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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East African electronic passports

E-passport will give citizens easier access around East African Community. The East African Community (EAC) is set to introduce e-passports, facilitating easier movement around the trading bloc who...
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Tanzanian opposition makes gains in Arusha

Although the ruling CCM held on to the presidency by a large margin in the Tanzanian elections on 25 October, the opposition coalition made gains in its heartland in northern Tanzania as well in Dar E...
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Tanzania estimates voting figures

About 24 million people eligible to vote Tanzania's Bureau of Statistics has estimated that about 24 million people out of a population of 48,522,230 people are eligible to vote in the coming gener...
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South Sudan breakthrough at Arusha summit

 Rival factions sign agreement during peace talks in Arusha There was a major breakthrough in the ongoing South Sudan peace talks on 22 January when the three rival factions of the ruling Sud...
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EAC heads of state meet in Arusha

The tenth Extraordinary Summit of the East African Community (EAC) Heads of State takes place in Arusha, at the Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge, on 28 April.   Those attending the event include t...
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Chadema makes progress in north Tanzania

Tanzania’s opposition party Chadema won a convincing victory against Tanzania’s governing CCM party in the Arumeru East by-election at the beginning of April. Chadema’s candidate Jos...
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EAC hosts former German president

Horst Kohler, the former president of Germany, is to attend a high level East African Community (EAC) roundtable discussion in Arusha on 16 June. The summit takes place at 14.00 in the Thembo Hall of...
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South Africa appoints ambassador to EAC

South Africa becomes the latest country to send an envoy to represent it at the East African Community (EAC) headquarters in Arusha. The South African ambassador to Tanzania, Henry Thanduyise Chiliza,...
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East African Community gets anthem

An anthem to be played at all formal occasions of the East African Community has finally been approved by the five EAC nations
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EAC food security and climate conference in Arusha postponed

The meeting of the heads of state of the five East African Community (EAC) member countries
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East African Community marks ten years

The East African Community (EAC) marks its tenth anniversary in November with a programme of events in Arusha organised under the theme