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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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Wentworth tumbles to loss

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Oslo and London-listed company reported a full-year net loss of nearly $10 million, versus a profit of $24.9 million in 2012 that included a $29.8 million gain on sale of oil and gas assets. Wentworth’s fourth-quarter net loss widened to $4.6 million from $3.5 million a year earlier as it more than doubled exploration […]

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Govt Efforts in Curbing Poaching Need Support

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

CONTROL over indiscriminate killing of elephants and rhinos and ivory trafficking has now caught the imagination of the international community more intensely than ever before. The international community this week held a session in London for a major conference about elephant poaching. Hosted by the British government and the Royal family, delegates from 14 countries […]

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Australian Miner to Study Niobium Project

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

CRADLE Resources intends to carry out a definitive feasibility study for its Panda Hill Niobium Project in Tanzania and intends to complete an equity raising for its financing. The company had previously estimated initial capital expenditure for a one million tonne per annum project at US$125 million. This will generate earnings before interest and taxes […]

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Tanzania must stop illegal genital mutilations – charity

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Campaigners against female genital mutilation are calling on the Tanzanian government to intervene to stop thousands of illegal circumcisions happening in the north of the country. Around 5,000 girls risk being subjected to the ancient rite of passage in the Mara region this month – the traditional cutting season – […]

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London slavery case: Offenders from India, Tanzania, say police

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

New information released by the London metropolitan police on the case of three women held in captivity for 30 days suggests that the offenders came to the U.K. from India and Tanzania in the 1960s. The story has taken a curious turn with the police now saying two of the women (possibly the 69-year-old Malaysian […]

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Slavery suspects from India, Tanzania: UK police

| November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

UK police say the two suspects in a major slavery case are from India and Tanzania and came to Britain in the 1960s. Commander Steve Rodhouse said on Saturday that police believe two of the three women victims, who were allegedly held against their will for over 30 years, met the male suspect in London […]

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Slavery suspects from India, Tanzania: UK police

| November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

UK police say the two suspects in a major slavery case are from India and Tanzania and came to Britain in the 1960s. Commander Steve Rodhouse said on Saturday that police believe two of the three women victims, who were allegedly held against their will for over 30 years, met the male suspect in London […]

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