Tanzania

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...
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
In Southern Africa
Mar 17th, 2013
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Election monitors say that the constitutional referendum in Zimbabwe is ‘peaceful and credible’ The southern African regional bloc which brokered a coalition pact in Zimbabwe on Sunday handed the constitutional referendum a clean bill of health despite isolated incidents of violence ahead...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 3rd, 2013
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It’s taken more than four decades for Africa’s greatest author to talk about his experiences in the Biafran war, still one of Africa’s most tragic – and defining – conflicts. After the long wait, his book There Was a Country was always going to be a little anti-climactic. Still, AGHOGHO AKPOME and SI...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Feb 18th, 2013
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The East African Community will deploy a team of election observers during the March 4, 2013 Kenya general elections. This follows an invitation extended by the government of Kenya to the regional body to deploy a 40-member election observer mission. According to legislators of the East African Assem...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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By Edward Clay A Tanzanian journalist, who won an award for journalists of exceptional potential enabling him to work for British newspapers in 2009, gave evidence for the defendant in November 2012 in a libel trial in London brought by a Tanzanian media magnate, Reginald Mengi. Mr Mengi lost his lib...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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By Kris Berwouts I don’t know much about nightlife. Not in Belgium, not in Africa. Least of all do I know about nightlife in Rumonge, Burundi. But last week I was hanging around there with a pal from Belgium and we wanted to have a pint or two on Friday evening. It took us about […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 8th, 2013
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The Ethiopian Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has formally announced that its Commissioner, Ali Suleiman, has been elected a member of the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption. According to the Commission’s statement, Commissioner Ali was elected at the 20th regular meeting ...