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Tanzania to sign deal this week for $3 bln power plant: president

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania will sign a deal this week for the construction of a $3 billion hydroelectric power plant, the president said in remarks broadcast on state television on Tuesday.

REUTERS - 2018-12-12 07:45:45

Tanzania picks Egyptian firms for controversial dam scheme

Nairobi (AFP) - Tanzania on Wednesday awarded a $3-billion (2.64-billion-euro) contract to two Egyptian firms to build a hydro-electric dam in a renowned nature reserve. The 2,100-megawatt scheme will straddle the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve, a 50,000-square-kilometre (19,000-square-mile

YAHOO! - 2018-12-12 16:19:07

Madagascar beat Tanzania to make it to the fifth place play-off

Five goals were enough for 2015 champs Madagascar to sink a spirited Tanzanian team, who will have to fight tomorrow, to finish their first ever Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations in seventh place.

CAFONLINE.COM - 2018-12-12 09:21:00

Dutch Development Bank & investor Symbiotic put US$35m into ZOLA Electric’s Tanzania push

The Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and investment firm Symbiotics have announced a US$32.5 million facility to finance ZOLA Electric’s operations within Tanzania over the next five years.

ENERGY-STORAGE.NEWS - 2018-12-12 06:21:00

Letter to Tanzania and Uganda

How are you? And how is the weather there? As for us here, we are currently in the harmattan season, experiencing a bit of what used to be. We want to congratulate you on the on-going pipeline construction project from Hoima in Uganda, to Chongoleani in Tanzania. It is indeed a thing of great joy, a

QWENU.COM - 2018-12-12 04:17:18

Tanzania agrees to construct $3 billion dam in wildlife park

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania on Wednesday signed a $3 billion agreement with two Egyptian companies to construct a huge hydroelectric plant in a game reserve that is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-12-12 14:44:45

Tauck Outlines New Great Migration Safari in Tanzania, Kenya

Tauck's newest safari, “Great Migration: Tanzania & Kenya,” will help travelers witness the annual large-scale migration of over a million animals. As part of the itinerary, guests will spend three nights at a mobile safari camp the company will relocate throughout the year to the best wildlife-view

TRAVEL AGENT - 2018-12-11 15:30:00

Egypt 2018: Supersand Eagles beat Tanzania to reach s’finals

nigeria’s Beach Soccer team are on the threshold of qualifying for the 2019 World Cup, after a 4-2 defeat of debutants Tanzania at the ongoing CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt on Monday.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-11 00:00:00

Keeping it local – Tanzania curtails investors’ recourse to international arbitration

With a new law, Tanzania has rejected international arbitration and is threatening its bilateral investment treaties. Kwadwo Sarkodie of Mayer Brown considers what this means for foreign investors and for the future of international arbitration in Tanzania.

AFRICANLAWBUSINESS.COM - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

AFCON Beach Soccer: Tanzania initiated with fire, Nigeria cruise to semis

Tanzania have endured a tough debut at the 2018 Africa Beach Soccer Cup of nations by losing all their group B stage matches. Tanzania, the only CECAFA nation at the competition currently going on in Egypt, was placed in group B alongside defending champions Senegal, Libya and two-time winners Niger

FUTAA.COM - 2018-12-11 04:04:53

Tanzania Sees Coffee Output at Six-Year High as Harvest Near End

(Bloomberg) -- Tanzania expects to harvest the most coffee in six years as better weather and a high crop cycle boosts output in Africa’s fourth-largest producer. Output for the season that ends next June may climb 51 percent to reach an April forecast of 65,000 tons, Kajiru Kissenge, acting directo

MSN.COM - 2018-12-10 10:40:55

Studio Visit: Sidai Designs, Tanzania

Just north of Arusha, Tanzania‘s historic Clock Tower, the jewelry workshop of Sidai Designs is tucked behind gates of their headquarters. In the garden, Maasai women sit under the trees hand-pulling pieces of recycled grain sack to twist into thread. They meticulously stitch glass beads one by one

COOLHUNTING.COM - 2018-12-11 08:00:22

Churches help keep Tanzania hospital running

EDITOR'S NOTE: This year's Week of Prayer for International Missions in the Southern Baptist Convention was Dec. 2-9 with the theme "Every Church. Every Nation." The theme undergirds the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions. The offering, in tandem with Cooperative Program gifts

BP NEWS - 2018-12-10 16:03:33

Tanzania: Jagwa Music frontman dies

Jagwa Music lead singer Jackson Aluta Kazimoto, popularly known as Dogo Jackie or Jackie Simela, died on Saturday after he was involved in a road accident in Morogoro. He was 33 years old.

MUSICINAFRICA.NET - 2018-12-10 15:32:14

Strange disease kills 8 elephants in Tanzania

ARUSHA: A strange disease has killed a total of eight elephants in northern Tanzania's district of Ngorongoro, authorities confirmed on Sunday. Joseph Meng' oro, Deputy Wildlife Officer at the Ngorongoro District Council expressed his worry over the disease, saying, more deaths could be occurring wi

MSN.COM - 2018-12-10 00:00:00

Two dead in Tanzania after hit by rapid bus

A bodaboda rider and his passenger were reported dead after being hit by a rapid bus after making an unauthorised crossing into the BRT (bus rapid transit) corridor. The incident Saturday night occurred at Manzese area in Ubungo district. Acting Dar es Salaam regional police commander Elisha Saenda

MSN.COM - 2018-12-10 00:00:00

Tanzania cancels visa-on-arrival for DRC over security concerns

Tanzania this week announced the cancellation of visa-on-arrival for two more African nations, citing security concerns. The decision by Dar es Salaam comes as Africa takes stock of its drive for open borders, with the Visa Openness Index 2018 showing that the majority of countries have made little

CGTN.COM - 2018-12-10 11:04:53

Nigeria take three points against Tanzania in final group game

A feisty Tanzanian side just could not contain the beach soccer prowess of Nigeria, who's hopes of reclaiming the African title are still alive after a 4-2 win in their last group match.

CAFONLINE.COM - 2018-12-10 09:11:00

Jenkintown teen raises funds to build library in Tanzania

JENKINTOWN — La Salle College High School student Matt Hladczuk, 16, of Jenkintown, has launched an effort to raise $40,000 to build a library in Tanzania. When Hladczuk learned that pre-teenage girls living in Arusha, Tanzania, must walk more than an hour each day one way to have access to a textbo

MONTGOMERY NEWS - 2018-12-10 19:01:00

Senegal put 12 past Tanzania to top the group

Considering it was their first appearance in the CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations, Tanzania had somewhat of a baptism of fire, being draw against the last edition’s runners-up and, today’s opponents, Senegal.

CAFONLINE.COM - 2018-12-09 13:47:00