Rising number of EAC bloc members now a concern

Tanzania, Feb. 1 -- Arusha. Voices were raised here yesterday on the increasing number of the East African Community (EAC) member states. Speakers at a special session of the regional Assembly called... Read More

Government defends itself in the Ngorongoro saga

Tanzania, Jan. 30 -- Arusha. The African Commission for Human and People's Rights (AFCHPR) concluded its investigation into last year's evictions in Ngorongoro at the weekend, with government official... Read More

Key role of communities in combating climate change

Tanzania, Jan. 30 -- Arusha. Involvement of grassroot communities is key in mitigating the devastating impacts of climate change. They need to be sufficiently educated on the causes and effects of th... Read More

Strategies to tame climate change

Tanzania, Jan. 29 -- Arusha. For many Tanzanians, the term 'climate change' may not be very clear to many people. To some, the terminology could as well mean change of climate or variability of weathe... Read More

How indigenous Tanzanians cope with climate change

Tanzania, Jan. 28 -- Arusha. It is common to see the traditional livestock keepers moving from one part of the country or village to another. The movements are more pronounced during the dry seasons,... Read More

Ways to reduce air travel costs in East Africa

Tanzania, Jan. 27 -- Arusha. Industry players have suggested how the prohibitive air fares in East Africa can be lowered. These have to include total unification of air transport service or deliberat... Read More

Will Somalia join the EAC this year after DC Congo?

Tanzania, Jan. 26 -- Arusha. After last year's fast-tracked admission of the DR Congo into the East African Community (EAC), Somalia will likely follow suit this year. This time around, however, EAC ... Read More

Scribes kept at bay as African human rights body arrives

Tanzania, Jan. 25 -- Arusha. They did not jet into the country secretly as one would have expected. The government had endorsed their visit although the issue that brought them to Tanzania is still c... Read More

Kenya under fire over mobile money transactions spy plan

Tanzania, Jan. 25 -- Arusha. The Kenyan government has come under fire for its proposal to spy on mobile money transactions. The country's taxman said the move is intended to integrate its system wit... Read More

EAC exports to Africa soar to $7.9 billion in 2021

Tanzania, Jan. 23 -- Arusha. Exports from the East African Community (EAC) bloc to Africa soared to $7.9 billion in 2021 in spite of Covid-19 impact. They comprised 42 percent share of the region's t... Read More