Arusha

Arusha is an attractive city nestled on the lush southern slopes of Mount Meru in northern Tanzania. It is the tourism and safari capital of the country and has good road and air links to Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. The city The city is also the headquarters of the flagging East African Community...

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Arusha tackles traffic congestion

A number of busy two-way thoroughfares in Arusha are soon to be changed into one-way streets as part of efforts to decongest the traffic-clogged city centre. The biggest initial changes will affect...
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Major loans for Arusha-Holili highway

The road project connecting Arusha with Voi in Kenya has received two major loans totalling $232.5m from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The loans constitute almost 90 per cent of the total pr...
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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 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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Dodoma linked to Great North Road via Arusha

Upgrading work has begun on the Dodoma to Mayamaya road in central Tanzania. The country's prime minister Mizengo Pinda inaugurated the 44 km stretch, which is being surfaced with tarmac, on 12 Novemb...
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Dodoma linked to Great North Road via Arusha

Upgrading work has begun on the Dodoma to Mayamaya road in central Tanzania. The country's prime minister Mizengo Pinda inaugurated the 44 km stretch, which is being surfaced with tarmac, on 12 Novemb...
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Arusha airport to open for regional flights

Some international flights will be able to use Arusha municipal airport (ARK) according to an annoucement by the Tanzanian government made at the recent Karibu Tourism Trade Fair. Regional flights...
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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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Arusha to Kilimanjaro road upgrade

A feasibility study for the widening of the highway between Arusha and Kilimanjaro international airport is in its final stages, according to the Tanzania Roads Agency. The project involves wideni...
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Arusha police provide training for motorcyclists

Police in Arusha are offering road training for motorcyclists in a bid to improve safety on local roads, the Arusha Times reports. Drivers of two-wheel vehicles are being given instruction in basi...
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Arusha to Namanga road upgrade delayed

The expansion and rehabilitation of the road linking Arusha to the northern town of Namanga on the border with Kenya has run into delays partly due to what the contractor has described as the
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Air Tanzania introduces daily Dar-Arusha flights

State-owned Air Tanzania has introduced a daily flight from Dar es Salaam to Arusha airport to boost revenue for the struggling airline. The move puts the carrier in direct competition with private co...
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Fly540 launches Kilimanjaro-Serengeti service.

Kenyan low-cost airline Fly540 is to launch daily direct flights between Kilimanjaro international airport and the Serengeti national park on Tanzania
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New traffic lights in Arusha.

Arusha is to get its second set of traffic lights nearly two years after the first set was installed at the Sanawari junction at the northern end of Simon Boulevard,
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Arusha-Moshi road upgrade.

Travel by road between the northern towns of Moshi and Arusha could become quicker and safer under plans to expand the present two-lane highway, the Tanzania roads agency (TANROADS) has said. The pr...
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Speed humps in Arusha.

Speed humps are to be installed on roads in and around Arusha as part of efforts to improve traffic safety in the area.
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Squatters ordered to leave Arusha airport.

People living illegally within the confines of Arusha airport have until 31 March to vacate the area, airport manager Esther Dede has said. The relocation involves residents of ten homes, which will b...
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KLM increases capacity to Tanzania.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has introduced a 425-seat Boeing 777-300 ER on the popular Amsterdam - Kilimanjaro - Dar es Salaam route on Fridays and Sundays, increasing the carrier
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