Ecology Foreign News

Crocodiles kill 7 in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria

At least seven people died in Tanzania’s part of Lake Victoria infested by crocodiles between Jan. 1, and Feb. 9, officials said on Friday. The officials said most of the victims were residents of Kome Islet on the lake, the world’s largest tropical lake shared by Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The killings of the seven […]

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Foreign News

Dormitory fire kills 3 schoolgirls in Tanzania

A dormitory fire killed at least three schoolgirls and injured 29 others, on Wednesday in Tanzania’s northern region of Shinyanga, the Police said. Janeth Magomi, the Shinyanga Regional Police Commander, confirmed the incident. Magomi said the fire razed a dormitory at Buhangija primary school in the Shinyanga municipality. “The fire killed three girls and injured […]

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Environment Foreign News

Tanzania mobilises 600 firefighters against Mt Kilimanjaro fire

Tanzanian authorities have mobilised more than 600 firefighters to put out a fire on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, an official said in Dar-Es-Salaam on Sunday. Nurdin Babu, the Kilimanjaro Regional Commissioner, told Xinhua in a telephone interview that the firefighters have been drawn from the Tanzania Fire and Rescue Force, the Tanzania National Parks, police, […]

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Foreign News Health

Tanzania to build referral hospital in western region of Kigoma

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan said Tuesday the government has set aside five billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.1 million) for the building of a state-of-the-art referral hospital in the country’s western region of Kigoma. Addressing a public rally after she laid the foundation stone for the construction of an emergency room and intensive care unit for […]

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