Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world. Tanzania's population of 51.82 million (2014) is diverse, composed of several ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups. Tanzania is a presidential constitutional republic, and since 1996, its official capital has been Dodoma, where the President's Office, the National Assembly, and some government ministries are located.Dar es Salaam, the former capital, retains most government offices and is the country's largest city, principal port, and leading commercial centre.
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 ... .
8 (Xinhua) -- Tanzania's NationalIrrigationCommission 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.
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.
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. .
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.
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 ... .
... 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 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.
According to state-run TanzaniaForest 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.
On July 1, the TanzaniaCommunications... 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.