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Museveni, Magufuli sign Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline deal

Presidents Yoweri Museveni and John Pombe Magufuli have signed a pact expressing their intent to go ahead with the construction of a oil pipeline from Uganda to Tanzania. The two leaders on Sunday signed a communique agreeing to start construction of the East African Crude Oil pipeline (EACOP) project that is …

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East African leaders press EU to lift Burundi sanctions

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | AFP |  The presidents of Tanzania and Uganda called Saturday on the EU to lift sanctions on Burundi, but a diplomatic for the European bloc dismissed the appeal. The joint plea, by Yoweri Museveni and John Magufuli came at a meeting of the East African …

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EAC SUMMIT: Museveni promises to resolve EPA disagreement

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has taken over chairmanship of the  East African Community (EAC) from Tanzania’s  John Pole Magufuli with a promise to harmonize the region’s vision on the EU-EAC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) “I failed to find a solution for EAC EU trade deal but I am optimistic President Museveni will …

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Deadly Tanzania school bus crash blamed on speeding

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | AFP | A bus crash in Tanzania that claimed the lives of 32 primary school pupils, two teachers and the driver was likely caused by speeding, police said. “Preliminary investigations show that the accident is due to speeding,” regional police chief Charles Mkumbo told the state-run …

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Journalists ‘suffocating’ in Magufuli’s Tanzania

In Uganda, Police top list of perpetrators of attacks on journalists for fourth year Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | AFP |  Press freedom in Tanzania is being squeezed under President John Magufuli, leaving journalists fearful. France-based watchdog Reporters Without Borders (known by its French acronym, RSF) ranked Tanzania 83rd out …

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