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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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Museveni in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni is in Tanzania to sign an implementation agreement for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project. He joined Tanzania President John Magufuli  at Chato, northern Tanzania, today to witness the signing of the host and implementation agreement. (video bottom) The …

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Museveni mourns Tanzania’s Mkapa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has joined world leaders in mourning Tanzania’s third President Benjamin Mkapa who passed away this week. Museveni hailed Mkapa for his role in bringing unity in Uganda and East Africa, saying his death “is a great loss for Africa.” He announced …

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East African leaders pay glowing tribute to Benjamin Mkapa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tribute from around the world continues to pour for William Benjamin Mkapa, the former president of Tanzania who died earlier today. Benjamin Mkapa, who served from 1995 to 2005, as the third president of Tanzania, died in the early hours of Friday while receiving treatment …

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Tanzania’s Benjamin Mkapa dies at 81

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Tanzanian President Benjamin William Mkapa, 81, has died at a Dar Es Salaam hospital. President John Magufuli announced the death of Tanzania’s third president Mkapa last night. Mkapa was Tanzania’s president from 1995-2005. One of the first world leaders to send a condolence …

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Tanzania to issue loans of about 200 mln USD for university students

Dar es salaam, Tanzania | XINHUA | Tanzania’s Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) announced on Tuesday that it will issue 464 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 200 million U.S. dollars) for 145,000 students in universities and high learning institutions in the 2020-2021 academic year. HESLB, in a statement, informed students …

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