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  • 07:05 Burundi Citizens Flee To Tanzania For Refuge Due To Election Crisis

    Burundi Citizens Flee To Tanzania For Refuge Due To Election Crisis

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    Burundi citizens flee to Tanzania for refuge due to election crisis.

  • 01:07 Suspects In Sheikh Murders Extradited From Tanzania

    Suspects In Sheikh Murders Extradited From Tanzania

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    Two suspected masterminds of the murders of Muslim Sheikhs in Busoga have been extradited from Tanzania to Uganda. The two, Mohammed Matovu Sebaduka and Omar Mutuka were brought into the country last evening. They were arrested along with ADF Chief, Jamil

  • 52:00 Albino Killings in Africa

    Albino Killings in Africa

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    Once, albinos only had to fear the burning sun and constantly seek the shade. But now they also fear what is hiding in the shadows. Many of Tanzania’s 170,000 albinos have gone into hiding. They are being hunted because witchdoctors are spreading th

  • 02:26 Tanzanian Cartoons Animate Children's Maths Lessons

    Tanzanian Cartoons Animate Children's Maths Lessons

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    While mathematics might not always be the most popular subject in schools, a Tanzanian cartoon is helping to make learning fun for young students across East Africa. Ubongo Kid, which features a world of cartoon elephants, is Tanzania's most widely watche

  • 01:24 Nsangano, Tanzania's First Fairtrade Gold Mine

    Nsangano, Tanzania's First Fairtrade Gold Mine

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    Nsangano gold mine in the Geita district, North of Tanzania lake zone, is one of three Tanzanian mines which will soon receive the Fairtrade label - a testament to the ethical practices and fair treatment which go on at the plant.

  • 02:29 Tanzania Farmers Speak Out On Seed Copyright

    Tanzania Farmers Speak Out On Seed Copyright

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    Nineteen African countries have signed a deal which aims to give companies better protection to copyright their plants and seeds, in the hope that it will improve yields and increase diversity of crops but farmers' groups say the deal would make it illega

  • 02:27 Tanzania's Rickshaw Serves As Medical Service Delivery System

    Tanzania's Rickshaw Serves As Medical Service Delivery System

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    The Bajaj are legendary in Tanzania. They have long been used as a way for people to navigate Tanzania's chaotic roads. Now a medical charity says it's getting great results using them as a delivery service. CCTV's Dan Ashby reports.

  • 03:02 Tanzanian Gold Mine Enters Into Fairtrade Deal With UK

    Tanzanian Gold Mine Enters Into Fairtrade Deal With UK

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    For many people, a gold ring is a symbol of everlasting love; but sometimes the story behind the gold itself is not as happy. Tanzania is the fourth largest gold producer in Africa with exports of more than $1.6bn in 2014. Hundreds of thousands of the cou

  • 03:33 Tanzania's Low Cost, No Frills Airline

    Tanzania's Low Cost, No Frills Airline

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    Africa's aviation is growing fast, but the cost of airfare is still an obstacle for many travelers. Find out how one airline is addressing the problem. http://www.tranganhnam.org

  • 03:56 Presidential Campaigns In Tanzania Intensify

    Presidential Campaigns In Tanzania Intensify

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    Presidential Campaigns In Tanzania Intensify

  • 03:03 Tanzania To Use Light Aircrafts To Deter Poachers

    Tanzania To Use Light Aircrafts To Deter Poachers

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    Tanzania is about to take its battle against poaching to the skies. A number of groups have begun trialing aircraft to find or deter elephant poachers. One charity is trialing flying light aircraft close to the ground to ward off attackers. But it's not t

  • 01:03 Musician Salif Keita Says Africa Albino Attacks 'unacceptable'

    Musician Salif Keita Says Africa Albino Attacks 'unacceptable'

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    African music legend Salif Keita has called for people with albinism to be protected, as Tanzania begins campaigning for general elections amid a fear in the rise of witchcraft attacks. African music legend Salif Keita has called for people with albinism

  • 02:33 Why Some Tanzanian Women Are Marrying Women   BBC News

    Why Some Tanzanian Women Are Marrying Women BBC News

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    In the Tarime district of the Mara region in northern Tanzania an age-old tradition involves women marrying women. This alternative family structure, known as Nyumba Nthobu, has become a practical alternative for many. Tulanana Bohela reports.

