Monthly Archives: April 2014

Important African Weather Systems Likely Will Intensify Due To Climate Change

System Impacts Droughts, Atlantic Hurricanes, Dust Storms Climate Change Could Strengthen African Easterly Waves, Which Influences Storms On Both Sides Of Atlantic Weather systems that bring rainstorms to drought-prone areas of northern Africa, carry Saharan dust across the ocean and seed … Continue reading

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Tanzania Bank To Increase Loans To Women

Program Aimed At Economic Independence The Tanzania Women Bank (TWB) is to provide plots with an official title deed to women operating small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to enable them access loans more easily. TWB Managing Director Ms Margareth Chacha … Continue reading

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Child Abuse Rising Across Tanzania

More Than 800 Cases Of Child Sodomy Reported Last Year Child abuse is rising in the country and thus denying children of their basic rights, a new report by the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) has revealed. The report, … Continue reading

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Maasai Villagers Win Fight For Information about Land-Grabs and Forced Eviction

Boston Tour Operator Allegedly Took Farm, Water Under Questionable Terms A high-end safari operator must turn over documents and testimony about alleged land-grabbing and violence to the leaders of three Maasai villages in Tanzania, according to an order issued Friday by … Continue reading

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Tanzania President Says Poaching Boom Threatens Elephant Survival

Poaching Threatens National Heritage, Future Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said his country’s elephant herds faced extinction following a wildlife poaching boom in east Africa’s second-largest economy. Kikwete said a new census at the Selous-Mikumi ecosystem, one of the country’s biggest wildlife … Continue reading

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Tanzania’s Deforestation Rate Double Global Average

Reforestation Critical To Ecosystems At 1.1 percent, Tanzania’s average annual deforestation rate is more than twice the global average of 0.5 percent.  To mitigate the destruction in their region, Mamba villagers in Moshi Municipality have planted over 4,000 indigenous trees. … Continue reading

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Mellowswan Will Reforest Tanzania, Create Hundreds Of Jobs

Kilimanjaro Ecosystem Supports Millions Of People What’s the Kilimanjaro region worth? How about the entire ecosystem of Kenya, Tanzania and all of East Africa? What will it mean to millions of people and critically endangered species–including elephants, rhinos and lions–if … Continue reading

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