Tanzanian scientists on the brink of finding shorter doses for TB treatment

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Tanzanian scientists on the brink of finding shorter doses for TB treatment 

DAR ES SALAAM, Feb. 22 — Tanzanian scientists are conducting clinical trials on shorter courses of tuberculosis (TB) treatment which would now be more user-friendly and more effective to the patients, the scientists have said.

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Burundi talks to resume in Uganda as crisis deteriorates

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Burundi talks to resume in Uganda as crisis deteriorates 

KAMPALA, Dec. 21 — Talks aimed at resolving the Burundi crisis are to resume in Uganda late this month, a mediator has said.

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Tanzania ruling party candidate wins presidential polls — electoral body

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tanzania ruling party candidate wins presidential polls — electoral body 

DAR ES SALAAM, Oct. 30 — Tanzania's ruling party candidate John Magufuli won the presidential election, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced on Thursday.

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EU to deploy 140 election observers across Tanzania ahead of polls

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU to deploy 140 election observers across Tanzania ahead of polls 

DAR ES SALAAM, Oct. 19 — The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) said on Sunday it will deploy at least 140 election observers at all polling stations on Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar.

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Nearly 10,000 people flee Burundi before border closure

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nearly 10,000 people flee Burundi before border closure 

UNITED NATIONS, July 1 — The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday said that nearly 10,000 people left burundi over the weekend before the country closed its borders on Sunday evening.

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UNHCR warns of catastrophe as cholera hits Burundian refugees in Tanzania

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNHCR warns of catastrophe as cholera hits Burundian refugees in Tanzania 

DAR ES SALAAM, May 20 — The United Nations refugees agency on Tuesday appealed for more support from the international community as the number of Burundian refugees suffering from cholera reached over 1,000.

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Zambia U20 women team to face Tanzania in World Cup qualifier

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Zambia U20 women team to face Tanzania in World Cup qualifier 

LUSAKA, April 16 — Zambia's under-20 women national soccer team has been drawn against Tanzania in the 2016 Papua New Guinea FIA Under-20 Women World Cup qualifying series, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Thursday.

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Tanzania's tour operators ask gov't to slash tourists' entrance fees

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tanzania's tour operators ask gov't to slash tourists' entrance fees 

ARUSHA, Tanzania, Feb. 2 — Tanzania's tour operators on Sunday called upon the government to reduce by half entrance fees and other charges for non-East African tourists in an effort to boost the number of tourists visiting the country's tourist destinations.

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British firms scout for investments in Kenya, Tanzania

October 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on British firms scout for investments in Kenya, Tanzania 

NAIROBI, Oct. 29 — Some 14 British companies are exploring trade opportunities in Kenya and Tanzania as part of efforts to scale up their investments in the East Africa region, officials said on Tuesday.

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Czech Republic registers first suspected Ebola patient

October 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Czech Republic registers first suspected Ebola patient 

PRAGUE, Oct. 10 — Czech Republic registers its first case of suspected Ebola case, who is a Czech man who returned from Liberia 22 days ago, said Czech chief sanitary officer Vladimir Valenta on Thursday.

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