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Arusha hosts major conference on birds

 The 13th Pan-African Ornithological Congress takes place at the Corridor Springs Hotel in Arusha from 14-21 October. This year's meeting will discuss African bird conservation, focusing in pa...
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Swahili teachers for work in Uganda

Dr Shukuru Kawambwa, the Tanzanian Minister of Education and Vacation Training, recently welcomed with enthusiasm the suggestion of their neighbouring country Uganda to import Swahili teachers from Ta...
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Arusha to host major diabetes congress

Arusha is hosting an international summit aimed at addressing ways of improving life for people living with diabetes and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs), from 25-28 July. The inaugural Afric...
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Kenyan University inaugurates Arusha Campus

The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has officially launched its Arusha Centre at the beginning of July 2012. Short Executive Courses for executives and senior officers in gov...
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Arusha airport reopens

Arusha’s municipal airport (ARK) has fully reopened for business following the completion of major expansion works overseen by the Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA). The renovations at the ai...
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Arusha’s ICTR convicts Rwandan genocide leader

The Arusha-based International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has sentenced former Rwandan military officer Ildephonse Nizeyimana to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of involvement in t...
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Arusha airport to reopen in July

 Arusha’s municipal airport (ARK) partly-reopened in mid-June and is expected to reopen fully from 10 July after undergoing major expansion works. Tanzania’s largest carrier Precis...
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Work to begin on Arusha-Voi-Mombasa highway in 2013

Construction of a four-lane dual carriageway connecting Arusha in Tanzania with Voi in southern Kenya is to begin in 2013. The East Africa Community (EAC) is overseeing the $560 million project to...
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Arusha’s ICTR transfers to IRMCT

The activities of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) are to be transferred to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunal (IRMCT) in Arusha from 1 July. The ICTR w...
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AfDB funds construction of Arusha road

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is funding the construction of the 120-km Namanga-Arusha-Moshi-Holili road in Rombo district in north-eastern Tanzania. Situated in the Kilimanjaro region near the...
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Surge in cell phone users in Tanzania

The number of mobile phone users in Tanzania is expected to grow from the current 21 million to over 36 million by 2015, according to a report from UK-based independent analysts Business Monitor Inter...
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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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African Development Bank Group to meet in Arusha

The annual meetings of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) take place in Arusha from 28 May - 1 June, with the theme "Africa and the Emerging Global Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities"....
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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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Gender equality in Arusha

A series of activities to mark Gender Week are planned in Arusha from 5-9 March. The week-long event coincides with the World International Women's Day on 8 March, and UNiTE to End Violence against Wo...
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UN Genocide Tribunal archives to remain in Arusha

The archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) are to remain in Arusha, following a decision by the United Nations Security Council.The ICTR confirmed that the archives would be...
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UN Genocide Tribunal archives to remain in Arusha

The archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) are to remain in Arusha, following a decision by the United Nations Security Council. The ICTR confirmed that the archives woul...
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Gender equality in Arusha

A series of activities to mark Gender Week are planned in Arusha from 5-9 March. The week-long event coincides with the World International Women's Day on 8 March, and UNiTE to End Violence against Wo...
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Cattle rustling decreases in Tanzania

There has been a sharp decline in cattle rustling in Tanzania, according to figures released by the National Stock Theft Unit (STPU). There were 4,428 cases of cattle rustling reported last year, r...
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Increased wildlife poaching in Tanzania

An increasing amount of animals are being poached in the protected areas under the jurisdiction of Tanapa, the authority charged with managing Tanzania
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