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Spirit Airlines fight: Video shows confrontation between agent, customer at DFW Airport

ABC7 15 Aug 2022
DALLAS -- A viral video captured an ugly dispute between a Spirit Airlines agent and a customer in Texas on Thursday, WFAA reported ... Shannon is a professional cinematographer who was flying from Dallas to Tanzania, where he is now to work on a documentary. SEE ALSO . Caught on video. Jet lands dangerously close to 'planespotters' at airport ... .

Tanzania, Zambia cross-border railway unlocks trade ties

Anadolu Agency 14 Aug 2022
The decision to revive the Tanzania and Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) was reached last week in the port city of Dar es Salaam where the two leaders held talks ... Hichilema expressed gratitude to the founding leaders Julius Nyerere and Kenneth Kaunda, from Tanzania and Zambia, respectively, for their clear vision.

SECP enrols 1,691 firms in July

Dawn 13 Aug 2022
ISLAMABAD ... In July, foreign investment had been reported in 44 new companies from Afghan­istan, China, Domi­nican Republic, Egypt, Germany, Kazakhstan Madag­ascar, the Nether­lands, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, the UK and the US ... Published in Dawn, August 13th, 2022. .

Tanzania signs 21 irrigation scheme contracts for over 26,000 ha of land

Xinhua 08 Aug 2022
8 (Xinhua) -- Tanzania's National Irrigation Commission on Monday signed agreements with contractors for the development of 21 ... dollars), covering 26,700 hectares of land in the country's seven regions ... Tanzania signs 21 irrigation scheme contracts for over 26,000 ha of land.

How Maasai women are resisting land grabs

Intrepid Report 03 Aug 2022
In Mwanza, Tanzania, Nairukoki Leyian-Naisinyai tells me that here, ...

Tanzania: How Maasai Women Are Resisting Land Grabs

All Africa 03 Aug 2022
In Mwanza, Tanzania, Nairukoki Leyian-Naisinyai tells me that here, ...

How Tanzanian women are fighting corporations for their land rights

Alternet 02 Aug 2022
In Mwanza, Tanzania, Nairukoki Leyian-Naisinyai tells me that here, “Corporations come with papers from the government claiming that they have the right to our land.” She points to the large corporations that have entered the lands of the Maasai people to mine rubies and tanzanite.

Tanzania launches cultivation of over 11,000 hectares of block farms for youth

Xinhua 24 Jul 2022
Anthony Mavunde, the Deputy Minister for Agriculture, told parliament in June the government of Tanzania has allocated 20,000 hectares of land that will be used to engage the youth in agriculture ... ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET. News. In-depthSportsBusinessCultureWorldChina Regions ... Tanzania launches cultivation of over 11,000 hectares of block farms for youth. .

Guillaume Blanc’s The Invention of Green Colonialism: Putting parks before the poor

The Irish Times 24 Jul 2022
As I was reading it, Blanc’s point was pressed when I received a press alert from Amnesty International saying more than 70,000 members of the indigenous Maasai community in Loliondo, Tanzania, were being violently evicted from their ancestral lands to make way for a tourism operation.

The surprisingly simple technique that can turn deserts green

Henry Herald 23 Jul 2022
Once upon a planet. Bunding, an ancient and low-tech building technique, is having a profound impact on degraded land in two disparate places. In Tanzania, farmers using bunds -- barriers that, at their most basic level, are simply mounds of earth -- have taken parched, overgrazed and eroded land and turned it green ... Dig this ... Wild kingdom ... Dino-mite ... .

Moving the Maasai - Tanzania Is Repeating Kenya's Colonial Past

All Africa 22 Jul 2022
... Tanzania in June set social media alight with concern.

Kigali summit to outline strategy for nature conservation in Africa

The Observer 17 Jul 2022
... protected areas, covering 14% of land and 17% of its marine area ... The high-level talks come against the backdrop of violent clashes between Maasai and security forces in neighbouring Tanzania over rights to occupy ancestral lands in Loliondo, which borders Serengeti national park.

Indigenous groups in Tanzania become victims of land grabbing

Anadolu Agency 13 Jul 2022
Indigenous groups in Tanzania face an uphill battle to secure land rights amid weakening customary tenure systems, making them vulnerable to land grabbing by government backed-investors looking for wider commercial interests ... In Tanzania, the land is public property held by the president as a trustee on behalf of the people.

Tanzania launches mobilization campaign for alternative energy to stop deforestation 12 Jul 2022
According to state-run Tanzania Forest Services Agency (TFS), Tanzania has approximately 39.9 percent of forest ... TFS says between 1990 and 2010, Tanzania lost 19.4 percent of its forested land, or around 8 million hectares.

Tanzanian regulator suspends DarMpya online news outlet, citing expired license

CPJ 12 Jul 2022
On July 1, the Tanzania Communications ... In a since-deleted tweet seen by CPJ, DarMpya alleged that a June 17 protest against alleged Kenyan interference in the Tanzanian government’s plan to evict members of the Maasai community from lands in northern Tanzania was staged.

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