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WHO rejects the need to relocate the Olympics due to Zika

The World Health Organization has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by doctors and scientists to shift the event over the Zika virus. 377 more words


Bare Feet

Walking across the local playing fields on a lovely sunny warm day in Hertfordshire, I kicked off my shoes to experience the freshly cut grass. It made me think of a paper I’d recently read on the carriers in World War Africa where the author was commenting on the carriers not having shoes and that this was a sign of mistreatment. 574 more words


Tanzania's CRDB Bank Increases Dividend Payout by 13% After Impressive 2015 Results

CRDB Bank approved a total dividend payout for 2015 of TZS44.4bn during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 21st May 2016. CRDB’s Board of Directors approved a dividend of TZS17 per share for 2015, compared to TZS15 per share for 2014, representing an increase of 13.3%. 196 more words


The Best Safaris in Tanzania, by Our Safari Experts

Tanzania is famous for the Great Migration, when hundreds of thousands of wildebeest head off in search of new grazing lands and water.

When travelling to this exciting land, many  of our guests are out to experience the best safari in… 1,331 more words

Wild Africa

29 May 2016 Economic News Round-Up


South Korean President concludes official visit to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, May 28, 2016 (FBC) –South Korean President Park Geun-hye has left for Kampala, Uganda today, after concluding her four-day state visit to Ethiopia. 9,714 more words

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No small change: Vegetable farmer cashes in on new vegetable varieties in Tanzania

By Andreas Gramzow, World Vegetable Center.

‘I grow vegetables because they provide ready cash for me and my family,’ says a beaming Hassan Saidi; one of the farmers who has benefited from activities led by the World Vegetable Center ( 597 more words


Tanzania Dairy Board and partners review Dairy Development Forum communication activities

The Tanzania Dairy board (TDB) and partners recently reviewed progress in communicating the activities of the Dairy Development Forum (DDF) across the country. 383 more words