Arusha

Arusha is an attractive city nestled on the lush southern slopes of Mount Meru in northern Tanzania. It is the tourism and safari capital of the country and has good road and air links to Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. The city is also the headquarters of the flagging East African Community (EAC) and th...

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Arusha-Tengeru highway construction begins

Part of the Arusha-Holili road project After years of promises the Tanzanian National Roads Authority (Tanroads) has announced the start of construction on the 14.2 km Arusha-Tengeru section of the...
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Arusha to upgrade water supply

The Arusha Urban Water Supply Authority (AUWSA) plans to invest $158 million to upgrade its water services to meet increasing demand. The water authority says it needs at least five years to upgrad...
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Work to begin on Arusha-Voi-Mombasa highway in 2013

Construction of a four-lane dual carriageway connecting Arusha in Tanzania with Voi in southern Kenya is to begin in 2013. The East Africa Community (EAC) is overseeing the $560 million project to...
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Arusha clashes with Tanzanian government over land

Offices for the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) are to be built on a 174-hectare site which had originally been allocated for substantial development by the Arusha Rural District Co...
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New city plan called for Arusha

A committee has been formed to implement a new master plan for the city of Arusha, according to the chairman of the Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA), Adolf Olomi. Add...
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Tanzania and Uganda to build dam on Kagera river

Tanzania and Uganda have signed a memorandum of understanding to undertake the development and operation of a 16MW hydropower project on the Kagera river that divides both countries. The Kikagati-M...
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Serengeti endangered by Arusha-Musoma road

Construction of the new road from Arusha to Musoma on Lake Victoria is now scheduled to begin in 2012. The Tanzania government has finally come to a decision on the route for the new link between the...
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Old Moshi Road upgrade.

Dozens of people living along the Old Moshi Road in Arusha are set to lose their homes under a road upgrade project, the
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Arusha roads to get overhaul.

The regional authorities have announced plans to renew the road network across the Arusha region to facilitate the movement of goods and people
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Arusha-Namanga road upgrade runs into problems.

Work to expand and upgrade the road linking Arusha to the Kenya-Tanzania border post at Namanga has run into difficulties just a few months after getting underway. Problems include late payment of the...
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First African wind farm in Singida.

Towering wind turbines could soon be competing with imposing rock formations on the Singida skyline in central Tanzania if a project to create the first commercial wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa goes...
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Arusha-Nairobi road to get overhaul.

The governments of Tanzania and Kenya are to embark on an ambitious project to upgrade the main road connecting Arusha in northern Tanzania to Athi River and Nairobi in Kenya via the Namanga border po...