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Tanzania charges officials with economic sabotage over seized diamonds

Tanzanian prosecutors charged two government officials on Friday with economic sabotage after they were accused of undervaluing an export-bound consignment of diamonds seized from a mine majority owned by London-listed Petra Diamonds. Archard Kalugendo, director of the state-run diamond and gemstone

MSN.COM - 2017-09-16 07:31:11

Rare White Giraffes Cause a Stir in Kenya

A rare white giraffe and her calf in Kenya. Video footage of the duo is believed to be the first of its kind.CreditHirola Conservation Program/Caters A villager in Kenya was herding animals one day recently when he came upon a head-turning sight. A ghostly creature with a mighty long neck was grazin

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-16 07:12:57

Zanzibar Rounds Up Suspected Homosexuals, Police Pledge to 'Intensify Vigiliance'

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (AP) - Authorities in Tanzania's semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar have detained 20 people accused of engaging in same-sex activities, police said Saturday, the latest incident in a crackdown on homosexuality in the East African country. Twelve women and eight men were arrested f

BREITBART - 2017-09-16 17:39:50

Tanzania U20 women eye victory in Nigeria

Mbalula backs defunct KwaZulu-Natal PEC Tanzania U20 women coach Sabatain Nkoma and Women's Premier League Chairperson Amina Karuma are targeting victory against Nigeria in Benin City. The east African will face the Falconets in the first leg, first round of the Fifa U20 Women's World Cup qualifier

MSN.COM - 2017-09-16 14:23:16

Writers battle for Kenya's top literary prize

Mkhize steps up his charm offensive but the clock's ticking - 90 days and counting Provided by Daily Nation Mr Henry Ole Kulet with the trophy, certificate and the book which won him the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature and a nomination for the Dublin Literary Award in 2009. Ole Kulet's book has b

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 00:26:29

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: All you need to know about Niger U-17

India is all set to hold its first ever FIFA tournament as six venues across the country get ready to welcome 24 teams from around the world for the men's Under-17 World Cup. With the kick-off to the prestigious event which has thrown up many great talents of the future throughout its history now ju

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 12:07:13

Tanzania U20 women arrive Benin City after flight hitch

Tanzania U20 women team finally landed in Benin City on Friday afternoon after a flight hitch for Saturday's Fifa U20 Women's World Cup qualifier against Nigeria. The east African had landed in Abuja on Thursday afternoon but missed their connecting flight same day having arrived late, but eventuall

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-15 19:19:19

Travel between parks in tanzania - Tanzania Forum

My husband and I are seriously considering the 8 day simba safari in Tanzania followed by Zanzibar but are concerned about the 5-6 hour transfer times between parks. Our travel agent says that this isn't a problem and is part of the overall safari experience. What is anyones thoughts on this please?

TRIPADVISOR BLOG - 2017-09-15 19:07:00

Another visa question - Tanzania Forum

Browse by destination Beyond destination forums 24 reviews 12 reviews Another visa question8:04 pmCredit Card fees?7:32 pmTransit - Yellow Fever7:17 pmIs it unusually hot for September this year?5:29 pmMount Kilimanjaro3:53 pmhow wet or snowy for Lemosho route starting Jan 25th3:48 pmSafari companio

TRIPADVISOR BLOG - 2017-09-15 02:39:00

Gorgeous, majestic white giraffes spotted, captured on video for first time ever

A pair of rare white giraffes were spotted in Kenya and captured on film for the first time ever. The giraffes, a mother and its child, have white skin due to a condition known as lueucism. The condition prevents pigmentation in skin cells and causes skin to turn white and pale. Expand / Collapse Th

FOXNEWS - 2017-09-15 14:37:13

Uganda issues more oil exploration licences

Uganda has issued three more oil exploration licences to Nigerian and Australian firms as the country steps up efforts to become an oil producer in the next three years. Oranto Petroleum International Ltd of Nigeria and Armour Energy Limited of Australia are among the first companies to complete ne

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:55:38

The best places to go in Africa

Kenya and Tanzania: Kenya and Tanzania are often combined into one trip. Many people consider these two countries among the best places to go in Africa because they're where you can see the Great Migration - where 2 million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles make a migratory circle from the Masa Mara

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 12:49:19

Text message network connects offline farmers in Kenya

MERU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When she woke up one morning in February, Catherine Kagendo realized that one of her cows could not stand. "It was lying on its side, had lost its appetite and was breathing heavily," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation from her farm in Meru, in easter

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 00:10:45

Uganda Golf Open attracts stars

Jejje Muhinde Rwandan golf player Aloys Nsabimana will be part of the Uganda Golf Open. (Sam Ngendahimana) The 2017 Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Open amateur stroke play championship has attracted some of Africa's top amateur golfers. The tournament taking place in Kampala, Uganda started yesterday (Wed

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:04:25

Rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya conservation area

A pair of rare white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya, to the delight of local residents and conservationists. The reticulated giraffes, a mother and child, suffer from a genetic condition called leucism, which inhibits pigmentation in skin cells. Unlike albinism, animals with leucism continue to

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 11:00:15

Democratic breakthroughs in Africa: time to celebrate but worries still linger

There is much to celebrate as the world marks International Day of Democracy. The last year has seen important democratic breakthroughs in Africa. In Gambia an entrenched autocrat was forced from power. In Ghana, a sitting president lost an election for the first time. In just the last few weeks, K

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-09-14 10:56:49

Rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya

A pair of elusive white giraffes has been spotted near a conservation area in Kenya. Rangers from the Hirola Conservation Program were alerted by villagers that the mother and calf were seen walking together near the Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy in Kenya's Garissa County in May. In August, the organ

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-14 10:31:00

Zuma to convene SADC summit after tensions in Lesotho

JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma will convene a SADC double troika summit in Pretoria on Friday following the recent political tensions in Lesotho. The country's defence force chief lieutenant-general Khoantle Motsomotso was assassinated last week by a former army officer who had recently been fi

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 10:24:25

A baby white giraffe and its mother have been spotted in Kenya

White giraffes in Garissa, Kenya.Hirola Conservation Program A pair of rare white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya. The rare animals - a mother and baby - were discovered by villagers near the Ishaqbini conservancy in Garissa, eastern Kenya. Locals first saw the animals this June, the Hirola

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-14 09:17:27

Eleven African countries will be probed by the UN over their military ties with North Korea

The United Nations (UN) will probe North Korea's military cooperation with 11 African countries, according to a report published by an eight-member panel of experts on Sept. 9. The report claims North Korea sidestepped international sanctions to provide military and security assistance to Tanzania,

QUARTZ - 2017-09-14 06:46:18