  • 02:36 Growth, Jobs And The SDGs In Tanzania:

    Growth, Jobs And The SDGs In Tanzania:

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    Dr. Nicola Banks reports from Arusha, Tanzania on how relevant the Sustainable Development Goals on growth and jobs are for young people. Read more of her research at www.bit.ly/nicolabanks

  • 01:55 Historic Declaration Signed In World Forestry Conference In Zanzibar

    Historic Declaration Signed In World Forestry Conference In Zanzibar

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    The national forest agencies of Tanzania, Zanzibar, Uganda and Madagascar on Wednesday signed a historic declaration to jointly combat illegal timber trade in Eastern and Southern Africa, taking a significant step towards addressing this growing driver of

  • 00:40 Tanzania Eases Market Restrictions On Foreigners

    Tanzania Eases Market Restrictions On Foreigners

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    Tanzania expects to open its capital markets further in December by letting foreigners from outside east Africa invest in debt instruments.

  • 01:56 Elephant Poaching In Tanzania

    Elephant Poaching In Tanzania

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    Tanzania has lost 60% of its elephant population since 2009

  • 04:10 Fast Jet's GM Explains Reasons For Basing In Tanzania

    Fast Jet's GM Explains Reasons For Basing In Tanzania

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    In East Africa, the biggest aviation hub lies in Kenya. So when Tanzania was picked as the base for a new budget carrier, Fast Jet, that decision left many questioning the logic behind it. The carrier's General Manager, in contrast to her peers in East Af

  • 01:57 Tanzania Opens Project To Pipe Gas To Dar Es Salaam

    Tanzania Opens Project To Pipe Gas To Dar Es Salaam

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    Tanzania has opened a 1.33 billion dollar energy project to pipe natural gas to its commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, in a bid to meet power demands. The 532 km Mtwara-Dar es Salaam pipeline and gas processing plants were financed by a Chinese loan, and

  • 03:10 More Burundians Fleeing To Neighboring Tanzania

    More Burundians Fleeing To Neighboring Tanzania

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    Thousands have fled Burundi in recent months, desperate to escape what they say is violence and intimidation. The UN says soldiers and police officers are among the latest refugees arriving in Tanzania.

  • 02:18 Uganda Considers Shifting Oil Pipeline Path From Kenya To Tanzania

    Uganda Considers Shifting Oil Pipeline Path From Kenya To Tanzania

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    Uganda is exploring the possibility of building a crude oil pipeline through Tanzania - despite an earlier deal signed with Kenya, to have the same pipeline go through Western Kenya, to the port of Mombasa.

  • 01:26 2015 Tanzanian Elections Most Competitive In Nation's History

    2015 Tanzanian Elections Most Competitive In Nation's History

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    The 2015 Tanzanian election has been billed as the most competitive presidential race witnessed in Tanzania's history. Here is a short profile of the country

  • 01:55 Albinos In Tanzania Still At Risk Of Ritual Attacks

    Albinos In Tanzania Still At Risk Of Ritual Attacks

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    One of the darker sides of the Tanzanian story is the plight of people with albinism. They are frequently attacked and frequently killed for their body parts. The Tanzanian Albinism Society says whoever wins Sunday's election, must do more to protect them

  • 02:30 22.7 Million Tanzanians Set To Vote

    22.7 Million Tanzanians Set To Vote

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    The countdown has begun for another round of voting on the African continent. In just a few hours, an estimated 22.7 million Tanzanian voters head to the polls to pick a new president to replace incumbent Jakaya Kikwete. The country's electoral officials

  • 07:41 Tanzania Election Victory

    Tanzania Election Victory

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    The announced winner of Tanzania’s contested presidential election, John Magufuli will officially be presented with a victory certificate on Friday. Tanzanians danced in the streets of Dar es Salaam late Thursday in celebration of the victory. Joining VOA

  • 02:05 John Magufuli Inaugurated As Tanzania's President

    John Magufuli Inaugurated As Tanzania's President

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    African leaders from across the continent witnessed the swearing in of John Pombe Magufuli as Tanzania's fifth president on Thursday morning. They were among the tens of thousands of Tanzanians who braved the torrential rains to watch the former chemistry

