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 tough with poachers

Tanzanian president tells security forces to pursue wildlife poachers. Tanzanian president John Magufuli has ordered the security forces to tackle the well-armed criminal networks behind the illlic...
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Water systems inspected in Dar es Salaam

The government has ordered the National Environment Management Council (NEMC) to carry out an inspection of water facilities in high-rise buildings in Dar es Salaam. The measure is designed to ensure...
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Dar es Salaam to poison Indian House Crows

People in Dar es Salaam have been advised to avoid Indian House Crows as the city undertakes its latest attempt to eradicate the growing number of birds. The crows are being killed with food laced...
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Tanzania calls for desalinisation investment for Dar es Salaam

The Tanzanian government has called on investors to assist with its plan to purify sea water from the Indian Ocean, converting it into drinking water for residents of Dar es Salaam. The government...
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Increased water supply for Dar es Salaam

The Tanzanian government has allocated some 653bn/- to boost water supply to Dar es Salaam by 2013. The deputy minister for water Gerson Lwenge said that the government was implementing a programme...
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New refuse trucks for Dar es Salaam

Four refuse trucks have been donated to the Kinondoni district in Dar es Salaam by an environmental agency. The vehicles are worth $300,000 and were a gift from the Ecology Protection Company (ECO)....
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Serengeti road debate continues

A debate in Dar es Salaam about the construction of the Serengeti highway aired conflicting opinions between the tourist operators, against the road, and the Maasai and Kurya communities, which suppor...
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Changes to Tanzania’s hunting rules

New regulations governing the allocation of Tanzanian hunting areas or "blocks" and their increased prices have been announced by the government. The new scheme will see the amount of blocks raised fr...
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Save the Serengeti Day

The first Serengeti International Day on 19 March set up a series of new initiatives to stop the Tanzanian government building a road through the Serengeti Park. Italy, Germany and Australia are now...
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Kihansi Toad population doubles in Dar es Salaam

Following the return of the critically endangered Kihansi Spray Toads from specialist zoos in the United States to Tanzania two months ago, their numbers in the University of Dar es Salaam
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Kihansi Toad population doubles in Dar es Salaam

Following the return of the critically endangered Kihansi Spray Toads from specialist zoos in the United States to Tanzania two months ago, their numbers in the University of Dar es Salaam
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Kihansi Toad population doubles in Dar es Salaam

Following the return of the critically endangered Kihansi Spray Toads from specialist zoos in the United States to Tanzania two months ago, their numbers in the University of Dar es Salaam
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Barclays Bank Invest in Eco-friendly Charcoal Production

Barclays Bank Tanzania, in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has invested almost 1.5 billion Tanzanian shillings in projects related to environmentally-friendly charcoal production in t...
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EU mission in Dar es Salaam to plant trees

The delegation of the European Union (EU) in Tanzania has pledged to plant over 5,000 trees a year to offset its annual carbon emissions, the local Guardian newspaper reports. Quoting a statement i...
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Water price regulations in Dar es Salaam

The Tanzanian government has announced plans to regulate water prices in Dar es Salaam to guarantee equal access for all. Under the proposals the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (E...
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Climate change conference in Dar es Salaam

Representatives of governmental and inter-governmental agencies, research institutions and non-governmental organisations are to gather in Dar es Salaam from 24-27 February to explore how local commun...
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Fundraising walk for the environment

Rotarians, representatives of the business and diplomatic communities, ordinary citizens and Tanzania
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Dar bus rapid transit system

Dar es Salaam could soon have a bus rapid transit system along the lines of the one running in Lagos after the government paved the way for construction of the necessary infrastructure,
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Local drivers register for FIA Tanzanian rally

15 Tanzanian drivers are expected to sign on for Kenol/Kobil Tanzanian Rally scheduled in Dar es Salaam on 19-21 February. In the last two years only three Tanzanian nationals competed in the FIA (F...

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