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Tanzania , Saturday 23 September 2017

News Tanzania: Conjoined twins set for university in Tanzania

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-news/conjoined-twins-set-for-university-in-tanzania/ar-AAsiY2U
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

A pair of conjoined sisters are settling into campus life at a Tanzanian university, a first in a country where disabled people are often marginalised or abandoned at birth. Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti, 20, who are joined at the abdomen, have become ...

News Tanzania: Tanzania police arrest 20 people at HIV/AIDS program

News channel or source: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2017/09/22/tanzania-police-arrest-20-people-hivaids-program/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Police in Tanzania on Sept. 16 arrested 20 people for alleged homosexuality at a hotel on Zanzibar, an island off the coast of East Africa. Police raided the hotel where 12 women and eight men were being trained about HIV/AIDS education programs.

News Tanzania: Tanzania’s Fight To Hold Mining Companies Accountable

News channel or source: http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/Perspectives_1/article_103816.shtml
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

The East African country of Tanzania recently confiscated diamonds worth roughly $30 million, from the British company Petra Diamonds, after accusing the company, while trying to export, of intentionally low valuing the gems. Finance Minister Phillip Mango ...

News Tanzania: Not So Sweet: Tanzania Confronts Arbitration over Large-Scale Sugarcane and Ethanol Project

News channel or source: http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2017/09/21/not-so-sweet-tanzania-confronts-arbitration-over-large-scale-sugarcane-and-ethanol-project/
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

Large-scale agricultural investments raise a number of challenges: negative environmental and social impacts, often borne primarily by local communities and land users, as well as operational and reputational risks, which have pained many an investor.

News Tanzania: I’ll Return to Tanzania With ABU Title, Shauri Boasts

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/09/23/ill-return-to-tanzania-with-abu-title-shauri-boasts/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Tanzania’s Ramadhani Shauri, who is billed to fight Nigeria’s Stanley Eribo for the African Boxing Union (ABU) welterweight title on 1 October, has declared that he will dethrone his opponent. Speaking yesterday from his base in Dar es Salam, the ...

News Tanzania: Tanzania set to employ 3,000 additional junior army officers

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2017-09/24/content_41637702.htm
Publication date: Saturday 23 September 2017

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Saturday the government will employ 3,000 junior army officers to enhance service efficiency of the Tanzania People's Defense Forces (TPDF) in the east African nation. Magufuli ...

News Tanzania: Plant pathogen experts study banana disease in Tanzania

News channel or source: http://epi.ufl.edu/articles/plant-pathogen-experts-study-banana-disease-in-tanzania.html
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

September 18, 2017 -- GAINESVILLE -- The banana crop is an important commodity in Tanzania and much of East Africa, with many in the region eating up to 400 kilograms of bananas per person per year. Plant diseases are a major threat to the sustainability ...

News Tanzania: In Tanzania : Magufuli directs army to build wall to curb smuggling

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/world/in-tanzania-magufuli-directs-army-to-build-wall-to-curb-smuggling-id7349176.html
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Wednesday directed the country’s army to build a perimeter wall around Tanzanite mine site in northern part of the East African country to control theft and smuggling of precious gemstones. The Tanzanian leader gave ...

News Tanzania: Tanzania shuts down another 'days numbered' newspaper

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-tanzania-shuts-down-another-days-numbered-newspaper-2017-9
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's government has closed a critical newspaper for the second time in three months, banning the weekly MwanaHalisi for two years after accusing it of inciting violence. Another newspaper -- Mawio -- was banned in June over ...

News Tanzania: Woman rushed to Tanzania for treatment dies

News channel or source: http://mobile.nation.co.ke/news/Woman-rushed-to-Tanzania-for--treatment-dies-/1950946-4104882-dv53fj/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

Ms Josephine Chole, from Taita- Taveta County, died as she waited to be admitted to Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre. Her death was attributed to pre-eclampsia – a pregnancy complication characterised by high blood pressure and signs of damage to ...