Jun 262014
 
Book : State Ideology and Language in Tanzania

State Ideology and Language in Tanzania, Second and Revised Edition, 2014, Edinburgh University Press, Jan Blommaert http://www.euppublishing.com Book URL: http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748675807 Available on Amazon:State Ideology and Language in Tanzania: Second and Revised Edition Abstract: Tanzania is often seen as an exceptional case of successful language planning in Africa, with Swahili being spread to all corners of the country. Yet, this [...]

Jun 042014
 
Tigo, Airtel and Zantel to enable mobile money payments between their customers in Tanzania

 Tigo, Airtel and Zantel to enable mobile money payments between their customers in Tanzania DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, June 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Tigo (http://www.tigo.co.tz), Airte Tigol and Zantel announced today a pioneering agreement to allow customers of Tigo, Airtel and Zantel in Tanzania to send money to each other whether using Tigo [...]

May 202014
 
IOM Helps 220 Jailed Ethiopian Migrants Return Home from Tanzania

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM has begun an operation to allow 220 Ethiopian irregular migrants held in six Tanzanian prisons to return home. The project, carried out in close cooperation with the Tanzanian Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is funded by the United States [...]

May 152014
 
Tanzania : IMF Executive Board Concludes Consultation

  IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Tanzania DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On April 25, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Tanzania and completed the third and final review of the country’s performance under an [...]

May 122014
 
Tigo's Business Unit to develop fibre and cable services

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Tigo Tanzania (http://www.tigo.co.tz) announced today that it has created a “Tigo Business” unit to develop a series of products using high-speed fibre connections to support the needs of the country’s large corporate organisations as well as its small and medium-sized enterprises.   The newly-established [...]

Apr 262014
 
IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Review of an Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility with Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today concluded the third and final review of an arrangement under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF)1 with Tanzania. The SCF was approved in July 2012 (see Press Release No. 12/252). In February 2013, the authorities [...]

Apr 262014
 
On the Occasion of the United Republic of Tanzania's Union Day

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC April 25, 2014   On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the citizens of Tanzania as you commemorate 50 years since the unification of Tanganyika and Zanzibar into the United Republic of Tanzania.   [...]

Sep 122013
 
Tanzania Poised to Transform National Energy Sector with Influx of Renewables

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On September 12, the Republic of Tanzania received endorsement from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) of an investment plan which will help the country to scale-up the development of its abundant renewable energy resources. The plan is designed to transform the country’s energy sector, shifting from [...]

Jul 302013
 

New Directory of Carers of Victims of Human Trafficking Published in Tanzania GENEVA, Switzerland, July 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM’s new Directory of Service Providers for Victims of Trafficking in Persons (TiP) in Tanzania will be launched on 5th August 2013 at the JB Belmont hotel in the Tanzanian capital, Dar Es Salaam. [...]

Jul 302013
 

Red Cross teams up with the UN Foundation to fight malaria in Tanzania’s Nyarugusu refugee camp GENEVA, Switzerland, July 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), together with the Tanzania Red Cross National Society and the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign today launched [...]

Jul 032013
 

GE and USADF Announce $2 Million Challenge in Support of Off-Grid Energy to Power Africa DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — GE Africa is teaming up with the United States African Development Foundation to launch the Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge (the Power Africa Challenge) The Power Africa Challenge is [...]

Jul 022013
 

Remarks by President Obama and President Kikwete of Tanzania at Joint Press Conference WASHINGTON, July 2, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — State House Dar es Salaam, Tanzania   5:09 P.M. EAT   PRESIDENT KIKWETE: You Excellency, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America — Mr. President, let me once again welcome you and [...]