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EAC hosts former German president

Horst Kohler, the former president of Germany, is to attend a high level East African Community (EAC) roundtable discussion in Arusha on 16 June. The summit takes place at 14.00 in the Thembo Hall of...
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Meru deforestation report

A report on the deforestation of the Meru forest reserve due to human activity has been published by Tanzania
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Karibu travel and tourism fair in Arusha

The annual Karibu travel and tourism fair takes place in Arusha from 3-5 June. Billed as one of the largest tourism events in east Africa, 300 companies, mainly from Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda...
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Cyber crime prevention conference in Arusha

The second Forensic Conference for Africa takes place in Arusha from 24-26 May in response to efforts to curb the increase of online crimes across the continent as well as in the east African region....
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Arusha launches Think Asia campaign

The Tanzanian government has launched a campaign entitled "Think Asia" which is aimed at attracting tourists from Asia. Tanzania hopes that the strategy might attract at least 50,000 visitors out of t...
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Scientists exhume Laetoli footprints near Arusha

International experts have begun exhuming a famous set of 3.6 million-year-old human footprints from an ancient river bed at Laetoli near the Ngorongoro Crater conservation area 250km east of Arus...
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World Bank offers to help re-route Serengeti road

The Tanzanian branch of the World Bank has confirmed that it is ready to help Tanzania in financing an alternative southern route for the controversial $480 million Arusha-Musoma highway through Senap...
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South Africa appoints ambassador to EAC

South Africa becomes the latest country to send an envoy to represent it at the East African Community (EAC) headquarters in Arusha. The South African ambassador to Tanzania, Henry Thanduyise Chiliza,...
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Arusha to channel water from Lake Duluti

The Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sewage Authority (AUWSA) intends to channel water into Arusha from Lake Duluti in the Meru district. The water authority stated that it is taking the measure to m...
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Controversy continues over Serengeti road

Despite pressure from international environmental groups the Tanzanian government is pushing ahead with its construction plans for the 480 km Arusha-Musoma commercial highway through the Serengeti nat...
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Mount Meru Hotel reopens

Mount Meru Hotel was reopened by Tanzania
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Precision Air suspends flight to Arusha airport

Precision Air has announced the suspension of its flights into Arusha airport during work on the runway, which starts on 15 December and will last at least two months. During this period the Tanzanian...
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East African Community gets anthem

An anthem to be played at all formal occasions of the East African Community has finally been approved by the five EAC nations
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Arusha conference examines agricultural data

The East African Community (EAC) and the United Nation
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Studying biomass production in Arusha

Energy experts meet in Arusha on 10 November to discuss ways to encourage the use of briquettes to substitute charcoal and wood fuel, used widely in cooking throughout Sub-Sahara Africa. The six-d...
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Teachers protest in Arusha

Anti-riot police in Arusha were called out on 14 October to disperse primary school teachers protesting about the non-payment of their insurance claims. About 50 teachers demonstrated in the central C...
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Hot air balloons banned from Serengeti

Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) has suspended the operation of hot air balloons in the Serengeti national park. The decision comes in the aftermath of the recent hot air balloon crash-landi...
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Arusha’s Food for Education programme

The World Food Program (WFP) is co-ordinating the Food for Education initiative which is helping up to 200,000 school children in six districts of Arusha and Manyara in northern Tanzania. Pupils i...
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Arusha's EABC holds conference on pirated goods

Business leaders and government officials from east Africa are gathering at a two day summit arranged by the Arusha-based East African Business Council (EABC) to discuss the increasing problem of illi...


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