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2015-05-25 Cholera Epidemic Grows Among Refugees
[Al Jazeera] Kigoma -The cholera epidemic in the remote Tanzanian fishing village of Kagunga where about 50,000 refugees are still stranded on the shore of Lake Tanganyika is worsening, the UN refugee agency has said.

2015-05-25 Cholera Outbreak Among Burundian Refugees
[MSF] A cholera outbreak has struck overcrowded camps where thousands of Burundian refugees are gathering in Tanzania. According to the World Health Organization, 31 people have died of the disease, and more than 3,000 acute diarrhoea cases have been reported among the refugees. In collaboration with local authorities, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is opening rehydration points and cholera treatment centres

2015-05-25 Bizarre Birth of Triplets Baffles Medical Experts
[Daily News] Sumbawanga -DRAMA involving a mother giving birth to triplets over three days in two different locations still puzzles medical doctors who describe it as a rare case.

2015-05-25 Arusha's City Area to Increase Threefold
[Arusha Times] The redrawing of the Master Plan for Arusha-Urban, has started and this will boost the City area from the current 272 kilometre squares to 608 square kilometres.

2015-05-25 REA Mulls Power to 1.2 Million Rural Residents By 2020
[Daily News] The Rural Energy Agency (REA) envisages supplying 1,250,000 rural dwellers with electricity in the next five years, thanks to about 900bn/- that the government has set aside to support the grand project.

2015-05-25 UN Refugee Chief Urges Support for Appeal to Help Displaced Burundians As Cholera Declared in Camp
[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency today led a call to provide protection and assistance for up to 200,000 Burundian refugees who have fled to neighbouring countries amid ongoing political turmoil, violence and intimidation at home.

2015-05-25 Finland Supports Tanzania Tourism Spin-Off Bid
[EA Business] Mwanga -Finland has offered the people of Mwanga, near Moshi town in northern Tanzania, a chance to spin-off some earnings from the lucrative tourism industry.

2015-05-25 Australians Find More Gold in Tanzania
[EA Business] Mwanza -An Australian mining company, IMX Resources Limited, has announced it has found strong traces of gold in Naujombo, South-Eastern Tanzania.

2015-05-25 SADR Takes Part in African Conference for Dialogue On Human Rights and Justice Mechanisms
[SPS] Arusha -The Sahrawi Republic participated in the works of African Dialogue Conference on human rights and justice mechanisms, held May 18-22, in Arusha, Tanzanian.

2015-05-25 Tanzania Rated Highly By the Dutch
[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -A Netherlands based tourist website www.safaribookings.com has rated Tanzania as the best destination for tourists in Africa followed in second and third places by Botswana and Kenya.

2015-05-25 Tanzania Unveils Degree for Oil Students
[EA Business] Dar es Salaam, Tanzania -BG Tanzania last week announced funding for the Masters of Science (MSc) course in Petroleum Geology at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) over the 2015/2016 year.

2015-05-25 Tanzania Slaps Fees on Shocked Lodge Owners
[EA Business] Mwanza, Tanzania -The tourism industry is not happy that new per night extra charges are to be imposed on lodges and camps located within the national parks effective from July 1, 2015.

2015-05-25 Deloitte Joins Barclays Tanzania to Recruit Graduates
[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -Barclays Bank Tanzania together with Deloitte and Touche have successfully recruited six best students out of the special 'Graduate Development Program' (GDP).

2015-05-25 Arusha Ready to Welcome the World
[EA Business] The annual Karibu Travel and Tourism Fair, considered by many as East Africa's premier travel and tourism event, kicks off end of this week on May 29th, 2015 at the Magereza Grounds near the Arusha airport writes ELISHA MAYALLAH

2015-05-25 Burundi Refugee Crisis - Funds Urgently Needed As Tanzania Camp Numbers Swell
[Oxfam] The influx of 70,000 Burundian refugees to Tanzania is overstretching the capacity of the government of Tanzania and aid agencies to respond, as emergency aid workers struggle to meet the urgent demands of providing clean water, shelter and food to new arrivals, Oxfam warned today.

2015-05-25 Thousands of Burundi Refugees Living in Desperate Conditions in Tanzania
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] THOUSANDS of refugees fleeing instability in Burundi are living in desperate, overcrowded conditions, at risk of disease and without shelter, reports charity Plan International.

2015-05-25 Cholera Epidemic Among Refugee and Host Communities in Tanzania Claims 31 Lives, Situation Worsening
[UNHCR] This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 22 May 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

2015-05-25 Dangote Cement Arrival Excites Local Producers
[Daily News] LOCAL cement manufacturers say they are not scared with the ongoing construction of a new factory in Mtwara Region, which is expected to start production in August, this year.

2015-05-25 Mwanza to Give Jabs to 600,000 Children Against Worms
[Daily News] Mwanza -OVER 600,000 children in Mwanza Region will be administered with drugs, as part of a campaign to eliminate intestinal worms and schistosomiasis infections in the country.

2015-05-25 Local Coaches Urged to Upgrade Skills
[Daily News] Mwanza -FORMER Panone FC coach Maka Mwaluis has urged his fellow local tacticians to attend training so that they can upgrade their skills and support the national team, Taifa Stars Maka has now seen through his one-year contract with Panone and now targets to coach a premier league side.

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