  • 03:28 Inside A Fortified Flour Mill In Tanzania

    Inside A Fortified Flour Mill In Tanzania

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    The Devex team takes an inside look at how organizations like GAIN are putting the “bread” in global nutrition’s bread and butter. For more international development news, visit: http://www.devex.com Subscribe to the Devex YouTube channel: http://www.yout

  • 01:38 Abandoned Baby Survives Against All Odds

    Abandoned Baby Survives Against All Odds

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    A tiny miracle from Tanzania. A baby's recovering in a safe house after defying the most incredible odds. The story of little Salama has become an inspiration to hundreds of girls.

  • 01:27 Tanzania Poachers Kill Park Pilot

    Tanzania Poachers Kill Park Pilot

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    A hunt is underway in Tanzania for suspected poachers who allegedly shot down a helicopter, killing its pilot. Roger Gower was tracking the gang near the Serengeti when the poachers allegedly opened fire on him with an AK-47 rifle. CCTV's Dan Ashby has th

  • 01:55 Chinese Language Courses Introduced In Tanzanian Universities

    Chinese Language Courses Introduced In Tanzanian Universities

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    A recent introduction of Chinese language degrees in Tanzania has taken the country by storm. Students and businessmen are now explorng the benefits and challenges of the move in the East African nation which is the first sub-Saharan African country looki

  • 02:08 Tanzania’s Simba Football Club In $10 Million Buyout Talks

    Tanzania’s Simba Football Club In $10 Million Buyout Talks

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    One of Tanzania's biggest football clubs is getting a new owner. Simba Football club has agreed to let billionaire Mohammed Dewji buy a controlling stake, paving the way for investment worth millions.

  • 01:38 Kenya-Tanzania Trade Ties: New Border Post To Help Improve Flow Of Goods In E. African Region

    Kenya-Tanzania Trade Ties: New Border Post To Help Improve Flow Of Goods In E. African Region

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    In a bid to improve the flow of goods between Kenya and Tanzania, a new border post was recently launched. It is the first One Stop Border Post in the East African region. 15 other posts are still under construction.

  • 01:57 Zanzibar Calls For Growth In Regional Tourism Industry

    Zanzibar Calls For Growth In Regional Tourism Industry

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    Tourism experts have used Tanzania's hosting of the World Travel Awards to call on countries to do more to help African tourists. The number of international visitors to the continent fell last year, but operators in Tanzania say that African travelers ca

  • 02:00 Seaweed Farmers In Trouble As Zanzibar's Economy Struggles

    Seaweed Farmers In Trouble As Zanzibar's Economy Struggles

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    Zanzibar's position as the world's 3rd largest producer of seaweed is under threat. Climate change is warming the waters around the island and that's caused a decline in the volume of Zanzibar's key export earner. Farmers are then hit by a second blow, as

  • 04:37 Chinese Medical Teams And Zanzibar Island

    Chinese Medical Teams And Zanzibar Island

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    The spice islands of East Africa. Zanzibar is famous for its spices and its architecture. To residents on the main island, however, one group of Chinese is well known to them - the Chinese medical team. For the past 51 years, many Chinese medical workers

  • 01:03 Tanzania Struggling National Carrier Plans To Relaunch

    Tanzania Struggling National Carrier Plans To Relaunch

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    Tanzania is in the process of relaunching its national carrier, after buying two new aircraft and advertising a number of new jobs. Air Tanzania was once the hope of the nation, but in recent years its business has dwindled to just one national route. Dan

  • 02:10 Tanzania Presents Pharaohs With Opportunity To Return To Glory

    Tanzania Presents Pharaohs With Opportunity To Return To Glory

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    Egypt's national football team is in Dar es Salam, training for their qualifying match against Tanzania. The Pharaohs lead Group G with seven points. Experts are expecting a remarkable game, as Egypt tries to seal qualification, while Tanzania will fight

  • 07:03 Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro: Finally On The Trail To The Top

    Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro: Finally On The Trail To The Top

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    For decades, Mount Kilimanjaro has been a key part of Tanzania's vast tourist attractions. As CCTV's Ramah Nyang reports however, to Tanzanians themselves, the mountain is so much more than just a pretty lump of rock.

