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Future bright for sunflower producers.

Tanzania is on an ambitious mission of becoming an industrial economy by 2025 and edible oil production is among the key areas that need a fresh impetus.

- TheCitizen - TZ

5 'witches' burned alive in Tanzania.

32 men in court for allegedly killing women on the belief that they were witches

- GulfNews - AE

African Court Gets Special Ambassador .

Bissau Aug. 21, CDA Consult ndash; The Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embal oacute; has offered to serve as Ambassador at Large to the African Court on Human and Peoples rsquo; Rights, based in Arusha, Tanzania. As African Court Ambassador at Large, the Prime Minister Sissoco Embalo, will complement the Co ...

- ModernGhana - GH

'Are you drunk?': Internet loses it after GOP rep posts 'bizarre and racist' Harambe eclipse meme.

Looks like President Donald Trump's not the only one who looked directly into the eclipse. On Monday, Rep. Steve King tweeted a photo from trip to return three injured children home to the East African country of Tanzania , but with a few strange caveats. “Got a great shot o...

- The Raw Story - US

'Lost city' used 500 years of soil erosion to benefit crop farming.

Researchers working on a 700-year-old abandoned agricultural site in Tanzania have shown that soil erosion benefited farming practices for some 500 years.

- ScienceDaily - US

Tanzania's circumcisers drop their knives.

When a group of elderly Tanzanian women asked Martha Daud to start circumcising girls 30 years ago, she was honored as it meant she would earn money, status and choice cuts of meat.

- EurActive - UK

'Lost city' used 500 years of soil erosion to benefit crop farming.

Researchers at the University of York working on a 700-year old abandoned agricultural site in Tanzania have shown that soil erosion benefited farming practices for some 500 years.

- PhysOrg - NL

NSSF lends cereals board Sh9bn for reviving factory.

The National Social Security Fund has issued a Sh8.99 billion loan to the Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania to purchase maize and rice milling machines for reviving the board's factory in Mwanza.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Tobacco company in tie-up with local firm.

Philip Morris Tanzania Limited which is planning to construct a tobacco processing factory in Morogoro has signed an agreement with Mansoor Industries for the latter to manufacture cigarettes on behalf on the tobacco company.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Stanbic Bank unveils new executive banking product.

Customers of Stanbic Bank Tanzania who use executive banking service will enjoy an embedded insurance cover in case of retrenchment and permanent disability as part of the improved service that was launched at the weekend.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Dar Bahari charity golf Cup raises Sh50m.

The seventh edition of Rotary Club of Bahari charity golf tournament staged at the Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club course on Saturdy realised a total of Sh50m.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Good nutrition matters for the early years

Current data that 42 per cent of children in Tanzania under the age of five are stunted is seen by experts as an improvement compared to the bad situation that existed five years ago.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Engaging youth in making right choices

Tanzania has signed the road map to harnessing the Demographic Dividend through investing in the youth. The country is also well known for its favourable policy with respect to adolescent and youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights .

- TheCitizen - TZ

Church hands over water well to Upanga juvenile detention centre

The Archbishop of Dar es Salaam Polycarp Cardinal Pengo on Monday handed over a Sh12 million water project to the Upanga juvenile detention centre.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Lema defamation case files forwarded to DPP

Arusha District Court today August 21 failed to hear two cases facing Arusha Urban Member of Parliament, Godbless Lema because of lack of the case files.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Hoteliers bemoan bad business climate

Unfriendly business environment and huge skills gap are two persistent drawbacks that curtail the growth of tourism industry, the Hotels Association of Tanzania has warned.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Pandya: I'm confident of winning motor rally

Famous driver Dharam Pandya has not lost hope of clinching this year's National Rally Championship title despite his rival Gerald Miller, of Arusha, having more points.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Karia: Transparency, integrity important

The Tanzania Football Federation recently elected its new leaders to serve in the next four years.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Murdered SA conservationist hailed as a hero

The murder of widely respected South African conservationist Wayne Lotter in Dar es Salaam will not deter conservation efforts, fellow activists vow.

- Cape Times - SA

Social services paralysed along Morogoro Road

Social services have been paralysed along Morogoro Road in Dar es Salaam following the demolition of houses built within the 121.5-metre road reserve.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Inside the elite team risking their lives to save elephants

On Wednesday, South Africa national Wayne Lotter, who lived and worked in Tanzania for many years, was shot dead at Masaki in Dar es Salaam.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Invest in irrigation to ensure food security

As climate change is taking its toll globally, challenges abound including those on environment and food security. With Tanzania's population growing at 3.1 per cent annually and expected to reach 134 million by 2050, up from 50 million this year, one may be tempted to jump to conclusions of employing Malthusian mechanisms ...

- TheCitizen - TZ

CROSS ROADS :To achieve economic growth, we must run!

The other day one @Benji_Fernandes tweeted that it takes him 20-35 minutes to register a sim card in Tanzania. The same amount of time he would spend to register a business in the United States of America.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Why number of divorces has doubled in Tanzania

It is always the dream of most married couples to live happily together until death does them apart.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Tanzania: Elephant tusks seized from alleged traffickers

DODOMA, Tanzania " Authorities in Tanzania say they have seized 368 kilograms of ivory tusks that conservationists believe were taken from 15 slain elephants.Tourism Minister Jumanne Maghembe says the tusks are...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Murder of anti-poaching crusader steels resolve of fellow conservationists

Wayne Lotter, a prominent elephant conservationist murdered this week in Tanzania, for years had faced death threats related to his anti-poaching work, according to friends and colleagues. The 51-year-old South African was shot dead Wednesday in the East African nation’s port city of Dar es Salaam....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Dear Tanzanian Cinephiles, Your Local Film Industry Needs Your Support

Tanzania is blessed with countless stories and young people who are craving to tell them. But they need their compatriots' support in order to succeed.

