By Erick KabenderaThe World Bank wants plans for the construction of the 2,100MW Stigler Gorge hydropower project suspended, saying the plant would result in severe water shortages. Environmentalists, too, had asked the government to shelve the project, whose construction will be done at the heart of Selous Game Reserve, which is on the list of the Unesco's World Heritage site.
The World Bank wants plans for the construction of the 2,100MW Stigler Gorge hydropower project suspended, saying the plant would result in severe water shortages. Environmentalists, too, had asked the government to shelve the project, whose construction will be done at the heart of Selous Game Reserve, which is on the list of the Unesco’s World Heritage site.
By Erick KabenderaTanzania has terminated a 25-year-old hunting concession with a United Arab Emirates royal family-owned company as it launches investigations into the dealings of the company and former tourism ministers.
Wanajeshi wetu wanahatarisha maisha yao kuhakikisha usalama wetu. Wanajeshi 15 waliopoteza maisha DRC walikuwa wanatimiza jukumu hilo na wanastahili pongezi kwa ujasiri wao. Kama una ndugu, rafiki au hata jirani ambaye ni mwanajeshi mtumie ujumbe kumshukuru kwa kujitoa mhanga. https://t.co/L5lY51NaFE
15 Tanzanian heroes fighting to protect innocent citizens in DRC were killed in a raid on the eve of Independence Day celebrations. This is the day to remember our freedom fighters who fought to get us independence, our heroes who sacrifice lives to make the world a better place. https://t.co/gDkYzDgDvq
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Selecting a term
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