Dar Es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is an elusive city, and never so much as when you are a foreigner. It is not a capital city but it feels like one. It is not a tourist centre but its modern hotels host many visitors, always on their way to somewhere else. It is part bustling port, part white-sand beaches. It is an old...

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Tanzania gets free secondary schooling

Tanzania's private schools told to reduce fees. From January all children in Tanzania will have access to free primary and secondary school education, as part of a major overhaul of the education s...
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Tanzania drops English as language of instruction in schools

Tanzanian schools to teach through Swahili Tanzania is to replace English with Swahili as the language of instruction in the country’s schools, as part of a major shake-up of its primary and...
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Teachers divided over strike in Tanzania

Some of Tanzania's 200,000 primary and secondary school teachers began a strike for better working conditions on 30 July.  The striking teachers are demanding a more than 100 per cent increase...
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Tanzania Standard targets students in Dar.

The Tanzania Standard (Newspapers) Limited (TSN), which publishes the