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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 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
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 24th, 2011
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Dar es Salaam – The death toll from severe flooding in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam has risen to 38, local authorities said on Friday. “More bodies continue to be retrieved in various parts of the city that were affected by floods,” Dar es Salaam Regional Commissi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 21st, 2011
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At least four people were killed in flash floods that hit many parts of Dar es Salaam Tuesday, with the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) issuing an alert over more heavy rains in coastal areas. The Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Said Mecky Sadick, confirmed the four deaths after cha...