The Road Safety Week was held in Arusha climaxing national celebrations from September 22 – 26. Above Daladala touts and some residents demonstrated how the commuter buses should not operate. Not to fill the inside with passengers and the roof as well. (Photo by Filbert Rweyemamu).
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EAC flashes red flag over Ebola ‘The threat it poses to the region is real’ The East African Community this week issued an alert over Ebola
viral disease (EVD) in West Africa as the death toll from the viral disease
reached over 2,600.
A high level ministerial meeting in Nairobi, Kenya resolved that
the region must maintain "a high level emergency preparedness and response" to ensure it was spared from the killer disease. "Countries should ensure their Ebola emergency and preparedness response
plans meet the minimal WHO (World Health Organization) standards", the
Secretariat said in a communique......Read more
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Local experts silent on dinosaur new find
Local experts in paleontology are still silent on the recently discovered
massive fossil of a giant, yet rare, dinosaur that once lived in Tanzania
about 100 million years ago.
Officials at the Natural History Museum in Arusha and the Olduvai Gorge
Museum in Ngorongoro said although they were aware of the new find,
they could not tell where the remains were or if they had been excavated..........Read more
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Vision-Fund launches bank in Arusha
As the government works to encourage nomadic pastoralists who hoard large
herds of livestock to convert their animals into cash, local financial
institutions have been advised to follow herders wherever they
are to provide them with banking services......Read more