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 Africa film festival

Understanding Africa through film. A series of screening, street projections, workshops and an occasion to network. Some 26 films from all Africa have been selected this year as well as a couple fr...
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Tanzania and Kenya tourism meeting

Tanzanian and Kenyan experts and government ministers are meeting in Arusha to try to improve bilateral agreements that regulate the tourist markets in the two countries. One of the present difficu...
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East African Youth conference

“Think. Speak. Participate” is the theme of the first East African Youth conference. It has been called to find ways of encouraging young people in the EAC to engage actively with the comm...
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Arusha hosts East African parliamentary games

The fifth edition of the East African inter-parliamentary games. Teams from the legislative assemblies in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda will take part. The games usually include only...
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Apimondia symposium on beekeeping in Africa

This first international conference to focus on beekeeping and its potential in Africa. Over 500 participants, beekeepers, researchers, agriculturalists and government officials from Tanzania and abr...
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Arusha International Festival

Arusha's arts and culture festival, known also as the Jambo festival, includes fashion, live concerts and markets. There will also be a street carnival through the town on Saturday 5 October, to ca...
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Arusha Film Festival

There have been over 70 films showing at the Arusha African Film Festival (AAFF) now in its third year. As usual the festival focuses on the young, with shorts, documentaries and a few feature film...
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Safari Marathon postponed

Security concerns postpone Sarfari Marathon The Safari Marathon, which was scheduled on 7 September, has been postponed until 2015 for what have been called “security reasons”. Accor...
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Jambo Festival for Arts and Culture

This music, art, fashion and food festival for local and international participants takes place on the first weekend of October. The highlight of the festival is the street carnival on the Saturday...
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Safari marathon Arusha

The fifth edition of the Safari Marathon. Several thousand participants will run in one of three races, the half marathon, the 10 km and the 5 km runs. Last year the starting point is the famous...
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Origins

Opens 8 April. An exhibition of work by primary school children inspired by the Olduvai pre-historic site in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The scientific-artistic workshops were organised by t...
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Ngorongoro half marathon

This half marathon is to raise funds for malaria protection and control. The seventh Race against Malaria is organised by Zara Charity, the Rift Valley Athletics Club and sponsored by the Ngorongor...
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Arusha African Film Festival

“Exhibition and Celebration of Africa on film” is one of the subtitles for the Arusha African Film Festival. The programme includes 70 films from 20 African and European countries. The...
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Lecture at Arusha's Museum of Natural History

A Brief Pre-History of Mankind. The evolution of technology. A lecture by Philippe Calliet, paleontologist from Nice archaeology in France about the prehistory of mankind before the invention of w...
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Agribusiness fair in Arusha

Tanzania's inaugural agribusiness fair is scheduled to take place at the Selian Agricultural Research Centre in Arusha on 8-9 June. The theme of the two-day agricultural expo is "Promoting Agribusi...
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Ngorongoro half marathon in Arusha

Over 200 domestic athletes are due to participate in the fifth consecutive edition of the Ngorongoro half marathon, taking place in Karatu, near Arusha, on 14 April. The annual race is being organi...
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Safari International Marathon

8 August 2010. The inaugural Safari International Marathon takes place in Arusha on 8 August. Under the slogan 'Let your running do the Talking', the event is being promoted as Arusha's answer to a si...
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Arusha International Cultural Diversity Festival

6-12 September 2010. The Arusha International Cultural Diversity Festival is an annual event that seeks to foster an awareness and appreciation between artists from different cultural backgrounds thro...
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Snooker tournament in Arusha

7-8 August 2010. Members of the Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club and their Arusha counterparts meet for a snooker tournament in Arusha to celebrate Nane Nan,
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Mt Meru Rally

7-8 Aug 2010. Drivers from across the country line up to take part in the annual Mt Meru Rally (formerly known as the Nane Nane Rally) organised by the Arusha Motor Sports Club. For information ab...