Tanzania: Latest News

  • Tanzanian Troops Sent to DR Congo in Peacekeeping Effort

    By Makula Dunbar, 8:13 pm

    From All Africa The Tanzania People’s Defence Force (TPDF) will send 850 soldiers to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as part of a peacekeeping mission with a mandate from the UN Security Council, Tanzania’s The Guardian reported on Sunday (April 7th). Read more at allafrica.com

  • Worldreader Bringing African Literacy E-book Movement to Mobile Platform

    cell phones By Makula Dunbar, 9:20 pm

    From PR Web Worldreader (worldreader.org), the nonprofit aiming to boost literacy by providing digital books to children and families throughout Africa and the rest of the developing world, today announced a new method of getting e-books to millions of people on a device they already own: their mobile phone. Until now, Worldreader’s mission of getting […]

  • Inflation in Tanzania Down to 21-Month Low

    By Makula Dunbar, 8:53 pm

    From Africa Review The rate at which prices of goods and services increases in Tanzania slowed down to a 21-month low record of 9.8 per cent in March this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced Monday. Inflation reached double-digit levels in June 2011 when it was recorded at 10.9 per cent from the […]

  • Toyota Targets African Market, Appoints Local Chief to Africa Region CEO

    By Makula Dunbar, 8:06 pm

    From Business Day Live A global management shake-up at Toyota Motor has hit African shores, with local Toyota chief Johan van Zyl called in to head the new position of CEO of Toyota’s operations across Africa. Dr van Zyl, a “giant of the local motor industry” according to Econometrix chief economist Azar Jammine, is one […]

  • 10 Fascinating River Species of Africa

    bull shark By Staff, 8:07 pm

    The Nile monitor is an excellent swimmer with a muscular body, a set of sharp teeth, and quick legs for running on land when it is not swimming in a Central or South African river.

  • Satellite Towns to Soon Emerge in Tanzania

    By Makula Dunbar, 8:07 pm

    From All Africa The National Housing Corporation intends to establish two new satellite towns cities in Meru and Arusha-Rural Districts, the two precincts where NHC owns more than 1,000 acres of land. The state-owned and Tanzania’s oldest public real-estate developer, also has plans to build a total of 15,000 housing units countrywide, with 70 per […]

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