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UK to help preserve Tanzania’s 137 tonnes of stockpiled ivory

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In what seems to be a new development in the government’s decision to destroy 137 tonnes of stockpiled ivory in conformity with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), yesterday it accepted a UK offer to help it preserve the tusks. The UK Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds, who was in the country […]

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UK to help preserve Tanzania’s 137 tonnes of stockpiled ivory

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In what seems to be a new development in the government’s decision to destroy 137 tonnes of stockpiled ivory in conformity with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), yesterday it accepted a UK offer to help it preserve the tusks. The UK Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds, who was in the country […]

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PM Pinda sets out new central railway plans

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The government has put in strategic plans to build a new railway line from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza linking central regions up to Burundi via Isaka, Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda said yesterday. The premier made the statement at Reading in London, UK, when he talked to Tanzanians living there in a meeting at the […]

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To fly to Kigoma three times a week, Nairobi fourteen times

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Precision Air has announced the resumption of flights to Kigoma and increased frequencies between Mwanza and Nairobi effective from next month. According to a statement availed to The Guardian yesterday by the airline’s Group Managing Director and CEO, Sauda Rajab the Swala tailed airline will be operating three flights a week from its mini hub […]

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New offshore Tanzania gas find lifts LNG resource

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Offshore staff LONDON – BG has discovered more gas offshore Tanzania in the Taachui structure on the western boundary of block 1. According to partner Ophir Energy the drillship Deepsea Metro I drilled Taachui-1 and the subsequent ST1 side track to a TD of 4,215 m (13,829 ft) MD. The well encountered gas in a […]

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Malawi High Commissioner to Tanzania dies: Gomile-Chidyaonga

| May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Malawi High Commissioner to Tanzania, Flossy Gomile-Chidyaonga has dies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed to Nyasa Times. “It is with deep regret that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation informs the general public of the passing on of High Commissioner Flossie Gomile Chidyaonga in Dar-es-Salaam this afternoon, after a short illness,” spokesman […]

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Tanzania buffalo manages to fight off pride of lions in front of safari tourists

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eleven lions and a dozen safari vehicles filled with tourists surrounded the buffalo in Tanzania Photographer Scott MacLeod first captured the pride as they used the shade provided by their vehicles Attack lasts for 20 minutes with the lions trying to wrestle the buffalo to the floor, but it manages to escape By Wills Robinson […]

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Britain pledges more support for Tanzania

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Britain pledges more support for Tanzania Details Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 02:59 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter Hits: 442 NUMBER 10 DOWNING STREET: President Jakaya Kikwete poses with British Prime Minister David Cameron outside the traditional and official residence of British prime ministers in London on Monday. (Photo by State House) BRITAIN has […]

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Kenya’s Fly-SAX Seeks Tanzania Flights

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

LONDON—The battle over Africa’s skies ramped up a notch Tuesday as Kenyan low-cost carrier Fly-SAX said it was awaiting regulatory approval to launch a new airline based in Tanzania, a move that would put the airline head-to-head with fastjet PLC. Closely held Fly-SAX expects its SAX-Tanzania to make its maiden flight in the second half […]

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Tanzanian Energy Regulator Considering Two Bids for Power Plants

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania’s energy regulator said it’s considering expressions of interest by two companies to each build a 200-megawatt gas-fired power plant that will help reduce an energy deficit in the East African nation. BS Ltd. (BSTL), based in Hyderabad, India, and Kamal Steel Ltd., a closely held Tanzanian metal manufacturer, may build plants at Bagamoyo, about […]

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