Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tag: Tanzania

Tanzanian Court Sentences Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ to...

A notorious Chinese trafficker nicknamed the "ivory queen" was sentenced to 15 years in jail by a Tanzanian court this week for smuggling hundreds...

Tanzania Possibly Returns to Anti-Colonial Roots and...

“Independence means self-reliance. Independence cannot be real if a nation depends upon gifts and loans from another for its development. Even if there was...

UK to Fund Trial of Drone-Based Deliveries...

The UK government will fund a trial of drone-based deliveries of blood and other medical supplies in Tanzania in an attempt to radically reduce...

Animal Rights Activists Outraged as Game Hunters...

Big game hunters who want to kill animals like lions, leopards and elephants are expected in their thousands in Las Vegas this week. Safari Club...

The Magufuli Effect: Tanzania’s New President and...

There’s a new sheriff in East Africa, and he goes by the name of John Magufuli. Since entering office in November, he has embarked...

Poachers Have Gunned Down or Poisoned 60...

Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest wildlife refuges in the world and one of the last great wild places in Africa....

Top 10 African Countries with the Most...

10. Algeria– 4,100 Millionaires With a socialist-leaning government and a population of 38.8 million, Algeria has produced 4,100 millionaires, according to a report by AfrAsia...

Tanzanian Government Urges China to Curb Its...

A Tanzanian government minister described elephant poaching on Thursday as a national disaster, and urged China to curb its appetite for ivory. The east African...

8 African Countries Whose Independence Is a...

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, formerly known as Rhodesia, is one of the greatest examples of a country being impacted by Garveyism. According to an article titled “The...

12 African Countries With the Most Diverse...

Tanzania Natural resources: coffee, tea, cotton, maize, tin, phosphates, iron ore, cassava, diamonds and gold. Its richness produces a gross domestic product valued at $33.23...

Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam is Quickly Approaching...

In 1957, in the waning years of British colonial rule, the then-unremarkable port city of Dar es Salaam sat on the coast of present-day...

China Denies Allegations of Stripping Tanzania of...

Chinese officials have strongly denied all allegations that the country has been illegally purchasing massive amounts of elephant ivory in Tanzania, forcing a spike...

The Great Uprising: 10 Facts on the...

During the "scramble for Africa" that began with the Treaty of Berlin in 1885, European powers dominated much of Africa, carving out vast territories...

Tanzania Plans to Transform Into Megacity Prepared...

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Tanzania's largest commercial city - one of the fastest-growing in Africa - has redrawn its master plan to try...

Top 5 Most Popular African Nations to...

Ghana Why It's Time To Invest Ghana is considered one of the most stable, peaceful and democratic nations within the African continent. The West African country...

7 of The Best Places for Black...

ACCRA, GHANA Ghana is Africa’s fastest growing economy and has developed a remarkable degree of stability. The West African nation's growth rate exceed 10 percent...

East African Trade Bloc Approves Monetary Union...

According to the Wall Street Journal, "Heads of state in East Africa on Saturday signed a monetary-union deal, setting the clock on a 10-year...

5 Things Every Black Person Should Know...

  He Led the Largest and Most Influential Movement to Advance Black People's Interests in the World Marcus Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), "the...

Egypt and Ethiopia Vow to Defuse Dam...

Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed to hold further talks to quell tensions over the building of a new dam on the Blue Nile, their...

Thousands of Tanzanian Masai Evicted From Ancestral...

The Tanzanian government has ordered thousands of Masai tribesmen to abandon traditional grazing lands to make way for a conservation site. But the Maasai are...

Emelda Mwamanga Launched First Lifestyle Magazine in...

Nine years ago, without any experience in journalism, Tanzania's Emelda Mwamanga started her country's first lifestyle publication, Bang! Magazine, which now also reaches audiences...