Tanzânia

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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-21 12:28:15
PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan is expected to grace the National Cultural Festival at the Majimaji Stadium in Ruvuma Region next month. The event has been organised by the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Sports in collaboration with Drum Beats. The Deputy Minister for Culture, Arts and Sports, Hamis Mwinjuma unveiled this at the Museum Village in Dar es Salaam yesterday, adding that the weeklong festival is expected to open doors in the cultural, tourism and economic sectors. “We hope it will be a unique festival compared to the previous two concerts, as the weeklong event is twice the duration of the previous ones that will commence on July 20,” he pointed out. According to the Deputy Minister, this year’s event will go along with the Selebuka Majimaji festival which has been held in Ruvuma for ten years now. He further expressed his hope that the festival will be sustainable and...
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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-21 04:01:27
DAR ES SALAAM — THE US Embassy in Dar es Salaam, in partnership with the US Department of State will host an open competition for private sector and/ or civil society organizations to submit applications to support innovative solutions to boost civic participation and bolster media literacy and information integrity in Tanzania. The Embassy’s Counselor for Public Diplomacy, Jeanne Clark stated up to three organizations will be selected as winners of the Challenge and will receive funding totaling 250,000 US dollars (about 653m/-). She made the statement at the AidData/REPOA event to launch the “Investing in Tanzania’s People” survey report. “We invite technologists and change makers from across Tanzania to submit their applications to present their proposals and solutions to an audience of government, civil society and private sector stakeholders,” she noted. Up to eight organizations will be selected to demonstrate their technology to a panel of judges, with up...
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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-20 19:28:50
DODOMA — Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has outlined eight measures the government intends to implement to ensure the safety and security of people with albinism. The Premier made the announcement in Parliament on Thursday while presenting the government’s statement on child protection following the murder of Asimwe Novart, a two-year-old child with albinism from Bulamula village, Muleba district in Kagera region. The government is preparing a national plan to prevent violence against people with albinism (NAP) in collaboration with the Tanzania Albinism Society (TAS) and other stakeholders. Additionally, a meeting of all Regional Commissioners in Mainland Tanzania will be held on July 3, 2024, aimed at establishing joint strategies for the protection of people with albinism. The efforts will include providing education to the public against violence to people with disabilities as well as those living with albinism. This will be intensified through Social Welfare Officers, Community Development Officers, and...
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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-20 10:50:18
Tanzania is poised to generate between 349,886 and 654,787 new jobs in the next 2024/25 financial year, based on the 49.35tri/- national budget tabled recently by Finance Minister Dr Mwigulu Nchemba. The budget, which has increased by 11.2 percent from the previous financial year’s 44tri/-, prioritises sectors with significant employ- ment implications. By analysing key budget areas and their potential impact on job projections using metrics from the budget and a formula derived from a study published in the International Journal of Management and Economics, one can assess the employment effects of public investment in infrastructure sectors, particularly in low-income developing countries (LIDCs) like Tanzania. The formula for estimating job creation involves multiplying the investment amount (in million US dol- lars) by sector specific job creation coefficients (jobs per million US dollars). In LIDCs, public investment typically generates 16-30 jobs per million US dollars, reflecting the high labour intensity and...
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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-20 00:51:07
Samia Suluhu Hassan has urged all Muslims and citizens across the country to embrace peace, unity and love one another as they celebrate Eid- Al- Adha. “I wish you a happy Eid -Al -Adha. May the celebration be with a good day to all of us, featured by peace, unity and love to our neighbours, relatives, friends and all others who need our generosity,” Dr Samia on Monday wrote in her X account. Adding “May God accepts our prayers, forgive our sins and lead us to good deeds, truth, justice and professionalism by being accountable to him and fellow citizens.” Muslims in Tanzania on Monday joined the rest around the world to celebrate Eid- Al-Adha, which commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God. In his devotion to God, Ibrahim agreed to follow his dream and perform the sacrifice. However, God intervened...
