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It’s not about DRC leftover; it’s about Tanzania foreign policy gem

February 24, 2015 11:01 am1 comment
It’s not about DRC leftover; it’s about Tanzania foreign policy gem

The idea that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a free dining table for resources hungry individuals and countries has enabled violence and instability to thrive in DRC. Continuing with this wrong and failed way of thinking about DRC future

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Uganda is Fairing Well at EAC Military Games

August 23, 2014 6:50 pm0 comments
Uganda is Fairing Well at EAC Military Games

‘Team Uganda’ (UPDF) that left for Zanzibar on August 18, 2014 to participate in the EAC Military games and culture events 2014 has started the competition on a high note with four wins, one draw and one loss in the games played. The competition that was officially opened on August 20, 2014 has seen the UPDF netball team that played on August 22, 2014 beat Kenya Defence Forces team 30-28. The basketball match too was in favour of the UPDF against the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) with 49-39 score. UPDF handball team also beat their Rwanda counterparts with 33-25 score. In the matches played on August 21, 2014, UPDF netball […]

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East Africa ports competition Sees Heightened Propaganda

September 14, 2013 10:05 am0 comments
Mombasa port

Attempts by states to achieve and retain a position of dominance over others are a recurrent feature in international relations. This is now seen in East Africa as Kenya fights hard to retain its dominance as a largest economy in East Africa. This development is largely the result of the conflicting national ambitions of Tanzania and Kenya; each of which wishes to exercise paramount influence in the East Africa region. This competition, although hidden, has deep roots and is likely to intensify.

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Report reveals Tanzania as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa

September 13, 2013 7:30 pm0 comments
“ Where to Invest in Africa: A guide to corporate Investment”.

Tanzania has emerged as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa and the ninth best in Africa, according to a report published by Rand Merchant Bank’s (RMB) “ Where to Invest in Africa: A guide to corporate Investment”.

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Tanzania-Rwanda diplomatic spat: is it a case of being too sensitive or indifference?

September 3, 2013 7:55 pm0 comments
tANZANIA RWANDA

On Thursday, 29th August, the ongoing diplomatic spat between Tanzania and Rwanda surfaced in Tanzania’s parliament in Dodoma. The Leader of Opposition, who also doubles as the Chairperson of the biggest opposition political party, Freeman Mbowe asked the government to end the diplomatic feud claiming that Tanzania was being side-lined by the other partner states in the EAC. Responding to that question, Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda said President Kikwete had asked Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni to intervene and mediate between the two countries, and he shot down the proposal of forming a special body to deal with the issue.

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Peace in the DRC is contingent on peace between Hutu and Tutsi

August 30, 2013 3:00 pm0 comments
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Fighting is once again raging in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In mid-July, violence began again between the DRC government forces, called Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (FARDC), and M23 rebels

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Uganda Police Accused of Abducting President Paul Kagame’s Former Bodyguard

August 22, 2013 11:12 pm0 comments
Uganda Police Accused of Abducting President Paul Kagame’s Former Bodyguard

Kampala-The Ugandan police force is on the spot, over alleged abduction and disappearance of Rwandan refugees.
The Ugandan police force is accused of aiding, Rwandan security officials, to abduct Rwandese nationals, who have taken asylum in Uganda.

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More Guns Will Never Solve the Mess in the D.R. Congo

July 31, 2013 10:55 pm0 comments
More Guns Will Never Solve the Mess in the D.R. Congo

Fighting between different armed groups and government forces has erupted once again in eastern DRC in these past few weeks. Keeping true to the nature of armed conflicts in the Great Lakes region, that conflict in the DRC has spilled to neighboring countries especially Uganda. Rwanda claims to have been shelled as well by FARDC in collaboration with FDRL, who stand accused of perpetrating the genocide and have set shop in DRC.

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The tragedy in Darfur is a reminder of the ‘peace-loving’ nature of Tanzania

July 18, 2013 12:20 am0 comments
UNAMID Sector South HQ Staff members attending a brief Ceremony to pay tribute to Tanzania fallen soldiers.

This week Tanzania is sadly receiving bodies of 7 soldiers belonging to the Tanzania’s People Defense Force (TPDF) soldiers who were part of peacekeeping forces in Darfur. It is a heartrending moment for the country but also a time to remind us of our ‘peace-loving’ nature and efforts to create peace in the region.

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FDLR Commander Killed in Congo

July 11, 2013 7:14 pm0 comments
FDLR Commander Killed in Congo

GOMA-A senior member of the rebel group Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda-FDLR has been killed during a battle with M23 rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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