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Italian ambassador killed in attack on UN convoy in DR Congo

Luca Attanasio and a carabiniere were killed in an attack north of Goma in eastern DRC. Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, and Italian carabiniere military police...
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Hundreds of fossilized human footprints give clues of ancient African traditions

The footprints date back 5,760 to 19,100 years ago and the discovery sheds light on what life looked like back in ancient Africa. This is the largest collection of fossilized footprints discovered t...
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5 things do while in Arusha

Arusha rests on the hills of Mount Meru, a patch of urbanization surrounded by endless plains of stunning wildlife scenery that marks Tanzania. The city is a delightful tale of the African story, surr...
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The Knowledge Art Festival in Arusha

The Knowledge Art & Networking festival, hosted in Arusha was a success. The festival saw decent participation from the public, euphoria that culminated in street processions around the city. Fr...
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Top Shopping Malls in Arusha

Arusha, Tanzania, is one of the most beautiful places to explore on the Black Continent. Home to many exciting activities and attractions for both locals and visitors here are top 5 shopping spots in...
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Arusha Women Unite to Improve Tourism and Uplift Communities

Tanzania is one of the most picturesque countries on the African continent and home to magnificent tourist attractions such as the Serengeti National Park, Olduvai Gorge, and Mafia Island. As much as...
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5 Favorite Foodie Destinations Worth Visiting in Arusha

Situated at the foot of the awe-inspiring Mount Meru, Arusha is probably best known for its majestic natural scenery, its bustling markets, and its somewhat tumbledown colonial building standing proud...
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Gran Meliá Makes Long-Awaited Debut in Arusha

World-renowned Spanish hotel brand Gran Meliá Hotel & Resorts finally opened their first establishment in Africa. The Gran Meliá Arusha opened its doors on 01 September this year and boasts 171 ro...
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How to get to Arusha from Dar es Salaam and Nairobi

Arusha, the main gateway to Serengeti and the Tanzanian Maasai Mara, it’s among the most popular Tanzanian destinations for safari lovers. Getting to Arusha may prove quite difficult as there are no...
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Arusha villages to get electricity

Tanzania's Rural Energy Agency to supply villages in Arusha area. Tanzania Electrical supply company TANESCO has announced that it will provide electricity to 58 villages in the Arusha area, connecti...
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Tanzania opens first geopark

Tanzania is launching its first geopark with the creation of the 12,000sq-km Ngorongoro-Lengai Geopark in the north of the country, in an effort to attract geology-based tourism. The landscape of the...
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Identity cards for Maasai in northern Tanzania

Electronic identification for communities in Ngorongoro. Maasai pastoral communities living within the confines of north Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) are to be issued with electronic...
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African Court in Arusha celebrates 10 years

Symposium to mark decade of African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) in Arusha celebrates its tenth anniversary with a two-day symposium o...
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Tanzania combats poaching with drones

Pilot scheme introduced in Tarangire National Park near Arusha. The Tanzania goverment has sanctioned the use of drones in Tarangire National Park in an aerial surveillance battle against poachers...
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Tanzania orders foreign livestock to leave Arusha region

Drought leads to livestock trespassing into national parks in Arusha area. The Tanzanian government has ordered that the estimated five million livestock that have crossed into Tanzania's northern...
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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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Lake Victoria water unsafe to drink

Polluted Lake Victoria has become breeding ground for disease. The millions of people using Lake Victoria as a source of drinking water are at risk of diseases such as cholera, typhoid and dysenter...
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Rwandan genocide tribunal to close in Arusha

International court in Arusha dissolved after 20 years. The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha is being formally dissolved on 31 December, 20 years after it was established...
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Tanzania jails Chinese poachers for 20 years

Tanzanian president gets tough with poachers. Tanzania sentenced four Chinese men to 20 years in jail each, on 18 December, after they were convicted of smuggling rhino horns. In addition the four...
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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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