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Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown

Jul 13 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organized criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency said.

Tanzania says does not know whether missing journalist is dead or alive

Jul 11 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania does not know whether a missing journalist who disappeared two years ago while investigating a series of murders of police and ruling party officials is dead or alive, the country's foreign minister was quoted on Thursday as saying.

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown 

Jul 10 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, July 10 Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency said.

President urges Tanzania's women to 'set ovaries free', have more babies to boost economy

Jul 10 2019

DAR es SALAAM President John Magufuli urged Tanzania's women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into a regional powerhouse, a step critics said would instead worsen inequality and poverty.

Tanzania says construction of LNG plant to start in 2022

May 28 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania expects a consortium of international oil companies to start building a long-delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in 2022, its energy minister said on Tuesday.

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution

May 20 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its North Mara mine.

Tanzania to offer 26 big game hunting blocks in new auction

May 13 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania plans to introduce a new auctioning system for big game hunting blocks next month, in a move aimed at enhancing transparency and curbing corruption in that part of the tourism industry.

Tanzania opposition activist found beaten, dumped in village

May 09 2019

DAR ES SALAAM A Tanzanian opposition activist has been found beaten and unconscious at a village in the country's southern highlands five days after unidentified people abducted him, stoking new fears of an opposition crackdown.

Tanzania makes $310 million advance payment for dam on heritage site

Apr 24 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania made an advance payment on Wednesday of $309.65 million to a joint venture of Egyptian companies for the construction of a hydropower dam on a UNESCO World Heritage site, despite strong opposition to the project from conservationists.

Tanzania denies blocking release of scathing IMF report

Apr 23 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania on Tuesday denied blocking the publication of a critical International Monetary Fund report that accuses President John Magufuli's government of undermining economic growth with "unpredictable and interventionist" policies.

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