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Tanzania population census slated for August 23

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan announced on Friday that the country’s National Population and Housing Census will be conducted on August 23, 2022, and urged citizens to be counted for their own benefit. President Hassan announced the date for the population census when …

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Uganda, Kenya sign defense, security cooperation agreement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda and neighboring Kenya have signed a defense and security agreement that will facilitate joint cooperation in addressing threats like terrorism, a ministry of defense statement said on Thursday. The agreement was signed on Wednesday by Uganda’s Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs Vincent Ssempijja …

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Scientists use insects to fortify African porridge in fight against malnutrition

Researchers have fortified finger millet with high-quality nutrients from an edible African cricket Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Scientists have used insect nutrients to transform African porridge from a low-nutrient meal into a super-food that meets and exceeds micro-nutrient requirements for people. The researchers from the Nairobi-based International Centre of Insect Physiology …

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