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Uganda are U-20s CECAFA champions, heading for AFCON

CECAFA U-20 Challenge Cup 2020 ✳ Final – 🇺🇬 Uganda 4  🇹🇿 Tanzania  1 Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENENT | Uganda’s U-20  team has whipped Tanzania 4-1 in the final of the 2020 CECAFA U-20 Challenge Cup played at the Black Rhino Academy sports center in Karatu. The trophy aside, Uganda’s Hippos also earned a berth …

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Tanzanian election aftermath

A highly polarised society with an uncertain future | KARUTI KANYINGA | When Tanzanian voters went to the polls on October 28, the incumbent President John Pombe Magufuli and his party Chama Cha Mapinduzi showed all the signs of being confident about victory. This confidence resulted from the way in …

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Tanzania’s flawed elections

It points to political class bent on retaining power | DAVID E KIWUWA | Elections are the quintessential arbiter of political contestation within democratic countries. This is a path Tanzania has followed for the past 25 years, since it first held its first multiparty elections in 1995. But elections are …

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Heavy downpours in Kenya, Tanzania won’t affect Uganda – UNMA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fears that had been raised amongst weather experts that excessively heavy rains would pound Uganda in the coming days have subsided. The Uganda National Meteorological Authority-UNMA now says the country will continue receiving normal rainfall over several parts of the country in the next five …

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Museveni attends Magufuli swearing in

  Dar Es Salaam | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni is in Tanzania for the swearing in of newly re-elected Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli. Also at the ceremony is Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Magufuli won a second term last week, with a landslide victory of 84% of the vote, …

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Why and how some Ugandans have voted in Tanzania elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some Ugandan Nationals living along the Mutukula border in Kyoteta district have reportedly participated in the elections exercise in the neighboring Tanzania. Voters in the Republic of Tanzania on Wednesday participated in a general election to chose their President, Members of the National Assembly and …

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Kenya Airways resumes flights to Tanzania

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenya Airways on Monday resumed flights to Tanzania after Dar es Salaam lifted suspension of all Kenyan airline operators. Allan Kilavuka, CEO of Kenya Airways, said the move follows a circular issued by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority announcing the resumption and restoration of all …

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Burundi’s Ndayishimiye visits Tanzania

Kigoma, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Burundi President Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye has today paid a one-day visit to neighboring Tanzania, where he held talks John Pombe Magufuli. It is Ndayishimiye ‘s first visit abroad since taking over power from Pierre Nkurunziza who passed away in June soon after the elections. The …

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