Tanzania

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By; Kiflu Hussain When you live in East Africa In the vicinity of Kenya; When you collate Books like IT’s OUR TURN TO EAT With what you see in flesh Where democratically elected MPs Pass draconian Bills Just to piss of those Who coveted their turn To gorge themselves; Then you know Kenya’s vibrancy I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2013
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In September President Kikwete of Tanzania was among ten African leaders to attend a meeting in New York organised by President Obama for heads of state and civil society organisations committed to promoting good governance. The meeting also called for the scrapping of regulations which hinder the pe...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burundi
Aug 6th, 2013
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  The U.S. State Department closed its embassies in four sub-Saharan African nations as part of a heightened security alert, days before the 15th anniversary of al-Qaida’s bombings of American diplomatic missions in Kenya and Tanzania. Those two embassies targeted in the Aug. 7, 1998 attac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Adriane Kriesch/Im, D&W analysis Obama’s one week trip to Africa is now over. Africans’ initial enthusiasm for him has evaporated and some even believe his commitment to the continent is less intense than his predecessors. Traditional dancers welcomed the U.S. president on his arri...
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Jul 2nd, 2013
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By Jim Kouri While President Barack Obama and his family are touring southern Africa, on Monday Somalia’s government issued an ultimatum that demands Kenyan security forces posted in the port city of Kismayo, as part of an African Union force, be removed. The Kenyan counterterrorism units, who invade...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2013
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This week my regular Monday commentary is presented in the form of a “flash drama” on Obama (a sub-genre of theatrical play sometimes described as a “ten minute one-act play”). The scene is a barbershop somewhere in Africa. Two young African college friends are talking soccer as they await their turn...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 21st, 2013
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(WASHINGTON DC) – The following is an open memo to President Barack Obama on the eve of his second visit to Africa   Your Excellency,   Shortly, you and your family will board Air Force One and head to Africa, on a journey that will take you to Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa. Duri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2013
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Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus began slaughtering the Tutsis in the African country of Rwanda. As the brutal killings continued, the world stood idly by and just watched the slaughter. Lasting 100 days, the Rwanda genocide left approximately 800,000 Tutsis and Hutu sympathizers dead. Who Are the H...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 12th, 2013
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By Gasasira, Sweden Reliable Information obtained by Umuvugizi confirms that Kagame’s intelligence outfit continue to heighten their subversive activities of abducting Gen Stanislas Bigaruka, who was the in charge of combat operations in FDRL and deputy commander to General Sylvestre Mudacumura. This...
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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...