  • 01:08 8 People Hacked To Death In Tanga

    8 People Hacked To Death In Tanga

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    Police in Tanzania say eight people have been hacked to death in one of the worst attacks the country has seen for years. It happened near the northern port city of Tanga, close to the Kenyan border. There there have been reports of gangs there operating

  • 01:56 Tanzania To Hand Down Harsh Punishments For Underage Marriage

    Tanzania To Hand Down Harsh Punishments For Underage Marriage

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    Men in Tanzania will get up to 30 years in jail, if they marry or get a school girl pregnant. The country has some of the highest child marriage rates in the world, but the new law is part of a Government crackdown. Dan Ashby has this report

  • 01:57 30 Year Jail Sentence for Impregnating underage girls

    30 Year Jail Sentence for Impregnating underage girls

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    Men in Tanzania will get up to 30 years in jail, if they marry or get a school girl pregnant. The country has some of the highest child marriage rates in the world, but the new law is part of a Government crackdown.

  • 01:29 Tanzanians Still Reeling After Mass Disconnection

    Tanzanians Still Reeling After Mass Disconnection

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    A month ago, Tanzania joined several other African countries in switching off counterfeit mobile phones. The country's Communications Regulatory Authority led that disconnection campaign. Mobile phone users and dealers across Tanzania are still reeling fr

  • 00:44 Thousands Who Fled To Tanzania Returned To Burundi

    Thousands Who Fled To Tanzania Returned To Burundi

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    Thousands of Burundi refugees have returned home from Tanzania. Authorities in Burundi say more than 34-thousand people who fled the violence have made their way back home. Tanzania hosts the largest number of refugees from Burundi, an estimated 144,000.

  • 01:56 Schools In Tanzania Include Mandarin In Curriculum

    Schools In Tanzania Include Mandarin In Curriculum

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    China has been running pilot programmes to teach Mandarin in Tanzanian secondary schools. For six months, pupils have been learning Chinese. We take a look at how they're getting on.

  • 02:32 New Initiative Ensures Teenage Tanzanian Girls Go To School

    New Initiative Ensures Teenage Tanzanian Girls Go To School

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    Education remains a serious challenge for teenage girls across many parts of the developing world - and it's especially true in Tanzania. One American NGO estimates that just 4-percent of girls in the country complete secondary school. And it's determined

  • 01:17 Chilli Powder Condom Firecrackers Protect Humans And Elephants

    Chilli Powder Condom Firecrackers Protect Humans And Elephants

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    Condoms are usually used for safe sex but in Tanzania, conservationists have come up with a creative way to keep elephants from wandering into human settlements.

  • 01:07 Rwanda, Tanzania Concerned Over Jihadist Recruitment

    Rwanda, Tanzania Concerned Over Jihadist Recruitment

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    Somalia isn't the only country struggling with jihadists. Regional body IGAD warned last week that al-Shabaab is active in five other countries. And in Rwanda in recent days, police have killed four terror suspects. CCTV's Dan Ashby has more.

  • 00:55 Group Of Armed Men Kills Four Officers In Tanzania

    Group Of Armed Men Kills Four Officers In Tanzania

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    A manhunt is under way in Tanzania for a group of armed men who shot dead four police officers outside a bank in Dar es Salaam. Police say the men didn't take any money, and that the attack was a direct assault on police. Dan Ashby has this update from th

  • 01:52 Tanzania Set To Ban Plastic Bags

    Tanzania Set To Ban Plastic Bags

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    Tanzania will ban the use of plastic bags from the start of 2017, as part of efforts to address a massive pollution problem. However, as Dan Ashby reports, plastic bags are widely used across the country and it's going to take a lot of work to get rid of

  • 03:02 Tanzania's Tourism Board Encourages Locals To Visit Game Parks

    Tanzania's Tourism Board Encourages Locals To Visit Game Parks

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    Tanzania has witnessed some of the worst poaching in the world. It's prompted the country's tourism board to encourage locals to visit the parks right on their doorstep, and join the fight to save elephants. Our reporter Dan Ashby accompanied one couple t