Degraded LandWest Africa: West Africa/Europe - From Cocoa to ChocolateZimbabwe: Milk Production Up 12pcZimbabwe: Unscrupulous Maize Traders WarnedFood and AgricultureAfrica: Joint Action Needed to Reform Our Food SystemNigeria: Wh

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:18:27

Tanzania: TBL Group Urges Govt to Drop E-Tax Stamps

By The Citizen Reporter News@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam — Less than three weeks before the country unveils electronic tax stamps (ETS), TBL Group has urged the government to reconsider the decision, saying it will have a negative impact on the beer industry.The general manager of Tanzania Disti

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:18:27

Tanzania: Investor's Take On Plastics Ban, Fakes

Tanzania is currently weighing in on the impact of banning the use of polythene materials--a ubiquitous feature of Tanzanian market and life. Despite mounting environmental concerns, experts have cautioned that the banning of plastics could come with repercussions on businesses, consumers and even j

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:18:25

Tanzania: Building, Construction Financing Falls Despite Credit to Private Sector Rising After Slowdown

By Alawi Masare Malawi@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam — The financing of building and construction has entered contraction in the wake of recovering banks' credit to private sector.The economic activity joins agriculture and trade which are also still recording negative growth.Building and construc

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:18:23

Tanzania: Govt Gives One Week Ultimatum to Cement Producers As Prices Rise

"Those who will fail to obey the order after a week, serious measures would be taken against them. We have already agreed with the producers. The prices should return to normal," she said.

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:18:22

Tanzania: Man Who 'Wanted to Bribe' Lukuvi Probed

By Tausi Ally News@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam — Investigations in the case facing businessman Mohamed Kiluwa, who allegedly attempted to bribe the Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development Minister William Lukuvi with $40,000 (Sh90 million) is yet to be completed.This was revealed in the

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:18:19

Tanzania: U.S.$232 Million Project to Improve Arusha City's Water Services

By Mussa Juma Citizentz News@tz.nationmedia.comArusha — The government is planing to spend Sh530 billion to put up networks for clean water and sewage in Arusha City.The minister for Water and Irrigation, Prof Makame Mbarawa, made the statement here yesterday during the ceremony to sign contracts fo

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-08-16 10:18:16

Muddy waters: Exploring mangrove governance in Tanzania's Rufiji Delta and beyond - Landscape News

NAIROBI, Kenya (Landscape News) — When it comes to governance and management, mangrove forests around the world are frequently left off the map.