Tanzania

New online market platform showcasing Tanzanian art

In 2011, I spent a few months travelling across Tanzania filming a documentary for the M-Pesa Women Empowerment initiative with Vodacom Foundation. Everywhere I went, I met talented entrepreneurs struggling to stay afloat - unsure where to find a market for hand-made clothing, jewellery, household items and tools.
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AfDB issues Sh414bn loan for Dodoma roads

Dar es Salaam. The government has signed a soft loan agreement for $180 million (Sh414.07 billion) with the African Development Bank (AfDB) for the construction of the Dodoma City Outer Ring Roads project.
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New move to hasten commercial cases

Dodoma. Tanzania is seeking to increase the jurisdiction of lower courts to handle commercial disputes as a measure to reduce the backlog of cases at the Commercial Division of the High Court.
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Envoy calls for speed in work permits issuance

Dar es Salaam. Japan Ambassador to Tanzania, Shinichi Goto has called on the government to address work permit issuance delays so as to improve Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Tanzania.
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UN project brings new hope for Maasai pastoral women

Ngorongoro. “For many years, education has not mattered to many rural Maasai people, but life has since changed. We also want to live a life that reflects we are part of the 21st century.
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Detained journalist’s lawyers in probe plea

Dar es Salaam. Lawyers defending detained investigative journalist Erick Kabendera pleaded for speedy investigations after a Dar es Salaam court yesterday adjourned his case to August 30 this year.
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Two foreigners arrested over ivory bracelets

Dar es Salaam. A woman travelling from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam was arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport after she was caught wearing an ivory bangle, Kenyan officials said yesterday.
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Obama’s high school basketball jersey sells for Sh273.6 million

The Citizen | Tanzania - 2 ore 36 min fa
A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold Monday for $120,000 (about Sh273.6 million) according to the Dallas auction house that sold it.
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Google, Facebook, Amazon decry French digital tax as 'discriminatory'

The Citizen | Tanzania - 2 ore 51 min fa
American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday to decry the French digital tax as retroactive and discriminatory.
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Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence: lawyers

The Citizen | Tanzania - 2 ore 52 min fa
A military court in Cameroon Tuesday handed down a life sentence against the head of the country's anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers, lawyers said.
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Spanish woman arrested with ivory bracelets at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

The Citizen | Tanzania - 5 ore 8 min fa
A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya's Jomo Ken yatta International Airport for wearing an ivory bangle, the wildlife service said Monday.
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Raila enigma in the run-up to the 2022 presidential race

The Citizen | Tanzania - 5 ore 23 min fa
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga remains the man to watch ahead of the 2022 elections, with opinion divided on whether or not he should contest the presidency.
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Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe

The Citizen | Tanzania - 5 ore 37 min fa
Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned  over alleged criminal abuse of office, officials said.
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USA, Norway, Australia to pace Kipchoge's sub two-hour run

The Citizen | Tanzania - 5 ore 52 min fa
The clock is quickly ticking down to world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to become the first man to cover the iconic 42-kilometre distance in under two hours.
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Sudan’s Bashir ‘got $90m from Saudi royal family’

The Citizen | Tanzania - 6 ore 9 min fa
Khartoum. Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman’s corruption trial.
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UK to end EU free movement immediately after Brexit

The Citizen | Tanzania - 11 ore 42 min fa
Britain said Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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UK to end EU free movement immediately after Brexit

The Citizen | Tanzania - 11 ore 42 min fa
Britain said Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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Merkel and Orban stress unity on Iron Curtain anniversary

The Citizen | Tanzania - 12 ore 42 min fa
German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a conciliatory tone Monday alongside her Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban as they commemorated the 30th anniversary of a pivotal moment in the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989.
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