|Mass FGM ceremonies planned in Tanzania|
afrol News, 9 December - While Tanzania outlawed female genital mutilation (FGM) in 1998, mass FGM ceremonies are still going on, in particular in the November-January season. Activists expect over 5,000 girls to be cut "this holiday season".
|Pedal power may clean up Tanzania slum|
afrol News, 19 November - The slums of the Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam, are an unhealthy and smelly place due to freely flowing sewage. Now, a researcher has found a low-threshold technology without needing electricity that could clean up the slum.
|African travel destinations "hot" in 2011|
afrol News, 3 November - The travel guidebook publisher 'Lonely Planet' has launched its "hottest" destinations for 2011 in new English and French guidebooks, with the greatest African presence ever. Cape Verde, Tanzania, Egypt and Morocco are listed.
|High alert over Tanzania deadly virus|
afrol News, 2 November - A deadly disease which broke out in Tanzania this year risks spreading to Southern Africa, posing a mortal threat to more than 50 million sheep and goats and bringing risks of famine to the region, FAO warned today.
|Tanzanians go to the polls on Sunday|
afrol News / SANF, 29 October - Tanzanians go to the polls on Sunday 31 October to elect their President and members of parliament for the next five years. Seven presidential candidates will take part in the polls.
|Tanzania ready for elections|
afrol News / SANF, 15 October - Seven presidential candidates will take part in the 31 October general elections in Tanzania, with incumbent President Jakaya Kikwete being the clear favourite. But the opposition may make important gains.
|Optimism ahead of Zanzibar elections|
afrol News / SANF, 12 October - A referendum in July prepared the way for peaceful October elections in Tanzania's autonomous Zanzibar. Earlier Zanzibari elections have been marred by violence and bitter rivalry.
|First road links Tanzania, Mozambique|
afrol News, 13 May - Developers and tourists have increasingly found their way to scenic and sparsely populated northern Mozambique, but nearby top destination Tanzania could only be reached by a rough pirogue river crossing. A new bridge changes this.
|"African Queen" to Tanzania or Germany?|
afrol News, 20 April - The mythical "Liemba" ferry on Lake Tanganyika, operational since 1913 and made world famous by the film "African Queen", desperately needs an overhaul as she is no longer fit for passenger freight. Ancient colonial power Germany considers repairing the "Liemba", while others favour transporting her back to Germany.
|Rwanda-Tanzania border passing eased|
afrol News, 26 March - As part of the East African political and economic integration, Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed to ease border passing on their main crossing point. Rwanda's first one-stop border post will now be established, with other East African borders already being upgraded.
|Central African ivory main problem|
afrol News, 17 March - According to a new analysis by leading environmentalists, the main problem areas of illicit ivory trade are West and in particular Central Africa, not Zambia and Tanzania, which are struggling to obtain a one-time permit to legally sell ivory stocks.
|Tanzania donors push gender agenda|
afrol News, 15 March - Tanzania's many European donors have united to further push for gender equality and women empowerment in the country. An action plan will be presented tomorrow and development aid funds will focus on gender.
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