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Plan to modernize Dar es Salaam completed

Dar, Tanzania | Xinhua  |  Preparations for a new master development plan aimed at improving and modernizing Tanzania’s congested commercial capital of Dar es Salaam has been completed, a senior official said Saturday. William Lukuvi, the minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, said the new master plan will …

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Uganda revitalizes water transport to boost regional trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has reopened the Central Corridor to transport cargoes across Lake Victoria from the Tanzanian town of Mwanza to the Ugandan capital Kampala, transport authorities said on Wednesday. “The revitalization of the Central Corridor after many years of inactivity is a clear testimony of Uganda’s …

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Tanzania wants new EAC rules

Experts say regional body is ‘club of suspicious people’ Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | President Samia Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania’s recent call for the evaluation of the East African Community legal instruments to reflect current times has elicited mixed reactions among regional analysts. When President Suluhu recently met top …

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PICTORIAL: MP Condester Sichalwe thrown out of Tanzanian parliament for wearing ‘ tight-fitting trousers’

Dodoma, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | MP Condester Michael Sichlwe, 31 was thrown out of Tanzania’s parliament Tuesday, wearing ‘tight-fitting trousers’, referred to locally as ‘suruali iliyombana’. After another CCM party MP Hussein Amar sought guidance on the dressing code, Speaker of Parliament Job Ndugai threw her out for wearing ‘non-parliamentary …

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Uganda should mind the oil Gap

Policy, righting wrongs and circumventing curses as oil presents huge opportunities and significant risks COMMENT | DENNIS JJUUKO | Uganda has signed a pipeline deal with Tanzania and Total to transport crude oil from Uganda’s Albertine region to Tanzania’s Tanga port for refining, but the secrecy that surrounds this $3.5 …

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