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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-19 13:47:08
In an effort to address the dollar shortage in the country, the Central Bank of Tanzania (BoT) sold a total of 155.8 million US dollars to various banks between January and April 2024. Deputy Minister of State in the President’s Office (Finance and Plan- ning), Mr Juma Makungu Juma, stated that the sales were conducted through the Inter-Bank Foreign Ex- change Market (IFEM) to increase the liquidity of the US dollar and facilitate imports of various products and services from abroad. “Under this program, 18 local banks have ben- efited, with a focus on oil (20.35 per cent), business (24.4 per cent), and industry (6.16 per cent),” he recently mentioned. He unveiled other strategies being implemented to address the USD shortage, such as promoting forex bureau de change. Also read: https://dailynews.co.tz/bot-injects-100-million-us-dollars-to-prop-up-shilling/ By April this year, BoT had issued 21 licenses with 100 branches, compared to 12 licenses with 81 branches...
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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-19 01:28:34
Zanzibar — THE Zanzibar First Vice-President, Othman Masoud Othman on Monday reiterated government’s commitment to improving business environment to enable foreign investors to expand their operations in the country. The First Vice-President made the statement when gracing the 10th anniversary of the Golden Tulip Hotels – Africa here in the Isles. “The government stays committed to implementing reforms with a focus on legislation, incentives and infrastructures to attract foreign investments. Our aim is to make Zanzibar the best country for investment and as tourists’ destination,” Mr Othman said. ALSO READ: Authority goes for favourable environment for investors He told the gathering at the event coloured by acrobatic and music entertainments at the ‘Golden Tulip Hotel- Airport Zanzibar that the Isles has still many untold interesting stories and heritage sites that could be used to attract more visitors to learn about the country. In the course, he challenged the Golden Tulip...
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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-18 14:03:54
Mwanza — PARENTS and guardians here in Mwanza Region have been urged to take their children with special needs to school so that they can access education. The reminder was issued on Monday by Mwanza City Council Education Officer for Special, Early and Primary Education, Ms Zakiah Ahmed during the celebration of the African Child Day. She said the government has put in place a good strategy for the identification of children with special needs. However, she urged that identifying them is key step in enabling education stakeholders, especially in supporting and placing them where they deserve to be. “Parents should not hide their children, because we as stakeholders in education and in the government in general can reach them and identify challenges they face …so that proper assistance could be given accordingly,” she pointed out. Influencing- Advocacy and Communications Manager of the Plan International Tanzania, Ms Cecilia Bosco, said...
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Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-18 03:33:44
Zanzibar — ZANZIBAR President Hussein Mwinyi has reaffirmed the government’s determination to improve infrastructures including roads and airports, to pave way for investments in the Islands. Speaking at the reopening of a Five Star Hotel in Matemwe coastal Village, Unguja North region over the weekend, Dr Mwinyi mentioned the Pemba Airport, currently being developed as an International Airport to attract bigger planes to use the facility. “We are committed to bringing changes in infrastructures to boost businesses in Pemba including tourism. This is an opportunity for investors,” Dr Mwinyi said at the event attended by senior ministers and other dignitaries. Dr Mwinyi said that the government has already signed a contract for the development of Pemba Airport, so that it can start receiving international airlines. He also talked about the major improvements of Abeid Aman Karume International Airport (AAKIA) after the construction of Terminal III. “It has been doing well...
Tanzânia, All Africa, Inglês
2024-06-17 17:45:17
President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Monday extended greetings on the occasion of Eid Al Adha to all Muslim, calling on people to exercise peace, unity, love among themselves as well as showing hospitality to those in need. “I wish you all a happy Eid Al Adha. May it be a good day to us all, full of peace, unity and love for neighbors, brothers, relatives, friends and all who need our hospitality,” she wrote on her X account (formally Twitter). “May the LORD accept the prayers and forgive the sins of His people,” she added. “May our merciful Allah, accept our prayers, forgive us our transgressions, continue to hold our hands and guide us in goodness, truth, justice and excellence in serving him and our colleagues. Eid al-Adha Mubarak,” President Samia wrote. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, is a major holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide for three to...
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