UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

News in Brief 13 December 2017 (PM)

At least 15 besieged Syrian civilians dead due to lack of medical care

At least 15 civilians in urgent need of medical evacuation have died in the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta, the UN said on Wednesday.

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News in Brief 11 December 2017 (PM)

Bodies of Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in DRC arrive home on UN flight

The bodies of the 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Friday, have been returned home on a UN flight, according to Tanzania’s Foreign Minister.

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Diversifying economies reduces dependence: Tanzania bank chief

Youth and rural populations in Tanzania are looking to increase their access to financial services, according to Bank of Tanzania Governor Benno Ndulu.

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News in Brief 2 May 2017 (PM)

Nuclear science and technology playing “significant role” in development

Expanding membership of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) shows a “growing appreciation of the immense value” of nuclear science and technology.

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'100 million' African children out of school: former Tanzania President

There are around 100 million African children out of school which is endangering the global push towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal

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News in Brief 16 February 2016 (PM)

African countries unite to tackle crop pest infestation

Sixteen countries in east and southern Africa have agreed on taking action to boost their ability to manage emerging crop pests and livestock diseases.

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UN and Africa: focus on Gambia, Uganda and Congolese refugees in Tanzania

Gambia transition “clear evidence” of “preventive” diplomacy in action

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Canada funds WFP cash transfers for refugees in Tanzania

A US$385,000 contribution from Canada is being used by the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide cash transfers to thousands of Congolese refugees in western Tanzania.

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Tanzanian girls cycle to better performance at school

A scheme to help increase girls’ “performance at school” by giving them their own bicycle has just been launched in Tanzania, by the winner of a special UN award.

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UN Gender Focus: trafficked women, girls’ rights in Tanzania and female farmers

“Blood money” of trafficked women now “lifeblood” sustaining terrorists

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