Msimbazi River and Disaster Preparedness

[Citizen] In December, 2011, Dar es Salaam was hit with flash floods that killed at least 23 people and displaced over 4,500 others. This was not the first time the city was brought to its knees by natural disasters. It happens almost every year. One q…

[Citizen] In December, 2011, Dar es Salaam was hit with flash floods that killed at least 23 people and displaced over 4,500 others. This was not the first time the city was brought to its knees by natural disasters. It happens almost every year. One question dominates debates surrounding natural disasters: can effects of such occurrences be prevented or at least reduced?

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda Could Hire Expatriates for Oil Jobs

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda will start investing in the oil and gas infrastructure a head of the planned production in 2020 but there are indication that majority of the work will be undertaken by expatriates.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda will start investing in the oil and gas infrastructure a head of the planned production in 2020 but there are indication that majority of the work will be undertaken by expatriates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Fall of Police Chief Kayihura’s Men

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The circumstances surrounding the arrest of Abdalla Kitatta, the self-proclaimed patron of Boda Boda 2010, has become a talking point in security circles about how far the military is willing to go to dismantle the powe…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The circumstances surrounding the arrest of Abdalla Kitatta, the self-proclaimed patron of Boda Boda 2010, has become a talking point in security circles about how far the military is willing to go to dismantle the power structure of Police Chief, General Kale Kayihura.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Magufuli Graces Installation of New Archbishop of Anglican Church of Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli on Sunday graced the installation of Rev Jackson Sosthenes as the fifth Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Tanzania.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli on Sunday graced the installation of Rev Jackson Sosthenes as the fifth Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

World Bank to Provide Over U.S.$4 Bn Funding for Impacts of Climate Change

[Vanguard] THE World Bank has collaborated with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy to provide technical assistance and $4.5 billion in funding to help cities around the world better prepare for and respond to the impacts of climate change, under the World Bank’s City Resilience Program (CRP).

[Vanguard] THE World Bank has collaborated with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy to provide technical assistance and $4.5 billion in funding to help cities around the world better prepare for and respond to the impacts of climate change, under the World Bank's City Resilience Program (CRP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Anglican Church of Tanzania – Out Goes One Archbishop – in Another…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The future for the Anglican Church in Tanzania is still very much bright despite recent internal squabbles that were most challenging, a former archbishop of the Church, Donald Mtetemela, has said.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The future for the Anglican Church in Tanzania is still very much bright despite recent internal squabbles that were most challenging, a former archbishop of the Church, Donald Mtetemela, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania