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Zanzibar, Tanzania Newswire

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  1. Equity Bank opens branch in ZanzibarRead the original story

    36 min ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    The Zanzibar branch brings to 14 the total number of Equity branches in Tanzania and is part of the lender's planned regional expansion. Zanzibar's Finance and Planning Minister, Dr. Khalid Salum Mohamed has lauded the move saying, "we are happy and encouraged to see Equity Bank developing products and services that support all members of the society and in different sectors of the economy including some previously perceived as high risk, due to lack of collateral and high costs of serving them."

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  2. Tanzania: Anti-Drug War Leads to Scarcity of Addicts Rehabilitation MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Ongoing countrywide crackdown on illicit drugs has drastically escalated demand for methadone, a medicine used to rehabilitate drugs addicts, the government confirmed yesterday. Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Ummy Mwalimu, in an interview with the 'Daily News' in Dar es Salaam yesterday, said restricting the medication imports has made it hard for hospitals to provide the drugs to increased number of new patients.

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  3. 8 diving destinations to see spectacular speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Star Online

    From turtles and orcas to dolphins and sharks, most divers dream of catching sight of these impressive animals in their natural habitats. Here's a look at some of the world's best destinations for diving enthusiasts keen to discover these extraordinary species.

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  4. 5 private island getaways that you can affordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | WTOP-FM Washington

    If you're yearning for a little sunshine, cool island breezes and mouthwatering dishes prepared with fresh local staples, these warm-weather escapes offer idyllic locations to escape blistering winter temperatures across the country without draining your wallet. If winter fatigue has set in, fret not: There's still time to escape to a secluded tropical isle for an impromptu weekend getaway.

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  5. Tanzania: Tanzanians Urged to Join hands in the War on DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    UZINI Member of Parliament Mohammed Raza has urged members of the public to join hands with the government in the war on narcotic drugs, saying collective efforts are vital to thwart the illegal trade. The politician-cum-businessman told a press conference in Dar es Salaam yesterday that with the willingness demonstrated by the government the war on illicit drugs would eventually succeed.

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  6. Tanzania: Addicts Die After Drug Supply Is CutRead the original story

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Dar es Salaam - Two drug addicts are reported to have died of withdrawal symptoms in Mwanza Region after failing to get supplies in the wake of the nationwide anti-narcotics crackdown. The Commissioner General of the Drugs Control and Enforcement Commission , Mr Rogers Sianga, said in an interview aired on Azam Television yesterday that he learnt of the deaths from Mwanza regional authorities, who suspected that the victims died as a result of sudden withdrawal from drug use.

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  7. Ask an expert: Africa offers great wildlife watching, and beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    Q. I want to go to Africa this year and am keen to do a safari and hit the beaches. Where is the best place - is there one country that offers both? A. Our recommendation would be Tanzania - a Tanzania safari is hard to beat and Zanzibar offers some of the best beaches in the world.

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  8. Africa: Indian Ocean States Move to Avert Tuna Stocks DepletionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | AllAfrica.com

    Tuna Fisheries are to feature prominently in future as the South West Indian Ocean Commission now moves to adopt a draft protocol on access to fishing grounds by foreign vessels, all intended to establish a common access regime of tuna and tuna-like species in the region. The draft protocol, also called the 'Regional Minimum Terms and Conditions , for granting fisheries access in the SWIO range states was endorsed in Zanzibar and is slated for approval next month during the eighth Session of the SWIOFC Commission in Madagascar.

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  9. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Airdrie City View

    Cody Shepherd, the owner of the Place 4 Paws Boarding Kennels, leaves Feb. 28 for Tanzania where he will climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Shepherd, 29, isn't new to the world of fundraising for a worthy cause or to wolfdogs.

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  10. Africa: Sand Mining Decimates African BeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | AllAfrica.com

    What do houses, streets, telephones and microchips have in common? They all contain processed sand. Now African countries are raising the alarm because of their disappearing beaches.

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  11. A Colorful Oceanfront Wedding in the BahamasRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Bride's Magazine

    Add this to the list of unlikely places to meet your future spouse: The Beauty CEO Summit. But when Annemarie DesLauriers, at that time an employee at in May of 2012, she met Brian Krumrei, and a fast friendship was formed.

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  12. Kansai in agreement to acquire SadolinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Iol.co.za

    Kansai Plascon Africa, a subsidiary of Kansai Paint, has entered into agreements to acquire 100 percent of the operations of Sadolin Paints in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and Burundi. The proposed acquisition, which is still subject to regulatory approvals and other conditions, forms part of Kansai Paint's global expansion strategy.

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  13. Tanzania: Magufuli Intensifies Anti-Drug CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | AllAfrica.com

    President John Magufuli yesterday tasked Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa, the Chairperson of the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority , to spearhead the crackdown on illicit drugs in the country. Under the Drug Control and Enforcement Act 2015, the premier automatically chairs the DCEA, with eight ministers serving as members of the anti-drugs authority.

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  14. Cma CGM Improves India Middle East - East Africa LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Marine News

    In line with operational excellence and operating cost discipline, CMA CGM Group wishes to share with you the changes concerning our 2 direct weekly services connecting India Middle East Gulf to East Africa strategic markets 2 direct weekly services with a combined fleet of 9 vessels up to 3,500 TEU, 12 ports of call Swahili Express service will be dedicated to Kenya and Tanzania markets with very fast transit times. Mombasa will be reached from Mundra in 12 days and Dar Es Salaam in 14 days.

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  15. Tanzania: Detained Chief Whip for the Opposition Granted BailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | AllAfrica.com

    The Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday granted bail to Singida East MP Tundu Lissu , who is also official Chief Whip for the Opposition, along with Former Miss Tanzania Wema Sepetu, albeit each facing separate charges. Lissu was granted bail when he was arraigned on four counts relating to issuing statements intended to raise discontent and ill-will for unlawful purposes.

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  16. Tanzania president must champion democracy or risk radicalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Hill

    Independence Day for the East African country of Tanzania is Dec. 9, but is now also the anniversary of one of the quirkier moments in the country's political history. On that day just over a year ago, recently elected Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli surprised his people by clearing street rubbish near the presidential palace, at times with his hands.

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  17. Tanzania: Opposition Parliament Leader Now Rejects Questioning By PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | AllAfrica.com

    Dar es Salaam - Mr Tundu Lissu, who is Singida East MP and who was arrested on Monday evening outside Parliament premises, has opted not to respond to new questioning by the police arguing that he was entitled to do so. Mr Lissu, who is also the opposition Chief Whip in Parliament and Chadema's legal affairs director, is under police custody at the Central Police Station in Dar es Salaam, after he was arrested in Dodoma.

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  18. Turkish tourism minister marks first visit since normalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Jerusalem Post

    Yariv Levin and Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avci meet at the the opening of the International Mediterranean Tourism Market on February 7, 2017. Hours after a strongly worded condemnation of settlements by the Turkish Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avci attended a tourism conference in Tel Aviv, marking the first visit to Israel since ties between the two countries were normalized in August 2016.

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  19. Northside Consulting announces appointment of Special Advisor - Cruise Ships.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | 4 Hoteliers

    ... for 15 years and rising to the rank of Hotel Director. After a short stint as hospitality consultant in Zanzibar, Tanzania and Papua New Guinea, Angelo boarded once again and joined MSC Cruises, where he is currently serving as Hotel Director. ...

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  20. Teachers encouraged to apply for African study abroad programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | MDJonline.com

    Conyers-based American Institute of Resource and Human Development, an education nonprofit, is accepting applications for teachers to study aboard in Africa this summer.

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