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Tanzania bans donkey slaughter to stop risk of extinction

Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT |  Tanzania has declared a ban on donkey slaughter for the skin trade. During the budget speech to Parliament, Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Mashimba Mashauri Ndaki noted that Tanzania’s current donkey population is estimated at 650,000 but recognised the risk of donkeys becoming extinct. He advised …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Time for EAC standby force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Time for EAC Standby Force: Why should regional armies cooperate everywhere but on battlefield? THE LAST WORD How to broaden political appeal: Lessons for Uganda’s opposition from the repositioning of the National Front, …

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Eight traders arrested in Tanzania for smuggling gold

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | XINHUA |  Eight traders have been arrested in Tanzania’s northwestern region of Geita in connection with smuggling out of the country an unspecified amount of gold, an official said on Sunday. Doto Biteko, the Minister for Minerals, announced the arrest of the eight traders in …

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Tanzania launches crackdown on cannabis cultivation

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | Tanzania’s anti-narcotics authorities have launched a countrywide crackdown on cultivation of cannabis, a senior official said on Wednesday. Gerald Kusaya, the commissioner general of the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA), said 21 hectares of cannabis have been destroyed since the crackdown was launched …

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Ballore wins logistics contract for EACOP

  Local firms in Uganda and Tanzania will be subcontracted to offer support | THE INDEPENDENT | French firm, Ballore Transport and Logistics, will be the Main Logistics Contractor (MLC) for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project head of oil production in 2025. The firm said on May.09 …

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Tanzania to buy sugar, ARVs from Uganda

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tanzania has pledged to buy at least 10,000 tonnes of  Ugandan sugar and an unspecified amount Anti-Retroviral drugs-ARVS from Cipla Uganda. In a joint communique issued by Uganda’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Henry Okello Oryem and his Tanzanian counterpart, Liberata Mulamula, after a meeting between President …

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Tanzania plans to end sugar, edible oil imports by 2025

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | The government of Tanzania on Monday announced plans aimed at ending sugar and edible oil imports by 2025. The plans were announced by the Minister for Agriculture, Hussein Bashe, and the Minister for Investment, Industry and Trade, Ashatu Kijaji, when they addressed parliament in …

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Tanzania’s Samia Suluha Hassan in Uganda

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan is in Uganda for a two day state visit, and has on day signed health, security, energy and trade pacts. President Yoweri Museveni held a meeting with her at State House Entebbe before briefing the press.   Share on:

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