Is Tanzania the Least Democratic Nation in East Africa and Beyond?

[Citizen] Last week I started a discussion of our electoral system in juxtaposition with regional and international human rights treaties. I concluded by noting that Tanzania’s practice insofar as universal suffrage rights are concerned was generally d…

[Citizen] Last week I started a discussion of our electoral system in juxtaposition with regional and international human rights treaties. I concluded by noting that Tanzania's practice insofar as universal suffrage rights are concerned was generally devoid of internationally agreed standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nation on High Alert As FAO Announces Outbreak of Deadly Tilapia Virus

[East African] Countries importing tilapias, including East African nations, have been put on high alert following a highly contagious disease spreading among the farmed and wild fish species.

[East African] Countries importing tilapias, including East African nations, have been put on high alert following a highly contagious disease spreading among the farmed and wild fish species.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Health Minister Calls On Community Engagement in Ending Tobacco Related Deaths

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has appealed for support from the Tanzanian people in putting an end to deaths linked to tobacco smoking in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has appealed for support from the Tanzanian people in putting an end to deaths linked to tobacco smoking in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CAF Trains 3660 Sudanese Coaches

[SudaNow] Late last week the Confederation of African Football (CAF) wound up a training course for 89 Sudanese football coaches seeking to obtain license (A). The trainees had spent 240 hours of field and theoretical training.

[SudaNow] Late last week the Confederation of African Football (CAF) wound up a training course for 89 Sudanese football coaches seeking to obtain license (A). The trainees had spent 240 hours of field and theoretical training.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sluggish Kenyan Economy Hit By Multiple Negative Factors

[East African] Kenya’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on May 29 to decide on an appropriate policy rate to address the ever increasing cost of living and cost of doing business as seen in rising inflation, declining private sector credit, surging …

[East African] Kenya's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on May 29 to decide on an appropriate policy rate to address the ever increasing cost of living and cost of doing business as seen in rising inflation, declining private sector credit, surging public debt, shrinking revenue collection, increased campaign spending by politicians, falling corporate earnings and massive lay-offs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Forgery Is Boil Not Mere Goosebumps

[Citizen] Recently, Tanzania has been teetering and tottering with news revolving around chronic and systemic forgery. No news is good news. When news broke that the government would audit academic certificates and credentials for all its employees, fo…

[Citizen] Recently, Tanzania has been teetering and tottering with news revolving around chronic and systemic forgery. No news is good news. When news broke that the government would audit academic certificates and credentials for all its employees, for forgers, it was a read-it-and-weep sort of thing.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Private Sector Needs More Export Processing Zones for Industrialisation

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The private sector has pleaded with the government to create more special economic and export processing zones in an effort to industrialise Tanzania.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The private sector has pleaded with the government to create more special economic and export processing zones in an effort to industrialise Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

High Time Tanzania Strictly Enforced Smoke-Free Policy

[Daily News] Worldwide, there are about 1.3 billion tobacco users, and every year about 6 million people around the world die from tobacco use. Each year, today, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) join the World Health Organisation (W…

[Daily News] Worldwide, there are about 1.3 billion tobacco users, and every year about 6 million people around the world die from tobacco use. Each year, today, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) join the World Health Organisation (WHO) in observing World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania