Arusha

Type: City
Name: Arusha
Country: Tanzania
Latitude: -3.36
Longitude: 36.669998
population: 341,155
First reported 50 mins ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 1 reports

Karatu water project for inauguration

AFTER postponing his tour of Karatu last week President Jakaya Kikwete will now be returning to the district tomorrow. He is expected to inaugurate a water project.The Head of State, who has already jetted into Arusha, will also be officially opening ... [Published Daily News TSN - 50 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Military drills

:38Hits: 5AN army officer demonstrates remarkable energy as he pulls an 18-tonne military truck with bare hands during military drills at the KJ 833 National Service camp, Oljoro, in Arusha Region over the weekend. (Photo by Marc Nkwame)Share/Bookmar ... [Published Daily News TSN - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Despite concerns, genocide in Burundi unlikely

The prophets of doom are warning of an imminent civil war in Burundi and possibly a “genocide” in the making. The Guardian recently published an article 'Football-mad president plays on while Burundi fears the return of civil war'. The article warns that ... [Published East African - Apr 19 2014]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Zoologist`s photo exhibition impresses Arusha residents

People who visit Arusha-based National Natural History Museum have praised Swedish Zoological Researcher Dick Persson for staging 360 still photos of predominant and newly discovered animal species in Tanzanian natural forests.Appreciating the photos, ... [Published IPP Media - 13 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Compromise, consensus the way forward in Dodoma

Tanzania is at a crucial stage in the constitution making process with members of the Constituent Assembly (CA) convened in the capital Dodoma discussing the second draft constitution as presented by the Constitution Review Commission (CRC). Central to ... [Published East African - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Raw Tanzanite exports hurting local economy

Tanzania’s partial ban on the export of raw tanzanite over the past four years seems to have been ineffective in controlling shipments of the gemstone to India. In July 2010, Tanzania, the world’s only source of tanzanite, outlawed the export of rough ... [Published East African - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Tanzania, Arusha, Jaipur
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Authorities deny KIA eviction reports

Authorities deny KIA eviction reportsBy Arusha Times CorrespondentAuthorities in Kilimanjaro region have disassociated themselves with reports that hundreds of families are to be evicted from the villages which are close to the Kilimanjaro International ... [Published Arusha Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Politics of the Genocide [opinion]

The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi was a result of politics based on discrimination and hatred propagated in Rwanda at that time.Families of politicians slain during the Genocide pay their respects at Rebero memorial site on Monday last week. (Timothy ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Looming polls raise Burundi's risk profile

(IRIN) - If high-level engagement by outside parties is a measure of political risk, Burundi is a country to keep a close eye on as it approaches elections next year.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has had talks with President Pierre Nkurunziza. The ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Tanzania: Blast At Arusha Bar Injures 15

A bomb ripped through the Arusha Night Park bar Sunday night while it was packed with patrons watching a football match, injuring at least 15 people, Tanzania's The Citizen reported Tuesday (April 15th).Investigations indicate that the explosion was caused ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Freed genocide suspects need safety guarantees

The case of Rwandan former prisoners who are now stuck in Arusha is evidence of the UN’s lack of foresight when it was establishing the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). ... [Published Tanzania Citizen - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Arusha, Rwanda, Tribunal
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 7 reports

ARUSHA: Explosion in northern Tanzania bar injures 15 people

Fifteen people were injured late on Sunday when a makeshift bomb exploded at a crowded bar in Arusha, a popular destination for Western tourists in northern Tanzania. Police said they were trying to establish who planted the bomb and the motive of the ... [Published Voxafrica - Apr 15 2014]

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"We have received proposals from some firms which want to introduce hot air balloon tourism. We are working on the idea as one of the possible measures to cut down the number of vehicles in the crater" , he said
...The Guardian recently published an article "Football-mad president plays on while Burundi fears the return of civil war" . The article warns that the ruling party is distributing “machetes, uniforms and weapons in preparation of a genocide”...
"That was all that took place. But we are surprised to hear claims that the villagers have been given two weeks to vacate their villages, failure to which they would be removed by force. Such reports are not true and could lead to a breach of peace" , the DC explained
...Use of the media as a crime of genocide was also determined. In 2006 it was recognised by the Appeal Chamber that "there was a genocide in Rwanda against the Tutsi ethnic group" asserting as historical fact the events between April and July 1994

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Compromise, consensus the way forward in Dodoma [Published East African - 23 hours ago]
Ngorongoro braces to promote other tourist sites [Published Arusha Times - Apr 19 2014]
Despite concerns, genocide in Burundi unlikely [Published East African - Apr 19 2014]
Raw Tanzanite exports hurting local economy [Published East African - Apr 19 2014]
Authorities deny KIA eviction reports [Published Arusha Times - Apr 19 2014]
International justice and Rwanda: Has the UN fa... [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 18 2014]
The Politics of the Genocide [opinion] [Published Individual.com - Apr 18 2014]
Africa: It's Wrong to Advocate Decriminalisatio... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Germany Contributes Euros 20 Million to EAC's I... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Uchumi to open first branch in Kigali by the en... [Published Business Daily Africa - Apr 18 2014]
Genocide survivor to speak May 3 in Sioux City [Published Catholic Globe - Apr 18 2014]
It’s wrong to advocate decriminalisation of mas... [Published Pambazuka News - Apr 18 2014]
Commotion in the CA: Are we sitting on a powder... [Published Daily News TSN - Apr 18 2014]
Vintage Mini Coopers gain popularity in Kenya [Published Business Daily Africa - Apr 17 2014]
Looming polls raise Burundi's risk profile [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Apr 17 2014]
NSSF reaches out to Tanzanians in diaspora fe [Published IPP Media - Apr 17 2014]
Tanzania: Bombing Rattles Popular Tourist Desti... [Published Lignet - Apr 17 2014]
NSSF Reaches Out to Diaspora Members [Published Individual.com - Apr 17 2014]
Burundi: Looming polls raise Burundi's risk pro... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Tanzania: Alumnae Nurture Culture of Revamping ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Temeke District leads in pupil literacy - research [Published IPP Media - Apr 17 2014]
Arusha attackers must be captured [Published Daily News TSN - Apr 17 2014]
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Burundi: Looming polls raise Burundi's risk pro... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Burundi BUJUMBURA, 17 April 2014 (IRIN) - If high-level engagement by outside parties is a measure of political risk, Burundi is a country to keep a close eye on as it approaches elections next year. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ...
VIDEO: Rwanda: From ministers to exiles [Published BBC News Video - World - Apr 09 2014]
Some of those cleared by an international tribunal set up to try the suspected masterminds of the genocide in Rwanda, have been speaking to the BBC's Anne Soy from a safe house in Arusha. ...
IMF East AFRITAC Holds its 16th Steering Commit... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 28 2014]
ARUSHA, Tanzania, March 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Steering Committee of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s Regional Technical Assistance Center for East Africa...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
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Women Are Not Men: Full Transcript [Published Freakonomics - Mar 20 2014]
This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “‘ Women Are Not Men .“ [MUSIC: Nathan Mathes; “Cheer On” (from  Bellwether. Arbutus )] DUBNER: More than half of all college students in the U.S., about 57 percent, are female. As of January ...
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