Tanzania

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
In Article
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
In Article
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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Feb 7th, 2013
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At least 53 people have died in a road accident north of the Zambian capital, Lusaka. Reports suggest that a bus taking passengers from a mining district to the capital collided with an oncoming truck. The bus, operated by the Zambian Postal Service, was on its way from the Copperbelt mining province...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 4th, 2013
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By Kris Berwouts The civil war in Burundi now lies several years behind us. Since November 2003, when the CNDD-FDD integrated the transitional institutions, the rebels and the regular armed forces integrated their troops into a new national army. The country has had two elections which brought back m...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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Ethiopia coach Sewnet Bishaw has shrugged off his side’s underdog status on the eve of their return to the finals of the African Nations Cup for the first time in more than 30 years. The lowest-ranked of all the finalists at 110 in the FIFA rankings, Ethiopia won the tournament in 1962 but have...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 14th, 2013
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Arusha — THOUGH human trafficking cases involving people from the Horn of Africa are rife in Arusha, it is rare for local culprits who act as conduits to be arraigned. Five Tanzanians have been sentenced to serve five years in prison for failure to pay the required individual fines of 5m/- each after...