Secret behind Tanzania's low child mortality rates

Tanzania, Feb. 16 -- Arusha. Cost effective measures in treatment have significantly lowered child mortality rates in Tanzania. This follows adoption of the generic material for training health worke... Read More

EAC unveils fresh plan to boost remittances to region

Tanzania, Feb. 15 -- Arusha. The East African Community (EAC) has begun to lay the ground for increased and formalised remittances from the Diaspora. Already, communication links are being enhanced w... Read More

Arusha gem centre set for Sh19 billion expansion

Tanzania, Feb. 14 -- Arusha. The government will inject Sh19 billion for expansion of the Arusha-based Tanzania Gemmological Centre (TGC). The cash will be spent to construction additional structures... Read More

Kenyan to lead relaunched Nyerere peace institution

Tanzania, Feb. 14 -- Arusha. A Kenyan national, Mr Kipyego Cheluget, has been appointed the director of the recently relaunched Nyerere Centre for Peace Research. He once served as the deputy secretar... Read More

Renewed call for Tanzania to join East African 'One Area Network'

Tanzania, Feb. 14 -- Arusha. Tanzania and Burundi will continuously be urged to join the East African region's One Area Network (ONA). The framework is one of the initiatives intended to harmonize ta... Read More

Power generation from Rusumo Falls starts

Tanzania, Feb. 13 -- Arusha. Finally, the World Bank-funded Rusumo hydro power plant is set for completion in June this year. Each of the three countries involved in the project; Tanzania, Burundi an... Read More

Mammoth task ahead of new AICC boss, Mafuru

Tanzania, Feb. 10 -- Arusha. Ephraim Balozi Mafuru, the newly appointed managing director of the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC), has a herculean task ahead of him. He will have to ensu... Read More

New Eala Speaker renews call for financial autonomy

Tanzania, Feb. 10 -- Arusha. Newly elected Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) Joseph Ntakirutimana has renewed a call for financial autonomy of the organ. He said financial and a... Read More

How drought impacts milk production

Tanzania, Feb. 8 -- Arusha. Climate change, a phenomenon largely associated with global warming, has lowered milk production in the East African region. With prolonged drought, livestock cannot get e... Read More

Why the East African Monetary Union goal needs political support

Tanzania, Feb. 3 -- Arusha. The road to an East African single currency is patchy as it is due to the complex nature of the procedures that guide its attainment. But one impediment, the sovereignty o... Read More