EAC signs MoU with America’s Arcadia University to operationalise the Nyerere Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Arusha, Tanzania

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 29th September, 2022: The East African Community (EAC) Dr. Peter Mathuki and the Provost of the Arcadia University, USA, Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the operationalization of the Nyerere Center for Peace and Conflict resolution in Arusha, Tanzania. The center is set to […]

20,000 households set to participate in HIV/AIDS prevalence research project

A total of 20,000 households are set to participate in an HIV/AIDS prevalence research project dubbed THIS 2022-2023 which will involve 40,000 people in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. The resident Director of ICAP at Columbia University Haruka Maruyama made the remarks recently during training for journalists. The training was aimed at empowering journalists to analyze […]

France avail 1.2bn/- for the cultural industry

The French Embassy in Dar es Salaam has launched 510,000 euros (1.2bn/-) project aimed at supporting the local creative industry. Nabil Hajlaoui Ambassador of France to Tanzania during the launching ceremony yesterday that the Solidarity Fund for Innovative Projects (FSPI) will finance ‘Sanaa Projects’ or in short ‘Sanaapro’ over the next two years. Various activities […]

Clerk Of Pan African Parliament (PAP) – October 24, 2022

Date: Sep 23, 2022 Location: South Africa, South Africa Organization: African Union AU Values     • Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all • Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality • Efficiency and Professionalism            […]


Dodoma, 28th September 2022 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation would like to inform the general public on the availability of employment opportunity for the posts of Expert Legal Dispute and Settlement and Expert, Education, Health Science and Technology and Innovation at the OACPS. Application details can be found through www.acp.int.  The application deadline is 13th October 2022. […]

Zanzibar Leased Seven More Islands to Investors

The Government has leased seven more islands to investors, bringing the number of the islets leased to 17, the Minister of State. President’s Office, Labor, Economy, and Investment, Mudrik Soraga told the house recently. The islands are Bawe, Changuu, Snake, Kwale, Pamunda A and B, Chapwani, Pungume, Popo, Miwa, Niamembe, Njao, Matumbini, Kashani, Kwata, Mtangani […]

Queen Elizabeth II legacy in Tanzania

Elizabeth II was Queen of Tanganyika from 1961 to 1962, when Tanganyika was an independent sovereign state and a constitutional monarchy. She was also the monarch of other sovereign states, including the United Kingdom. Her constitutional roles in Tanganyika were mostly delegated to the governor-general of Tanganyika. The monarchy was created by the Tanganyika independence […]

Zanzibar Kiswahili Dedicated to International Day

  On November 23, 2021, the United Nations designated July 7 as the World Kiswahili Language Day-the official day to celebrate the Swahili language. The announcement was made by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) during its 41st Member States’ session held in Paris, France. This made Swahili the first African language to […]

The role of the University in Tanzania

Ask someone ‘what is education?, and you are likely to get an image of a school building. Ask ‘what is quality education?’ and you may get descriptions of clean buildings, orderly desks, sturdy books and disciplined pupils. All these thing are important. But Mwalimu Nyerere challenges us to think beyond. Because, for him, education is […]