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Tag Archives: Tanzania

Tanzania grills WHO representative over Ebola statement

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania has summoned the top World Health Organisation official in the country to explain a statement it issued on the country’s handling of suspected Ebola cases, the government spokesman said. The UN health agency issued a rare rebuke on Saturday in a lengthy statement detailing how Tanzania ...

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Tanzania agrees $1.7bn financing deal with World Bank

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania has agreed a new $1.7 billion financing deal with the World Bank to fund various projects during fiscal year 2019/20, its finance ministry said. The agreement, which is comprised of low-interest loans and grants, includes a $400m loan for education and $300m for a poverty reduction ...

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World Bank scraps plan to loan Tanzania $300mn

NAIROBI: The World Bank has scrapped a plan to loan Tanzania $300 million after the country reaffirmed its policy of banning pregnant girls from school and recently made it a crime to question official statistics, a bank official said on Wednesday. The Washington-based lender decided against presenting the education program ...

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Egypt to help Tanzania build huge dam on Rufiji River

CAIRO: An Egyptian leading construction company has won a tender to design and build a huge dam on Tanzania’s Rufiji River, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement on Sunday. The government-run Arab Contractors has been assigned to build Stiegler’s Gorge dam considered by Tanzania as one of the most ...

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Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped by gunmen in Tanzania

NAIROBI: Africa’s youngest billionaire was kidnapped by gunmen from a gymnasium in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he ...

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