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Floods render 600 homeless in Hanang

By Mariam Juma - Katesh Members of more than 50 households in Katesh have been adversely affected by the ongoing heavy downpours. The gushing waters have also submerged nearly 1000 acres of farms,...

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Uganda

Mwinyi leads Uganda elections observer team

By Staff Writer Retired Head of State in the second phase government, Ally Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead a team of election observers to be deployed by the East African Community to monitor the...

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Tanzania

‘Stone-age’ Hadza face critical food shortage

By Arusha Times Correspondent The hunter-gatherer Hadzabe tribe living on the shores of the remote and semi-arid Lake Eyasi are facing critical food shortage once again. Those living at Dumanga...

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Tanzania

Polio vaccination on children to continue

By Arusha Times Correspondent Vaccination of children against polio would continue although the last case of the crippling disease was reported in the country nearly 20 years ago, a senior official...

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Tanzania

Kilimanjaro steps up measures against cholera

By Arusha Times Correspondent Kilimanjaro region has stepped up several measures to contain cholera, a water-borne communicable disease which has lately wreaked havoc in various regions, killing at...

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World

EA free movement fuels HIV/Aids

By Arusha Times Correspondent Free movement of people in East Africa, desired by policy makers to speed up regional integration, has fueled infectious diseases, particularly HIV/Aids and...

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Tanzania

Water shortage continues despite area’s heavy rains

The ongoing long rains in Arusha have not helped much to save the city from acute water shortages that have plagued the precinct for over four months now. Previously, the Arusha Urban Water Supply...

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Tanzania

Kahe villagers trek 10 km to draw water in Kenya

By Arusha Times Correspondent Trekking to a neighbouring country in search of scarce water may now be history for residents of Kahe village in Rombo district, Kilimanjaro region, thanks to a major...

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Tanzania

Water finally comes to Kiteto village

By Arusha Times correspondent Initially there was no water at all. The villagers had to trek many kilometres in search of the precious liquid for domestic use and for their livestock. For years the...

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Tanzania

Easter rains wreak havoc in Meru

By Hazla Quire Massive storms have hit hard the Ambureti and Shangarai villages in Meru District, destroying farms and houses and causing great losses to the local residents. The storms seem to be a...

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Tanzania

No water: Arusha taps run dry

By Hazla Quire As the National Water Week kicks off, it is a fact that practically all taps in many parts of Arusha City have run dry some for the last four months leaving thousands of residents in...

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Tanzania

Water brings life back to Mbuguni village

By Francine L. Musana Water is life. That is why World Serve, Kili Climb, Siouxland Tanzania Educational Medical Ministries (STEMM), and Maji Tech worked together to dig a well at the STEMM...

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Tanzania

ADRA builds 20,000 toilets in Babati District

By Staff Writer Nearly 10,000 households of Babati District in Manyara Region have benefitted from the Water, Hygiene and Sanitation project being executed by the Adventists Development and Relief...

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Tanzania

Church tackles Nkoaranga water blues

By Arusha Times Correspondent The acute shortage of water which normally affects the residents of Nkoaranga area in Arumeru district will soon be over following the completion of a Sh. 74 million...

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Tanzania

Water crisis looms as demand outstrips supply

The Arusha Urban Water and Sewerage Authority (AUWSA), has been compelled to ration water supplies to all Arusha city residents due to the swelling human population and change in behavioral weather...

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Somalia + 2 more

Al-Shabaab scare keeps Namanga officials on their toes

By Staff Writer Authorities at the Tanzania-Kenya border in Namanga area of Longido District have raised alarm over the possibility of having Al-Shabaab insurgents infiltrating into the country...

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Tanzania

Floods wreak havoc

Seven dead, tourist attractions cut off By Staff reporter Six people have died in both Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions, from ongoing floods affecting the Northern Zone. The Police in both precincts...

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Tanzania

Pastoralists facing acute food shortage in Ngorongoro

By Mussa Juma Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) has disbursed Shs. 535 million to buy maize and distribute it to hundreds of residents living in the area who are in dire need of food. ...

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