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United Republic of Tanzania

Floods render 600 homeless in Hanang

By Mariam Juma - Katesh Members of more than 50 households in Katesh have been adversely affected by the ongoing heavy downpours. The gushing waters have also submerged nearly 1000 acres of farms, destroying…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
27 Feb 2016

Uganda

Mwinyi leads Uganda elections observer team

By Staff Writer Retired Head of State in the second phase government, Ally Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead a team of election observers to be deployed by the East African Community to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
06 Feb 2016

United Republic of Tanzania

‘Stone-age’ Hadza face critical food shortage

By Arusha Times Correspondent The hunter-gatherer Hadzabe tribe living on the shores of the remote and semi-arid Lake Eyasi are facing critical food shortage once again. Those living at Dumanga village, Eshkesh ward in Mbulu district, Manyara region…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
06 Feb 2016

United Republic of Tanzania

Polio vaccination on children to continue

By Arusha Times Correspondent Vaccination of children against polio would continue although the last case of the crippling disease was reported in the country nearly 20 years ago, a senior official of the ministry of Health and…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
16 Jan 2016

United Republic of Tanzania

Kilimanjaro steps up measures against cholera

By Arusha Times Correspondent Kilimanjaro region has stepped up several measures to contain cholera, a water-borne communicable disease which has lately wreaked havoc in various regions, killing at least 100. The regional commissioner Amos Makala has ordered local…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
19 Nov 2015

United Republic of Tanzania

Flood-prone Mto-wa-Mbu builds culvert against El-Nino

By Hazla Quire Mto-wa-Mbu Ward, usually susceptible to deadly floods, has just solved one of the problems affecting the area during rainy seasons; the bridge across the river running through Migombani Village. A large, square concrete culvert…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
18 Sep 2015

United Republic of Tanzania

Water shortage continues despite area’s heavy rains

The ongoing long rains in Arusha have not helped much to save the city from acute water shortages that have plagued the precinct for over four months now. Previously, the Arusha Urban Water Supply Authority (AUWSA), through…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
27 Apr 2015

United Republic of Tanzania

Kahe villagers trek 10 km to draw water in Kenya

By Arusha Times Correspondent Trekking to a neighbouring country in search of scarce water may now be history for residents of Kahe village in Rombo district, Kilimanjaro region, thanks to a major water supply project. Besides Kahe, the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
13 Apr 2015

United Republic of Tanzania

Water finally comes to Kiteto village

By Arusha Times correspondent Initially there was no water at all. The villagers had to trek many kilometres in search of the precious liquid for domestic use and for their livestock. For years the situation remained grim for…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
12 Apr 2015

United Republic of Tanzania

Easter rains wreak havoc in Meru

By Hazla Quire Massive storms have hit hard the Ambureti and Shangarai villages in Meru District, destroying farms and houses and causing great losses to the local residents. The storms seem to be a curtain raiser to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
06 Apr 2015

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