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Tanzanian authorities make decision on night bus travel after 30 years

Tanzanian authorities make decision on night bus travel after 30 years

Authorities in Tanzania have lifted a ban on night-time upcountry bus travel that was imposed decades ago, local media reported. The government says the changes came after considering the views of stakeholders in the transport sector, as well as improvement in infrastructure and security. While announcing the move in parliament, …

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“Measles has killed 12 children in Tanzania” – official says

"Measles has killed 12 children in Tanzania" - official says

A total of 12 children have died of measles in south-western Tanzania’s Mlele district since December, local media reported, citing district commissioner Majid Mwanga. Mr Mwanga added that 847 children had been infected with measles in the district between December and February. “Health workers have so far vaccinated 16,480 children …

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Tanzania: authorities warn against sharing pro-gay content

Tanzania: authorities warn against sharing pro-gay content

Tanzania’s government has warned people against distributing online posts and short videos that promote same-sex relationships. It has also cautioned that it will take action against administrators of social media groups whose members share pro-LGBT messages. Information Minister Nape Nnauye made the remarks while addressing the media on Sunday at …

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