Footballer Mbwana Samatta makes Tanzania proud

Tanzanian striker and TP Mazembe club soccer player has made Tanzania proud by winning the CAF African player of the year based in Africa for 2015. Mbwana is the first player from East Africa to have won the prestigious title. The Tanzanian scored seven goals to emerge top and help the DR Congo club win … Continue reading

UNIVERSITY OF DODOMA TO GENERATE 55MW OF POWER THROUGH SOLAR

University of Dodoma (UDOM) will soon become one of Africa’s leading colleges in renewable energy and sustainability following its move to construct a largest solar farm ever built on college campus anywhere in the world, totalling 55MW of solar generation. Electricity is expected to flow from this first phase of the UDOM solar farm by … Continue reading

Tanzania: Radical Boost for Malaria Fight

Malaria, a serious health problem in Tanzania, can be eradicated in just three years, according to a leading expert on the prevention and treatment of the disease. Prof Li Guoqiao recently told a delegation of Tanzanian journalists in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou that the disease could be wiped out in Tanzania within two … Continue reading

Sustainable Charcoal Project in Kilosa

According to information gathered by National Forest Resources Monitoring and Assessment, Tanzania roughly consumes 50% more than the quantity of wood that nationally regrows every year. Thus, forests are being cleared faster than they can grow back. At the same time, it is estimated that biomass energy will remain to be Tanzania’s most important energy … Continue reading

Tanzania confident of eradicating poaching within four years

In just five years, gangs have killed 60 per cent of Tanzania’s elephants, and are now one of the world’s biggest trafficking syndicates.Tanzania’s top police unit is fighting back with intelligence and new training. In the last year they have arrested nearly 1,000 suspects and so far, nearly 150 have gone to prison. “As far … Continue reading

UK pledges £30m for rural energy in Tanzania

The UK Government is to provide £30 million for rural energy projects in Tanzania in the next five years. According to the Rural Energy Agency (REA), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Energy and Minerals of Tanzania, the UK is providing the funding through its Department for International Development. The main objective of the … Continue reading