Tag : Tanzania


IMF review mission to Tanzania

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Hervé Joly, visited Tanzania from September 17–30, 2015. The mission initiated the third review under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) program that was approved on July 16, 2014. It overlapped…

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James Eberhard GeoPoll Founder

Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement in Africa

GeoPoll’s existing mobile platform and media measurement service to be combined with Kantar Media’s experience in audience measurement methodology GeoPoll, the world’s largest mobile survey platform, and Kantar Media, global leader in media and marketing insights, announce their collaboration on…

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Tanzania: The Struggle for People with Albinism

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Each one speaks volumes in the work of photojournalist Jacquelyn Martin. Through her striking portraits, Martin gives a powerful account of the daily struggle faced by people with albinism in Tanzania….

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Tanzania: MSF to vaccinate refugees

Some 115,000 Burundian and Congolese refugees living in Tanzania will be vaccinated against cholera in a mass campaign carried out by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) this month, it was announced on 22nd June.  A cholera outbreak was declared in mid-May…

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Photo credit: APO

Migration Dialogue: From the Horn to South Africa

IOM (International Office of Migration) Tanzania this week convened a three-day “Migration Dialogue” conference to respond to the ever-evolving and complex dynamics of migration flows from the Horn of Africa, through Kenya and Tanzania to South Africa. Twenty-four senior representatives…

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Tanzania Women of Achievement Awards

Tanzania Women of Achievement has today, November 4th,  launched the 2015 Tanzania Women of Achievement Awards (TWAA) scheduled to take place on the 7th of March 2015 where now on its 4th  season provide a wonderful opportunity to recognize and applaud…

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Internet access should encourage consumer spending

Increased Internet  access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five years in the South African entertainment and media industry, according to a report issued by PwC on 18th September. South Africa’s…

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World Bank gives $5 billion for electricity

The World Bank Group today committed $5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries– Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania—which have partnered with President Obama’s Power Africa initiative. Making the announcement on…

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2nd Annual Miss Tanzania USA Pageant

The 2nd Annual Miss Tanzania USA Pageant will be held on August 30th in Silver Spring, MD, at the Silver Spring Civic Building (Silver Spring, MD) On August 30th, the 2nd Annual Miss Tanzania USA Pageant will bring Tanzania’s rich…

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Jhiko Manyika aka Jhikoman

Jhikoman & Afrikabisa band

Jhikoman is a well-known Tanzanian reggae artist. His unique singing style and lyrics have been touching people since 1994. He’s produced several albums and has performed widely in Europe and Africa. Biography Jhikoman is a well-known Tanzanian reggae artist. His…

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