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Professor Gottlieb honored by Queen Elizabeth II

Professor Gottlieb honored by Queen Elizabeth II

The Cameroonian Professor emeritus, Gottlieb Lobe Monekosso, former Minister of Public Health and Director of the World Health Organisation for Africa Region, has been...
Christianity: a papyrus identified as from the 4th century revived the debate on the marriage of Christ

Christianity: a papyrus identified as from the 4th century revived the debate on the marriage of Christ

A papyrus dated by scientists as belonging to the 4th century revived the debate on the marital status of Christ One sentence, written in...
Tanzanian Minister of Agriculture and AGRA President challenge African leadership to take food security action

Tanzanian Minister of Agriculture and AGRA President challenge African leadership to take food security action

ARUSHA, Tanzania, August 23, 2012/ -- Tanzania’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Cooperatives the Honorable Christopher Chiza and President of the Alliance for a...
Gaddafi writes to African leaders to intervene in Libya

Gaddafi writes to African leaders to intervene in Libya

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has reportedly written to several African presidents requesting them to urge USA and its allies to stop their air strikes on his...
Bomb suspect extradited from Tanzania to Uganda

Bomb suspect extradited from Tanzania to Uganda

A man suspected to have transported explosives used by suicide bombers to kill over 70 people in Uganda has been extradited from Tanzania to...
Millions in Tanzania and Malawi using mobile phone banking

Millions in Tanzania and Malawi using mobile phone banking

In African countries such as Tanzania and Malawi, mobile telephones are taking a first step into the formal financial system. Almost 1 million active...
SIM card registration: A chance to formalize an informal economy, digitally

SIM card registration: A chance to formalize an informal economy, digitally

A growing number of sub-Saharan African countries – South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, and more recently, Ghana – now require that...
Ethiopia, Ghana and ten African countries get medical education grants

Ethiopia, Ghana and ten African countries get medical education grants

The United States will invest $130 million over the next five years to transform African medical education and increase the number of health care...
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African Media Chiefs to Discuss Sustainable Business Models at Annual Summit

JOHANNESBURG, September 2 – Leading African media executives are preparing to meet in Tanzania from 26-29 September for the 2010 edition of the Africa...
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East Africa not ready for electoral violence

The states that make up East African Community (EAC) have said that they are not ready to handle post electoral violence. Even today, East Africa...
Tanzania police recover bodies from Lake Victoria boat accident

Tanzania police recover bodies from Lake Victoria boat accident

20 people have been rescued after a boat carrying 40 Tanzanian students, aged between 5 and 16 years, capsized on lake Victoria. The rest...
Sex toys: Chimpanzees, Man’s primate rival

Sex toys: Chimpanzees, Man’s primate rival

Humans are not alone in their use of tools, chimpanzees aren't left behind. American primatologist William C. McGrew has proved that the use of...
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NYERERE centre for peace research begins new training programs in Arusha

The East African Community Nyerere Centre for Peace Research (EAC-NCPR) in cooperation with Arcadia University in the USA has offered new scholarships to undergraduate...
Uganda-Rwanda: Genocide pastor to face prosecution in Tanzania

Uganda-Rwanda: Genocide pastor to face prosecution in Tanzania

One of the most wanted promoters of the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994 has been arrested in Uganda. The former pastor...
Kenya: U.S. launches East Africa software competition “Apps 4 Africa”

Kenya: U.S. launches East Africa software competition “Apps 4 Africa”

United States Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith McHale launched the “Apps 4 Africa” contest at the Innovation Hub...
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Tanzania-Rwanda: Munyakazi Sentenced to 25 Years Imprisonment

On 30 June 2010, Yussuf Munyakazi, a former businessman in Bugarama, Cyangugu was sentenced ...
East Africa: Rwanda government condemned over murder

East Africa: Rwanda government condemned over murder

The media fraternity in the east African countries of Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda have condemned the brutal killing of Jean Leonard Rugambage,...
East Africa getting ready for internet revolution

East Africa getting ready for internet revolution

The recent deployment of the SEACOM broadband cable off the coast of east Africa has sparked “the dawn of a new era” in Internet...
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EAC- EC economic partnership agreement negotiations held in Dar Es Salaam

The third negotiations session between the East African Community (EAC) Partner States and the European Commission (EC) on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) ended...
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Uganda: Ethiopian led river Nile agreement signed without Egypt and Sudan

River Nile basin states have today signed an agreement on the Nile river basin cooperative framework in which they agreed to collectively work towards...
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Partnership key to unlocking Africa’s immense growth potential

"Africa urgently needs to build partnerships at local, bilateral and international level to help overcome the many obstacles faced by African nations "One of Africa's...
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New IUCEA Executive Secretary and Deputy Executive Secretary

The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) has appointed Prof. Mayunga Habib Hemedi Nkunya from Tanzania to the post of the IUCEA Executive Secretary...
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Brazil lauds EAC, seeks closer ties: Country ready to co-operate in areas of technology, energy, railways and environment

Brazil has commended the East African Community (EAC) integration process and has expressed its desire to work closely with the five-nation regional bloc. Brazil's...
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Eastern Africa commemorates World Press Freedom Day 2010 (Burundi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Madagascar)

UNESCO Offices in Dar es Salaam, Nairobi and Bujumbura, together with the United Nations Communication Group in Tanzania and media stakeholders in the East-African...
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Uganda: 3rd East African Investment Conference

The 3rd East African Investment Conference was held at the Commonwealth Speke Resort, Munyonyo from 27th - 30th April 2010 under the theme "EAC...
Tanzania: A success story in the fight against malaria

Tanzania: A success story in the fight against malaria

To optimize the management of anti-malaria drug stocks, the Tanzanian government, in partnership with IBM, Novartis, Vodafone, RBM, established an innovative project in 2009....
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Tanzania-World Economic Forum: Record Participation for 20th World Economic Forum on Africa

Tanzania's President Kikwete to host the meeting, which will feature around 1,000 participants Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 29 April 2010: The World Economic Forum announced...
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East African Community (EAC) adopts one laptop per child initiative

The East African Community today partnered with the One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a nonprofit organisation whose mission is to help provide every child...
East African Community Investment Conference lauds development

East African Community Investment Conference lauds development

Uganda's president ,Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today officially opened the 3rd East African Community Investment Conference at Munyonyo Resort hotel in the outskirts of...
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Council chairperson assures community on ratification of common market protocol – Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda complete ratification process

The Chairperson of the East African Community Council of Ministers, Hon. Dr. Diodorus Kamala has assured the people of East Africa that Partner States...