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2014-03-24 12:32:23

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An infrastructure provided by SGS-Societe Generale de Surveillance and Global Voice Group for the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority The consortium made of SGS-Societe Generale de Surveillance and Global Voice Group (SGS/GVG) is proud to announce the official inauguration of the Telecommunications Traffic Monitoring System (TTMS) implemented by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). The...

2010-11-09 07:32:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, November 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, on Friday conveyed a congratulatory message to his counterpart, His Excellency, Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, for having won the recent presidential election in his country. The President said the re-election of President Kikwete following the October 31st, 2010 elections, was a sure testimony of the confidence and trust...

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2010-05-23 07:55:00

32 critically endangered East African black rhinos are set to be flown from South Africa back to their habitat in Tanzania's Serengeti Park, and so far 5 have made it as of Friday. The rhinos had been bred from a group that was rescued from the Serengeti in the 1960s and relocated to South Africa to prevent extinction of the species by poachers. Widespread poaching in the Serengeti in the 60s and 70s saw the population of the black rhinos in Tanzania dwindle from over 1,000 to just 70....

2008-10-09 15:00:24

Excerpt from report by state-owned TBC (Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation) television on 9 October [Presenter] The Malagasy and Tanzanian governments have signed agreements that will enable exchange of information and expertise in areas of business, tourism, communication, defence and security, as well as establishment of permanent cooperation committees between the two countries. [Reporter] Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana used the opportunity to address the media before concluding...

2008-07-30 15:00:50

Excerpt from report by state-owned TBC (Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation) television on 30 July [Presenter] President Marc Ravalomanana of Madagascar today paid a one-day official visit to Tanzania where he held talks with his host, President Jakaya Kikwete, at State House Dar es Salaam. Earlier in the afternoon at the Julius Nyerere Airport he inspected a guard of honour of the defence forces. [Passage omitted: his arrival] Originally published by TBC1 TV, Dar es Salaam, in Swahili...

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2006-07-12 15:10:28

CAPE TOWN -- Africans are fast embracing technology as a driver of economic growth but prohibitive costs mean they will lag behind wealthier countries for many years, a leaders forum in South Africa heard this week. Whereas global figures like Microsoft founder Bill Gates and former U.S. President Bill Clinton dreamed of what the computer age will be in another two decades -- with robots and vaccines for diseases like malaria and tuberculosis. Mozambique President Armando Guebuza...

2006-03-08 20:53:16

By George Obulutsa DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - The burning sun makes walking to Dar es Salaam's fish market an intense experience -- the smell hits you long before you get to the stalls where fish, bright, giant shells and lobsters are piled onto tiled counters. "Twelve thousand, 13,000, 15,000. Sold!" a fish seller rattles out, quickly settling deals for a haul of kingfish and red snapper. The fishmongers working in the sweltering heat of Tanzania's commercial capital say they are...

2006-03-01 05:35:00

By George Obulutsa DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's food situation could worsen if the east African country experiences inadequate rainfall during the rainy season that begins this month, President Jakaya Kikwete said late on Tuesday. "The big worry we have in the government is if the long rains that are supposed to start in March fail, or will be insufficient," Kikwete said in a television address. Tanzania and neighboring countries are experiencing a drought that threatens at least 6...


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