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As Kenya's government today released the names of the countries allowed to land in its territories, Tanzania is not among the list. The countries included in the list to operate flights to Kenya are China, Zimbabwe, Japan, Canada, Ethiopia, South Korea, Switzerland, Rwanda, Uganda, Morocco, and Namibia. Announcing the...
The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority has announced that more airlines are expected to resume scheduled flights to the Julius Nyerere International Airport including KLM which start operations on June 30, 2020, director-general Hamza Johari said. The government of Tanzania opened its air span on May 18, with Ethiopian Airlines, the first to fly in...
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Tanzania's Elizabeth Maruma has been appointed by the UN Secretary-General as the executive secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The appointment makes Ms Mrema the seventh head of the Convention. She has been the Acting Executive Secretary of the CBD Secretariat since December 2019. Ms Mrema...
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Tanzania opposition parties Chadema and ACT-Wazalendo yesterday expressed their doubts to the ongoing review of electoral boundaries saying it may risk October general election. The electoral body of the country, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) held a meeting with all political parties last week in which they were told to sign a new code...
Two commercial airlines have confirmed to resume flights on international routes to and from Dar es Salaam Tanzania, hence a relief to the tourism sector. Tanzania suspended all passenger flights in March with the exception of cargo flights due to the outbreak of the deadly respiratory disease.  After the Ministry...
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Opposition ACT-Waazalendo has raised suspicion concerns over plans by the Zanzibar Electoral Commission’s (ZEC) to review electoral boundaries. As the nation looks forward to the year’s October general election, ZEC announced yesterday that it had received suggestions from political parties and citizens to review the electoral boundaries. This suggestion was doubted and opposed by...
Africa’s coronavirus infections have gone beyond 141,000, the death toll had risen to 4,069 by yesterday morning, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said. The Africa CDC said the continent registered 5,243 in a single day. The pandemic has spread to the 54 African countries, whereby 59,212 patients have been discharged from...
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Uganda has backed out of a deal that requires all goods imported through Kenya with final destinations being neighbouring land-locked countries be transported on the standard gauge railway. In a meeting that was attended by Presidents of Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Rwanda, the states agreed on the directive to ferry goods directly from Mombasa to...
The residents of one of the Dar es Salaam streets, Manzese have been urged by the authority not to involve their children in their business but let them adhere to the ‘stay at home’ rule from the ministry of health amid the fight against the coronavirus. This was said during the World Vision tour...
As most of the East African nations expected to ease travel restrictions, the region has commenced training courses at international airports on prevention of COVID-19. The first training took place on Wednesday at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi Kenya. The East African Community secretariat stated that the program will follow in...

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