Dar es Salaam

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 30th, 2013
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The death toll from the collapse of a building in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam has climbed to 17, a senior government official said on Saturday. The building of more than 12 storeys, which had been under construction, collapsed on Friday morning near a mosque in the Kariakoo dist...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 7th, 2012
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By Polycarp Machira The Political Platform Reporter Dar es Salaam. Just a day after the Americans went to the ballot box to decide who will lead the World Superpower for the next four years; a cross section of Tanzanians has expressed mixed feelings on what the election means to Tanzania. Some say Pr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Tanzania
Nov 2nd, 2012
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Muslim protesters clashed with police in Tanzania’s commercial capital on Friday during a protest over the arrest of a hardline Islamic cleric, witnesses said. Police fired tear gas and at least 30 people were arrested. Similar demonstrations have erupted sporadically over the last few weeks, r...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 23rd, 2012
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By Tom Savory and Subiro Mwapinga Things are changing in Tanzania. Large gas finds off the country’s coastline look set to shake up a country generally considered in continental economic analysis as stable but unexciting. With big players entering the Tanzanian market, the country finds itself the to...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 7th, 2012
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TANZANIA has secured a 1.2 billion US dollars loan to finance the construction of a 230-kms natural gas pipeline linking Mtwara gas fields and Dar es Salaam. The agreement to that effect was signed in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday and witnessed by Prime Minister, Mr Mizengo Pinda and the visiting Chines...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 30th, 2012
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Tanzanian teachers went on strike on Monday to push for better pay joining doctors in demanding higher salaries as rising costs of living threaten to stoke social tension. Many public schools across Tanzania were forced to suspend classes as teachers stayed at home. The teachers’ strike comes o...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 21st, 2012
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Tanzania’s government has halted rescue operations for a ferry accident that appears to have killed 146 people. Government official Ali Juma Shamhuna said 69 passengers were confirmed dead and 77 were still missing, but the rescue efforts were called off because it was unlikely to still find any pass...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 19th, 2012
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At least 28 people have been confirmed dead while some 108 others are still missing after a passenger ferry, whose name is yet to be established, capsized yesterday at Chumbe Island in Zanzibar. In Zanzibar, it is known as Mv Karama Starlet, while the Surface and Marine Transport Authority (Sumatra) ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 26th, 2012
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Dar es Salaam – Forty-two migrants from Malawi were found dead in a truck in central Tanzania, having perished from asphyxiation, Deputy Interior Minister Pereira Silima said on Tuesday. “They died of suffocation and had no food,” Silima said. “There were more than 100 people ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2012
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Thirty-five passengers and four crew members aboard a Dash 8-300 aircraft belonging to Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) escaped death yesterday when the plane skidded off the run way at Kigoma airport while taking-off for Dar es Salaam via Tabora. However, aviation officials confirmed that the acc...