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

POLE POLE RESORT ..PHONES OFF, SWITCH OFF AND RELAX

A place of pure peace and tranquility on Mafia Island in Tanzania set in the heart of Mafia Island Marine park overlooking the tantalizing azure, aquamarine and tanzanite blue waters, Pole Pole resort is a place to forget the hassle and bustle of the city, put your phones on silent and simply relax. The resort … Continue reading

AMBONI CAVES IN TANGA UP FOR A “FACELIFT”

The Tanzanian government in collaboration with the French government will develop the historical Amboni caves in Tanga Region to boost tourism in the area and antiquities studies in the country. The initial stage will be to improve and develop the caves’ infrastructure including roads and recreation buildings for visitors in order to improve access to … Continue reading

Tanzania apprehends over 1000 poachers

Between 2012 and March 2013 over 1000 suspected poachers have been arrested over various offenses. A total of 670 cases have been opened in a number  of courts across the country.272 of these cases have since been completed where subjects were heavily fined.71 other suspects were given jail terms totaling 99 years. The government has … Continue reading