It was with a young Tanzanian teacher that I met at a writing workshop at the then-University College Dar Es Salaam.
The awards ceremony was held in Dar Es Salaam on February 15.
By BEATRICE MATERU Long distance travel by train is still something of a marvel in East Africa, after the collapse of the longest running service, the Lunatic Express, that operated on the Kisumu-Mombasa and Nairobi-Mombasa routes for over 100 years, leaving only the Mukuba Express that runs from Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania to Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia on the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara), also called the Uhuru Railway.
In 2014, Uhuru appointed former Ndia MP Njeru Githae to Washington DC, former Environment Minister Mwakwere to Dar Es Salaam, Kitui governor election loser Kiema Kilonzo to Ankara and former Education minister Ongeri to UN Habitat.Richard Opembe (Dublin), Mohammud Mohammed (Riyadh), Lucy Chelimo – (Ottawa[swapped to Harare]), Dr George Masafu (Kinshasa), Professor Julius Bitok (Khartoum [later Pakistan]), Joseph Magut (Berlin), Major General Jeoff Otieno (Cairo), Galma Boru (Doha), Isaac Njenga (Windhoek), Sheikh Dor (Muscat), Dr Stephen Karau (WTO, Geneva), Sophie Kadzo Kombo ( Lusaka), Rukia Sugow (Tehran), Prof George Godia (Unesco) Uhuru also transferred some career ambassadors to new stations.Mohamed Gello (Seoul), Lazarus Amayo (London), John Lanyasunya (Algiers[swapped to Ottawa], Ali Abbas (Kuwait), former head of protocol SK Maina (Tokyo), Moi Lemoshira (Harare [swapped to Algiers], Joseph Maikara (Luanda) and Jean Kamau (Bangkok [now in South Africa) While careers ambassadors should be re-posted after two years, some have remained at the headquarters.
Though, in Dar Es Salaam, I was on first-name terms with “Bob” (Mugabe), today both Mr Kenyatta and Mr Museveni would have to expressly allow me to call them Uhuru and Yoweri, respectively.
The company will offer rides in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar Es Salaam from next week and plans to launch in Accra by May, Budhabhatti said, adding to operations in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia.
Nile’s birthday In your honour, countries formed the Nile Basin Initiative (NB1) at Dar Es Salaam on February 22, 1999.
The new entity will have 40 million customers across five regional economic centres including Nairobi, Kampala, Dar Es Salaam, Kigali and Abidjan making it the largest bank in Africa by customer numbers.
- Glory Mziray was Tanzania Forest Service Head of Communication and had convened a press conference at the parastatal's Mpingo House offices, Dar Es Salaam - She addressed the press eloquently for 10 minutes giving updates on upgrading of forest statuses - Mziray, however, lost breath and consciousness moments into the question and answer session - She was pronounced dead shortly after being admitted to a nearby hospital A press conference convened by Tanzania Forest Service (TFS) Director of Communication Glory Mziray turned tragic after she collapsed and died moments after completing her presentation.
Speaking at an orphanage on Dar Es Salaam, the country's deputy Health Minister Faustine Ndugulile acknowledged there was a shortage of the important commodity and assured government was working to normalise the situation.