- Global Voices - US

The murder of a beloved anti-poaching crusader steels the resolve of fellow conservationists

Wayne Lotter, a prominent elephant conservationist murdered this week in Tanzania, for years had faced death threats related to his anti-poaching work, according to friends and colleagues.The 51-year-old South African was shot dead Wednesday in the East African nation's port city of Dar es Salaam....

- Los Angeles Times - US

Crusader Who Saved Elephants From Poachers Is Shot Dead in Tanzania

Wayne Lotter, who helped found an organization to combat poaching and the ivory trade, was killed when two men opened the door to his car and one of them shot him.

- International NY Times - US

News24.com | Tanzania: Elephant tusks seized from alleged traffickers

Authorities in Tanzania say they have seized 368kg of ivory coast tusks that conservationists believe were taken from 15 slain elephants.

- News24.com - ZA

Ensure equity in access to study loans: stakeholders

The Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania assures every citizen the right to an education

- TheCitizen - TZ

How anti-poaching hero was shot dead

Details have emerged on how an anti-poaching campaigner was gunned down in Dar es Salaam, to send conservationists into shock over the killing of one of its prominent members.

- TheCitizen - TZ

One of Jane Goodall's heroes is murdered in Tanzania

He dedicated his life to saving elephants—and might have been killed as a result.

- FOX News - US

Top anti-poaching campaigner Wayne Lotter shot dead in Tanzania

South African Lotter had received numerous death threats as he battled international ivory-trafficking.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

South African conservationist shot and killed in Tanzania

JOHANNESBURG " A U.S.-based conservation group says its South African co-founder has been shot and killed in Tanzania.The PAMS Foundation said Thursday on Facebook that Wayne Lotter was killed Wednesday night in the Masa-ki...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

NGOS' LOANS OFFER TO STUDENTS IS LAUDABLE

It is heartening to note that two non-governmental organisa-tions have teamed up to offer a helping hand on the issue of financing for higher education students in local universities.The Mtwara-based Tanzania Social Support Foundation and an international organisation, Cosmopolitan Development Foundation , have raised about ...

- TheCitizen - TZ

Joy as Karatu school accident survivors touch down at Kilimanjaro airport

 Samaritan Purse Aircraft carrying three survivors of the Karatu School bus accident touched down at Kilimanjaro International Airport at 9:30 am East Africa Local time.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Tears of joy as Karatu school accident survivors join hundreds of pupils

Emotions were high as hundreds of pupils, accompanied by the Kilimanjaro Regional Commissioner Anna Mgwira teamed to receive three survivors of the Karatu School bus accident that occurred in May.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Serengeti Boys trio set to join Etoile du Sahel

Three national U-17 soccer team players have left the country for Tunisia where they will have trials at Etoile du Sahel, which features in the premier ship.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Lissu: Govt-owned aircraft is held in Canada

Singida East MpTunduLissu has said the government owned commercial aircraft, Bombardier Q400, which was expected to be delivered to Air Tanzania Company Limited in July this year has been seized in Canada.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Six people arrested in connection with 360 kg of ivory in Dar

 Police are holding six people in connection with 28 elephant tusks weighing 360 kilograms which were seized at a warehouse in Mbezi Beach, Dar es Salaam. 

- TheCitizen - TZ

Kenya's Dar-bound golf squad unveiled

 Kenya Golf Union has unveiled its final squad selected for next week's Africa Region four championship to be played at the par-71 Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club course.

- TheCitizen - TZ

TPSF chief: Business climate will improve

The private sector is convinced that the government's measures to improve the business climate will soon yield positive results, the Tanzania Private Sector Foundation has said.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Tazara, Zambia Railways sign deal to ply on each other's line

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority is currently undergoing a massive transformation process as it seeks to tweak its operational efficiency, the company has said.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Trust donates 900 textbooks to school

The Hassan Maajar Trust has marked its sixth anniversary by partnering with Radar Education to refurbish a library at Majimatitu Primary School in Dar es Salaam.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Elephant conservationist in Tanzania gunned down by suspected ivory poachers

A renowned conservationist who devoted his life to stopping the runaway slaughter of elephants in East Africa has been shot and killed by suspected ivory poachers.

- FOX News - US

One of Jane Goodall's Heroes Murdered in Tanzania

He dedicated his life to saving elephants—and might have been killed as a result. Wayne Lotter, a director of anti-poaching NGO the PAMS Foundation, was shot and killed in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Wednesday night during a taxi ride from the airport to his hotel, reports the Guardian...

- Newser - US

Shanta cancels Helio transaction, New Luika on track to meet FY guidance

East Africa-focused Shanta Gold has cancelled its proposed £3.5-million buyout of TSX-V-listed Helio Resources. The transaction, which was announced in June, would have given Shanta control of Helio's assets, adjacent to its own New Luika gold mine, in Tanzania.

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Top elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania: colleagues

TANZANIA, Dar-es-Salaam, Aug 18 - A leading conservationist who had worked hard to bring down notorious elephant poachers and stop ivory-trafficking, has been shot dead in Tanzania, his PAMS Foundation said Thursday. “We are heartbroken to share the news that PAMS Foundation co-founder, Wayne Lotter was shot and ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Top elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania: colleagues

The motive for the killing of the South African was unknown The post Top elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania: colleagues appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

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