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Dar Es Salaam News

One Stop Centre for Dar es Salaam port

The Dar es Salaam Port has launched the One Stop Centre (OSC) designed to increase efficiency by speeding up documentation and reduce the average time ships currently spend docked from nine to five da...
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Teachers divided over strike in Tanzania

Some of Tanzania's 200,000 primary and secondary school teachers began a strike for better working conditions on 30 July.  The striking teachers are demanding a more than 100 per cent increase...
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Kenya returns fossils to Tanzania

Kenya has returned thousands of hominid fossils taken from Tanzanian archaeological sites in the 1930s to the recently-expanded National Museum of Tanzania and the adjacent House of Culture in Dar es...
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Ferry disaster in Zanzibar

Three days of national mourning have been declared in Zanzibar after a Tanzanian ferry carrying an estimated 290 passengers capsized near the main island of Zanzibar on 18 July. The tragedy has lef...
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Swiss chocolate produced in Dar es Salaam

Swiss chocolate company Neuchatel Chocolate is to establish a facility at Dar es Salaam’s Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in September, when it will produce chocolates for export. The premium choc...
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Six-lane highway from Dar es Salaam to Chalinze

 The Tanzanian government plans to construct a six-lane 100-km expressway from Dar es Salaam to Chalinze to reduce congestion along the existing Morogoro Road, according to the deputy minister fo...
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Wild animals smuggled from Tanzania to Pakistan

An investigation into the alleged smuggling of large wild animals from Tanzania to Karachi in south Pakistan has been launched by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), after interventions fro...
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Dar es Salaam hosts Kagame Cup

Dar es Salaam is to host 2012 regional football club championship, popularly known as the Kagame Cup, from 14-29 July. The president of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations...
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ID cards for Dar es Salaam residents

  Tanzania’s National Identification Authority (NIDA) is preparing to register residents in the greater Dar es Salaam area for national identification cards at the end of June. The ex...
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Zimbabwe uses Dar es Salaam port

Zimbabwe has started moving a part of its trade through the port of Dar es Salaam according to the March monthly economic review of the Bank of Tanzania (BoT), which outlined increased efficiency at t...
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Tanzania suspends Serengeti officials after rhino killings

Four senior wildlife officials and 28 game wardens have been suspended after poachers killed two critically-endangered rhinos in Tanzania's Serengeti park, according to the country's minister for...
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Increased water supply to Dar es Salaam

Tanzania is undertaking a major project to lay new water pipes from the Lower Ruvu water plant to supply Dar es Salaam and coastal regions, as part of plans to expand the plant's processing capacity f...
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Coca-Cola expands in Tanzania

US-based soft drinks giant Coca-Cola, in conjunction with its Tanzanian bottling partners, has programmed $187 million investment in Tanzania over the next three years. The investments will go into...
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Postal codes for Dar es Salaam

The Dar es Salaam region is to introduce postal codes as part of Tanzania's National Policy on Posts, 2003. The project is being overseen by the Tanzanian Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (T...
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Tanzanians against train fare increases

A request by Tanzania Railways Limited (TRL) to increase train fares by 50 per cent for third class and 25 per cent for first and second classes has been rejected by stakeholders and members of the pu...
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Power crisis in Tanzania

The Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) said that water levels are decreasing at the country's hydro power plants, leaving the country to face a 133MW power deficit in its national grid. The...
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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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Traffic warden pilot project in Dar es Salaam

A traffic warden pilot scheme was launched by the municipal council in the Ilala district of Dar es Salaam on 31 March. Located south-east of the centre, Ilala is home to much of the city’s f...
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Ultra-modern private hospital for Dar es Salaam

The Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) in Dar es Salaam is to build an eight-storey first class hospital for specialist private treatment, according to the country's health minister Hadji Mponda. Th...
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Dar es Salaam begins DART terminal

Construction of the Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit (DART) bus terminal has begun following the demolition of 53 houses in Gerezani, in the city’s Kariakoo district, to make way for the terminal....
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