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By MGoth On Sunday, March 31st, 2013
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Africa: Stand with the Maasai

974,067 have signed. Let’s get to 1,000,000   Dear friends, We are elders of the Maasai from Tanzania, one of Africa’s oldest tribes. Yesterday, the government announced that it plans to kick thousands More...

Members of the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces. PHOTO | THE CITIZEN
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Tanzania to join DR Congo war against M23 rebels

Tanzania is ready to send troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo to fight M23 rebels who are making advances to the capital Kinshasa, a minister has said. Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation minister More...

In this photo taken Tuesday, June 26, 2012, Tanzanian officials note down details from some of the seventy survivors of an incident where over forty others suffocated to death in a truck container near Chitego Forest, about 130km (80 miles) east of the capital Dodoma, in Tanzania. An official in Tanzania says that 43 Ethiopian and Somali nationals suffocated in the truck they were being smuggled in and Tanzania's state television said the bodies were thrown off the truck and dumped in the bush after the driver of the truck realized some of the people he was smuggling had perished. Tanzania lies on a smuggling route Africans use to travel to South Africa, where there are more economic opportunities.(AP Photo)
By Liban On Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Tanzanian police hunts truck driver for suffocating 43 Ethiopians to death

In this photo taken Tuesday, June 26, 2012, Tanzanian officials note down details from some of the seventy survivors of an incident where over forty others suffocated to death in a truck container near Chitego Forest, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Mozambique beats Somali migrants, Tanzania frees them

NAIROBI — Tanzania has released a group of almost fifty Somali refugees and asylum seekers that activists say includes three females from Mtwara prison. The Somali embassy in Tanzania helped the group regain More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Somaliland says has huge, unexplored oil potential

CAPE TOWN Nov 1 (Reuters) – The break-away African nation of Somaliland has huge hydrocarbon potential but is virtually unexplored, an African oil conference heard on Tuesday. Hussein Abdi Dualeh, Somaliland’s More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Jamal Ali Hussein discusses this years 100 CEOs Of East Africa conference

Dar es Salaam. Preparations for this year’s East African Business Summit have started in earnest with over 100 Chief Executive Officers from top companies in the region expected to attend. Among those expected More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Ethiopia seeks to reassure Egypt over Nile waters

ADDIS ABABA (Somalilandpress) — Ethiopia has reassured Egypt that a new pact it signed with four other countries on the sharing of water from the River Nile will not harm Egypt. Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

The Nile: War Drums Begin Beating in East Africa

NAIROBI (Somalilandpress) — Kenya on Wednesday signed a new treaty for the equitable sharing of waters of the Nile after four other upstream countries inked the deal last week. Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, March 7th, 2010

How food and water are driving a 21st-century African land grab

We turned off the main road to Awassa, talked our way past security guards and drove a mile across empty land before we found what will soon be Ethiopia‘s largest greenhouse. Nestling below an escarpment of More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, December 13th, 2009

Tanzania anger at ‘diplomatic spat’ with Canada.

TORONTO, 13 December 2009 (Somalilandpress)The Tanzanian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Canadian High Commissioner after a Canadian diplomat allegedly spat at a policeman and a journalist. A Tanzanian ministry More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Tanzania launches bank for women

Dar es Salaam, 28 Jul 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Tanzania has launched a bank aimed specifically at women in what officials say will be an empowering move. The bank says women need only an ID card or passport More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, June 29th, 2009

East Africa: Kenya Would Do Well to Keep Off the War in Somalia

By Paul Goldsmith And Abdi Umar Nairobi, Jun 30 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Naturally, threats to bring down glassy skyscrapers and demands that Kenya withdraw security forces patrolling the border evoke public alarm. Sometimes More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, January 26th, 2009

STARS Foundation 2008 Impact Award

An introduction to the 3 recipients of the 2008 STARS Impact Award – for more information please visit  More...